Celebrate the Holidays in Middlesex Centre

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Feeling in a festive mood? Community organizations across Middlesex Centre are offering fun and charitable holiday events!

Poplar Hill/Coldstream Night Time Christmas Parade 

  • Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 6:30pm
  • Hosted by the Poplar Hill & District Lions Club
  • Event Details: Facebook or Website

Annual Harvest Food Drive - Ilderton

  • Sunday, November 20, 2022
  • Fill-up a bag (you may see one dropped off on your doorstep) and put the bag out for collection on November 20th Collection starts at 11 am for Denfield and Birr, and 12 noon for Ilderton. There is also a donation bin at the fire station
  • Hosted by the Ilderton & District Lions and the Middlesex Centre Firefighters from Ilderton Station
  • Event Details: Website


Santa Express - Kilworth & Komoka

  • Sunday, November 20, 2022, starting around 10 am
  • Santa is coming! Listen for his bells he travels around Komoka & Kilworth.
  • Hosted by the Komoka-Kilworth Optimist Club 
  • Event Details: Facebook


Delaware Lioness Craft Show


DYI Christmas Presents at the Ilderton Youth Centre

  • Fridays starting November 25.  Youth can make a  different present each week for four weeks.
  • The cost of the program is $15 for Members and $20 for Visitors (each week).  You can register for each individual program or sign up for all 4-weeks! 
  • Hosted by BGC London
  • Event Details: Facebook or BGC London Website or Email


Komoka-Kilworth Toy Drive / Food Drive

  • Annual food and toy drive put on by many community organizations and businesses in Kilworth-Komoka
  • Support for local charities, including Ailsa Craig and Area Food Bank
  • Several drop-off locations
  • Runs throughout November
  • Details: Facebook


Holiday Hoopla at the Komoka Wellness Centre

  • Friday, December 2, 2022 - 6:00 to 8:00pm
  • Komoka Wellness Centre, 1 Tunks Lane
  • Free Admission
  • Skating, crafts, games, scavenger hunt, hot chocolate, popcorn and a visit from Santa! 
  • Donations to the Ailsa Craig & Area Food Bank appreciated
  • Hosted by: Municipality of Middlesex Centre, YMCA of Southwestern Ontario, Middlesex County Library, Optimist Club of Komoka-Kilworth and Komoka-Kilworth Business Association
  • Details: Website


Morning with Santa in Ilderton

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022 - 9am to 11am at the Ilderton Community Centre
  • Free Admission
  • Crafts, cookie decorating, pictures with Santa, face painting, hot drinks & Timbits
  • Hosted by the Optimist Club of Ilderton
  • Event Details: Facebook or Website


Ilderton Outdoor Christmas Market

  • Saturday, December 3, 2022 - 4pm to 8pm
  • Municipal Parking Lot, Ilderton Road
  • Hosted by the Ilderton Area Business Association
  • Event Details: Facebook


Breakfast with Santa In Komoka

  • Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 9 am to 12 noon at the Komoka Community Centre
  • Enjoy breakfast and take a photo with Santa
  • Crafts, balloon animals, treat bags, cookie decorating
  • Cost: $10 per adult, children under 11 are free
  • Hosted by the Komoka-Kilworth Optimist Club
  • Event Details: Facebook


A Country Christmas Parade - Ilderton

  • Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 5pm
  • Parade starts at Ilderton Rd at Robert St and continues down Ilderton Rd to King St to the back of the fairgrounds
  • Photos with Santa, Hot Chocolate, Snacks, Live Music by Dean Wayne Music
  • Hosted by the Ilderton Agricultural Society
  • Event Details: Facebook


Turkey & Ham Dabber Bingo

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 7pm at the Coldstream Community Centre
  • 25 game package for $23; 2-strip 25 game package for $42
  • Must be 18
  • Hosted by the Poplar Hill and District Lions Club
  • Event Details: Facebook


Free Holiday Skating - Ilderton & Komoka

  • Daily, December 24 to January 7 (excluding Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Day) at Ilderton Arena and the Komoka Wellness Centre
  • Times vary daily, so please see schedule
  • Thank-you to our local sponsors for these free skates for the community!
  • Event Details: Holiday Skating Schedule 


Please contact the organizers directly for information or for updates on these events. Middlesex Centre is not responsible for the third-party events. Events may be subject to change, so it is best to check with the event organizers prior to attending. 

Additional events will be added as information becomes available.


Middlesex County Events

Looking outside of Middlesex Centre? See the Visit Middlesex website for a list of holiday events taking place across Middlesex County.

Visit Middlesex - Holiday Events

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Middlesex Centre
Various locations across Middlesex County