What’s On In December

We are pleased to offer a variety of virtual experiences to bring the magic of a Victorian Christmas right into your home!

These workshops will be live-streamed from select locations in our decorated Heritage Village.

Proceeds from these virtual workshops go directly to the operation of the Village, including maintaining our collection, gardens and heritage buildings as well as the upkeep of our rare and heritage breed animals. Thank you for supporting Black Creek Pioneer Village!


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Virtual Family Workshops

Christmas Cookies
Cost: $24 + HST
Dates & Time: 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. on December 18, 19, 21, 22 & 23

Follow along as our talented educator show you and your family how to bake family-favourite Christmas cookies using recipes from the 19th century.

gingerbread Christmas cookies decorated with icing


To register by phone, call (416) 667-6295 ext. 2.


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Christmas Cheer!

Craft some Victorian-inspired holiday drinks and tasty treats and learn how Christmas was celebrated over 150 years ago!

We are offering two versions of this virtual workshop: one filled with family-friendly activities and drinks, and a second with more grown-up beverages. Both will delve into the stories behind some quintessential holiday traditions.

Glass mug of mulled wine

These virtual workshops, led by a talented costumed educator, will stream to your home, live from our festively decorated Half Way House.

Ingredient lists and instructions on how to join this event on Zoom will be emailed to you after booking.

Family Workshop
Cost: $24 + HST
Dates & Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on December 12 & 23


To register by phone, call (416) 667-6295 ext. 2.

Adult Workshop (Ages 19+)
Cost: $24 + HST
Dates & Time: 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. on December 19 & 23


To register by phone, call (416) 667-6295 ext. 2.


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Holiday Décor Workshops

Christmas Tree & Table Décor
Cost: $24 + HST*
Dates & Time: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on December 18

*Members receive 10% off. Please call Visitor Services at (416) 667-6295 ext. 2 to book.

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at making Victorian trees ornaments, and learn how to use tree trimmings to create a dazzling holiday table display.

Christmas tree decorated with handmade Victorian ornaments

A list of materials, templates, and tools will be supplied in advance of the workshop. Come join and be merry!


To register by phone, call (416) 667-6295 ext. 2.


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Host a Virtual Holiday Party!

Cost: $94.95 + HST*
Dates Available: Wednesdays to Sundays, December 5 to 23
Times: 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. OR 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. (Other start times subject to availability)

*Members receive 10% off.

Book Christmas Cheer! or our Christmas Cookies Festive Family Workshop as a private virtual event for an unlimited number of family and friends!

Book our signature virtual experience Christmas Cheer! for your virtual party for $94.94.

festive holiday drinks made with eggnog

A dedicated costumed educator will lead a fun and festive workshop, making Christmas drinks and exploring the stories behind some quintessential holiday traditions. Top off the experience with a flaming Christmas pudding demonstration.

Recipes and instructions will be provided in advance ahead of your event.

The family-friendly option features non-alcoholic drinks, while the grown-up version will get in to the spirits of the season!


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Interested in booking a different workshop for your virtual event, or have a special request? Contact us at vservices@trca.ca.