Holiday magic at its finest! If fireworks and festive atmospheres are your cup of tea, then you can’t miss Light Up the Night in Almonte.

If you didn’t already know, Almonte is Ontario’s unofficial Christmas town, thanks to all the holiday Hallmark movies that have been filmed there.

The charming historic buildings and quaint streets are especially beautiful during the holiday season, making it the perfect backdrop for heartwarming Christmas flicks.

If a trip to Almonte is already on your bucket list, then you will definitely want to plan your visit for the start of December.

On Friday, December 1st, the town will host its annual Light Up the Night celebration.

It’s described as a “wintry open-air concert featuring fabulous guests and a breathtaking display of fireworks.”

Thousands of people are set to flood the main street of Almonte for the event, which is said to be one of the “largest and most magical outdoor Christmas shows in Canada. ”

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And you’re in luck because the town is celebrating its Bicentennial this year and is putting together an extra special show.

Get ready for a “festive and musical night in the quaint and Christmassy town of Almonte,” as visitors of all ages enjoy live entertainment and a visit from Santa.

This is also the perfect opportunity to pick up some holiday gifts at the adorable shops in town and dine at one of the many great restaurants around Mississippi Mills.

But save some room for more shopping and dining because there will be fantastic vendors at the festival as well.

So, start planning that special getaway because it’s almost time to ring in the holiday season!

Light Up the Night

When: Friday, December 1st, 2023 at 6:30 PM
Where: Main Street, Almonte
Cost: FREE