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Frolic this weekend in Port Coquitlam at Leigh Square, with crafts, music, shopping: starting tonight

Family fun kicks off this afternoon with performances and crafts with festivities continuing Saturday, with a lighting ceremony
Christmas in Leigh Square
Port Coquitlam hosts its winter fair in Leigh Square Nov. 26-27, 2021.

Looking for some family fun this weekend?

Here's the full schedule for Christmas in Leigh Square, running tonight, Friday (Nov. 26) through tomorrow, Saturday (Nov. 27).

 Fri. Nov. 26, 4 – 8 p.m.

• 4-8 p.m. – Performances on the Bandshell – Featuring Santa’s Brass and Collage

• 4-8 p.m. – Hands on crafts for all ages

• 4-7:30 p.m. – New this year — Local craft breweries – Patina Brewing Co. and Tinhouse Brewing Co.

• 4-8 p.m. – Winter Artisan Market – Gift-seekers will find handmade treasures, quality art, fine crafts, food trucks, beverage garden and other refreshments, while enjoying live performances on the bandshell. Admission is free, and more information can be found at

Sat. Nov. 27, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

• 10 a.m.–6 p.m. — Winter Artisan Market continues with food trucks – Oh My Gado, Tornado Potato and Indish Food, hands on crafts. Be sure to take a photo in an old time winter scene by PoCo Heritage, sponsored by the Downtown PoCo BIA.

• 10 a.m.–6 p.m. – Performances on the Bandshell featuring: Ginalina, Beauty Shop Dolls, Silver Chord Choir, TriCity School of Music and Phat Santa Swing

• 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. – Hands on crafts for all ages

• Noon - 5:30 p.m. – Local craft breweries – Patina Brewing Co and Tinhouse Brewing Co

• 1:30-5:30 p.m. – Stop by the city info booth for giveaways and enter to win a city swag gift basket

• 4:45 p.m. – Lighting ceremony at the bandshell: Come together and light up Leigh Square and City Hall

The weekend also kicks off the 9th Annual PoCo Heritage Christmas Tree Festival inviting the public to vote for their favourite tree. The Festival runs until Dec. 17. More info is available at

Downtown Port Coquitlam Business and Improvement Association is the event sponsor.

Here are the public health requirements:

• Masks are required in all public common indoor areas for all people born in 2016 or earlier (5+)

• Proof of double vaccination required for parents and caregivers participating in indoor craft activities

• Proof of vaccination is not required to enter the Winter Artisan Market and for outdoor activities.