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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! 

Upcoming Events


Jonas and Barry In The Home at Capitol Theatre

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | 2:00 pm - Sunday, 22 April 2018

Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St. Port Hope

The hilarious, hit play by Canada’s most popular playwright, Norm Foster.  Two retirees search for friendship, love and happiness in an assisted living home.  We follow the story of Jonas and Barry in two very different places of their lives while trying to keep it interesting. This…

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Float Your Fanny Down The Ganny

Saturday, 21 April 2018 | 10:00 am

Barrett St. Bridge and Cavan St. Port Hope

Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny is a 10km race along the Ganaraska River to commemorate the 1980 flood that devastated Port Hope's downtown area, and celebrate the community spirit and resilience that rose in the face of this natural disaster. Centered around the finish area at Barrett Street Bridge…

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50th Anniversary of Ganaraska Hiking Trail

Saturday, 21 April 2018 | 8:30 am

Various Locations, 56 Queen St. Port Hope

The Ganaraska Hiking Trail officially opened on April 21st 1968. This trail system is 500km long and is used for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing! This year is the 50th anniversary of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association, and to celebrate they are hosting a series of events starting April…

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Haute Goat Farm Life Series: Keeping Chickens, Geese and Ducks

Sunday, 22 April 2018 | 11:00 am

Haute Goat Farm, 1166 5th Line, Newtonville

So you're thinking of buying some poultry/waterfowl.  And you've got all sorts of questions.  This super informative 2 hour workshop, led by acclaimed Heritage breeder Colin Davis of Apricot Valley will answer most of them before you make the leap.  He will cover such things as: * what's…

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ACO Auction & Tag Sale

Sunday, 22 April 2018 | 9:30 am

Town Park Recreation Centre, 62 McCaul St. Port Hope

14th Annual ACO Auction & Tag Sale! 9:30am: Gardens R Us Out Plus- at the Fall Fair Centre 10am: Preview and Tag Sale 12:30pm: Auction

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Drop-In Play Day at Kindred Parents

Monday, 23 April 2018

Kindred Parents, 100 Peter St. Port Hope, ON

During their regular hours, the Kindred Parents Play Space will be available for parents/caregivers to drop-in with their littles to explore the space, join in on daily activities, and make connections with other families. The Open-Play program is offered through pay-per-play or annual membership…

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