The Christmas spirit is alive and well in our communities

Light Up the Night came back last year to kick of the Christmas season in Mississippi Mills. This much loved event, featuring singing, dancing, puppets, fireworks, magical twinkle fairies, and a special appearance by Santa Claus, celebrated it's 30th Anniversary last year.

Check out the great suggestions for celebrating the holidays in Mississippi Mills (listed below)

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Our Christmas Parades

Santa Claus spends the entire weekend in Mississippi Mills. We have two unique parades! 

The Pakenham Santa Claus Parade - a traditional day time parade featuring fun floats and animals!
Saturday, December 2nd at 1:00PM

The Almonte Christmas Night Parade - is a twinkly celebration with loads of sparkling lights and music!
Sunday, December 3rd at 5:00PM

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Light Up The Night

Light up the Night is a wintry open-air concert featuring fabulous guests and a breathtaking display of fireworks. Thousands of people from the Mississippi Mills area and beyond fill the main street of Almonte for one of the largest and most magical outdoor Christmas shows in Canada.

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Support Local this Christmas

Whether you are buying from the farmers’ market or using a service business, you are supporting the local economy while supporting your neighbours. The local farmer, the downtown shop owner, and your local brewmaster, each appreciate their customers much more than any online retailer ever will. Your purchases help their businesses survive.

How to Support Charities Locally

This holiday season, charitable giving and volunteering may still look a little different. But the need for volunteers and donations is greater than ever. This listing will help point you in the right direction to make your time and donations count.