On December 9 and 10, the “Holiday Trail Comes to Life” with shops open late, live music in the windows, strolling characters, a “Toonie Trail”, and a wave through the window from Santa and Mrs. Claus! Enjoy a Holiday Trail special at a local eatery, hop-on a 1920’s replica trolley with Town Trolley Tours for a drive through the Optimist Fantasy of Lights. Grab a map to guide your journey at the Cobra Fireplace Warming Station at 23 Brock Street.
Here is a bit of what you will find…
With shop windows decorated with the theme “Holidays Around the World” you can discover a beautiful “Walk in a Nordic Wonderland” through the glass at The Lemonade Stand, see the “Nutcrackers of Germany” at Tin Restaurant, explore “Christmas in Denmark” at Woods Clothing, and celebrate “Chinese New Year” at Mani Tea and many more.
On December 9 and 10, the Holiday Trail on Brock Street comes to Life with musicians performing behind the glass at Low’s Furniture, Preston Gallery, and The Bridge Social. With sponsorship from Castool Tooling Systems, featured artists include CCMA nominee Leah Daniels, jazz musician Whitney Ross-Barris, country singer Ben Hudson, and the incredible duo of Julien Kelland with Davi Aquino, and many more all performing holiday favourites.
Also, discover a life-sized animated Grinch in “Whoville” presented in the window at Reilly Back CPAs and Prosper Financial Group and across the street you can snap a photo with Mr. Grinch himself in an authentic Himalayan Salt Cave at Holistic Salt Therapy and Cave. “Frozen in Norway” comes to life with a meet and greet with Olaf and Princesses Anna and Elsa at Community Cleaning. Save time to wave to Santa and Mrs. Claus through the glass at H. Bee Architecture’s beautiful “Winter Forest” window.