Events and Calendar


The Wildest Town in Canada: Donnelly Songs and Stories

Tuesday, May 21 2019 8:00am to Saturday, May 25 2019 9:00pm

"A tale of romance, feuds, conspiracy, and murder navigated with energy and charm. This is why the legend of the Donnellys is so compelling!"

Audience favourite Jeff Culbert brings his particular brand of storytelling to the Port Stanley stage. Songs and stories paint vivid pictures of the famed Lucan Donnellys and their infamous part in regional legend. A fascinating blend of fact and fancy.


Erie Fun Tours: Grand River Cruise

Saturday, May 25 2019 (All day)

The ever popular Grand River Cruise is back and this time, we take you on a 3 course lunch cruise! Join us to our day tour to the scenic Grand River where you'll be treated to coffee, tea, and baked goods, and a lively, foot stompin' concert by the Blazing Fiddles! Then board the riverboat for a relaxing cruise, 3 course meal, including salad and rolls, roast beef, mashed potatoes, veggies, and pie. Enjoy the tasty food while taking in the scenery and interesting commentary by the tour guide...


Strawberry Fields Kite Festival

Saturday, May 25 2019 12:00pm to Sunday, May 26 2019 5:00pm

The next time someone tells you to “go fly a kite', take their advice to heart! On May 25th and 26th, vibrant colours will fill the skies at the corner of John Wise Line and Sunset Road, as the Strawberry Fields Kite Festival returns to Central Elgin for its 28th year. 

Each year, this event attracts hundreds of visitors each day to the south lawn of the former, Regional Mental Health Care Centre, just outside of St. Thomas. Visitors include locals as well as kite enthusiasts from...


High Tea & Historical Fashion Show

Saturday, May 25 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Enjoy a special high tea while you watch a historical fashion show featuring men's, women's, and children's clothing from the 1700s to the later 1900s.


Phone: (519) 775-2292



“Like Father, Like Son? Sorry.”

Tuesday, May 28 2019 10:30am to Saturday, June 01 2019 9:00pm

"One of the funniest guys around. Comic stand-up gold."

Chris Gibbs has been unqualified for many jobs, when one day he found himself in the most difficult, most important job of all. Fatherhood. A family-friendly stand-up comedy show that playfully explores the fears, worries, and surprises of being a new father, and the absolute terror of wanting to be a good one.


Vienna EdisonFest

Saturday, June 01 2019 9:00am to 7:00pm

The Park is home to this family fun festival, recognizing Vienna's "Canadian Connection" to Thomas Alva Edison, the inventor, and his family.

BBQ/Food options, vendors, lotteries, silent auction & free draws. Kid games, air bouncers, contests, music & much more! 


Phone: (519) 773-8798




Wednesday, June 05 2019 10:30am to Saturday, June 29 2019 9:00pm

"A touch of mystery, amid new beginnings."

Recent widow, Iris Oulette and friend, Natalie, arrive in picturesque Lunenburg, but tourism is the last thing on their minds. Iris is investigating a mysterious inheritance, Natalie is intent on romance, and next-door neighbour, Charlie, is just trying not to give the game away. Deft one-liners, compelling characters, and plenty of heart, a masterful new Canadian comedy by Canada's favourite playwright.


Rosy Rhubarb Festival

Friday, June 07 2019 (All day) to Sunday, June 09 2019 (All day)

Come out and enjoy entertainment, yard sales, rhubarb pie, actions, local baked goods, as well as the famous ice cream with rhubarb sauce!



Van Fest

Friday, June 07 2019 10:00am to Sunday, June 09 2019 4:00pm

Come see Canada's Premiere Truck Show, including custom vans, pick-ups, and 4x4's. Show and Shine is Saturday from 10 am - 4 pm.


Phone: (519) 773-9037



Port Stanley Artists' Guild - 29th Annual Show & Sale

Friday, June 07 2019 6:00pm to Sunday, June 09 2019 5:00pm

The Port Stanley Artists Guild invites you to their 29th Annual Show & Sale this June 7-9 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Port Stanley, Ontario. 

A wide range of mediums, styles, sizes, and prices of original art by our many talented artists. Choose from a unique variety of one-of-a-kind pieces that will enhance your home or select that perfect gift for someone special.

Admittance is free, meet the artists, soak up the Port Stanley ambiance, and enjoy beautiful art by our...