Simcoe and District Chamber of Commerce
Since 1888, the Simcoe and District Chamber of Commerce has been serving the community. Today, over 350 businesses and individuals make up our membership. Through the Chamber's various committees, special events and programs, members enhance business and other opportunities in Simcoe and the surrounding area, making the community a better place in which to live and work.
To learn about the Chamber's goals and activities, please sign up for our online newsletter and enjoy our newly updated website!
Yvonne Di Pietro
Events at 50 Bonnie Drive, Wellington Park Simcoe unless otherwise noted. Events marked with ** are presented by Norfolk County and require free registration please call 519-426-8866 #2302
Saturday, November 26 - 6:00 p.m. Opening Night Ceremony - singing, Santa and switching on the lights! Santa’s Mailbox (Kinette Club of Simcoe) kids mail your letter before Dec 10th
Thursday, December 1 & 8 - 9:00 - 4:00 p.m. Panorama Gift Store - Jr. Farmer’s Bldg. South Dr.-Simcoe (lower level doors) Shop 30 vendors under 1 roof; enjoy a free hot cider after visiting the Farmers Market next door.
December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 23 between 6:30 & 9:00 p.m. Horse Drawn Trolley Rides – only $2.00 per person, kids under 5 free.
Saturday, December 3 - 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. (By Donation) Breakfast with Santa - Jr. Farmer’s Bldg. South Dr.-Simcoe (main level) The Rotary Club of Norfolk Sunrise presents a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast. Inquiries at
Saturday, December 3 - 9:00 - 2:00 p.m. Panorama Gift Store - Jr. Farmer’s Bldg. South Dr.-Simcoe (lower level doors) Great gifts, free hot cider
Tuesday, December 6 - 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. Wreath Lighting Ceremony - Join us at the Carillon Tower by Simcoe Composite School for this ceremony in honourof Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action onViolence against Women. Contact Haldimand Norfolk Women’s Services about Wreath Lighting 519-426-8048 ext. #214 Purchase a purple scarf 519-426-8048 ext #226
Saturday, December 10 - 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. ($5 Donation per princess ages 4+) **Princess Make-Over with Olaf and friends** (Delhi District Secondary School) Book your appointment for the royal treatment, glitter, curls, nails and pearls…..come in your finest dress and shoes and then you‘ll be ready to join the Tea Party.
Saturday, December 17 - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. **Winter Fun in the Park** all ages welcome (FREE) meet at the fire bowl in Wellington Park. Grab your mittens and join us for our mini winter carnival. Games will include snowball target practice, Tic Tac Snow, frozen bubbles and a scavenger hunt. End your evening with s’mores around the fire bowl.
Friday, December 23 - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. **Where is Frosty?** Meet at the fire bowl in Wellington Park. Use your Jr. Private Investigator skills to find Frosty who is hidden in a very special place. After you find him come back to the fire bowl and roast your own marshmallow snowman s'mores. Then relax and take a stroll through the park to see all the exhibits and lights!
Saturday, December 31 - 6:00 - 6:45 or 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. **New Year’s Eve Party** - New location – Simcoe Recreation Centre Crafts, glitter, yummy snacks, Lego land and giant games are just some of the activities we have for you and your family. Balloon drop at 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, December 31 - 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. **River of Lights Bonfire** (FREE) Meet at the fountain in Wellington Park Cozy up by the fire and enjoy s’mores, a scavengers hunt and enjoy the lights then celebrate the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017 in the circle of friends candle ceremony. We hope you enjoy Panorama please help by donating at the Wishing Well display