Rekindle the Spirit of Christmas - Downtown Rossland

December 2 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Come join us in downtown Rossland for the 23rd Annual Rekindle the Spirit of Christmas!

Explore our unique shops and enter to win the Wagonload of Gifts courtesy of our downtown businesses. Stay for a bite to eat at one of our friendly cafes or restaurants. 

Bring the family! We'll have carollers, live music, visits with Santa, the Reindeer Prance parade, Christmas tree sales and the lighting of our 30 foot Christmas tree!

Wander the downtown and visit the street market featuring artisans, food vendors and the fundraising activities of many of our local non-profits.

Check out the schedule below or print the schedule attached at the bottom of this page. 


10 am – 4 pm

Retailers open! Drop in to participating retailers and fill in a ballot to win a Wagonload of Gifts courtesy of our downtown merchants  - no purchase necessary!  Wagonload of Gifts to be drawn at 4 pm at Christmas Tree lighting.

Visit these shops to enter:


·         Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company

·         Revolution Cycles & Service

·         Butch Boutry Ski Shop

·         Spa Caldera

·         Bear Country Kitchen

·         Kootenay Gateway

·         Legacy Gifts & Brew Shop

·        Out of the Cellar

·        Revival Boutique

·        Curiosity Clothing & Gifts




10 am – 4 pm

Street market featuring artisans, food vendors and fundraisers by local non-profits.  Includes Sweet Dreams Cakery, Lars Art, Golden City Quilters quilt raffle, Seven Summits hot chocolate booth, Rwanda baking & card sale,  Pathfinder gingerbread sales, Sarah Elizabeth Fibreworks and more!

10 am – 4 pm

Free fat bike demos at Revolution Cycles & Service

10 am – 4 pm

Thrift Store Toy Sale

10am – 4 pm

Sausages, hotdogs & hot drinks from Golden City Lions in Harry Lefevre Square.

11am – 3 pm

Visit The Josie’s store front for great giveaways, fresh gingerbread cookies and enter to win  a 3-Course dinner for two at the new restaurant in the Josie Hotel (Opening January 23, 2018)

10am – 4 pm

Hooper Bakery doing sales in Mountain Muse.

10 am – 3:30 pm

Stephanie Gauvin Gallery - Customer appreciation draw for an original Painting. Come to 2070 Washington to enter.  Draw at Christmas tree lighting.  You must be present to win. 

10 -11 am

Yoga at Madhu Collective by food donation to the Food Bank.

11 am

The Eagles will be selling chili in front of their building.

11 – 4 pm

Live elf window display at Revival Boutique

11 – 11:45  am

Free beginners yoga at Mindful Mountain Yoga

11:30 - 3:30 pm

Books & Sweets. Stories & Treats: Baking, Books & Hot Chocolate at the Rossland Public Library

11:30 am

NDCU’s annual Seniors Luncheon at the Rossland Legion

12 pm

Kids story reading at Goldrush Books with Phil Loosley

12 – 2 pm

Kids crafts with the Rossland Museum team  at Bombshack.

1 pm

Join the Reindeer Prance and Santa Parade down the main street to the Library.   Meet at Esling Park.  Don’t forget your reindeer antlers! 

1 pm - 3:30pm

Visit with Santa at the Rossland Library. Have your photos taken with Santa by Dogwood Photography. $10 and digital image will be emailed to you.

1 – 6 pm

6th annual Alley Cat Glassworks Sale! Light snacks and refreshments will be served. 1-6 pm 1855 Earl St., Rossland

2 pm

Golden City Fiddlers perform in the Rossland Legion (all ages event)

3 pm

Carol Sing at the Legion lead by Rossland Light Opera Carollers (all ages event)

3:30 pm

Glee Club Choir performs at the Rossland Legion (all ages event)

4 pm - 4:30pm

Christmas Tree Lighting in Henry Lefevre Square with the RLOP carolers

4:15 pm

Announcement of the winners of the Rekindle Colouring Contest. 

Draw for the Wagon Full of Gifts . Held in Harry Lefevre Square.  Visit any participating retailers for your free ballot. 

Draw for Stephanie Gauvin painting - enter to win at Stephanie Gauvin’s studio.  You must be present to win. 


Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: Downtown Rossland
Address: Columbia Ave, Rossland