Smash Wrestling @ Ken Houston Memorial Arena
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 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!...
Dresden Summer Nationals Truck & Tractor Pull @ Dresden Raceway Grandstands
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 11:30 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...
Dresden Shines Christmas Night Market @ Downtown Dresden
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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...
A Wonderful Christmas Time with the Wallaceburg Concert Band @ Dresden Community Church
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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.
Dresden Santa Claus Breakfast- 2019 @ Dresden Legion
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 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
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...
Kinsmen Fish Fry and Dance with Toast N Jam @ Dresden Arena
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 1:00 am
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
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...
Christmas Gnome Village @ Rotary Park
Dec 1 2020 @ 7:00 am – Jan 1 2021 @ 8:00 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...
Christmas Story Book Trail @ Rotary Park
Dec 1 2020 @ 7:00 am – Jan 1 2021 @ 8:00 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
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
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
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...
Can you find Frosty the Snow Gnome? @ Rotary Park
Dec 16 @ 7:00 am – Dec 31 @ 11:00 pm
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...
Hockey Moms Christmas Broasted Chicken Dinner @ Ken Houston Memorial Agricultural Centre
Dec 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 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...
Apr 18 @ 6:00 am – Apr 24 @ 11:45 pm
For immediate release Dresden Shines- the Spring Edition: Operation Clean Sweep Earth Week, April 18-24, 2021- Community Volunteers aim for a Clean Sweep of Dresden DRESDEN, March 25, 2021 Lynda Weese, Dresden and District...
Emancipation Day @ Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site (Virtual Event)
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm
Join Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site virtually to celebrate Emancipation Day starting this week! This year’s event includes: Interviews with Tiyahna Ridley-Padmore (author, poet and Equity and Inclusion Strategist), Kramer Wimberley (lead diving instructor...