July 1
Canada Day at Fort George:  8:00 am – 10:00 pm




Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday at Fort George National Historic Site! Listen to period music, support the Friends of Fort George BBQ, don’t miss our captivating musket demonstrations and cannon firings! Canada Day festivities at the fort conclude with a fantastic concert and fireworks display! 

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July 9

​Palatine Hills Estate Winery provides a lovely setting for the play and music.

September 9

​Heritage Day in

St Davids spiced up with Canada 150 flair.

Performances at Schools in NOTL
  • TBD: Royal Oak School

  • June 5:  St. Michael's School

  • June 6:  St. Davids School

Students from these schools participated in theLiving Flag!

Aug 5

​Enjoy shopping at the Outlet Collection Niagara + the Confederation Celebration show!

September 17

Commemoration of the 225th anniversary of the first parliament of Upper Canada. 

THANKS to our sponsor

The NOTL Writers’ Circle invites writers in the Niagara Region to enter the 2017 Rising Spirits Writing Contest!
  • Submissions should be on the theme of “The Canadian Spirit”
  • Short stories and poetry, fiction or non-fiction 
  • Youth category (14 – 18 years old) 
  • ​Winners will receive prizes and the opportunity to be published in the next Rising Spirits Anthology. Awards ceremony is October 29 at the Old Winery.
August 16

​SupperMarket in NOTL's Garrison Village hosts the Confederation Celebration show.

June 25

Spend the afternoon at Oast Brewery and enjoy the show!

Canada 150 Events at RiverBrink
  • Opening May 18: Canada at ​Confederation Exhibition
  • Opening September 28: Dreams and Schemes: Building the Welland Canal

​​Visit website for full details.

June 24

Grand re-opening of the NOTL Public Library. Check out the renovated digs and enjoy the show!

August 7

​Niagara Historical Museum hosts "Past is Present Heritage Festival".

July 3

​Confederation Celebration show plus activities for children in

Simcoe Park.

June 18

Celebrate Father's Day in Queenston Heights Park and enjoy the show in the bandshell.

Canada 150 Themes & Events
at the Niagara Historical Museum
  • ​Mar - Sept: Lecture series every 3rd Thursday
  • June - Sept: Walking tours of Old Town
  • ​Sept 16/17: Doors Open NOTL
  • Sept 22, 23, 29, 30: Theatrical cemetery tours
  • Sept 28: North Star Freedom Festival

Visit website for full details.

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday!

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July 2

Concert on The Commons

(click for ticket information)

September 23

Theatre and music are added

to a day in the new park in lovely Queenston.

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larger version (PDF)

July 3/4

Rendez-Vous 2017  Tall Ships Regatta visits NOTL.

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Travels to Niagara on the Green, Old Town NOTL, Queenston, St Davids and Virgil to present an exciting line-up of musical and original theatre by local talent.  

Have fun and discover the history!

All shows are FREE to the public and family-friendly!

other events planned to celebrate Canada 150 in Notl

July 1

Pancake breakfast & lunch

served by the NOTL Rotary Club.

The famous giant Canada Day cake

will be distributed to everyone in Simcoe Park in the afternoon.

Then visit Fort George for

spectacular fireworks!

September 20

​Canadian Forces Snowbirds perform at Niagara Airport, with music and entertainment.

go to The Shows!  for times and details

go to The Shows!  for times and details