17th Ave kicks off Christmas with 17 days of free entertainment

trust 17th avenue outdoing everyone, even yourself. And the streets are at it again, this time with their fabulous holiday event, the 17th of Christmas. That’s right folks, our all-time favorite street brings 17 full days of entertainment, fun, happy hours and more.

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From December 1st, Tomkins Park will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with dazzling lighting and decorations, plus a big screen showing all the Christmas classics. Imagine watching your favorite holiday movies under the stars while sipping on hot (and preferably spiked) chocolate.

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In addition to the opening weekend movies, you’ll find plenty of holly jolly events.

You can enjoy festive live entertainment at Tomkins Park and roving performances along the Ave. Think of Christmas carolers, local bands, break dancers and some performances by Santa Claus, among others.

17. Days of Christmas

Don’t miss the two holiday-themed pub crawls either! Visit The Jingle Mingle on December 10th and Single Jingle Mingle on December 17th. Both pub crawls run from 3pm to 8pm and feature five different venues with drink and food offerings and specially curated celebratory live performances at each stop. The Single Jingle Mingle is the perfect opportunity to chat with friends old and new. And who knows, maybe you’ll find someone to kiss under the mistletoe this Christmas! Both are open to anyone over the age of 18 and cheesy Christmas regalia are highly encouraged!

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Now comes the absolute best part about this whole event – it’s free! So holiday fun won’t cost you a fortune. And that, friends, is the real miracle.

So get moving over 12 days and get ready for 17 days of excitement and insane fun! Check out the 17th Avenue Advent Calendar below for more details on the events and activations.


When: Thursday, December 1 – Saturday, December 17, 2022
Where: 17th Avenue SW
Costs: FREE


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