Guest Services Experience

The Holly Jolly Lodge

Nov 13 – Dec 24

Upper Canada will have a brand NEW Santa Photo Experience this holiday season, called The Holly Jolly Lodge, opening Tuesday, November 13th.

Plus, check out our list of Holiday activations and events below!

 

SANTA FAST PASS

Little ones won’t sit still? Book now to reserve your spot and skip the line!

Book now!

 

THE HOLLY JOLLY LODGE

The Holly Jolly Lodge will be open at our Lower-Level Centre court on:

November 13-22

Monday-Saturday: 10AM-8PM
Sunday: 11AM-6PM

November 17th

12:30PM – 8PM

November 23-Dec 23

Monday-Saturday: 9AM-9PM
Sunday: 10AM-7PM

December 24
9AM-3PM

Please see a list of photo packages and price list here.
Plus, enjoy complimentary chocolate provided by Purdy’s – the official chocolate of Christmas, at the end of your experience!

 

BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS

We welcome the little ones to join us for their first Christmas! Any babies under the age of 1 will receive a complimentary “E” package from November 13-16, 10AM-8PM, which consists of: One 5×7 Print, One 3×5 Print and Two Wallet Sized Prints.

No voucher is required.
Please visit the Holly Jolly Lodge directly to receive your complimentary “E” package!
Please see a list of photo packages and price list here.

**Fast Pass Not Applicable for Baby’s First Christmas

 

HOLIDAY TREE LOT

Browse through a collection of fresh evergreen trees, decorative holiday planters and wreaths made possible by New Roots Garden Centre.

Pick-up a holiday tree on your way home after some holiday shopping!

Date: Beginning Saturday, November 17
Time: Details coming soon!
Location: Market & Co. Outdoor Lot
Notes: While supplies last

 

KITCHEN & CO. HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

From holiday hosting workshops to outdoor wreath designing, our Kitchen & Co. at Market & Co. is packed with classes and experiences for everyone. Visit here to see the whole calendar!

 

UPPER CANADA MERRY MARKET

The Merry Market will be featuring a curated collection of local, artisanal gifts and goods with holiday craft activations to get you into the holiday spirit! All craft activations will be complimentary and on a first come, first serve basis.

Date: Saturday, December 1-Monday, December 24
Location: Lower-Level Davis Court (Just outside of Garage Clothing & Yogen Fruz)

 

STORY TIME WITH SANTA

Every Tuesday starting on November 13th to December 11th, Santa will read a new holiday story in the Centre Court. All children will have the opportunity to take home the story book afterwards from a random draw!

Come out and enjoy this special, intimate story time with the Santa himself!

Times: 
November 20: 10AM
November 27: 9AM
December 4: 9AM
December 11: 9AM

Location:
Lower Level Centre Court by Boathouse

 

HOLIDAY GIFT WRAPPING

Starting December 1st, there will be a holiday gift wrap station located on the Upper Level just outside of the Food Court. The holiday season is a busy time and what better way to give back to our community by having your gifts professionally wrapped by our dedicated volunteers! Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will go to Community Living Central York’s Happy Heart campaign.

 

SILENT SANTA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AUTISM ONTARIO YORK REGION

In partnership with Autism Ontario York Region, there will be a private Santa photo experience on Saturday, November 17 from 8AM-9:30AM and Sunday, November 18 from 8AM-10AM.

Proceeds will be collected at the brand new Holly Jolly Lodge, benefiting Autism Canada throughout the holidays as well.

Dates:
Saturday, November 17: 8AM-9:30AM
Sunday, November 18: 8AM-10AM

Location:
Lower-Level Centre Court (by Boathouse)

 

PETS WITH PAWS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE OSPCA

Join us at Upper Canada on November 13th and 20th from 6PM-8PM with your furry friends for a photo opportunity with Santa at the new Holly Jolly Lodge!

Proceeds from both evenings will be donated to the OSPCA in York Region.

Dates:
November 20: 6PM-8PM

Location:
Lower-Level, Centre Court (by Boathouse)

 

TOY DONATIONS

The Holly Jolly Lodge will be accepting toy donations in support of Salvation Army and Holiday Heroes, benefiting families in York Region this Holiday Season.

On December 8th-9th from 10AM, Holiday Heroes will be present in Market Court (in front of Market & Co.) with York Regional Police accepting donations and toys in person. Please join us and help bring a smile to a child’s face this holiday season!

 

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