It's the most wonderful time of the year!

The Town of Pelham partners with many not for profit organizations and community groups to bring you a central
location for the holiday season; welcome to Christmas in Pelham. Activities are available during the months of November, December, and January for the whole family.

Community Events Listing 

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”  Ok, maybe not just yet… But it is coming and we are starting to work on Christmas in Pelham 2019!


At this time, we would like to ask you to submit to us information on any special events that your organization or group is planning for the upcoming holiday season that you would like us to include in the Christmas in Pelham Event Listing. Please note that individual commercial advertising is not permitted and event inclusion is not guaranteed. 


For each event, we do ask that you provide us with:

Name of the Event

Date & Time of the Event

Location of the Event

Cost (if applicable)

A short summary or description of the event

Contact information (phone number, website, email etc) for public use


For more information or to submit an event, please contact Sally Jaeger at

craft table with Christmas themed crafts
Free transit during Christmas Market

Pelham Transit will extend its hours on Friday, December 7, from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. for a modified route that will bring individuals from Fenwick and Fonthill to the Outdoor Christmas Market.

Outdoor Christmas Market

Friday, December 6, 2019, 4 – 10 p.m.

Join us for the Pelham Outdoor Christmas Market located under the arches in Fonthill, for an outdoor celebration where residents gather with friends and family to celebrate the tradition and romance of Christmas.

Get some Christmas shopping done, while enjoying the tastes, sights, sounds and smells of the tradition of Christmas!

So mark your calendars and start the season off right at the outdoor Christmas Market.

Entertainment and vendors

Apply to be a vendor at the Pelham Outdoor Christmas Market

Vendor Application Form


Santa Claus Parade

Presented by the Fenwick Lions

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019

Time: Parade starts at 1 p.m. 

We love to see lots of smiling faces along the parade route and hope that you enjoy watching the parade safely.  Please ensure that you view the parade from the sidewalks and boulevards along the parade route.  Please do not enter onto, or cross, the road at any time during the parade and we urge parents to keep a close eye on children at all times.

Join us at Centennial Park after the parade until 4 p.m. for post celebrations- including food and activities! All are welcome! 

Councillors posing for photo on street during winter parade

Where: PARADE ROUTE: Starting at Bethany Christian Reformed Church (1040 Balfour St., Fenwick) heading North on Balfour Street to Canboro Road, West on Canboro Road to Church Street, South on Church Street to Centennial Park (999 Church St., Fenwick).

Get Involved:

Applications for the 2019 Pelham Santa Claus Parade available HERE

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