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Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

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16164 Highway 12 East
Midland, ON Canada

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November 2017

First Light

November 23 @ 5:30 pm - November 25 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, 16164 Highway 12 East
Midland, ON Canada
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First Light at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 23-25 and November 30 to December 2 & December 7-9, as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top 100” Events, “First Light” creates a wonderful holiday ambience, featuring lots of hands-on activities for children, seasonal and folk music, Aboriginal performances, and much more.

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First Light

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - December 2 @ 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, 16164 Highway 12 East
Midland, ON Canada
+ Google Map
First Light at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 23-25 and November 30 to December 2 & December 7-9, as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top 100” Events, “First Light” creates a wonderful holiday ambience, featuring lots of hands-on activities for children, seasonal and folk music, Aboriginal performances, and much more.

Find out more »
December 2017

First Light

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - December 9 @ 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, 16164 Highway 12 East
Midland, ON Canada
+ Google Map
First Light at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 23-25 and November 30 to December 2 & December 7-9, as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top 100” Events, “First Light” creates a wonderful holiday ambience, featuring lots of hands-on activities for children, seasonal and folk music, Aboriginal performances, and much more.

Find out more »
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Featured Ontario Festivals North of Toronto

Each month we feature picks for events and festivals on our Travel North of Toronto Blog.  Long holiday weekend links can be found at special Featured Holiday Dates. If you are having trouble finding the event you are looking for, try searching the Ontario resort destinations and travel associations page for the geographic destination that is most familiar to you.  Visitors may also visit the Ontario section Ontario Travel A-Z member section or resorts, attractions, inns, hotels, lodges and B&B’s.

Thu 23

First Light

November 23 @ 5:30 pm - November 25 @ 9:00 pm
Thu 30

First Light

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - December 2 @ 9:00 pm
Dec 07

First Light

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - December 9 @ 9:00 pm