Welcome to Dresden!

Visit our charming town as Dresden Shines this holiday season!
From an Illumination Tour to a series of socially-distanced activities, and downtown and online shopping, this community is #BrighterTogther.

Find Us on Facebook and Instagram @DresdenShines for more Details

Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
DVHG Hometown Heritage Event @ Czech Hall
10:00 am
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 11:30 pm
Dresden Summer Nationals Truck & Tractor Pull @ Dresden Raceway Grandstands
7:00 pm
TWO action packed nights of truck and tractor pulling at the Dresden Exhibition Raceway!!  In addition to many local competitors, fans will see a wide variety of vehicles and pullers will be coming from...
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Woodstock 50th Anniversary Concert @ Dresden Czech Hall
4:00 pm
“All of the bands we booked will be performing some of the music from the Festival, and they’ll do it amazingly well,” Kominek said. Sly High will take you “Higher” like Sly and the...
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Downtown Dresden Summer Night Market @ Downtown Dresden
4:00 pm
The Downtown Dresden Summer Night Market is an outdoor street festival that features shopping, food, live music, street entertainment as well as a pop-up patio bar highlighting local craft beer and wine from across...
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
IODE Tree of Tribute Lighting
7:00 pm
Friday November 29th is the Annual IODE Tree of Tribute Lighting at 7pm. Anyone wishing to buy a bulb in honour or in memory of someone special can pick up a form at McKellar’s...
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A Wonderful Christmas Time with the Wallaceburg Concert Band @ Dresden Community Church
7:00 pm
Join us for an entertaining evening of Seasonal Music – A Wonderful Christmas TIme with the Wallaceburg Concert Band– at the Dresden Community Church “D.C.C” on Tuesday, December 3 starting at 7 p.m.
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Dresden Santa Claus Breakfast- 2019 @ Dresden Legion
8:30 am
Join us for the 2019 Santa Claus Breakfast & Silent Auction at the Dresden Legion! Come out and enjoy a delicious buffet style breakfast, visit with Santa Claus and pick up some last minute...
Downtown Christmas Night Market 2019 @ Main Street- Downtown Dresden
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Christmas Night Market 2019 @ Main Street- Downtown Dresden
4:00 pm
The Christmas Night Market is coming back for a 3rd year! Join us in downtown Dresden for late night shopping, street vendors, food trucks, drinks, music, and more! Check out this video from last...
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2019 Dresden Kinsmen Santa Parade
6:00 pm
And the theme of the 2019 Dresden Kinsmen Santa Parade is “National Lampoons Christmas vacation” so break out the mock turtle knock cousin Eddy and fire up the motor home cause we’ve got 10,000...
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 1:00 am
Kinsmen Fish Fry and Dance with Toast N Jam @ Dresden Arena
6:00 pm
Dresden Kinsmen fish fry $30 per person. Saturday January 25th. Dresden Kinsmen will be cooking up a great meal for everyone. Tickets available from any Kinsmen member, McKellar’s Flowers & Ellis Motors
Dresden Shines: A-DOOR-ABLE Door Decorating Competition
8:00 am
Categories: Children’s Theme Dresden Shines (Best Use of Lights) Nature’s Bounty (Using Natural Greenery) Best Commercial (Any Theme) Rules: Doorways include the front door and ONLY 2 feet on each side (May include urn/chair...
9:00 am
DRESDEN SHINES BRIGHTER TOGETHER NEIGHBOURHOOD CUP! Rules: 1.Participation is open to all personal residences within the boundaries of the Former Town of Dresden, Chatham-Kent. 2. Entry is free, no cost or fees apply. 3.Team...