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Good Friday Fish Fry @ Ken Houston Memorial Arena
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Good Friday Fish Fry @ Ken Houston Memorial Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
4:00 pm
All you can eat yellow perch and all the fixings. All proceeds go towards Dresden Minor Hockey & Dresden Kinsmen Club. Tickets available at Ellis Motors and McKellar’s Flowers and Gifts Dresden Skating Club...
Dresden Sports Hall of Fame @ Ken Houston Memorial Arena
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Dresden Sports Hall of Fame @ Ken Houston Memorial Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
5:00 pm
Guest speaker – Doug Gilmour Tickets available at McKellar’s Flowers & Gifts in Dresden Reserve tickets: 519-683-4368 Or Call Mike Wicks 519-683-2254 – Brian McCabe 519-683-6113
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
I.O.D.E. Spring Fashion Show @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
5:30 pm
An Evening of Dinner Doors open at 5:45 Dinner at 6:30 Fashion Show to follow
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring Smash - Demo Derby @ Dresden Raceway | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
4:00 pm
Spring Smash Derby Adults (16+) $15 Kids (10 & under) Free We are always we are looking for sponsors so if anyone knows of anyone willing to sponsor or volunteer to help with set...
Kids Fishing Derby @ Dresden Legion
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kids Fishing Derby @ Dresden Legion | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
The Bob Everitt Memorial Kids Fishing Derby Seniors: ages 9-14 / Juniors: 8 & under Everyone Welcome Great prizes and awards Food available
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dresden Yard Sale Day @ Dresden
8:00 am
This is a community event.  Start times and end times are up to individuals that are participating in the yard sale event.. There is a breakfast at the Anglican Church Tables are available for...
Smash Wrestling @ Ken Houston Memorial Arena
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Smash Wrestling @ Ken Houston Memorial Arena
5:00 pm
Smash Wrestling Returns To Dresden! We want to make your pro wrestling experience an enjoyable and affordable family affair. Take advantage of our Family 4-pack General Admission Tickets. 4 GA tickets for just $60!...
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
DVHG Hometown Heritage Event @ Czech Hall
10:00 am
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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
Dec 1 2020 @ 1:00 am – Jan 1 2021 @ 7:00 pm
DRESDEN SHINES: Self Guided Illumination Tour
1:00 am
Town Hall– Originally a post office, the building has served many purposes including Dresden Town Hall, Police Station and jail, and a large apartment. Currently home to a Municipal Service Centre and Service Ontario...
Dec 1 2020 @ 7:00 am – Jan 1 2021 @ 8:00 am
Christmas Gnome Village @ Rotary Park
7:00 am
There’s no place like Gnome for the holidays! Come visit the Gnome Village in the Medevil Gardens behind the Rotary Park Bandshell! Download the Eye Spy Game to Play with the kids in the...
Dec 1 2020 @ 7:00 am – Jan 1 2021 @ 8:00 am
Christmas Story Book Trail @ Rotary Park
7:00 am
Take a walk through the story trail at Rotary Park. Don’t forget to bring your homemade ornament to hang on the Christmas Tree  along with a flashlight if you plan to visit at night!
Dec 1 2020 @ 8:00 am – Jan 1 2021 @ 5:00 pm
A-DOOR-ABLE Door Decorating Competition: Self Guided Tour
8:00 am
Get the Self Guided Tour Map Here: CLICK HERE FOR MAP Visit Dresden Shines on facebook to view pictures of the entries! The judging is completed and indeed our judges had a daunting task....
Dec 1 2020 @ 9:00 am – Jan 1 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Brighter Together Cup: Self Guided Tour
9:00 am
Take the Brighter Together Neighborhood Cup Self Guided Tour to check out all of the awesome neighborhoods that entered the contest! THE WINNERS ARE…. CANDY CANE LANE Everyone did an awesome job! Be sure...
Dec 1 2020 @ 9:00 am – Jan 1 2021 @ 10:45 am
Dresden Shines Holiday Light BINGO
9:00 am
If you want to add a fun element to this year’s Dresden Shines Illumination Tour, download our printable CHRISTMAS LIGHTS BINGO Cards (there are 4 unique bingo cards). Bundle up nice and warm, grab...
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Dresden BIA Open Late Shopping
5:00 pm
Every Thursday Downtown Dresden is open late to get your Christmas Shopping done and check out the lights! Shop Dresden until 8pm every Thursday throughout holidays!
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Dresden BIA Open Late Shopping
5:00 pm
Every Thursday Downtown Dresden is open late to get your Christmas Shopping done and check out the lights! Shop Dresden until 8pm every Thursday throughout holidays!
Dresden Kinsmen Stationary Santa Claus Parade
6:00 pm
The Dresden Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade will live on this year, but like so many other things in 2020, it will look and run much differently than in past years. This Year’s Theme Is…...
Dec 16 @ 7:00 am – Dec 31 @ 11:00 pm
Can you find Frosty the Snow Gnome? @ Rotary Park
7:00 am
 Can you find Frosty the Snow Gnome? Looking for something to do with the kids during the holidays? We challenge you to try this scavenger hunt. There are five clues that will lead you...
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Dresden BIA Open Late Shopping
5:00 pm
Every Thursday Downtown Dresden is open late to get your Christmas Shopping done and check out the lights! Shop Dresden until 8pm every Thursday throughout holidays!
Hockey Moms Christmas Broasted Chicken Dinner @ Ken Houston Memorial Agricultural Centre
Dec 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Hockey Moms Christmas Broasted Chicken Dinner @ Ken Houston Memorial Agricultural Centre
4:30 pm
The Dresden Hockey Moms are hosting a Drive Thru Christmas Chicken dinner, catered by Burns Family Restaurant, on December 20th. You’ll find all the details below! To purchase your tickets, visit McKellar’s Flowers, Ellis...