2014 Father Christmas Festival

Event Schedule

coming soon!

Taste of Nova Scotia 2013 Award Winner

Mateus Bistro

in the heart of Mahone Bay is the 2013 Winner of the

Restaurant of the Year

in the category of

Chef Inspired Casual.

Click HERE to meet the staff and take a tour!

Father Christmas Festival


November 28th to December 7th 2014 you will enjoy

The 10th Annual Mahone Bay Father Christmas Festival

One of the signature town-wide events presented by

the Mahone Bay and Area Chamber of Commerce.

Father Christmas Image 2013 

Experience the Spirit & Enchantment of the Season

Life-size, Hand Crafted, Father Christmas Figures throughout Town • Family-friendly Events and Activities • Fantasy Christmas Experience at the Suttles & Seawinds Barn • Yuletide Gourmet Market • Carolers & Concerts • Decorated House Tour • Festive Flavours at Restaurants throughout Town • Our Official Horse-Drawn Transit (MBT) • Greet Father Christmas as he walks around Mahone Bay

The events officially starts on Friday, November 29th at 6:30pm at the Town Bandstand with the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy the Carollers and Bell Ringers. Father Christmas will join us to lead a Lantern Parade to the Carolling and Cocoa event at the Mahone Bay Centre. All free!


Click here  Why Here Logo to see a short video from the 2012 Festival.




To see more Father Christmas photos please visit our photo gallery.

Click the menu item on the left of this page.


You can also visit  our Father Christmas facebook page. social-facebook





This community-wide celebration both delights & inspires thanks to our many, many volunteers.

The Father Christmas Festival is an initiative of the Mahone Bay & Area Chamber of Commerce.