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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! 


Festival of Lights and Trees

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | 1:00 pm - Monday, 17 December 2018

Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St. Port Hope

The Capitol Theatre at 20 Queen Street in Port Hope presents A Festival of Lights and Trees. Join the Capitol in celebrating 21 years of the joy of the holidays and enjoy a complimentary cup of hot chocolate and cookies while you browse and select your favourite trees. The Capitol will be all decked…

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King Arthur at Capitol Theatre

Friday, 16 November 2018 | 8:00 pm - Sunday, 23 December 2018

Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St. Port Hope

ANTONIO SARMIENTO turns the classic tale of King Arthur on its ear with hilarious and fun “Family” and “Naughty” versions.  Featuring a phenomenal professional All-Canadian cast starring NICK SETIMI and COLIN SHEEN with a live band on stage and a stellar ensemble showcasing…

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Harvest of Christmas Delights

Friday, 16 November 2018 | 7:00 pm - Sunday, 18 November 2018

Kathryn McHolm's Garden, 4749 County Rd. 2, Port Hope (Village of Welcome)

It's been over 30 years since this show began (started in downtown Port Hope's Bric-A-Brac Shack). The ambience of the countryside location lends itself to fully experiencing this harvest. Friday night (7pm - 9pm) a candlelit pathway greets visitors and leads to the harvest of creative gifts - pottery,…

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80th Annual Christmas Fayre

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 | 11:00 am

Port Hope United Church, 34 South St. Port Hope

A vast selection of unique, homespun gifts and goodies to suit every age.  Hot lunch of  homemade soups, sandwiches, and squares from 11-2 in Tea Room.  

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Candlelight Christmas Walk & Lighting Ceremony

Friday, 23 November 2018 | 7:00 pm

Downtown Port Hope, Port Hope, ON

Join the Candlelight Walk tradition in downtown Port Hope on Friday November 23 at 7:00pm.   Gather at Walton & Pine Streets (155 Walton St.) for the illuminated procession to the Memorial Park Lighting Ceremony and unveiling of the 2018 Port Hope Christmas tile. Bring your singing voice…

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Horse and Wagon Rides

Friday, 23 November 2018 | 7:00 pm

Downtown Port Hope, Walton St. Port Hope

Enoy a free Horse and Wagon ride through Downtown Port Hope to kick off the festive season. Rides start on the Walton street bridge. Sponsored by Port Hope Police Association.

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Moonlight Madness

Friday, 23 November 2018 | 7:00 pm

Downtown Port Hope, Port Hope, ON

Head downtown Port Hope on November 23rd and explore the business district for the annual Moonlight Madness event. Roam the beautifully decorated streets of our heritage downtown to discover an array of unique shops and restaurants open late into the evening for one night only! Allow the merchants of…

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Little Station Open House

Friday, 23 November 2018 | 7:00 pm - Saturday, 24 November 2018

Lent Lane, 15 Elias St. Port Hope, ON

Enjoy a FREE and immersive art experience hosted by Critical Mass and VIA Rail Canada on November 23 and 24 at Little Station, Lent Lane- 15 Elias st.

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Candlelight Christmas General Store

Friday, 23 November 2018 | 10:00 am - Sunday, 25 November 2018

Downtown, 90 Walton St. Port Hope

Homemade baking/preserves, knitting, crafts, jewellery, and the annual Christmas tile. Friday 10am to 9pm. Saturday 10am to 4pm. Sunday 10am to 4pm. 90 Walton Street, Port Hope. Contact Cathy Moore at 905-885-9476.

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Haute Goat Open House

Saturday, 24 November 2018 | 11:00 am

Haute Goat Farm, 1166, 5th Line, Port Hope

Every year we feature some of the finest artisan products in the area (in addition to our own).  Come check out what 2018 brings if you're looking for some truly one of a kind gifts for your loved ones.  More details on our website at hautegoat.com as we get closer to the date.  And of…

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