This holiday season experience Stark County attractions, traditions, and local shopping for one-of-a-kind gifts that everyone will cherish for years to come.

Celebrate The Holiday Season

Unwrap the Arts

Give the gift of the arts this season.  Enjoy all the sights and sounds of the holidays with festive performances like A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker, and Canton Symphony Orchestra's Holiday POPs concertand enjoy special bonus buys for tickets to other future performances, great for gifting this holiday season.


Holiday Shopping Destinations
  • Head over to Hartville, home of the Hartville Marketplace & Flea MarketHartville HardwareThe Shops at Hartville Kitchen, along with many boutiques located in Historic Downtown Hartville. Plus, save money and shop local with the Hello Hartville Savings Pass this Holiday Season.
  • Looking for unique gifts? New for the 2021 Holiday Season is the Millcraft Barns “Holiday Village of Shops” at Oakwood Square, presented by Sidestreet MKTS. Look for festive, rotating vendors at each themed date, including November 20, 26, 27, and December 3 & 11! 15+ Local artists and vendors will be set up in over a dozen Millcraft Barn buildings arriving at Oakwood Square green space just in time for the holidays!
  • For one-stop shopping throughout the holiday season head to Belden Village Mall, Belden Park Crossings, and The Strip, and a plethora of destinations in the Jackson-Belden shopping district.

  • Just don’t even know where to begin on your Holiday shopping list? Visit Canton is here to help! We have compiled a list of gifts for everyone on your list this year. From stocking stuffers to experiences, check out our suggestions for truly one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season! 

Holiday Light Displays
  • Discover dazzling festive displays along with marshmallow roasting and hot cocoa, as you wander through the enchanted gardens at Beech Creek Gardens during Nature's-A-Glow! Explore hands-on activities for all ages and learn about the wonders of nature in winter.  Open every weekend from 5-9 PM, November 26 through December 24, and open the week after Christmas, Saturday, December 26-Wednesday, December 29 from 5-9 PM. Admission is just $8 per person and FREE for Children under 2 or Members. 

  • Join Stark Parks for Deck the Hollow Holiday Lights Walk in this holiday delight for a lighted walk along Quail Hollow Park grounds with decorated trees, lights, and festive music. Stop inside the beautifully decorated Stewart House for a self-guided tour of one of Stark County's true gems. Take a stroll down Santa Lane to say hello to the Jolly One and get plenty of photos for the holiday. Guests may get a glimpse of some of Stark Parks' animal ambassadors, the Quails Nest Gift Shop will be open for shopping, and concessions will be available. Open Fridays-Sundays from 5-9 PM, December 3-19. Admission is $5 per person if you pre-register for your visit in advance or $10 per person day of at the door. 

  • Check out the Drive-Thru Holiday Light Display at Stadium Park. With over 30 holiday light displays, it’s a fun drive-through location and the cost is FREE. Stadium Park is located at 1615 Stadium Park Drive, 44718 in Canton. Open daily from Thanksgiving-January 10, 2022. To find out more information call Canton Parks and Recreation at 330.456.4521.

Ice Skating
  • Whether you are looking for a romantic date night out or something fun to do with the whole family, Center Ice Sports Complex is your indoor ice skating headquarters. With affordable skate rentals and a wide variety of public skate times, you won't have to worry about the weather to enjoy this winter activity! 
  • Don't miss indoor ice skating at Nickajack Farms Christmas on the Farm November 27th – December 19th, Fridays-Sundays. Additional Christmas on the Farm activities includes farm animals, hot cocoa, bonfire with s'mores, crafting with NickaJack's special elves, and of course visits with Santa in his Toy Barn! Admission cost is $12 per person, 2 and under is free. Come to the farm and enjoy the magic of the season.
  • Located in Downtown Canton, the Hall of Fame City Ice Rink welcomes ice skating enthusiasts and beginners to skate in the beauty of Downtown. OPENING SOON FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON!
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