Things to do in Winter - Bucket list
Thursday Nov 10th, 2022
Christmas Markets - Dr Emily Stowe Courtice is having on Dec 3rd 9 - 4pm
Toronto Christmas Market - Nov 17 to Dec 31st
Holiday Night of Lights in Vaughan - Starting Nov 27th - Jan 7th
Canada’s Wonderland Winterfest - Nov 18 to Dec 31st
Ice Skating - Pat Bayly Sq in Ajax offers an outdoor rink!
Skiing at a local resort such as Brimacombe, Dagmar or Lakeridge
Snow Tubing at Lakeridge Ski Resort
Black Creek Pioneer Village Holiday Magic - Festive Nights Dec 3, 10, 17
Go Snow Shoeing
Visit Purple Woods For a Maple Syrup Guided tour - March
Go To Altona Forest - Located in Pickering it is a fun place to go with the kids and go on a wildlife-spotting scavenger hunt
Explore Ganaraska Forest
Go Winter Horseback Riding - Kuzenko Riding Stables located at 4507 Courtice Rd Hampton offers some great options
Go Ice Fishing
Go Winter Biking - Durham Mountain Biking Association in your go-to for all your biking trials and advice
Try Winter Bird Watching - Bowmanville Westside Marshes Conservation Area is a great place
Where to Find Santa
Oshawa Santa Claus Parade of Lights- Saturday, November 19th at 6:00 PM - King St. W to Simcoe St. S to Bond St. W,, Oshawa.
Ajax Santa's Spectacle of Lights - Saturday, November 26th at 6:00 PM - Parade will begin at the intersection of Bayly St. and Mackenzie Ave., proceeding east along Bayly St. and will continue north on Harwood Ave. S concluding at Ajax Town Hall (Bayly St. and Achillies Rd.)
Whitby Santa Claus Parade - Saturday, December 3 at 10:00 AM - Starting point is at the intersection of Brock Street North and Manning Road and the parade will travel Southbound on Brock Street and end at the intersection of Brock Street South and Trent Street.
Bowmanville Santa Claus Parade - Saturday, November 19th at 10:30 AM - The parade starts at Scugog St & King St. W and it runs all the way to Simpson Ave.
Scugog Santa Claus Parade - Saturday, December 3 at 5:00 PM - The parade route begins at Reach & Simcoe Streets and will travel south to Queen St., then east to Water St. and will end at Mary St., Port Perry.