If you’re a lover of all things festive, then you can’t miss the enchanting St. Jacobs Sparkles event in Ontario.

During the holiday season, the charming historic Village of St. Jacobs totally transforms.

Imagine wandering through the charming streets illuminated by thousands of twinkling lights to the sound of carollers singing in authentic Victorian attire.

Local shops will throw open their doors, extending their hours to ensure you have more time to shop to your heart’s content.

As you stroll through the village, you’ll have the chance to participate in various activities and enjoy delightful treats.

You can pay a visit to Santa’s Workshop, where Santa himself will be waiting to listen to your Christmas wishes and maybe even collect your letters.

Plus, you can sample some of the finest mulled wine and enjoy a warm and cozy fire, thanks to the Three Sisters Cultural Centre.

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Many stores offer special sales and promotions during St. Jacobs Sparkles, so you can find the perfect holiday gifts.

In addition to shopping, you’ll get to enjoy live music performances and drinks from the fancy hot chocolate bar.

Plus, there’s a heartwarming cause behind it all – StuffIn Stockings, which aims to bring Christmas joy to those in need in the region.

If you’ve never been, St. Jacobs is steeped in rich Mennonite heritage. It’s home to the largest population of Old Order Mennonites in Canada, according to the St. Jacobs Market.

In fact, you’ll often see farmers on local roads traveling on horse and buggy!

So, mark your calendar and get ready for heartwarming holiday moments in St. Jacobs!

St. Jacobs Sparkles

When: November 16th to 19th & 23rd to 26th, 2023
Where: See the full schedule here