Christmas spirit spreading across the Niagara Region

There are plenty of reasons this weekend to get in the Christmas spirit in Niagara.

A couple of Christmas parades are set for tomorrow, one in Pelham the other Niagara on the lake.

Pelham's parade gets underway at 1:00 pm starting at Bethany Christian Reform Church.

In Niagara on the Lake...the jolly elf arrives at 11 o'clock in the old town for the annual parde that winds its way along Queen Street.

Reach Out Niagara is holding a Christmas wreath workshop fundraiser at St George's Anglican Church in St. Catharines  to raise money for Pathstone's Mental Health Care Centre and Reach out Niagara.

For details contact Reach Out Niagara.

The Welland Museum is hosting a Christmas Open house tomorrow from 1-4 pm.

There will be story time with Santa at 2:00 and Victorian Carolling from 1:30-2:30.

The Port Dalhousie Christmas Market opens today.

The outdoor festival is a chance to celebrate the tradition and romance of Christmas. 

Local handcrafted products will be sold from European styled wood cabins, you can take snaps of the family in Santa's Vintage Photo booth and enjoy festive food and warm beverages.

The market runs from 4 to 9pm today, 10 am to 9 pm tomorrow and 10 am to 5 pm  on Sunday.

Don't forget next Friday, its our 14th annual Great Holiday Food Drive in support of Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold.

610 CKTB, 105.7 EZ Rock and 97.7 HTZ FM will be broadcasting live from Market Square in downtown St. Catharines from 5:30 am to 6 pm 

We are asking you to help us STUFF A BUS with non-perishable items and cash donations to assist the people in our community who need a little help around the holidays.

Donations will also be collected at Zehr's at the Pen Centre.

The Port Dalhousie Christmas Market includes unique and local handcrafted products sold from European styled wood cabins, Santa's Vintage Photo Booth, an entertainment stage, carollers, festive food and warm beverages.

Head to Bass Pro for a free photo with Santa, free crafts and free activies and games for the kids