Festival of Lights

This is a FREE community event


Town Dock
2 Main Street
Penetanguishene, ON
Phone: (705) 549-7453

Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
13 Burke Street
Penetanguishene, ON
Phone: (705)549-2150

Event Date

December 1, 2023 from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm. (Tree Lighting at 5:30 sharp)

This event occurs in two locations.

The Penetanguishene Town Dock from 5:00 - 5:30 PM and then the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.

Town Dock Tree Lighting

Join the Town of Penetanguishene for a Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Penetanguishene Town Dock. 
The Tree Lighting activities will begin at 5:00 PM with live caroling, and a welcoming speech by the Mayor. Following the tree lighting, community members are invited to walk as a group by candle light, led by the "Snowflake Princess" to the Museum for additional activities.  

Activities at the Museum (Starting at 5:30 PM)

The Museum will have activities for all ages, including:

  • Fire pits with marshmallows 
  • Visits with Santa
  • Photo Booths
  • Free hot chocolate and cookies 
  • Take home crafts and goodies
  • Live Music
  • Strolling Carnival Performers
  • Face Painting 
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