The holidays are fast approaching, and everyone is gearing up for the shopping, parties, and traditions! Whether you are looking for somewhere to buy the perfect gift, create a new holiday tradition with the family, we have all of the holiday happenings, right here in Stark County!

Holiday Happenings




“Dashing through the snow, in a one horse open sleigh” all your dreams will come true this holiday season with dinner and a horse drawn carriage ride through the property at Gervasi Vineyards, the weekend of December 7th, 8th, 15th, 21st and 22nd from 6PM until 9PM.  Nothing says romance like dinner and a movie, so why not catch a holiday classic at the Canton Palace Theatre. Take your loved one to enjoy ice skating at Center Ice Sports Complex!


The Holidays are times well spent with the kids! Santa wants to make sure he gets a chance to see all the good little boys and girls, so he is making plenty of stops to Stark County before he makes he delivers presents on December 25th. Santa will be flying into the MAPS Air Museum Sunday, December 9th and will also be making a stop at the Hoover Historical Center on Sunday, December 2nd.  Are you wanting to enjoy breakfast with the big guy in red? Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market will be hosting breakfast with Santa, Saturday December 8th from 9AM until 11AM. 


Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the 47th Annual Christkindl Markt at the Canton Museum of Art, November 9th through the 11th, featuring hundreds of artisans from all over the United States! Light Up Downtown, takes place in Downtown Canton this year on Thursday, December 6th! Bring the whole family to enjoy an evening of holiday cheer and see everyone’s favorite Christopher Pop-in-Kins. Treasure Massillon’s beauty as you stroll amidst luminarias and the beautiful historic architecture throughout downtown Massillon at the Candlelight Walk, Sunday December 2nd.

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The McKinley Presidential Library and Museum is all decorated for the holidays! Take a step back in time and enjoy the holiday decorations throughout the Street of Shops at the museum. Have family in from out of town? The newest exhibit on display "Inverted Intersections" features images of downtown Canton intersections taken by Timken photographer Robert H. Hildebrand in 1956. Spring Hill Historic Home invites families to see the beauty of the home decorated for the holidays, with special tour days November 23rd-25th, December 20th-23rd and 26th-30th, and January 2nd-6th with an admission of only $5 for adults and $4 for students/seniors.

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