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Year-round the Town of Paradise hosts an array of events. Seasonal events are planned throughout the year which offer residents and visitors an opportunity to celebrate and enjoy the community spirit of Paradise. The two main festivals for the Town are Snow and Ice, the annual Winter Carnival in Paradise held in February and SunSplash Paddle In Paradise, the summer celebration held annually in August.

For a complete listing of community events and activities taking place in Paradise, visit our Calendar.

Fall Events

Some of the great activities and events that we have comming up for fall 2018 include:

Paradise International Food Fest: November 18

Date: Sunday, November 18

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Paradise Double Ice Complex- Resource Centre A

This expo includes 30 vendors serving food from around the world. It showcases and promotes cultural diversity in our communities through local and international food. Expect cuisine from many countries such as India, Syria, Nigeria, the Caribbean, Iran, Canada, China, Pakistan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Iraq, the Philippines, Lebanon, and more! Admission is $4 at the door and free for children 12 and under. For more information, please call 709-782-6290 or email.

Brunch and Pictures with Santa: December 2

Date: Sunday, December 2 


  1. 8:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

  2. 10:10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  3. 11:40 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  4. 1:10 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Paradise Double Ice Complex

Cost: $6 for adults and $4 for children

Don't miss your chance to get a picture with Santa! Kings Photography will be on site to process pictures instantly. There will also be face painting and bouncy castle rides. 

Tickets for Brunch and Pictures with Santa will be available at the Paradise Double Ice Complex on Friday, November 23, 2018, and must be purchased before the event on December 2. Please not that tickets are only available for purchase in person.

Christmas Tree Lighting and Ticket Raffle: December 2

Date: Sunday, December 2 

Time:  4 p.m raffle and 6 p.m. for tree lighting activities

Location: Paradise Double Ice Complex

The Kin Club is holding its Christmas Raffle  on December 2 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the main foyer of the Paradise Double Ice Complex. Tree lights go on at 6:15 p.m. illuminating the lobby. There is free hot chocolate for everyone! The Ta Da Choir and members from the Paradise Arts Committee will be on site to perform Christmas Carols. For more information, please call 782-6290 or email.

Annual Christmas Parade: December 9

The 2018 Christmas Paradise is going ahead today, Sunday, December 9. See you there!


Date: Sunday, December 9

Time: 1 p.m.

Location: Starts at Paradise Elementary School on Karwood Drive, moves up Topsail Road, and finishes at the Paradise Double Ice Complex.

If you’re hoping to see Santa Clause before he heads back to the North Pole to finish getting ready for Christmas, join us for the Town of Paradise Annual Christmas Parade!

All parade entries must be registered before Day, Date. Before entering the parade, you must show proof of individual insurance. For more information, please call 709-782-6290 or email.

Please note: There are road closures and delays from 12:55 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Parade day.


Paradise Arts Committee

Christmas Ornament Making Workshops: November 18, 25
Date: November 18 and 25

Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Paradise double Ice Complex

Jill Moores will work with children and their parents to explore that art of making Christmas ornaments. What better way to get in to the Christmas spirit! Two workshops will be held and participants will be invited to hang their creations on the Town Christmas Tree or bring them home.

Christmas Sing Along with the Quintessential Vocal Ensemble: December 15
Join the Paradise Arts Community for a Christmas sing along with  members of the Quintessential Vocal Ensemble! Family and friends are invited to get into the spirit by listening or singing along with those well known holiday songs! Pop on by the Paradise Double Ice Complex foyer next to the Christmas tree Dec 15th at noon! Free of charge and enjoy while sipping a hot cup of cocoa!


Community groups or event organizers can also submit events to appear in our Community Calendar.