Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival

Celebrate Port Colborne’s maritime heritage along the Welland Canal

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend the Civic Holiday weekend, Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival in Port Colborne is worth exploring. This is Port Colborne’s signature event, and comprises a number of fascinating attractions as marine vessels gather for four days to celebrate the city’s maritime heritage along the canal.

You’ll see tall ships, fire boats and, the Empire Sandy, each inviting you aboard for a four-day marine open house. If it’s fit to ply the waters of the Great Lakes, odds are it’ll be on display.

The festival doesn’t stop at the waterfront. Canal Days features many activities at dozens of different venues, like H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park, which will host Ontario’s Largest Classic Car Show alongside the International Kite Show. Aug. 4 – Aug. 7, 2017.

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Ranked #8 of 26 things to do in Port Colborne

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Live concerts at HH Knoll. The new venue has more room for all the thousands of people gathering to enjoy the free concerts Canal Days has to offer every Civic long weekend. I would recommend it...

Ina_31

St. Catharines, Canada

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We enjoyed the event, better than expected! We loved the afternoon cruise with Empire Sandy, as well as the kite show which both exceeded our expectations.

Louise D

Stoney Creek, Canada

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Although we have been to Canal Days many times it has been a few years. We spent a few hours in the afternoon wandering up and down trying to decide what to eat from the many vendors on site. There...

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