This summer come and awaken your senses at the 41st Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival. Located in the vibrant community of Port Colborne, Ontario, this fun-filled event takes place every Civic holiday and offers activities and attractions the whole family will love.

More than 400,000 people visit this vibrant festival each year to celebrate the city’s rich nautical history and experience top notch fun and entertainment. This year, the four-day celebration takes place from August 2–5, 2019 and promises to be better than ever.

Festival food and shopping kiosks will fill historic West Street, celebratory fireworks will light the night sky, and the Scotiabank Patio on West will feature local entertainment all day and night. More world-class entertainment can be enjoyed nightly with the Canal Days Concert Series at H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park — visit us online at Or follow us (insert Facebook, Twitter, Instagram logos ) @CanalDaysPC

If you’re interested in history be sure to take a lighthouse tour, presented by Hamilton Port Authority. cruise Lake Erie onboard the Empire Sandy Tall Ship, and unearth the history of the Canal at the Historical Marine Museum.

If you’re visiting with little ones, there is plenty for them as well; an assortment of rides can be found at Townsends’s Amusements, as well as games, entertainment, and kid’s activities at The Seaway Park Tim Horton’s Kids Zone.

Other festival favourites beloved by young and old alike include the mesmerizing Boat Parade of Lights, presented by Canada Steamship Lines, the Classic Car Show, the Indoor Craft Show at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre Centre, and the renowned International Kite Festival.

While you’re in the area be sure to discover everything else Port Colborne has to offer. Fantastic live theatre, a delicious culinary scene, white sandy beaches, the world-class Sugarloaf Marina, the unique shopping districts along the historic Welland Canal, and endless recreational opportunities…Port Colborne has it all.