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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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GRCA’s “Under the Stars”

Friday, 27 October 2017 | 7:00 pm

Join the Peterborough Astronomical Association at the Ganaraska Forest Centre to see Jupiter, our Moon, Mars, Saturn, star clusters and other celestial sights with telescopes and other observing aids provided by the PAA and instruction by its members. $15/adult & $10/child. Pre-registration is required…

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Halloween at Haute Goat Farm

Sunday, 29 October 2017 | 1:00 pm

Enjoy a scary wagon ride, tricky treasure hunt, face painting, decorate a ‘permanent pumpkin’, bring your trick or treat bag and add some fun to it, and most of all bring your creative juices to Haute Goat’s best dressed goat costume contest! 1pm – 4pm. 1166 5th Line, Newtonville.…

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Robin Hood: The Panto

Thursday, 09 November - Saturday, 23 December 2017

Robin Hood: The Panto. Family version: 2 pm & Naughty version: 8 pm. (on select days – see website for details). Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St. Port Hope. 905-885-1071, info@capitoltheatre.com, www.capitoltheatre.com.

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GRCA’s Owl Prowl

Friday, 17 November 2017 | 6:00 pm

Join Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority staff & local bird expert, Chris Ketola, for an exciting night prowling for owls in the Ganaraska Forest. Enjoy a presentation before venturing out on a guided walk in search of an owl or two. Please remember to dress warmly and wear proper footwear.…

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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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