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!
Friday, 27 November 2020 | 4:00 pm
Downtown Port Hope, Port Hope.On
The Candlelight Festival is a part of the holiday kick-off weekend in Port Hope. Taking place the day before the annual Santa Claus Parade, folks are invited to explore Port Hope and experience the magic of the holiday season at night.
The Candlelight Festival includes an illuminated procession and carol sing down Port Hope's main street, lighting of the bandshell, unveiling of the Christmas tile, art installations, an outdoor market, festive food and moonlight shopping!
The Walk will begin at Walton & Pine Streets (155 Walton St.) at 6:00pm. Bring your singing voice and participate in the group carol sing along the route.
More information about the outdoor Christmas Market (opening at 4pm), art installations and moonlight shopping will be announced in 2020. Stay tuned!