Other Christmas Events

Candlelight Festival

(Friday before Parade)

Beginning November 27, the Port Hope Candlelight Festival is a holiday experience that invites you to come and explore the seasonal transformation of downtown Port Hope. Due to COVID-19 the Port Hope Candlelight Festival will be modified to include both virtual and self-guided exploration activities this year. As such, the marketplace is going virtual and the Candlelight Walk and park lighting ceremony have been cancelled.

HBIA Holiday Shopping Hours

(Beginning November 27)

Beginning November 27, downtown shops will be open late a few nights to service all your holiday shopping needs. Shop ‘til you drop as our merchants celebrate the holiday season with gift ideas for everyone on your list. (see www.porthopehbia.com for more details)

Capitol Christmas – Festival of Trees:

Drop by the Capitol Theatre to visit the display of more than 100 exquisitely decorated trees. Purchase your tickets for a chance to take home one of the beautiful creations sponsored and decorated by our local businesses. Viewing schedules are available at the theatre box office. (see www.capitoltheatre.com for more details) 

Visit www.porthope.ca/calendar for a complete list of our exciting holiday events, you won't want to miss out on a single minute of Port Hope’s Olde Tyme holiday cheer!

Parade Reminder:

This year’s parade will exhibit Port Hope's exceptional resiliency and community spirit. Spectators are invited to bring along letters to Santa (collected by Canada Post), non-perishable food items (collected by Northumberland Fareshare) and new, unwrapped toys (collected by the Port Hope Firefighters Association) at the start of the parade.