The holidays are officially upon those in Oxford County. From fantastic holiday events and amazing treats to outdoor fun and more – This is your holiday bucket list! Read on for all the amazing things to do in Oxford County this holiday season. Want more? Check out their full Holiday Bucket List here!
1. Ginger Bread Houses
Every year, Dee-Light’s Bakery crafts beautiful gingerbread houses to be enjoyed by all. Select from a wide range or have them customize for you!
2. Advent Calendars and Real Hot Chocolate from Habitual & Chocolatea
Leave it to true chocolatiers to come up with these splendid holiday treats. We can’t guarantee that’s all you’ll walk out with. Chocolatea and Habitual have you covered.
3. Holiday Treats Bucketlist
If you’re anything like us, you want to try it all. Check out our 2018 Holiday Treats Bucket List.
These Dutch/Belgian treats (also known as Dutchies or smouetbollen) are traditionally eaten on New Year’s Eve. They are however, delicious whenever you eat them. Order them early at Parion’s Farm and Table or get them fresh from Shaker’s Family Restaurant. Call ahead to see when ready.
5. Local Faves Gift Basket
This basket from Dairy Capital Cheese Shoppe has loads of local flavours including Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheese, Jakeman’s Maple Syrup, Nerd Teas and more. Many local Oxford Fresh businesses have a locally sourced basket to keep your holiday season local.
6. Dine at Quehl’s
Quehl’s festive meals are always a treat! Stock up on traditional, hardy holiday meals for dine in or take out.
7. Leaping Deer Fruit Cake
Ordering has begun for fruit cakes from Leaping Deer’s bakery. They will mature nicely for Christmas but be sure to call ASAP as quantities are limited.
8. Christmas Ale
The rumors are true! Upper Thames Brewing Company will have their seasonal holiday ale ready for pour at the end of next week. Talk about a holly jolly Christmas.
9. Truffle Camp
Chocolatea is hosting their newly launched Truffle Camp experience during the holidays. Learn to craft 12 of your own artisan truffles with the chocolatier herself.
10. Cheese Trail Treats
Seriously, the Cheese Trail is kicking things up this holiday season. Check out all of the amazing events on the Cheese Trail or explore by hub in Ingersoll, Woodstock, the south end or by cheese maker.