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 Queenston.

June 30

Canada Day Weekend Kickoff Family-friendly fun at Centennial Park, Virgil.

May 26

Heritage cruise along the Niagara River.

Experience history, hors d'oeuvres and  silent auction. For tickets, call the Niagara Historical Museum 905-468-3912.

Participate in the many free public events planned for 2017

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s signature event will be the Confederation Celebration, travelling to locations in Virgil, Niagara on the Green, Queenston, St Davids and Old Town NOTL to present an exciting line-up of entertainment. Musical and theatrical performances by local talent, fun, historical commemorations and fireworks! Each show will be a little different, so you’ll want to see as many as possible!

Note: this calendar will be updated as new events and details are confirmed. Check back often.

September 17

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

Canada 150 Events at RiverBrink

  • April 21-23: Arts & Blooms fundraiser
  • ​April 21: thé à la française 
  • 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!

May 6

Premiere of Confederation Celebration show.  Near the Agora at Fort George.

August 7

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

May 21

​Canada 150 BBQ at Niagara on the Green, plus the Confederation Celebration show!

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 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.

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. Sponsored by the Friends of Fort George.

Additional show dates and details coming soon!​​
May 26

Special performance 

of the Confederation Celebration play -

only for students at Crossroads School.

Confederation Celebration Niagara-on-the-Lake dates and locations

August 16

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

June 5

Special performance 
of the Confederation Celebration play - 
only for students at St. Mike's School.

September 9

​Heritage Day in

St Davids spiced up with Canada 150 flair.

June 6

Special performance 
of the Confederation Celebration play - 
only for students at St. Davids School.

September 20

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

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday!

other events planned to celebrate Canada 150 in Notl

June 4

Niagara Historical Museum honors its founder, Janet Carnochan. Music, theatre, and authors!

July 3/4

Rendez-Vous 2017  Tall Ships Regatta visits NOTL at Riverbeach Road dock area.

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