Be sure to checkout some of the annual Chamber events that take place around Muskoka Lakes.
Christmas Market – Saturday November 4, 2017
Get your holiday shopping in early at the Muskoka Lakes Christmas Market on Saturday, November 4 from 10am to 4pm at the Port Carling Community Centre.
Great one-of-a-kind gifts – vintage clothing, jewellery, artwork, plaques, pillows, funky leggings, gifts for pets and much more.
Enjoy a delicious lunch with friends and be sure to sample some of the fine selection of food and beverages that will be available.
It’s great to buy local. Hope to see you at the Market!
Want to be a vendor for the Christmas Market?
This is a great opportunity to get your products in front of hundreds of serious Muskoka consumers at the first holiday shopping experience of the year. This event is marketed on sites across Ontario, local newspapers, and social media. A fun-filled day that is a great way to connect with permanent residences and visitors.
Bala Santa Claus Parade – Sunday November 12, 2017
Santa Claus is coming to town in the 41th Annual Bala Santa Claus Parade on Sunday, November 12, starting at 1 pm.
After the parade bring your family to the Bala Community Centre for hot dogs, hot chocolate and treats, and a chance to visit with Santa in person. Bring your skates for the free Family Skate at the Bala arena from 2-4pm.
Bala Tree Lighting – Friday November 24
On Friday night, November 24th, join us for our 18th Annual Tree Lighting.
We’ll flip the switch on the new lights on the tree outside the Bala Community Centre and sing a few carols to kick off the holiday season and ramp up our collective holiday spirits.
Maple Trail 2018 Information to Come.
Top Maple Experiences from 2016 – 2017
Thank you to everyone who took part in all of the Maple events throughout Muskoka Lakes this past season. Here are the highlights from the past year’s Maple Trail.
Build your own Maple adventure with a maple tour through Muskoka Lakes. Check out the sugar bush at Brooklands Farms or join in their maple extravaganza weekend on April 1 & 2. Start any day off right with pancakes topped with maple syrup from Brooklands at The Hook and Ladder Restaurant in Bala.
Sample a maple inspired soup at Cottage Cravings or pick up some maple dipped cookies.
Afterward, why not take in a Canadian signature experience at Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh/Muskoka Lakes Winery with a maple gourmet coffee by the fire or a free sample of Red Maple Dessert Wine served in a decadent chocolate cup.
In Minett, take in the breathtaking vista from the JW Marriott, the Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa while sipping a maple hot beverage and maple syrup inspired dessert. Plus they offer maple syrup information sessions on Saturdays.
Must Make Maple Stops:
Sugar Bush Tours at the farm
JW Marriott, The Rosseau Muskoka Resort and Spa
– Maple hot beverage and maple dessert, plus maple syrup information sessions on Saturdays
Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh
– Maple Dessert Wine + Maple Espressos by the fire
– Delicious maple dipped cookies & hearty maple soups