You’ve never celebrated the holidays like this before! Village Noël Témiskaming is a vibrant festive experience inspired by New France, and it’s truly one of a kind.

This whimsical village in Temiskaming Shores promises to be “eventful, dynamic, musical, and imbued with the joy of living,” according to its website.

It’s the most festive French-Canadian experience you’ll ever attend!

You’ll feel like you’ve been whisked back in time to the 16th century as costumed performers sing, dance, and play music in the traditional style of New France.

Over 10,000 visitors descend on the village for the festival and there will also be 1,500 students participating in period games such as axe throwing and log sawing.

Pick up fresh goods at the on-site farmers market and indulge in delicious eats from one of the many food vendors, including Beavertails!

And of course, it wouldn’t be a holiday experience without decorated kiosks where you can shop for beautiful handmade items.

So, get ready because you’re in for a big dose of Christmas cheer.

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If you’ve never been to Temiskaming Shores, this is a great opportunity to visit.

It’s described as “one of the most picturesque and attractive communities in Northern Ontario,” according to the city’s website.

“The beauty of Lake Temiskaming, the clean air, our natural features, ideal boating, hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, golfing and numerous other recreational amenities make this an exceptional place to both live and work,” it says.

You will love the warm community atmosphere and the natural surroundings, which are especially beautiful when covered in fresh snow.

So, be sure to put Village Noël on your holiday bucket list for the French-Canadian Christmas experience you didn’t know you needed!

Village Noël Témiskaming

When: November 23rd to 25th, 2023
Where: New Liskeard Fairgrounds, May Street South, Temiskaming Shores