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Magical Holiday Experience in the Kawartha Lakes (just outside the GTA)

Updated: Nov 20, 2023

Ready to experience an authentic country Christmas out of the city!? Join Us for a Magical Holiday Experience on November 26th at Ennismore Ontario's Hallmark Christmas Extravaganza!

NOV 25th OPEN to the PUBLIC!





NOV 26th

  • Family Christmas Photo Sessions with a Santa Surprise!

  • Get Festive with a Christmas Floral Arrangement Workshop!

  • Explore a Winter Wonderland at Our Christmas Market!

  • Cozy Up on Wagon Rides and Fireside Warmth, with Complimentary Cookies and Hot Chocolate!

Hallmark Christmas Experience just outside the GTA

Welcome to South Cross Homestead, nestled in the heart of Ennismore, Ontario, where the holiday spirit comes alive in a Hallmark-worthy Christmas Experience! This year, on November 26th, we invite you to be part of something truly magical that promises unforgettable moments for families and friends alike.

Capture the Magic: Family Portraits with Mary Zita Payne and Nicole Wunderlich

Family Christmas Portrait
Family Christmas Portraits close to Toronto

Kick off your day with family portraits by Mary Zita Payne and Nicole Wunderlich. Amidst our festively adorned century-old home, let these two capture candid and authentic moments that will become cherished memories.

Surprise Guest: Santa Claus Joins Your Photoshoot!

Picture the sheer delight on your family's faces when Santa Claus himself unexpectedly joins your photoshoot! This delightful surprise adds an extra layer of magic to your day and makes for a truly unforgettable photo op.

Craft Your Holiday Masterpiece with Sanctuary Flower Field

Join Kelly from Sanctuary Field inside the cozy Honey Shed for aChristmas-themed dry floral arrangement workshop. Kelly will guide you in crafting your very own festive table centerpiece using locally sourced dried florals and greenery. Take home your seasonal masterpiece and immerse yourself in the scents and colors of the holidays.

Shop for Unique Treasures at Our Christmas Market

While mom channels her creativity, explore our Christmas market showcasing the talents of local vendors, artisans, and crafters. Here, you can unearth one-of-a-kind gifts, ornate ornaments, and hidden treasures - the perfect place to find a special something for mom while supporting small businesses.

Sip, Savor, and Cozy Up

Indulge in the warmth of the season with complimentary hot beverages and homemade cookies that will surely delight your taste buds. For a different kind of warmth, take a leisurely wagon ride and gather around toasty fires, adding to the festive atmosphere that defines the holiday season.

Save the Date: November 26th

Mark your calendars for this extraordinary Hallmark Christmas Experience. To secure your, follow the link to our booking page.

South Cross Homestead is your destination for creating cherished memories and experiencing holiday magic in the heart of Ennismore, Ontario. We can't wait to share this enchanting day with you and your loved ones. Join us on November 26th for a celebration of the season you won't soon forget!

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