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!
Saturday, 10 August 2019 | 8:00 am
Memorial Park, 56 Queen Street, Port Hope
The 16th annual Arts Festival returns to the Port Hope Farmers’ Market on August 10. The event is a celebration of art, agriculture and community.
Art and Farm vendors will be set up behind Town Hall from 8am until 3pm selling Canadian made and grown products.
Visit Memorial Park between 10am and 3pm for live entertainment from the Bandshell, a summer BBQ, painting with vegetables and other colourful interactive activities for the kids.
This annual event is free, outdoors and right in the heart of downtown!
10:00am – 10:45am: Josh Armstrong & Nicolas Campbell
11:00am – 11:45pm: Matt Marcuz
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Mayhemingways
1:15pm – 2:00pm: Ted Staunton & Saskia Tomkins
2:15pm – 3:00om: Diane Rock
For more details about becoming an art vendor, or to submit an application, click here!
New for 2019 is the Port Hope Arts Festival Juried Exhibition - now closed for entries.
For more event information visit the event portal.
General Inquiries, 905-885-2004, www.visitporthope.ca.