Festival of Lights

This is a FREE community event

Event Date

December 2, 2022 from 5:00 pm - 8 pm. (Tree Lighting at 5:30 sharp)

This event occurs in two locations. The Penetanguishene Town Dock and Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives.


Town Dock
2 Main Street
Penetanguishene, ON
Phone: (705) 549-7453

Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
13 Burke Street
Penetanguishene, ON
Phone: (705)549-2150

Town Dock Tree Lighting

Join the Town of Penetanguishene for a Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Penetanguishene Town Dock. 
The Tree Lighting activities will being at 5:00 with live caroling, and a welcoming speech by the Mayor. Following the tree lighting, community members can watch a live fire performance while they wait for their Horse & Carriage ride to the Museum.

Activities at the Museum

The Museum will have activities for all ages, including:

  • Fire pits with marshmallows 
  • Visits with Santa
  • Photo Booths
  • Free hot chocolate and cookies 
  • Take home crafts and goodies
  • Live Music
  • Strolling Carnival Performers
  • Face Painting & Glitter Tattoos
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