Christmas is a special time on Salt Spring Island. We are all aglow in the warmth as family and friends gather to spend the holiday’s island-style! Shop, explore, dine and be entertained – it’s all here for you to “Get Your GLOW ON!”
Join us for Light-Up on November 30th from 4:30 onward at Centennial Park. The event starts with a Christmas Carol Sing-Along with a guest appearance from Raffi. Light-up happens at 5:00 pm. The Second Annual Chili Cook-off invites you to taste entries from over 12 entries. Stay open late in Ganges is on December 5th until 8 pm. After shopping, go to the Harbour House Hotel where Mixologists will compete on Dec 5th to create the “Glowtini”, the signature Cocktail of Christmas. This public event welcomes people to Get Your Glow ON! with proceeds to the Copper Kettle Community Partnership. There are community events daily through December including live music, dining options and New Years Parties.
A visit to Santa’s Workshop is fun treat for kids of all ages! Located between Mouat’s and the Tree House Cafe, Santa will be there for kids naugty and nice on December 14th, 15th and 21st.
Helping to coordinate the festivities is the Salt Spring Christmas Committee comprised of accommodation providers, retailers, restaurant owners, specialty stores, non-profit groups, local media, the Chamber of Commerce and the island’s arts community. We wish to share with visitors an authentic BC holiday focused on family and friends having fun and enjoying unique seaside experiences.
A printable events calendar is here: Christmas on Salt Spring 2013