Food & Beverage

Offerings from our local Chefs and Eateries

Holiday themed drinks, dishes and special treats

Browse Our Market

Enjoy gourmet food, authentic holiday drinks, and festive sweets.
Look for a Candy Cane in the window, indicating that they are offering you special pricing and tastes during our Christmas market.

Sheardown's Wine Bar & Cuisine

Chef Christina Sheardown treats everyone who walks through the door with her seasonal local cuisine. She aspires to delight. Situated directly across from the Christmas market, 82 Sykes St N, Meaford.

Extended Event Hours

Christmas On The Bay Special Menu

Day Hours
Thursday, Friday
Saturday, Sunday
11:30am -3:30pm, 4:00pm - 10:00pm
4:00pm - 9:00pm

In addition to our regular Winter Dinner menu we are offering a special lunch menu, including: The Hybrid Burger, made with Meaford-raised beef, Pumpkin Butter Chicken, and many vegan dishes including a falafel wrap or veggie burger. Don’t forget our seasonal cocktail of locally made eggnog with spiced rum! Follow Sheardowns on Facebook and check out our menu at

Franny's Mercato

At Franny’s Mercato, let the food and intimate rustic atmosphere take you back to Italy… it is absolutely delicious.

Come to Franny’s for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch and you could win a $500 gift certificate for catering in your home! Guess the number of candy canes to win.

You will find it directly across from the market, at 78 Sykes St North.

Winter Hours

Day Hours
Wednesday to Saturday
5:00pm - 9:00pm
11:00am - 3:00pm

Pom Pom

Pom Pom is an ice cream scoop shop serving the community one scoop at a time with tasty dairy and plant-based ice creams. Plus, stop by for the best coffee around, house- made baked goods, custom ice cream cakes, candy bags, frozen takeaway meals and an incredibly well-curated selection of books and gifts. We are located at 25 Sykes St North, a mere 2 minute walk from the Christmas market.

Winter Hours

Day Hours
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Friday & Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm

Christmas on the Bay Promotion – Make any purchase in the shop for a chance to win a Pom Pom prize pack. Plus, weekend ice cream, sundae and hot drink features.

Eggcitement Bistro

We are Eggcitement Bistro, located at 16 Nelson St West, just across the street and around the corner from the Christmas market. Less than 100 Georgie steps!

We offer a wide range of breakfast and brunch options from Thursday – Monday 8am-2pm. Our delicious homemade Apple & Pork sausages are proudly made in-house. We have been in business since 2010.

During Christmas On The Bay™ we will be offering daily event specials, and please be sure to check out our colourfully decorated outside for this Christmas season!


Cafe Chai

At Cafe Chai, we take pride in our selection of premium teas, spices, and herbs, which we use to create the perfect chai blend. Whether you prefer a traditional masala chai or a more contemporary flavor, we have something to suit your taste buds.

Located not a 2 minute walk from the market, at 24 Nelson St West, during Christmas On The Bay our bakers will be offering you some very tasty Christmas- themed goodies made especially for the festive season.

Pair your pastry with a latte, cappuccino, coffee, tea etc. for an unbeatable deal! Any pastry/cake and a hot drink for $5.99

Winter Hours

Day Hours
Sunday to Thursday
Friday & Saturday
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 7:00pm

Farm Fresh Markets

Farm Fresh Markets in beautiful downtown Meaford is a small Italian grocer that offers many organic and conventional goods, local produce, and fresh baked goods, plus an amazing full service deli with a vast selection of fine imported meats and cheeses.
Our cook will be preparing some warm, hearty meals to help you get through this busy weekend!
Located not a 2 minute walk from the market, at 42 Sykes St North, during Christmas On The Bay™ you will receive Free Italian Sesame Brittle with any purchase!

Winter Hours

Day Hours
Sunday to Wednesday
Thursday - Saturday
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 7:00pm