Small Town Charm & One-of-a-Kind Finds

Discover rural charm and one-of-a-kind holiday shopping in Headwaters. From quaint Christmas clad main streets and shops, to galleries filled with unique treasures, visitors are bound to find the perfect gift for everyone on their list while enjoying the countryside of Central Counties.

Explore the Town of Erin, located in south-west Headwaters. The holidays come alive in this rural village with the annual Window Wonderland unveiling that welcome visitors for the entire season. Shop, dine and celebrate the holidays as you stroll down Main Street. With a local toy shop, clothing stores offering the latest in fashion and accessories, traditional bakeries, a chocolatier, and cozy cafés, you can check off your Christmas list and enjoy at taste of the holidays Headwater’s style.

Window Wonderland ErinAlton Mill Art Centre should be on the list of anyone looking to give the art-lover in your life the perfect gift. Tucked away in the hamlet of Alton, Alton Mill Arts Centre is host to Christmas Markets at the Mill, as well as Christmas photos with the Grinch. The historic, award-winning Mill is alive with holiday spirit and creativity, with more than 25 resident artists and guest artists selling their art and wares throughout the season.

Wrap up the day of holiday shopping by heading up to Hockley Valley. Visitors will find unique gift picks at the Hockley General Store, including snuggy scarves and socks, gourmet pantry goods, inspiring cookbooks and cookware. Be sure to stop by Adamo Estate Winery while you’re in Hockley; find the perfect bottle (or two) for that wine lover on your list, as well as Adamo swag and quality pantry staples.