Live Nativity Pageant


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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Date and Time:  

  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 - shows at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. 
  • Sunday, December 22, 2019 - shows at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.  

Location and Parking: 

  • Parking at Fairy Lake Park is limited and on a first come, first serve basis
  • Alternate parking options: Riverwalk Commons (200 Doug Duncan Drive)
  • Accessible parking is available at Fairy Lake Park


  • All shows are free to attend. Shows are approximately 15 minutes long. Bleacher seating is available on a first-come first-served basis.

The annual Live Nativity Pageant takes place at Fairy Lake Park presented by the Town of Newmarket and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. A Journey to Bethlehem features a live cast with real animals representing the nativity scene and birth of Jesus Christ as told in the New Testament. Dress warmly as the Pageant takes place outside. 

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, 
please see to register. Volunteer opportunities will be posted in November 2019. 

Thank you to our Community Supporters

Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Sponsored by Cachet Restaraunt + Bar                      

Sponsored by Turf Care

actors acting out the nativity

image of Mary and Joseph walking donkey

image of Mary, Joseph in the stable

image of Guards by the Stable

Photo & Video Release


Media and Town of Newmarket staff will be taking photos and video footage at Town of Newmarket Special Events. These images may be used, re-used and published in news stories, social media and on websites, in addition to distributed to our event partners. 

For more information, please email or call Customer Service at 905- 895-5193.

Support Newmarket's green initiatives by walking, carpooling or taking the bus. 

For up-to-date weather and/or cancellation information for Town-run events, please call the PLAY Hotline 1-877-PLAY936, on the date of the event, two hours prior to the start time. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.