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Canora Winter Lights Festival

December 4, 2016 - December 11, 2016


Sunday, December 4

  • Carol Festival: 2pm. Canora Composite School, 223 8th Ave E. Come out and enjoy the annual Canora Hospital Auxiliary Carol Festival. Share in the music and entertainment.

Monday, December 5

  • Sleigh Rides: For the whole family to come out and enjoy! Old Fashioned horse drawn sleigh rides will be offered from the Canora CN Station House Museum & Visitor Centre between 6-8 pm. The Canora Tourism Committee will be selling hot apple cider and hot chocolate for $1! Event sponsored by the Town of Canora/ Canora Tourism Committee No charge for sleigh rides bring your camera.

Tuesday, December 6

  • Skate with Santa: 4pm - 7pm. Civic Centre, Main Street. Free skating with Santa and a hot chocolate for everyone! Event is sponsored by Canora Leisure Services.

Wednesday, December 7

  • Nursery School Bake Sale: 11am-4pm. Canora Nursery School, 418 Main Street. Come on over to the Canora Nursery School and purchase some delicious Christmas baking. All proceeds go to the Canora Nursery School.

  • Youth Event: 7pm. Canora Activity Centre, Golf Course. Youth between the ages of 10-18 are invited to play Christmas Present Bingo for an evening filled with amazing prizes!! The cost is $5/per person at the door. This event is sponsored by the Canora Leisure Services.

Thursday, December 8

  • Christmas Tea: 1pm-4pm. Keen Age Centre, 409 Main Street. $3 for admission lets you enjoy tea, coffee, juice, Christmas baking and sandwiches. This fabulous event is sponsored by the Keen Age Society.

  • Christmas Bake sale and tea: 10am at Ukrainian Catholic Hall 229-5th Avenue West. Sponsored by Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League, everyone welcome.

  • Parade: 5:30pm Main Street/ free hot dogs and hot chocolate, bonfi re and fi reworks 6:00 pm, AG grounds (north of Roslyn Ave) The evening parade decorates Canora from the Gateway Lodge to Main Street, finishing at the Agricultural Grounds. Following the parade everyone is invited to bring their crazy carpets and slide down the snow hill. Let the warmth of a community bonfire sponsored by the Town of Canora keep you toasty. The fireworks show will begin with a bang at 7:00 pm! This event is sponsored by the community businesses, groups, individuals & Town of Canora.

Friday, December 9

  • Cookie Walk and frozen perogy sale: 11am - 1:30pm. United Church 502 Main Street. Fill a bag of scrumptious homemade cookies of your choice. There will be bags of frozen perogies for sale. This event is sponsored by the United Church.

Saturday, December 10

  • Letters to Santa with Mrs. Claus: Join us at the Activity Centre for an afternoon of decorating your letter and then with help from Mrs. Claus and your parent to write a letter to Santa. All letters guaranteed to be answered by Santa. Snack provided. 1pm to 3pm. This is a free event. Bring your camera for a photo op with Mrs. Claus.

Sunday, December 11

  • Breakfast with Santa: 10:30am-1:30 pm. Canora Golf Club Activity Centre. Conclude the week of festivities with the Canora Wheatland Lioness pancake breakfast fundraiser. Purchase pancakes with strawberries and cream and sausage - $7 per person, $2 pre-school children ages 5 and under. Bring your camera to get your picture taken with Santa! This event is sponsored by the Lioness.

Filling The Gap Food Drive: Food bins will be located at the following locations; Gateway Co-op, Dennis Foods, Bargain Shop, CIBC

Yuletide Toy Drive: Toy bins will be located at the following locations; Canora Mall Pharmacy, Canora Pharmacy, Credit Union, CIBC, Bargain Shop, Canora Junior Elementary School, Canora Composite School, Canora Ambulance .

House decorating contest: Please decorate the outside of your home for a Canora Christmas Contest. Winner will be announced after Winter Lights Festival.



December 4, 2016
December 11, 2016