Pumpkin display at the Thanksgiving Harvest Festival

Thanksgiving Harvest Festival
and Arts and Crafts Show

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October 12-13, 2019

Sainte-Marie’s Thanksgiving Harvest Festival and Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is a fun family event, with lots of on-site activities and outstanding artisans and crafters.

The event is a regional favourite and typically includes both new and returning artisans. The wide variety of new products includes:

• Original acrylic artwork on slate and canvas

• Wildlife wood carvings

• Birch-bark greeting cards

• Glass and crystal ornaments

• Unique wreaths and centerpiece arrangements with natural materials

• Exquisite purses

• Jewelry

Returning artists will showcase:

• Home-made wooden birdhouses

• Jewelry made from silver, brass, copper, bone, and shells

• Ceramic giftware

• Indigenous jewerly, drums and leather goods

• Quillwork and much more

• Bath bombs, artisan soaps & essential oils

Art lovers will appreciate original paintings in watercolour and oil, art cards, and Simcoe County landscape and wildlife motifs. Food is a big part of the event, and culinary fans will appreciate the special gourmet foods such as homemade fudges, chocolate, baked goods, savoury jellies, chutneys, mustards, truffles, honey, italian sausages & breads, pies and cookies.


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Heritage Activities

On the historic site, there will be lots of heritage activities for families to enjoy. Costumed staff will share the story of the original 17th-century Jesuit mission.

Restaurant Sainte-Marie will be open on both days during the event, featuring its famous “Three Sisters Soup” adapted from an award-winning Indigenous recipe.


To apply as an Artisan for this event, click here.