Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday!

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Please note:

  • Wear rubber-soled or similar low-heeled shoes. No high heels.


  • Large bags and backpacks will not be allowed on board the Ships. We will have an area for you to temporarily check your bag, but best not to bring it at all.

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  • Parking will be very restricted near dock. Shuttle Bus service will be provided at several stops. See sign at right ----------- >

Mist of Avalon

A temporary dock will be installed at River Beach Drive at the foot of Melville Street.

Entertainment at the dock

Niagara has a long history of Tall Ships, ship building and passenger travel by water. In fact, Niagara-on-the-Lake owes its existence to its important position at the mouth of the Niagara River. On July 3rd and 4th, visitors are welcome to board faithful reproductions of two tall ships: the Mist of Avalon. originally constructed in Nova Scotia in 1967, and the Denis Sullivan from Milwaukee, a reproduction of a cargo schooner that would have plied the lakes 150 years ago.  Thanks to a generous grant from Canada 150, the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and RendezVous 2017, tours of the ships are free. You will also be able to enjoy live entertainment and the Confederation Celebration revue. Truly an exciting and unique experience for Niagara-on-the-Lake to celebrate Canada's 150th year of Confederation. 

Denis Sullivan