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Chester Village Christmas

Annual Chester Village Christmas Festival - Discover the magic of a village Christmas in Chester - Shops of Chester Festival

Chester's Annual Village Christmas, join us and discover the magic of a village Christmas!

It truly takes a Village to celebrate such a wonderful event. We welcome all to celebrate and partake in the magical festivities of a Chester Village Christmas! Brought to you by the Chester Merchants and our wonderful community. We look forward to seeing you there!!

For up to date information on this event and upcoming festivities please visit the events section of our website.

Holiday Sales & Specials:

Talk about Holiday Magic – you’re sure to find something for everyone on your gift list during the Chester Village Christmas as the Merry Merchants have stocked their shops and galleries with all kinds of perfect presents. Plus the Chester Farmers’ Christmas Market offers the freshest greenery, oodles of handmade holiday treats and so much more!

Savour the Season:

Celebrate all the flavours of the festive season with our wonderful array of restaurants and spirit providers. From merry meals to delicious desserts to the finest kind of holiday spirits – we invite you to taste and toast to everything here in our Seaside Village. With private catering and curbside pick-up if you please.

Festive Fun & Events:

There’s so much to see and enjoy – you won’t want to miss a minute! From our BIG TREE lighting to our Gingerbread Fun Run to our Holiday Pet Parade and all the marvellously merry activities in between. We invite you to discover your inner ELF along with everything merry and bright about the holidays during Chester Village Christmas.


  • Family Dress Up Pet Parade

  • Gingerbread Competition

  • Gingerbread Fun Run

  • Gingerbread House Competition & Display

  • Gingerbread Man Creation Gallery & Draw

  • Celebration of Trees Contest

  • Celebration of Trees Family Christmas Auction Fundraiser

  • Cookie Decorating

  • Chester Farmers Artisan Marker

  • Curated Art Market

  • Picture Place

  • Merry Markets

  • Fall into Christmas

  • Christmas Tree Lighting

  • Musical Entertainment

  • Christmas Carrols

  • Festive Fun Fair

  • Elfie Selfies

  • Train Station Handcraft Shop

  • Shopping Under the Lights

  • Christmas Card Making

  • Lordly House Museum Decorations and more

  • Wreath Puzzles

  • And much more!


The Village of Chester

Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0 Canada


Chester Merchants Association

The Merchants of Chester

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