Candlelight Christmas Walk & Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm , Venue: Downtown Port Hope , Address: Port Hope, ON

Join the Candlelight Walk tradition in downtown Port Hope on Friday, November 23 at 7:00pm.

Gather at Walton & Pine Streets (155 Walton St.) for the illuminated procession to the Memorial Park Lighting Ceremony and unveiling of the 2018 Port Hope Christmas tile. Bring your singing voice and participate in the group carol sing along the route. With the the donation of a non-perishable food item, participants will receive a battery-operated candle.

The Candlelight Walk experience will be enhanced this year thanks to Critical Mass Art, who will be migrating along the route with numerous giant hand-crafted puppets and lanterns. This contemporary art experience promises to add whimsy and magic to this annual tradition.

Critical Mass is also offering a contest to Hop on Board the VIA mini train during the Candlelight procession on Nov 23rd. Winner will have the opportunity to board their family on the mini train, and will also receive $200 in HBIA gift certificates to spend in downtown Port Hope, and a $500 travel credit with VIA Rail Canada. *

Hot chocolate will be served in Memorial Park following the walk.

After the unveiling, the 2018 Christmas tile will be available at the General Store (Located at 90 Walton Street November 23 - 25) and at Holton Flowers (62 Walton St).

*for more information about Critical Mass Art and the VIA mini train contest please visit