Top Ten List to Help Get Your Glow on Salt Spring Island!

This holiday season, Salt Spring Island is the ideal get-away.  Come “Get Your Glow-on!” Escape the hustle and bustle of congested holiday shopping, find the peace of the season and discover boutique shopping, winery tours, galleries, outdoor adventures, dining foodie experiences and a unique destination for the holidays. It also offers some celebrity magic as Canadian celeb singer Valdy share holiday songs with locals and visitors alike.

Salt Spring is home to some of the best craft fairs in BC (and most cozy: picture cedar scented halls, decked with boughs of holly & jolly) packed to the rafters with handcrafted gifts for everyone on your list.  Our island also boasts a unique array of boutique shopping with that rustic charm you are seeking.  Salt Springers also know how to throw a festive party, with highlights such as Santa arriving by float plane and the popular Glowtini contest where island mixologists compete to mix the best locally inspired Christmas cocktail. Top it off with a wide array of tasty and cozy dining options, and a plethora of accommodations ranging from cabins, B&B’s to some of Canada best luxury suites, Salt Spring has you covered this holiday season.  Invite your friends and family to this Gulf Island get-away!

The festivities kick off on November 25th with a host of things to do and enjoy.

To help you “Get Your Glow ON!” here’s our Top 10 list:

1) Bring home a treasured artisan gift at WinterCraft from Nov. 25 to Dec. 22nd

2) Meet the real locals at Beaver Point and Fulford Hall Christmas Craft Fairs – Dec 2nd to 5th

3) Visit Santa at the floatplane dock but only if you’ve been good – Dec. 3rd

4) Get your inner glow on at the Chili Cook-Off Competition – Dec. 3rd

5) Bask in the brightness of the Annual Light Up and carol sing-along – Dec. 3rd

6) Stroll through Ganges Village during Open Late Shop & Social – Dec. 8th

7) Imbibe in a festive holiday cocktail during the famous Glowtini Contest – Dec 8th

8) Do the famed market when the Seasonal Saturday Market – Dec 10th , 17th & 24th

9) Join in the parade of lights around the Ganges Harbour – Sunday, Dec. 18th

10) It’s Merry Monday in Fulford Village – need we say more, okay Valdy! – Dec. 19th

About the Salt Spring Christmas Committee:

The Salt Spring Christmas Committee is comprised of the Island’s retailers, restaurant owners, specialty stores, accommodation providers, local media, non-profit groups, the island’s arts community and the members of the Chamber of Commerce.  Title sponsor for Christmas on Salt Spring is Country Grocer.