Celebrate Christmas with us!

December 1, 2 and 3, 2023


The event is back! Come and celebrate the holiday season with your family and friends by taking part in the various activities put on by the Recreation Department.

Santa and his guests will be in Chelsea for a weekend of magic and fun.


Start the weekend with a celebration! Attend the tree lighting and meet Santa Claus and his special guests. A festive atmosphere awaits you.


When: Friday, December 1st, 2023

Where: Soccer field at the corner of Chemin de l'Hôtel de Ville and Chemin d'Old Chelsea

Hours: 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.



  • Food trucks (Be sure to bring cash) :
    • Chez Wally - snack bar style
    • Ferme Thuya - homemade pizzas
    • La Guimauverie - deserts and hot beverages
    • Distillerie du Square - beers and cocktails
  • Dance floor with music and entertainment
  • Outdoor games for all:
    • Giant pong ball
    • Animated course with the Paw Patrol


6:30 p.m.: Tree lighting

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.: Meetings and pictures with Santa Claus


Parking available at:

  • Town Hall (100 Chemin d'Old Chelsea)
  • Chelsea Elementary School (74 Chemin d'Old Chelsea)
  • Curling des Collines (104 Chemin d'Old Chelsea)
  • Chemin de l'Hôtel de Ville

This year, the parade lights up! Santa and his guests will parade down the roads in the evening on colorful floats. They'll be spreading the magic of Christmas with residents along a 3.4 km route.

You're invited to welcome them warmly along the route.

Children can hand in their letters to Santa's elves during the parade.


When: Saturday, December 2nd, 2023

Hours: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Parade route:

5:00 p.m.: Departure from the municipal garage (119 Chemin Scott)

  • Chemin Scott towards Chemin d'Old Chelsea
  • Chemin d'Old Chelsea to Chemin de l'Hôtel de Ville
  • Chemin de l'Hôtel de Ville
  • Chemin d'Old Chelsea to Chemin Cecil
  • Chemin Cecil to Meredith Centre

6:00 p.m.: Arrival at Meredith Centre (23 Chemin Cecil)


Parking available at:

  • La Cigale (14 Chemin Scott)
  • École du Grand-Boisé (135 Chemin Scott)

  • Centre des visiteurs du parc de la Gatineau (33 Chemin Scott)

  • Town hall (100 Chemin d’Old Chelsea)
  • Meredith Center (23 Chemin Cecil)


The activity is fully booked.

The celebrations continue at the Meredith Centre with ice skating. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to skate with Santa and his friends!

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023

Where: Meredith Centre indoor ice rink (23 Chemin Cecil)

Hours: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Places available: 80 participants



Please note that registration is mandatory for this activity.

The Partage Chelsea Share organization invites you to its annual Christmas musical concert! Two performances are offered on Saturday, December 2, 2023:

  • 2:00 p.m.
  • 7:30 p.m.

Funds raised will support Le Grenier des Collines and A.C.R.E organizations.




With family or friends, visit the Christmas market to discover local exhibitors and artisans, or to start your holiday shopping.

Over 30 booths will be on-site to offer you a variety of products.


When: Sunday, December 3, 2023

Where: La Fab sur Mill (8 Chemin Mill)

Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


  • Over 30 local artisans and exhibitors
  • Street trucks:
    • Chez Wally - snack bar style
    • Ferme Thuya - homemade pizzas
    • Café Lilly Bean - Mexican food
    • Distillerie du Square - beers and cocktails
  • Letters to Santa: a letterbox will be on site for children wishing to send a letter to Santa.

Parking available at:

  • CLSC de Chelsea (490 Route 105)
  • Chelsea Freshmart (528 Route 105)


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