November 17 – 19, 2017

Kick-off the Christmas season at the Exeter Christmas Festival on November 17-19! Join us as we enjoy traditional holiday events.

SUPPORT THE EXETER COMMUNITY FOODBANK!
Non-perishable food items will be collected at all events during the Exeter Christmas Festival. Help support those in need this holiday season!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17

TURKEY DINNER WITH THE HAWKS 
5:30pm – 7:30pm at the SH Rec Centre | $20 Dinner + Game
Come enjoy a turkey dinner with your Exeter Hawks! After dinner, walk over to MacNaughton Park to catch the ‘Lighting of the Park’ and be back in time to catch the Hawks play the Lambeth Lancers!

For tickets call: 519-870-0435 or visit Industrial Choice Supply.

LIONESS LIGHTING OF THE PARK
6:30pm – 7:00pm at MacNaugton Park | Bring a canned good!
Bring the whole family to enjoy coffee and donuts while you sing Christmas carols in the park! Please bring a canned good to be donated to the Exeter Food Bank!

Event hosted by the Exeter Lioness with the support of the Exeter Lions Club.

EXETER HAWKS VS. LAMBETH LANCERS
8pm at the SH Rec Centre | $7 Adult, $5 Student/Senior, $3 child
Come out and cheer on your Exeter Hawks as they take on the Lambeth Lancers! Puck drops at 8pm.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE
Shop ‘til you drop at participating businesses until 6pm – they have fabulous items for everyone on your list!

CHRISTMAS CAROL SING ALONG + CONCERT WITH THE SOUTH HURON COMMUNITY BAND | 4pm at the Exeter Library
Head to the Exeter Public Library to listen to music and sing along to Christmas carols!

The Library will be open until 6:30pm as a warm viewing spot for the parade.

SANTA CLAUS PARADE
6pm on Main Street

Santa Claus is coming to town! Join us as we line Main Street to see all the floats and spot a glimpse of the big guy himself! The parade will start from Huron Street, continue along Main until Victoria Street where it will turn to finish at the South Huron Recreation Centre. This year’s theme is ‘Canada 150’!

Non-perishable food items for the Exeter Community Foodbank will be collected along the parade route.

Hosted by the Exeter BIA and the Exeter Lions Club.

VISIT WITH SANTA
Immediately following the parade at the SH Rec Centre
Immediately following the parade, head to the South Huron Recreation Centre to meet Santa and Ms. Claus!

***Bring your letters to Santa to the Rec Centre! Santa will be taking them back to the North Pole!***

Hosted by the Exeter Lions Club.

FREE SKATE
7-9pm at the SH Rec Centre
Lace up your skates and hit the ice! Fun for the whole family!

Sponsored by the Exeter Lions Club.

WINTER COFFEE HOUSE
7-11pm at The Cultural Collective Studio and Lounge 
The stockings are hung by the chimney with care for The Cultural Collective’s Winter Coffee House!

Held right after the Exeter Christmas Parade at 355 Main St. S., anyone is welcome to watch, play and be entertained.

Admission is by donation. Food and beverages available. 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE
Shop ‘til you drop at participating businesses from 12pm – 4pm – they have fabulous items for everyone on your list!

FREE SKATE
12pm – 1pm at the SH Rec Centre

Enjoy a little time on the ice – fun for the whole family!

Hosted by the Exeter Lions Club.

ANNUAL LIBRARY TEA
1pm – 3pm at the Exeter Library

Visit the Exeter Public Library for an afternoon of tea, refreshments & live entertainment.

Hosted by the Friends of the Library.

EXETER HAWKS VS. PORT STANLEY SAILORS 
8pm at the SH Rec Centre | $7 Adult, $5 Student/Senior, $3 child
Come out and cheer on your Exeter Hawks as they take on the Lambeth Lancers! Puck drops at 8pm.

Bring a non-perishable food item & get into the game for FREE! JMR Electric will match all donations!

 

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND!

Kick-off your Christmas shopping at the Christmas Open House on Christmas Festival weekend!

Exeter Christmas Festival Weekend:
Your favourite retailers will be open all weekend to get you in the holiday spirit…and many with have special offers too!

  • Saturday, November 18 (until 6pm when the parade starts)
  • Sunday, November 19 (from 12-4pm)

Hours may vary, see stores for details!

EXTENDED HOLIDAY HOURS IN DECEMBER!

Exeter is OPEN FOR BUSINESS! Many of your favourite stores have extended hours during the month of December.

Hours may vary. Please see stores for details.

EXPERIENCE EXETER COUPON BOOK

Buy an Experience Exeter Coupon Book and help raise funds for Christmas Festival weekend events including the Santa Claus Parade!

Coupon Books are just $10 each and feature 30+ coupons, offering over $300 in savings. Coupons valid until December 31, 2016.

Learn more about the Experience Exeter Coupon Book.

THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS!

  • Exeter BIA
  • Exeter Community Foodbank
  • Exeter Hawks
  • Exeter Lions Club
  • Exeter Lioness Club
  • Huron County Library
  • The Cultural Collective

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

  • Hansen’s Your Independent Grocer
  • Tim Hortons