On Saturday, December 3, Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, their elves and more will be on hand to celebrate the Mount Pleasant Village Christmas Fair. The day will be filled with fun activities put on by the BIA, as well as in-store promotions. New for this year will be a scavenger hunt! Event details are subject to change, so check back again closer to the event.
Scavenger Hunt (10am - 5pm) - Think you know the shops of Mount Pleasant Village? Find out by answering questions about our shops and our community. In addition to answering questions, you may also earn points throughout the day by luck, or by completing various tasks. Points may be awarded to participants wearing red. See below for tips, rules and details.
Ride on the Royal Express Train (11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm) - We'll have a little trackless train to take your kids away... and back. This train will circle around a few blocks in the neighbourhood.
Gigantic Snow Globe Photos (11am - 3pm) - Come and get inside a giant life sized snow globe. Bring your smartphone and we'll take your picture for you. 522 Mount Pleasant.
Strolling Carollers - Join in!
Face Painting (10am, 12pm, 2pm) - Face Painting out front of the Belsize at 535 Mount Pleasant.
The Nutcracker and The Grinch may be found strolling the streets. Say hi.
Photos with Santa (11am - 3pm) - Come get your photo taken with Santa at the parking lot at 733 Mount Pleasant.
Tree Decorating and Lighting (10am - 4pm) - Daily Apple and Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church will lead a tree decoration activity at the church.
Winterfest at The Briton House - Activities will include a raffle, bake sale, jam sale, book sale, knitting sale, a Toonie Treasure Table, Internation Gift Boutique, several local merchant tables, piano entertainment, cookies, cider and more! All proceed go towards Alzheimer's Research. Click here for more detail.
Hot Cocoa and Free Lip Balm at Moksa Day Spa (320 Millwood at Mount Pleasant Rd.)
Free Jewellery Cleaning and Inspection at Saati Fine Jewellery (512 Mount Pleasant Rd.)
Christmas Stories with Mrs. Claus (2pm) - Come to Mabel's Fables (662 Mount Pleasant Rd.) early for a good seat as Mrs. Claus will be reading some of her favourite Christmas Stories.
Pottery Show and Sale at Pleasant Pottery (566 Mount Pleasant Rd.). Click here for more detail.
Thank you to the following businesses for donating prizes to the Scavenger Hunt:
The Merchants of Mount Pleasant Village are thrilled to present the 7th annual Harvest Fair taking place from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, September 24th on Mount Pleasant Road between Eglinton and Davisville Avenue.
This family-friendly event will see the return of Harvest Fair activities like the Pumpkin Carving contest, crowd favourites like the Apple Pie eating contest, and of course, kids favourites like the petting zoo and arts and crafts stations. In addition to the returning activations, the Mount Pleasant Village BIA will also have at least 5 live bands along the street as well as a few local artists displaying their work. Please note that you may be photographed at this event, and photos may be published to our website and various social media streams.
Confirmed Event Activities include, but are not limited to:
Confirmed bands include:
This event is made possible with the kind support of the following sponsors:
Mark your Calendars for Shop, Wine, Dine on Thursday, June 16th from 5pm to 9pm.
This new event will feature dozens of businesses offering special menu selections, sidewalk sales and assorted services along the street.
Participating businesses will be open between Eglinton and Davisville Avenues. Special offerings will include free jewellery cleaning and inspection at Saati Fine Jewellery, special merchandise for sale and hand massages at Healthwinds Spa, flower give-aways at Periwinkle Flowers, and much more!
Music will be varied along the street with 6 bands, trios and quartets. See below for more detail.
Enjoy great music along the street!
On Saturday, December 2nd, Santa Claus, his elves and more will be on hand to celebrate the Mount Pleasant Village Christmas Fair. The day will be filled with fun activities put on by the BIA, as well as in-store promotions. Event details are subject to change, so check back again closer to the event.
Letters to Santa - Come write letters to Santa! We have a special 'in' to ensure everyone gets a response.
Live Music - The return of crowd favourites (Sweet Derrick Band, The Pepper Shakers). Live music is sponsored in part by The Neighbourhood Clinic.
Live DJ and hot chocolate - Birch Bistro.
Face Painting (10am - 4pm) - Near Mount Pleasant and Hillsdale.
Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Minions and the Gingerbread Man may be found strolling the streets. Say hi.
Photos with Santa (10am - 4pm) - Come get your photo taken with Santa at the parking lot at 733 Mount Pleasant.
Tree Decorating and Lighting (10am - 4pm) - AppleTree Markets with Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church hold their annual Cup O' Cheer event and will lead a tree decoration activity at the church, later followed by a tree lighting ceremony. Hot and cold drinks will be served.
Winterfest at The Briton House - Raffle, Bake sale, Jam sale, Book sale, Knitting sale, International Gift Boutique by YWCA, Toonie Treasure Table and much more! All proceeds go towards Alzheimer's Research.
Make a Christmas Ornament - Periwinkle Flowers (661 Mount Pleasant) - 11-1pm stop in and make a small Christmas ornament.
Christmas Fair Sale - Davisville Eye Care (651 Mount Pleasant). 40% off Readers, 20% off Babiators, 40% off Sunglasses (Tory Burch, Ray Ban, Prada), 20% off Maui Jim Sunglasses. Applicable only to in stock merchandise.
Pottery Show and Sale - Pleasant Pottery (566 Mount Pleasant), 10am - 6pm. Functional, sculptural, decorative and Raku pottery handcrafted by local potters.
Free Hot Cider - Uptown Chiropractic (645 Mount Pleasant) - 10am - 2pm. Come in, say hi, enjoy a hot apple cider.
Snowman Building Craft for Kids & Sale - Little White Sneakers (597 Mount Pleasant). Spend over $50 and receive a Cocolelly bag for free ($30 value)
Free Jewellery Cleaning and Inspection at Saati Fine Jewellery (512 Mount Pleasant)
The Crosstown Photo Booth - Get your photos taken in front of renderings of the new Mount Pleasant Road LRT station. Metrolinx staff will be on hand to answer questions about the station design.