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December's Activities

Date Posted: March 6, 2018, 11:11 pm

Welcome December, although it feels more like late march, but thanks to the endless Christmas music playing and Santa Clause making appearances in every town we know it's December. With December comes dinner parties, parades, tree decorating, present shopping, family gatherings and more. Here is the perfect place to look for all of Decembers great activities on top of all the ones you have planned at home. If you're not one to celebrate Christmas though, here are also the many social awareness days and odd celebration days that December brings us.


December 1st

AIDS Awareness Day

Eat a Red Apple Day


December 2nd

Big Brothers Big Sisters Christmas Yard Sale from 8am to 12pm at the Kincardine United Church.

December 2nd

First Sunday of Advent; National Fritters Day


December 2nd

Kincardine Santa Claus Parade. "A Red & White Christmas" presented by the Kincardine Chamber of Commerce Parade starts at Sutton Park Mall (No Frills) and follows to Queen Street and then to Victoria Park Parade. Parade starts at 6:30pm. Meet & Greet with Santa in the Scougall Gallery following the parade. Food Bank donations to be accepted along the route.

December 3rd

Tiverton Christmas Tree Lighting starting at 7pm at St. Andrew's Park.

December 3rd

Skate with Santa - Bring the whole family out to CLKD's free family-friendly celebration! Skate with Santa, make a Christmas craft and enjoy hot chocolate and treats as CLKD celebrates the holiday season and International Persons with a Disability Day! From 1 - 3pm in the Davidson Centre arena will be the free skate with Santa. From 2 - 4pm upstairs by the walking track, there will be carol singing with the Landry family, hot chocolate, snacks and Christmas crafts for kids.

December 3rd

National Roof Over Your Head Day


December 4th

Kincardine & District Horticultural Society Christmas Social at the St. Anthony's Church Hall


December 4th

Santa's List Day

Wear Brown Shoes Day


December 5th

Bathtub Party Day

Repeal Day—the 21st Amendment ends Prohibition

Ninja Day


December 6th

St. Nicholas Day

Mitten Tree Day

Put On Your Own Shoes Day

Miners' Day


December 7th

Pearl Harbor Remembrance

International Civil Aviation Day

Letter Writing Day

National Cotton Candy Day


December 8th

Shane Cook & The Woodchippers are the Canadian National Fiddle and Step Dance Champions who will be performing live at the Kincardine Arts Centre. Tickets are $25, available at Harbour Rose Boutique. Proceeds go to the World Fiddle Day in Kincardine.

December 8th

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Hanukkah begins at sundown

National Brownie Day

Take It In the Ear Day



December 9th – 10th

Kincardine Community Singers Christmas Concert at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Knox Presbyterian Church in Kincardine.

December 9th

First full day of Hanukkah

Second Sunday of Advent

Christmas Card Day

International Children's Day

National Pastry Day

Salesperson's Day

Choral Day


December 10th

Human Rights Day


December 11th

National Noodle Ring Day

Mountain Day


December 12th

Poinsettia Day


December 13th

Ice Cream Day

Violin Day


December 14th

National Bouillabaisse Day

Monkey Day


December 15th

Bill of Rights Day

National Lemon Cupcake Day

Cat Herders Day


December 16th

Last day of Hanukkah

Third Sunday of Advent

National Chocolate Covered Anything Day


December 17th

Pan American Aviation Day

Wright Brothers Day

National Maple Syrup Day

Underdog Day


December 18th

Bake Cookies Day

National Roast Suckling Pig Day


December 19th

Look for an Evergreen Day

Oatmeal Muffin Day


December 20th

Go Caroling Day

Games Day


December 21st

Winter Solstice

First Day of Winter

Humbug Day

National Flashlight Day

Look on the Bright Side Day

Hamburger Day


December 22nd

National Date Nut Bread Day

Haiku Poetry Day


December 23nd

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Festivus "For the Rest of Us"

Roots Day


December 24th

Christmas Eve

George Washington's Birthday

National Chocolate Day

National Egg Nog Day


December 25th

Christmas Day

National Pumpkin Pie Day

December 26th

Kwanzaa, which lasts through Jan. 1

Boxing Day

Thank You Note Day

National Whiners Day


December 27th

Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day

National Fruitcake Day


December 27th – 30th

Kincardine Minor Hockey Silver Stick Tournament starting at 7pm. Novice games will be played mainly in Ripley. Peewee games will be played mainly in Tiverton. Bantam games will be played mainly in Kincardine.

December 28th

Card Playing Day


December 28th

Big Brothers Big Sisters West Jet Raffle Night.

Win a round trip for 2, anywhere WestJet flies! $20.00 a ticket, can be purchased at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office in Kincardine. Tune in to their Facebook Page at 12pm to see them announce the winner live!

December 29th

Pepper Pot Day

Tick Tock Day


December 30th

National Bicarbonate of Soda Day

Bacon Day


December 31st

New Year's Eve

Unlucky Day

No Interruptions Day

December 31st

Gilley’s New Years Bash w/ Must Stash Hat

Spend New Years Eve at Galley’s Feed Lot, in beautiful downtown Kincardine. Featuring Must Stash Hat all night long! Joined by Eddie Max on drums. 3 sets, 10pm – 3am. $20 Cover. Free entry with dinner reservations down stairs, which is open from 5-10pm. Photo Booth available upstairs to get your pictures taken all night long along with complimentary appetizers. Galleys’ is the place to be this New Years Eve so get dressed up and come out for a night of fun and dancing with Must Stash Hat!


December 31st

Sutton Park Inn New Year's Eve Masquerade Party with cocktails at 7pm, dinner served at 7:30pm and the dance at 9pm. A night filled with prizes, party favours, DJ music, cash bar, late luncheon and champagne at midnight. Dinner & dance is $50/person. Dinner, dance & accommodation are $200/couple and dance only is $30/person.

December 31st

New Seasons Restaurant New Years Celebration featuring Dark Angel Blues Band.

$60/person which includes dinner, a show, party favours, champagne, and a late lunch.

Drinks start at 6pm, dinner is at 7pm, and the show starts at 8:30pm.



December is:

If December holds any more events or gatherings, please feel free to comment what you will be doing this December or what your favourite part of this cheerful season is. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, from my family to yours!




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