6 reasons to visit Port Perry this December

Victorian Christmas – Downtown Port Perry

  • Visits with Santa: Santa is at his house in front of the post office Thursday and Friday afternoons from 3:00pm – 5:00pm  and Saturdays from 10:00am – noon and 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

Thursday Dec 22nd …………   3:00pm – 5:00pm
Friday Dec 23rd ……………….  3:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday Dec 24th …………..  10:00am – noon and 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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  • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides: The free horse and carriage rides have been very well received. Encourage your customers to take a ride on Saturday December 17, noon-4pm and Sunday December 18, 1-4pm. NOTE: This is the final weekend for the rides.


  • Arts and Culture:   One of the things that sets Port Perry aside from most towns is the arts and culture scene.  The Scugog Council for the Arts hosts several art gallery  tours throughout the year.   We encourage you to visit the following locations that have local artists Art on display.

a) Scugog Council for the Arts:   181 Perry St.  Unit G-1   Opened:  Tues to Saturdays 11am -4pm  via:  http://scugogarts.ca/site/

b) Scugog Library:  The Kent Farndale Gallery focuses on exhibiting the works of emerging and established artists and craftspeople in our local area of Scugog.     Kent Farndale Gallery is located at the Scugog Memorial Public Library,  231 Water St.
Port Perry

c) The Piano Inn and Cafe.  Enjoy having a delicious lunch and view featured local artist paintings displayed in the restaurant.   ~ We highly recommend their award winning grill cheese sandwich.

d)  META4 Contemporary Craft Gallery  | 200 Queen St. Port Perry, ON  http://www.meta4gallery.ca/

Bakersville Animated Gingerbread Village  – December 3rd. 2016 – January 4, 2017

Bakersville gingerbread homes and buildings will be on display at the Scugog Memorial Public Library at 231 Water St.



Unique Shops

Have a peek at our varies social platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to see the list of businesses who are part of the Port Perry Downtown BIA.

Local Food and Walkability /  Free Parking

The Piano Inn and Cafe   | Hank’s Pastries  |  Marwan’s Global Bistro  | Pantry Shelf The Cafe Bakery & Fine Foods|  Harp and Wylie’s  Canadian Grill House  | Queen Beans Coffee House

Architecture & History

Port Perry  was founded in 1851, and many of its most famous and beautiful buildings date back to that era. .  Port Perry Old Mill 


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