Pickering is celebrating the Season in a big way!

Posted on Tuesday November 28, 2023

Pickering, ON, November 24, 2023

To celebrate the season, Pickering is hosting several events to enjoy.

  • Winter Nights, City Lights, taking place on November 24 & 25 in Esplanade Park from 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Santa Claus Parade, taking place on November 25 on Glenanna Road, from Dixie Road to Pickering Parkway
  • A Storybook Christmas at the Pickering Museum Village on November 25 & 26, December 2, 3, 9 and 10 from 10:00 am to 3:15 pm
  • Winter Wonderland at Millennium Square on December 2 & 9 from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm
  • Poinsettia Tea on December 3 at Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
  • Chanukah Menorah Lighting with the Chabad of Durham Region at Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • New Year’s Eve Family Countdown at Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Mayor’s New Year’s Day Levee at Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

Festive décor will be set up at Chestnut Hills Developments Recreation Complex and City Hall with winter floral arrangements, and hand-painted window paintings by local artist Jacob Headley.  Additionally, at the Chestnut Hill Recreation Complex, a display consisting of our holiday tree, seasonal flowers and occasions of significance and festive traditions that are recognized between November 1 and January 31 (ie. Diwali, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Hogmanay and many more) will be hung with information and images until February 1, 2024.

Be sure to drop in our facilities or attend one of our event celebrations to be included in all the fun!  For full details, times, and ticketing, please visit pickering.ca or contact Community Services at 905.420.4620 or by email at communityservices@pickering.ca


As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 100,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community.

Media Contact:

Krystal Roberts
(Acting) Supervisor, Cultural Services l Community Services Department
905.420.4660 ext. 3604