One Week Until Olde Fashioned Christmas in Thornbury December 9


Some highlights of the 2017 event

  • We have once again been approved as a location for Santa’s reindeer in training!
  • The Horse and Wagon also returns for 2017, it will be providing wagon rides from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Pick up location for the wagon is at the corner of Bruce Street North and King Street.
  • Family activities will be taking place in Town Hall (32 Mill St.) this year with activities planned from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. including face painting, dancing, magic show, balloon twisting and the always popular Photo Booth. 
  • Public Skating will take place at the Beaver Valley Community Centre between 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • The Christmas tree lighting will take place at 6:00 p.m.
  • Santa arrives at 6:30 p.m. to his house in the Hester Street Parkette

Flyers will be available throughout Thornbury with more details about fun activities taking place throughout the day. Here's the schedule so far!

10AM - 9PM

Shops Open for Christmas Shopping
Downtown Thornbury


Story time at the Library
The L.E. Shore Memorial Library


Mrs. Claus' Workshop
The Blue Mountains Town Hall
Cookie Decorating 
The Blue Mountains Town Hall
Marshmallow Craft at New Orleans Pizza  
New Orleans Pizza
Learn to Snowboard! Burton Riglet Program
Location TBD
Family Skating   
Beaver Valley Community Centre until 2pm
Live Music by The Harbottles 


Balloon Twisting & Face Painting
The Blue Mountains Town Hall
Groove Interactive Family Dance Party  
The Blue Mountains Town Hall
Georgian Life Photo Booth
Location TBD
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Gyles Sails & Marine
Authors in Residence
Jessica's Book Nook
Hot Apple Cider 
Downtown Thornbury


Santa's Reindeer!
Weather Permitting! They literally come from the North Pole / Fergus area.
Downtown Thornbury 


Steve Baker Magician Extraordinaire
The Blue Mountains Town Hall  


Tree Lighting at Town Hall
Official Opening of Olde Fashioned Christmas
Performance by: The Beaver Valley Pipe & Drums
Hot cider provided by Bridges Tavern


Chestnuts Roasted on an Open Fire 
They're actually pretty good... Stop by the fire pits downtown to try one! 
Help warm that Grinch's heart with Christmas cheer
Maple Sugar Shack
Downtown Thornbury
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Gyles Sails & Marine


Visit Santa and his Elves for Candy Canes at his hut in the Parkette
Catch Scrooge with his chocolate money as he strolls through town!


Christmas Jazz Concert 
Marsh Street Centre - Tickets $30 Fundraiser for BVO

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