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So much to do in Port Hope!

Port Hope is host to a plethora of festivals and events year round. The new year starts off with the annual dining promotion, Delicious Dates. Spring brings maple syrup time followed by the crazy Float Your Fanny river race. Warmer weather brings garden tours, artisans & craft shows and a variety of unique local events. Canada Day celebrations include a parade, music and entertainment and fireworks. Enjoy fall at the historic Port Hope Fall Fair, annual salmon migration and the Historic House Tour. Christmas in Port Hope is a busy time of year with a festival of trees, lights in Memorial Park, a Candlelight Walk, and Santa Claus parade. Use the Calendar of Events to plan your next visit! 

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Robin Hood: The Panto

Thursday, 09 November 2017 | 2:00 pm - Saturday, 23 December 2017

Enjoy Robin Hood: The Panto at the Capitol Theatre in Port Hope, 20 Queen Street. Family version at 2pm, Naughty version at 8pm (on select days - visit website for details). 905-885-1071, info@capitoltheatre.com, www.capitoltheatre.com We (loosely) follow the British tradition of pantomime theatre…

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Capitol Christmas: A Festival of Lights and Trees

Sunday, 12 November - Monday, 18 December 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents A Festival of Lights and Trees, 20th anniversary The Capitol will be all decked out in thousands of lights, with beautifully decorated trees available to be won by raffle. 905-885-1071, 1-800-434-5092, www.capitoltheatre.com. *viewing schedule to be confirmed– visit…

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Harvest of Christmas Delights

Friday, 17 November 2017 | 7:00 pm - Sunday, 19 November 2017

At 4749 County Road 2 in the Village of Welcome. Contact Kathryn McHolm at 905-753-2196, kathrynsgarden@nexicom.net. Friday evening a candlelit pathway to a harvest of artist/artisan gifts. Show continues on Saturday and Sunday along with "Gathering of the Greens" boughs, berries and dried materials…

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Haute Goat Open House Wine and Cheese Tasting

Saturday, 18 November 2017 | 11:00 am - Sunday, 19 November 2017

Featurning Closson Chase Wines of Prince Edward County, Centre & Main Chocolates of Warkworth, Old Mill Alpacas and of course, Haute Goat! Saturday November 18 and Sunday November 19th 11am-3pm.    

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Moonlight Madness

Friday, 24 November 2017

Downtown merchants throw their doors open on November 24th until 10pm (or later) and offer shoppers the best deals before Christmas! The streets are bustling with shoppers and horse & carriage rides. This evening also coordinates with the Candlelight Walk, which lights up the main street and park…

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Candlelight Christmas Walk & Lighting Ceremony

Friday, 24 November 2017 | 7:00 pm

Candlelight Christmas Walk and Lighting Ceremony. The walk begins at 7pm at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 155 Walton St. and continues to Memorial Park. Participants and spectators alike will sing along to carols as the candlelight procession makes its way down Walton Street. Bring your own lantern or receive…

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