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Events

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

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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. 

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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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Annual Port Hope Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, 25 November 2017

A spectacular cavalcade of festive sights and sounds featuring a host of exceptional bands along with floats from many local businesses, clubs and community groups. Watch out for the postal workers along the parade route collecting those all-important letters to Santa. Location: Corner of Rideout St.…

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Santa at the Museum

Saturday, 25 November 2017 | 1:00 pm

He’s back! Santa will once again join the Canadian Fire Fighters Museum right after the Port Hope Santa Claus parade to sit with kids big and small for his annual visit. Warm up with some hot chocolate and cookies (coffee for the grownups) and get your photo taken with Santa on an antique fire…

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Christmas Market

Saturday, 16 December 2017 | 10:00 am

Annual Christmas Market, hosted by the Port Hope Farmers’ Market: a mix of arts, crafts and farmers' market vendors. www.porthopefarmersmarket.ca, 905-885-8792

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