The Ultimate Guide to Christmas in Cornwall

November 27, 2019

Looking to get into the Christmas spirit? Want to embrace your Christmas enthusiasm on a whole other level? If that’s the case, than Cornwall and SDG Counties is the place for you.

Christmas in Cornwall is truly a magical time. With Christmas markets, magical light shows, and Christmas themed concerts and events, there is no shortage of Christmas spirit.  Our ultimate guide to Christmas in Cornwall wraps up all the festivities in one place just for you.

Alight at Night

When: Thursday to Sunday nights from Friday, November 29th to December 23rd; closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and is open nightly from December 26th to January 4th.

Where: Upper Canada Village (13740 County Road 2, Morrisburg, ON K0C 1X0)

Tickets: Alight at Night pricing offers an all-inclusive experience. One admission price provides entry to Upper Canada Village, a horse-drawn wagon ride, Toy Train ride, Saint Nick’s Merry Mansion (until December 23rd), Carousel Corner, singing at Christ Church and a visit to the Bakery. Tickets are $16 for adults (13+), $12 for youth (5-12) and free for children 4 and under. Advance ticket purchase, particularly during the holidays, is strongly recommended to guarantee entry into the festival.

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Christmas House Tour:

When: Saturday November 30th at 10:00am-4:00pm

Where: Cornwall and Surrounding area.

Tickets: $25 and can be purchased at the Royal LePage office. All proceeds will go directly to Maison Baldwin House.

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Heartbeats of Christmas:

When: Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 2:30pm

Where: Trinity Anglican Church (105 Second St W)

Tickets: Individual Concert Ticket is $15.00. Children under 10 years accompanied by an adult are Free. Tickets are available from a Seaway Winds Band member; or at Cornwall square, second floor, Admin. office, from Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm; or at the door, the day of the concert.

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A Magical Dunvegan Christmas:

When: December 7, 2019 through – December 8 2019 at 10:00am – 4: 00 pm

Where: Dunvegan Recreation Hall) 19053 County Rd 24 Dunvegan, Ontario K0C 1J0

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Christmas Vendors Market:

When: Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10 AM – 4 PM

Where: Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School (18044 Tyotown Rd)

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The Variety Holiday Vendor Show:

When: Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 9 AM – 4:30 PM

Where: Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference Centre (1515 Vincent Massey Dr)

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Centennial Choir – Celebrate Christmas Concert:

When: Friday, December 13th at 7:30 pm

Where: Aultsville Theatre (2 St. Lawrence Drive)

Tickets: Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available from any choir member, the Lottery Kiosk at Cornwall Square and Home Hardware at the corner of Pitt and Thirteenth Streets.

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Wayne Rostad’s Christmas in the Valley:

When: Saturday December 14 at 7:00 PM

Where: Aultsville Theatre (2 St. Lawrence Drive)

Tickets: Admission is $51.50. Tickets available for purchase in advance, online or via the Civic Complex Box Office directly.

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Nativité Recitals – Christmas Recital:

When: Sunday, December 15th   2:30 pm

Where: Nativité Co-Cathedral (220 Montreal Road)

Tickets: Admission for this special event is $10.

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Countryside Adventures:

When: Monday: closed

Tuesday & Wednesday: 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am to 8:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 10:00am to 10:00pm

Sunday: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Where: 16495 Sixth Rd, Moose Creek, ON

Tickets: Tickets for Adults are $12. For Kids (6 – 17) are $8 and 5 and under are free.

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Additional Events

Looking for other fun things to do in the area? Make sure to check out our Events page for info on upcoming events in Cornwall and SDG Counties.

Dine with us!

From casual to fine dining, local favourites to tastes from around the world, Cornwall has something for everyone. Check out one of our many great restaurants during your visit! For more information, please click here.

Visit Cornwall!

Do you have other questions? Cornwall Tourism can help. Email us at to request a copy of our Visitor Guide or contact us at (613) 938-4748. You can also stop by the Cornwall Tourism office at the Cornwall Civic Complex (100 Water Street). The office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm – we would be happy to answer your questions and provide you with recommendations and information to make your visit to Cornwall even more memorable!