December 03 2017

Christmas Magic in Rosemère

ROSEMÈRE, Tuesday, November 21, 2017– December 8-10, Christmas magic will be settling into downtown Rosemère, with the Christmas market and festivities. This event, organized by the Town of Rosemère, in cooperation with Place Rosemère and Jeunesse Action Rosemère, will be taking place mainly at Memorial Community Centre. Rosemère families, come one, come all to take part in this festive activity in order to launch the holiday season.   

The Christmas market will be opening at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 8 at the Memorial Community Centre, 202 Grande-Côte Road. Starting at 6:15 p.m., residents will have a chance to get their torches for the traditional walk that will get under way at 7 p.m. in the train station parking lot. The walkers will head for the Memorial Community Centre to mark the official opening of these festivities. Visitors who would like to warm up to the familiar holiday tunes or come and check out the exhibitors' stands at the market, will be treated to music and other entertainment. Please note that due to this event, Grande-Côte Road will be closed to motor vehicle traffic 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., from Couture Street to Labelle Boulevard.  

During the weekend, visitors will have a chance to take advantage of a wide range of activities that have been planned and are bound to please children and grown-ups. On Saturday, December 9, at the Memorial Community Centre, Rosemerites will have the opportunity to go and meet Santa, in a musical atmosphere created by the Orchestre symphonique des jeunes de Rosemère. For children, there will be two presentations of the show Le génie de Noël—11 a.m. and 1 p.m.—by Les Fabulateurs. There will also be two choir performances, one by the Petit Chœur de Rosemère at 2 p.m., and the other at 7:30 p.m., at Sainte-Françoise-Cabrini church. As for the market, it will be open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will feature some twenty exhibitors who will be offering a wide variety of local products, such as sweets, jewellery, beauty products, accessories and decorations of all kinds.   

And lastly, the market will open on Sunday, December 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and the Rosemère Big Band will be closing the festivities with a musical performance at Sainte-Françoise-Cabrini church, starting at 4 p.m.   

Eric Westram, the Mayor of Rosemère, is inviting Rosemerites to participate in the festivities during this special weekend. "The walk and the Christmas festivities are events that provide an opportunity to bring residents together to discover beautiful products presented by the exhibitors at the market, some of whom are local crafts workers. I am inviting the population to join us at this festive event, which is a well-known tradition in Rosemère and which will give everyone a chance to enjoy the magic of the holiday season," added the Mayor.   

Click here to see the full program of this event. 


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Source: Town of Rosemère


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