Caroling, Cookies, Concerts and so much more!

12 days in the city filled with holiday spirit.

Bring some extra joy to your family and friends this holiday season and check off these 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Bucket List items to help get you in the spirit!

Day 1

Go on a Christmas Light Tour - Carpool with loved ones and tour the local light displays!

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Day 2

Make Cookies - Visit The Pastry Shoppe and get Cookie Crazy for only $15.00 per guest. In this package you will have an hour and a half to enjoy their party room facility to bake your own batch of holiday cookies!

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Day 3

Drop in for Storytime - Bring the kids to Mother Goose Storytime at the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library!

Day 4

Catch a Live Musical Performance - There are many incredible local artists playing over the holidays at Lop Lops!

Day 5

Visit Santa - Take a picture with Santa at Station Mall (It doesn't matter how old you are)!

Day 6

Go Caroling - Gather a group of friends and family and spread some Christmas cheer and go caroling!

Day 7

See some Bugs - Take the family to Entomica Insectarium at Mill Market!

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Day 8

Dash through the Snow (or grass) - Plan a hay/sleigh ride at Mockingbird Hill Farm!

Day 9

Visit a Local Café - Grab a coffee and sweet treat downtown!

Day 10

Knit some Mittens - You don't even have to know how! Learn something new this holiday season and visit Shabby Motley for a lesson and all your supplies! There's nothing better than a homemade Christmas gift!

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(photo: Shabby Motley)

Day 11

Holiday Seasonal Concert - Chamber Singers of Algoma Presents: Handel's Messiah December 12th 8PM at Central United Church

Day 12

Support at Local Charity - If you haven't picked out your Christmas tree yet, visit Outspoken Brewing downtown for your tree this year. 100% of proceeds will go to local charities!

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While you're there, pick up a growler of Outspoken's newest brew, a Yuletide Ale! Perfect for a host gift or to treat your guests over the holiday.

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About Dionne Elgie

Dionne Elgie grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and has a deep personal love for this city, and like many Saultites, a real passion for the great outdoors. Along with her team at DIG (Digital Intelligence Group)—she works with Tourism Sault Ste. Marie to curate compelling travel stories and collect truly useful tour tips that appeal to both local residents and out-of-town visitors. You can contact Dionne at dionne@digdeep.ca—she’d love to hear from you!

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