- Find endless holiday gift inspiration in charming little shops ✔️
- Take a delicious meal home and enjoy a night off from holiday cooking ✔️
- Hit the Rail Trail for a quiet afternoon cross country ski ✔️
Get Festive At The Fairgrounds
On Thursday, December 3, Santa Claus will be making a stop at the Ancaster Fairgrounds for a socially distanced drive-thru event in support of Ancaster Community Services. Families with last names beginning with the letters A through M can stop by from 6 – 7 pm, and families with last names that start with the letters N through Z can join the fun from 7 – 8 pm.
Take It Outside
Create The Backyard Of Your Dreams
Get inspired for more outdoor gatherings in your backyard this winter with a browse at Fora Outdoor in Ancaster. Their backyard showroom contains a carefully curated selection of outdoor living products, including outdoor kitchens, pizza ovens, furniture, heating tools, fireplaces, accessories and more. Stock up on holiday urns and greenery while you’re there.
Score One-of-a-kind Foodie Finds
If you’re on the hunt for unique ingredients and gadgets to give as gourmet gifts, the shops of Dundas won’t disappoint. Can’t-miss foodie favourites include Picone Fine Food, The Keeping Room, Cumbrae’s and Weir’s Lane Lavender and Apiary.
Share Some Holiday Hops
Shawn and Ed Brewing Company in Dundas is where the beer lover in your life is hoping you’ll head for some holiday shopping! A Shawn & Ed Brewing Co. Beer Club membership makes a great gift! This year’s seasonal brews for the holiday include November’s Spiced Ale with notes of cinnamon nutmeg and cardamom and December’s Imperial Stout, which has hints of coffee, chocolate and smoke with roasted malt.
Take A Night Off From Holiday Cooking
Every night of the week, except Sunday and Monday, Brewers Blackbird in Ancaster has a family meal feature that serves 2 – 4 to enjoy at the restaurant or at home. Saturday’s “Winterfest” meal includes Porter-braised short rib, roasted heirloom carrots with goat cheese and hazelnuts, crispy fried Brussel sprouts and a green salad.
Quatrefoil in Dundas has created a delectable Holiday Market Box filled with a selection of house-made appetizers, side dishes and dessert that serves 4 – 6 people.
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