Summer Festivals Launched in Port Colborne
(June 17, 2016) – During the Mayor’s Luncheon at the Roselawn Centre Deputy Mayor Bea Kenny announced Port Colborne’s Summer Festival line-up and the Canal Days Market Square Concert Series Entertainment line-up. A variety of festivals and events are occurring in Port Colborne this summer, providing residents and visitors the opportunity to #PORTicipate.
Port Colborne 2016 Summer Festival Listing:
Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival – July 29 – August 1, 2016 Market Square Concert Series
Friday, July 29, 2016 - Featuring Finger 11 with Jeff Martin and 97.7 HTZ-FM Rock Search Winner Nathan McNevin & The Silence Factory, presented by 97.7 HTZ-FM.
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Featuring David Wilcox and Kim Mitchell, presented by 91.7 Giant FM.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - Featuring the Caverners, Canada’s Premier Tribute to the Beatles with Tim E Hendry, the 2013 King of the World Elvis Tribute Artist World Champion, presented by 105.7 EZ ROCK.
Scotiabank Patio on West featuring great Niagara based talent, including: Brooke Georgeneau, Heather Glabb (presented by Simmons Autobody), Ryan Guay from Street Pharmacy, Flat Broke Too, and Elton Lammie. On Sunday July 31, 2016 from 4:00-11:00 pm Country 89 presents Studio 89 Live in the Scotiabank Patio on West featuring local Country talent Rich Cloke, Krista Earle, Corey Cruise, Shae Dupuy and Brad Battle.
Additional Festivals & Events: ·
Cruise Nights every Thursday night from June – September at 6:00 pm presented by the Port Colborne Downtown Cruise Association on Clarence Street between West Street and Catharine Street.
Downtown Art Crawl – Saturday, June 18 from 5:00-11:00 pm · Port Colborne Conservation Club has two upcoming events:
Kids Fishing Derby – Sunday, June 19, 2016 at H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park
June 24-26 Annual 444 International Walleye Tournament
Showboat Festival Theatre: “Real Estate” – June 29-July 3; “Something Fishy” July 20-24; and “Perfect Wedding” August 10-14. ·
June 27 – Lake Erie Interclub Cruise & Race hosted by Sugarloaf Marina and Sugarloaf Sailing Club. ·
Port Colborne Concert Band – Thursday’s in July at the Mark Fairchild Memorial Bandshell in H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park – 7:20 pm Rain or Shine (BYOC – Bring Your Own Chair). ·
July 1 – Canada Day & Optimist’s Day in the Park ·
July 1-3 – Niagara Antique Power Association’s 44th Annual Heritage Display ·
July 2 – 10 – Ontario Fishing Week · July 9 – Budweiser Can AM Walleye Challenge at Sugarloaf Marina ·
July 14-17 – Annual Port Colborne Lions Club Carnival ·
July 16 – BoarderPass Triple Crown Cable Wake Tour Competition ·
Music in King George Park – Performance by Joe Crawford every Tuesday in August in support of Port Cares ·
August 8 & 9 – South Niagara Artists 4th Annual Summer Studio Tour ·
August 12 – Chamber of Commerce Lobster & Laughs at Whisky Run Golf Club ·
August 15 – 21 – 2nd Annual ArtsWeek through funding support from the Niagara Region and Niagara Invest in Culture ·
September 16 & 17 – flavours returns at a new date and location, The Roselawn Centre - #findflavours
Photo Credit: Bea Kenny Andy Harris @lev8lowlevel