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!
Saturday, 12 August 2017 | 10:00 am
The 14th annual Arts Festival returns to the port Hope Farmers’ Market on August 12. The event is a celebration of art, agriculture and community.
Art and Farm vendors will be set up behind Town Hall from 8am until 3pm selling Canadian made and grown products.
Visit Memorial Park between 10am and 3pm for live & local Entertainment from the Bandshell, a summer BBQ, a butter tart showcase, and interactive activities for the kids.
Join Critical Mass Art on August St from 10am -3pm for a mini MEGA Green Street Party. Experience a reinterpreted streetscape and come alive outside!
The ONTour evening concert starts at 6pm, featuring Whitehorse, Kathleen Edwards, Alx Veliz, Melanie Brulee in Memorial Park.
All events are free, outdoors and right in the heart of downtown!
For more information about:
The Arts Festival, visit the event portal https://app.clearevent.com/eventPortal#event/355913f6-0482-4544-87a9-490de842e5f2/home
General Inquiries, 905-885-2004, www.visitporthope.ca.