Small Towns In Ontario That Transform Into Magical Christmas Landscapes

Ontario Xmas Towns

With the holidays quickly approaching, itโ€™s time to transport yourself to somewhere a little more magical this 2023 season. There are multiple Christmas towns across Ontario that are perfect for some holiday shopping.

With snow-covered lanes, twinkling lights and Christmas decorations galore, multiple spots go all out. In fact, these places will make you feel like youโ€™ve entered your own personal Hallmark movie.

So grab a friend or a lover and head out to these six Christmas towns in Ontario.

Jordan Village

In the Niagara region, this adorable strip is straight out of a movie. With so much holiday decor, events, and boutique shops, it’s your one-stop place for everything Christmas.

There are so many events happening around the village including a Christmas cocktail-making class, an ugly Christmas sweater party and more!


Hidden in the heart of wine county, this adorable town is full of little shops and restaurants to explore.

Niagara-on-the-Lake even has a year-round Christmas store so you can get into the holiday season regardless of the month. If you have a wine lover on your list, this is the perfect place to pick up a present or two.


If youโ€™re looking for unique gifts this holiday season, Elora is the spot to be. This tiny Christmas town is brimming full of local shops that sell food, knick-knacks, clothes and more. Located right on the water, itโ€™s also the perfect spot for some photos.


Almonte is a former mill town in Lanark County and is now filled with many little shops to explore. They even have a brewery, distillery and museums to check out as well.

St. Jacobs

Transport yourself to somewhere more magical when you visit St. Jacobs. The little Christmas town is known for itsย massive marketย full of goodies. There is also a restaurant that willย let you dine in twinkling igloos.

Port Perry

With many cafes and farm-to-table restaurants, this is the perfect place to cozy up this holiday season. The Ontario town is a Christmas wonderland and there are even horse-drawn carriage rides that you can enjoy.

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