County Events

Christmas Wreath & Basket Sale

November 28, 2015 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Glenwood Cemetery- Christmas Wreath & Basket Sale 

Annual Fundraiser

Saturday November 28th, 10am- 1pm

Purchase wreaths and baskets for use in homes during the holiday season and for placing on monuments in memory of loved ones.


47 Ferguson Street, Picton ON

Slow Food The County presents..The Best of Devour! The Food Film Festival

November 28, 2015

If you love great film and great food -- this is the festival where your two loves will intersect!  Join us on Saturday November 28th at the Regent Theatre at 2:00 pm and for a second show at 7:30 pm.  

Stay tuned for the names of participating restaurants and dates for our Filmlicious! event.

Tickets can be purchased online at or at the Regent Theatre box office on Main Street in Picton.  

For more information, contact

PEC Dodgeball Tournament

November 28, 2015 1:00 to 4:30

This November 28th is the First Annual PEC Dodgeball Tournament at PECI (Picton).  Come out and support the teams, or become participants by rounding up your family and friends to enter a team (or two) in this friendly competition!  An excellent opportunity for team building.  Prizes will be awarded.  Proceeds from the tournament will go towards supporting youth in PEC through programs provided by PEC Youth Unlimited.  

To register a team or to learn more about this annual event, please go to or email or call (613) 921-8312

Please note, the deadline for registration of teams wishing to participate is Friday November 13th.  Get out there and have some fun cheering or playing!

Plum Pudding Artisan Market

November 28, 2015 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

You can cross all the hard-to-buy-fors off your Christmas shopping list by coming out to the Plum Pudding Artisan Market at the Banquet Hall at Casa Dea Winery on Saturday November 28th!  

Some twenty artisans...

From traditional tourtieres, plum puddings and Christmas cakes, zingy mustards, hot sauces, sauces, chutneys and sugar free jams, maple syrup, honey, herbal and doggie treats, jewelry, fibre arts, cards, illustrations, beer bread kit, mittens and scarves, leatherworks...and so much more.

Unique, artistic, sustainable! Come out and take part in The Plum Pudding Artisan Market!  

Casa Dea Estate Winery is located at 1186 Greer Road in Hillier - see you there!

Picton Santa Claus Parade

November 29, 2015 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Picton’s Santa Claus Parade follows a traditional route along Main Street beginning from the Industrial Park area and ending at the intersection of Lake and Talbot Streets. Santa is always eager to wave to each of the boys and girls who attend this annual parade. Pedestrian area is marked, from the top of the town hill to Elizabeth Street. No vehicle parking is allowed in this area. Main Street, Picton will be closed to traffic during the parade for approximately 1 hour. Bring your kids, loved one or parents to see Santa in Picton. The parade also features bands, marching groups, horses, schools, dance groups and more.

For more information contact Picton BIA 613-476-7901 ext. 211 or

PECMH Foundation Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 03, 2015 5:00 to 6:00

You are cordially invited to join the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation for their annual tree lighting ceremony on Thursday December 3rd at 5 o'clock.  

Free admission so bundle up and come on out to 403 Main Street in Picton where the tree lighting will take place in front of the hospital.  The County's own Frere Brothers will also be on hand singing festive songs of the season to add to the good cheer of the occasion!  

Directly following the tree lighting, hot chocolate and treats - and more carolling - will continue inside the hospital until 6 pm

For more information on the ceremony, call (613)476-1008 Ext. 4503 or visit

Holiday Market 2015

December 05, 2015 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

We are thrilled to announce the return of the Annual Holiday Market at Drake Devonshire in Prince Edward County on December 5th from 3-9PM following the Wellington Christmas Parade beginning at 10:30AM. Prince Edward County will be hosting many other festivities throughout the day, and we hope that you’re just as excited to cozy up to the unbearably cute alpacas as we are! Yes we mean it, real alpacas! Featuring several of our pals from last year + new local vendors, you can bet on finding unique gifts and goodies among mulled wine, refreshments + treats, holiday carols, and twinkling lights in the Pavilion. We’re excited to continue this tradition with the Wellington and Prince Edward County community, and we look forward to getting cozy for the holidays with all of you!

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Wellington Whoville Christmas

December 05, 2015 10:30

Wellington prepares for Christmas with a Christmas Parade at 10:30 am which will proceed down Main Street in Wellington. 

Toronto All Star Big Band

December 05, 2015 8:00pm

The Regent Theatre- Toronto All Star Big Band

The Toronto All-Star Big Band with vocal group TABB 5 bring seasonal and all-time favourites from the "Golden Age of Swing"

December 5th - 8pm - $29


BOX OFFICE: 224 Main Street, Picton, ON


Christmas House Tour

December 06, 2015 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Take a self guided tour to see wonderful old & new homes all decked out for the holidays and enjoy cookies & cider. Self-guided tour, 1 - 6 pm.

Funds raised from the event will help save our historic buildings. Tickets are limited and will be available in November.

For more information please call 613-476-7310.

Christmas in the Village

December 06, 2015 1 pm to 4 pm

Tour around various destinations in Ameliasburgh Village.  Plan a stop at the Town Hall and decorate Christmas cookies and evergreens; drop by the Museum's log cabin to experience an authentic settler Christmas; crafts and activities will be at the Victoria Schoolhouse and the Al Purdy Branch Library as well!  This is a FREE family-friendly event!  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm  Admission by donation. 

Village of Ameliasburgh

Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator  613-476-2148 Ext 258  

The Nutcracker

December 06, 2015 to December 07, 2015

Mark your calendars not to miss this popular Christmas ballet presented and performed by the County School of Dance and their Special Guests!

The Nutcracker will be performed at the Regent Theatre in Picton on Sunday December 6th in a matinee performance at 1:00 pm, and again, in an evening performance at 7:00 pm  Tickets for Sunday's performances are $20 for adults and $12 for children.

Monday December 7th will be the last chance to see this magical story at a matinee performance at 11:30 a.m.  Tickets for this performance will be $20 for adults and $5 for children.

A must see event - buy your tickets now!


A County Christmas

December 12, 2015 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Come out and join us at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Saturday December 12th as the Christmas story comes to life in this illuminated walk-thru featuring live animals including donkeys, sheep, goats and more, accompanied by actors and narrators telling different parts of the Christmas Story. After experiencing the live Christmas Story, come inside for hot chocolate, goodies, and a carol singalong with a live band! What a great way to warm up!

Everyone is welcome!

Emmanuel Baptist Church is located at 2 Corey Street in Bloomfield.  For more information, please visit 

Prince Edward County Authors Festival

April 13, 2016 to April 17, 2016

Join us for the 20th Annual Prince Edward County Authors Festival and enjoy an exhilarating celebration of writers, readers and the written word, with author readings of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, panel discussions, writing workshops, the 7th annual County Reads, special 20th anniversary events and more!

For details, check or call Books & Company in Picton at (613) 476-3037 or find the Festival on FaceBook.


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