Events & More

Sombra, Ontario Sponsors


Ansell's Mementos & Gifts

59 King St.


Barnacle Bills Beach Shop


Blue Water Ferry


It Tastes So Good Bakery

154 King Street


Pic n Pay

St. Clair & King Street


Riverview Restaurant

3465 St. Clair Parkway

519-892-3311


Sombra Museum


The Aft Cabin Restaurant
167 King Street
519-892-3651


The Bakers Affair


The Ice Cream Shack

3488 St. Clair Parkway


Three Sisters Gallery

3486 St. Clair Parkway

519-892-3934


Wildly Delish Restaurant / Wildly Unique B & B & Giftshop

156 King Street

519-998-2435

Merrytime Magic Sponsors


Anita's Riverfront Grill

341 S. Water Street

Big River Antiques
306 S. Water Street


Good Natured Gardens

312 S. Water Street


Maple Landscaping

214 S. Belle River Road


The Mariner
430 S. Water Street


The Inn on Water Street

554 S. Water Street


The Sweet Tooth

312 S. Water Street


Vera Grace Emporium

229 Broadway

Merrytime  Rockin' Reindeer Sponsors


Crazy Cousin Cupcakes & More

102 Broadway


FB Packaging & Shipping Center

420 S. Water Street


Harbor Health Home Care

1100 DeGurse


H & R Block

6736 River Road


Marine City Music & Collectibles

302 S. Water Street


Roasted with Perks

218 Water Street


Merrytime

Maker Sponsors


2 Thirty Five

235 Broadway


Bayside Tanning

515 South Parker


Blue Pike Cantina
152 S. Water Street


The Corner Grocery

339 Fairbanks


Earthstar Wisdom

226 S. Water Street


FB Package & Shipping Center

420 S. Water Street


Gar's Restaurant & Lounge

142 S. Water Street


Great Lakes Arts & Antiques


Lumberjack

716 Chartier


Marine City Banquet Center

6385 King Road


Marine City Gunsmith

338 Fairbanks


Nepenthe

338 S. Water Street


Over the Toekick

102 Broadway


Riviera Restaurant

475 S. Water Street


The Lazy Llama

214 Broadway


The Little Bar
321 Chartier


Tranquility Salon & Spa
201 Broadway St.


Water Street Antiques

412 S. Water Street


Waterway Books

160 S. Water Street

Merrytime Christmas begins at 10 am. Pick up Goodie Bags (limited to 500, one per family) & Map at Newport Realty located at 480 S. Water Street, courtesy of the Marine City Area Chamber of Commerce.


Drop off your completed map to the Mariner Theater (430 S. Water) for a chance to win a Marine City Gift Basket!

Old Newsboys Annual Craft Fair with Famous Joe Dogs - Marine City Banquet Center


Craft Show & Bake Sale at the Lion's Club with crafts for kids 9 am - 5 pm

​545 Ward Street


Carolers in the Street - Courtesy of Riverbank Theatres

1:00 - 1:30 & 5:00 - 5:30


Guitarist & Vocalist Jimmy Deheno

3:30 - 4:30 at The Lazy Llama

5:00 - 6:00 at Roasted With Perks


MARINE CITY FOOTBALL PLAYERS caroling at Old City Hall ~ 5:00 pm


Gift Wrapping courtesy of H & R Block at Over The Toekick beginning at 11 am - 4 pm

​102 Broadway


Give-A-Ways at local businesses & gift certificates available


Christmas Con - Marine City will be filled with Christmas Characters

Photo Shoot @ 4 pm in Drake Park


Shopping at local stores in Marine City & Sombra, Ontario


Dining at local restaurants in Marine City and Sombra, Ontario

Take a tractor drawn wagon ride and discover Marine City or travel across the St. Clair River to Sombra. Sponsored by Vandenbossche Farms & HAPTEEM


SANTA CLAUS: Photos with Santa at The Sweet Tooth

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


ELSA & OLAF at The Sweet Tooth from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Blue Pike Cantina : Lighting of the Wine Bottle Tree


Captain David Lester House is open for mini tours 11 am - 5 pm ($3.00 admission)

Riverbank Theatre - A Christmas Carol ~ 7:30 pm


Mariner Theater ~ It's A Wonderful Life, 7:00 pm


Harper House CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAY

520 S. Main Street


Tractor drawn wagon shuttles with stops at Marine City Banquet Center, The Lion's Club, Parker & Broadway, Newport Realty, Broadway & Market, The Little Bar & The Water Works courtesy ofVandenbossche Farms & HAPTEEM




  • Jimmy Deheno vocalist & guitarists at Roasted with Perks & The Lazy Llama
  • Celtic Christmas Music at Roasted with Perks 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Carolers courtesy of The Riverbank Theatres
  • 4:00 pm ~ Christmas Con Photo Shoot - Drake Park
  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm ~ Complimentary gift wrapping at Over The Toekick courtesy of H & R Block
  • 5:00 ~ Old City Hall Gazebo - Marine City Football Caroling
  • Carolers in the Street - Courtesy of Riverbank Theatres 1:00 - 1:30 & 5:00 - 5:30
  • Guitarist & Vocalist Jimmy Deheno ~ 3:30 - 4:30 at The Lazy Llama and 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Roasted With Perks




Merrytime Christmas

Merrytime Christmas in Marine City / Sombra is a citywide celebration of an old-fashioned river town Christmas. Your journey begins at Newport Realty (480 S. Water Street), where you can pick up your goodie bag filled information and surprises from our local businesses and restaurants as well as your map. 

We will have music in the streets, carolers caroling and music playing. What would Christmas be without a photo with Santa? He will be here too! Elsa & Olaf will also be available for photos! We will have crafts for the kids and goodies for the adults. Stroll through our streets and visit our unique shops and restaurants. They will be open with surprises galore. Many of our local businesses will have gift certificates available that make great Christmas gifts.

Visit the Captain David Lester House to learn more about Marine City’s rich ship building history. Take a historic home tour on a tractor drawn wagon, which begins at Old City Hall. 


See the Christmas classic movie It's A Wonderful Life at the Mariner Theater or A Christmas Carol at the Riverbank Theatre.  Pick up a famous Jo Dog at the Old Newsboys Craft Show from 10 am to 5 pm at the Marine City Banquet Centet. Proceeds are used to ensure that no child goes without a Christmas. 

For more information visit please call the Marine City Area Chamber of Commerce at 810-765-4501.