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Nov 5 @ 8:00 am – Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm
A-DOOR-ABLE Door Decorating Competition
8:00 am
IODE A-DOOR-able Door Decorating Competition  Categories: Children’s Theme Dresden Shines (Best Use of Lights) Nature’s Bounty (Using Natural Greenery) Best Commercial/Business (Any Theme) Rules: Doorways include the front door and ONLY 2 feet on...
Nov 5 @ 1:02 pm – Dec 31 @ 2:02 pm
2021 Brighter Together Neighbourhood Cup
1:02 pm
A Friendly Challenge between neighbourhoods to get you into the Holiday Spirit! BRIGHTER TOGETHER NEIGHBOURHOOD CUP RULES:   Participation is open to all personal residences within the boundaries of the Former Town of Dresden,...
IODE Tree of Tribute Lighting @ Corner of Metcalfe St. & St.George St
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm
IODE Tree of Tribute Lighting @ Corner of Metcalfe St. & St.George St
7:00 pm
IODE Tree of Tribute Honour someone special in your life by supporting the Tree of Tribute. Green Bulb $10, Red Bulb $20, White Bulb $30 Mail your donation (payable to Catherine McVean Chapter IODE”...
Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dresden Shines Christmas Night Market @ Downtown Dresden
3:00 pm
Explore the charm of Southwestern Ontario’s Christmas Town! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season while browsing downtown merchants and local vendors at the region’s Original Outdoor Christmas Night Market. This year...
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – Dec 31 @ 11:45 pm
DRESDEN SHINES: 2021 Self Guided Illumination Tour
9:00 am
DRESDEN SHINES: 2021 Self Guided Illumination Tour. Take in all of the light displays in Southwestern Ontario’s Christmas Town!     Municipal Holiday Light Display Map (Click the image below)    
Thursday BIA Open Late @ Downtown Dresden
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday BIA Open Late @ Downtown Dresden
9:00 am
This Holiday Season make Dresden your Thursday night destination! Select downtown merchants are Open Late ‘Til 8 every Thursday from November 18 through December 23!   Take in the festive atmosphere of Dresden Shines!...
Dec 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Stories, Songs and Smores with Santa @ Rotary Park
4:30 pm
Due to overwhelming demand, the Dresden branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library is adding a second session of Stories, Songs and Smores with Santa this Saturday, December 4th. Lots of fun, family-friendly activities here in...
Thursday BIA Open Late @ Downtown Dresden
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday BIA Open Late @ Downtown Dresden
9:00 am
This Holiday Season make Dresden your Thursday night destination! Select downtown merchants are Open Late ‘Til 8 every Thursday from November 18 through December 23!   Take in the festive atmosphere of Dresden Shines!...
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dresden Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade
5:00 pm
Reverse Parade. Floats will be in a fixed location, travel to the locations at your leisure. KEEP WATCH! Santa will be touring the town!
Thursday BIA Open Late @ Downtown Dresden
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday BIA Open Late @ Downtown Dresden
9:00 am
This Holiday Season make Dresden your Thursday night destination! Select downtown merchants are Open Late ‘Til 8 every Thursday from November 18 through December 23!   Take in the festive atmosphere of Dresden Shines!...
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Special Showing of Christmas Quilts @ New Rotary Building
4:00 pm
Join us for a Special Showing of Christmas Quilts at the New Rotary Building Downtown on December 16 from 4PM-8PM!  
Thursday BIA Open Late @ Downtown Dresden
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday BIA Open Late @ Downtown Dresden
9:00 am
This Holiday Season make Dresden your Thursday night destination! Select downtown merchants are Open Late ‘Til 8 every Thursday from November 18 through December 23!   Take in the festive atmosphere of Dresden Shines!...