Oh! Christmas Tree!

Non Profit

Silent Auction

From November 14 to December 16, support your favorite non profit organizations by bidding in a silent auction on Decorated Christmas Trees, sponsored by and located at these participating  Sussex Downtown financial institutions.

BMO - Sussex & Area Early Intervention 

RBC -              Sussex Valley Volunteer Assoc

Bayview Credit Union - Big Brothers Big Sisters

Scotia Bank -   Sussex Vale Transition House  

TD Canada Trust    -    Sussex & Area Crisis Pregnancy Center   

Scrooge’s Breakfast

Saturday morning between 9:00am and 10:00am, tempt your taste buds on an authentic Victorian Menu and join in the fun while awaiting a visit from Mr. Scrooge at

Lily's Purple Hat Café, 625 Main Street.



Text Box: Dickens Clues Contest Join the fun and pick up your Dickens Clues Contest Sticker sheets from any participating downtown merchants before Saturday, Dec 3rd, when from10:00am until 12:00pm you can search for clues. Fill your clues sheet with stickers, and have your name entered in a draw to ride with Mr. Scrooge in the Sussex Christmas Parade on Saturday Evening. While waiting for the draw, drop by Cowtown Market for a Wreath Making Demonstration, and purchase your Christmas Wreath. As you check out the many specials in downtown shops, fill out a free ballot for the Annual Christmas Basket Draw, and enjoy free hot apple cider and treats from participating downtown merchants. Top off your day with real nostalgia and take a Horse Drawn Carriage Ride passing by the many historic sites of the streets of Downtown Sussex. (proceeds from Carriage Rides will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters).
 Text Box: Scrooge is Coming to Town!
Text Box: Official Tree Lighting 
Ceremony The Sussex Downtown Business Association and Mayor Ralph Carr, invite you to join us for the Official Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday Evening. Jack Wedge, President of the Sussex Downtown Business Association, will join Mayor Ralph Carr in the opening ceremony. Join in the caroling and an evening of fun and nostalgia as the we light up the downtown. The merchants will be competing in a White Candlelight and Lantern Decorating Contest. As you stroll about the downtown have your shoes shined by the Shoe Shine Boy. Get a real feel for what was happening right here in Downtown Sussex 100 years ago by picking up a copy of a 100 Year Old Newspaper from the Newspaper Boys stationed throughout the downtown (proceeds will go to a needy family).
 Olde Tyme Christmas
Don’t miss the Olde Tyme Christmas Craft Demonstrations, Friday Evening and Saturday Afternoon. For details and a schedule of demonstrations, contact Cindy Macaulay at:

Don’t miss !!!

The  Sussex Christmas Parade

Saturday Evening, Dec. 3rd, 2005.

This years theme is:

Christmas Around the World

Sponsored By:             CJCW, Sussex  Mall

JCI Sussex Valley, Town of Sussex

  & Car Quest Sussex


December 2nd & 3rd

For Details on the Sussex Downtown           Olde Tyme Christmas Promotion

 and Sussex Downtown Merchant Specials, log onto our Web Site:  sussexdowntown.com

Crafter’s Vineyard at 433-8118

Sussex Downtown          Olde Tyme Christmas Promotion