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Bronte BIA Annual Christmas Treelighting & Program 2013

Bronte- Christmas-2013-300x600Bronte Village’s Annual Tree Lighting

& Dancing With Santa

Saturday, November 23 – 4-6:30pm

brought to you by the Merchants of the Bronte BIA   

Bundle up, bring a chair and your camera, and come down to Centriller Square on Lakeshore Rd. (opposite Sobey’s at Centriller Square Plaza).  Experience the mirth and merriment of an old-fashioned Bronte Christmas during our Bronte Village’s Annual Open House & Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 23, from 4-6:30.

Explore, celebrate, shop and dine in Bronte Harbour Village.

From 4:00 pm, gather the family at Centriller Square to visit and take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Enjoy the sounds of the holidays, courtesy of Audioman’s Retro Rock Lounge. Capture the magic with photos of your children in Santa’s lap or dancing with Santa for that once in a lifetime memory. Where do kids get to dance with Santa? In Bronte. Enjoy festive treats from Denninger’s Foods of the World and from other participating Bronte BIA businesses.

Take time to shop some great early sales and warm up indoors at one of Bronte’s excellent eateries with mulled cider, festive treats or whatever your heart desires.

Be in best voice to enjoy live performances from the young people from Stage It Performing Arts Studio, a multi-disciplinary performing arts studio located in Oakville Ontario. The studio offers production programs in Musical Theatre and courses in Dance, Voice, Pop Music and Acting.

At approximately 5:30pm. join in carolling with the magnificent acapella voices of the 60+ person Tempus Choral Society. Directed by Brian Turnbull, the chorus repertoire features a variety of music from Jazz to Sacred.

Tempus will lead us up to greetings from BIA Chair Mary Roberts, Mayor Rob Burton and other special guests.  

Round out the merriment by raising your voice in happy chorus with the Tempus Choral Society to sign to the countdown to the tree lighting, officially ringing in the holiday season in Bronte Village.


The Bronte BIA Board of Directors wishes to thank the following supporters who have contributed to this year’s event. Their community support is much appreciated. Special thanks go to our sponsors and community partners: 

TD Canada Trust Bronte Branch for their sponsorship of the gorgeous Christmas TreeTD Logo

 Audioman-RetroRock Lounge – Audio and Lighting

Merchant supporters, Denninger’s Foods of the World – complimentary tasty treats

Logistics Support/Volunteers:

Bob Moskal-Santa’s Tree Farm on Lakeshore Rd. W.,  The Town of Oakville, First Choice Upholstery and the Bronte Village Mall Management Office.

We welcome a new business to our event this year –  Brown Dog Bootleg Cafe who will be offering their famous deep fried apple fritters on a complimentary basis to our guests at the event from a food truck while they complete their construction in the former Licks Location at Centriller Sq.   You are in for a treat. Brown Dog opens soon.


Please think about your local community before you run out to shop. Shop the Neighbourhood. These merchants have invested their livelihoods in your community. Support them! Think Local First. 

visit:     for Big Deals/Prizes!

Visit for more information and a complete alphabetical and categorical listing of Bronte BIA merchants and information about events.


For more information contact:  Ann Sargent, Bronte BIA (905) 825-3258 or


Bronte BIA Annual Tree Lighting & Carol Sing

Saturday, November 23 – 4-6:30 pm



LOCATION: Centriller Square
South side Lakeshore Rd. West. Middle of
block between Jones St. and Bronte Rd.

4:00 start

Holiday Favourites
(recorded music)

DJ Stylings of Audioman-Retro Rock Lounge

4:00 on

Santa & Mrs. Claus
Take Your Photos On Santa’s Lap

Dance with Santa Opportunities to capture a wonderful memory of your child with Bronte’s special Santa.

5-5:30 pm

Stage It Performing Arts

Live performances


Tempus Choral Society

Live choir      

Finishes 7pm

Tree Lighting Countdown

Check out 2012

*Times and performers subject to change without notice.


Tree Lighting Performers Nov. 23   (see list of performers below)



Emily               Burdette

Amaya             Commisso

Brooklyn         Cullen

Spencer           Festeryga

Abigail             Green

Veronica          Johnson

Olivia               Morton

Collin               Puigmarti

Samantha          Taylor

Jemma              Yates

Sophia              Falico

Hayley             Festeryga

Laura                Johnson

Claire               Kinsella

Megan              McConnell

Taylor              McConnell

Keelan              McVay

Keira                Reeves

Aiden               Rohacek

Rachel              Smith

Kayla               Spero

Allison             Stanton

Madison           Donohoe

Courtney          Dorington

Rachel              Fuller

Skylar               LaDoucer

Isabella             Lecomte

Christopher       Martell

Sophie              McNamee

Krizia               Natale

Ben                  Penhale

Tehya               Silberman

Charlie             Stanton

Claire               Thornton

Nadia               Zbogar

Kyra                 Balogh

Callum             Challis

Julia                 Farronato

Maya                Fink

Melissa            Hudson

Tom                 Impey

Alex                 Loe

Adrian              Marcheesano

Paige                McGowan

Cole                 Murdoch

Andriana          Ozymtchak

Sheridan           Russell

Marina             Salis

Katie                Schamel