Events and Calendar


Harbourfest Historical Tours & BBQ

Saturday, August 11 2018 11:00am to 5:00pm

Celebrate Harbourfest In Traditional Port Stanley Style!

Historical Tours leaving Port Stanley's Christ Anglican Church at 11am and 2pm. Experience Port Stanley's charming village highlights and learn more of its history.

BBQ with buffalo burgers and coleslaw salad. Event runs August 11 from 11am-5pm. Lots of free parking for the event. Help fundraise for this precious 19th Century Church. 

Email: MBERRY@...


Lavender Fairy Festival

Saturday, August 11 2018 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Escape to Lavender Fairy Land and indulge in an afternoon of fairy fun. Discover the Lavender Fairy and her important job. Guest entertainment. Bring your wings!

Cost: $7/Child, Adults Free.


Phone: (519) 494-5525


Practically Hip

Saturday, August 11 2018 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Only the Hip do it better! ​Canada's number ​one and busiest Tragically Hip Tribute!

Performances on August 11th at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Tickets can be purchased on Periscope Playhouse website.


Phone: (519) 874-1185



JukeBox Memories

Sunday, August 12 2018 2:00pm to 7:00pm

We're gonna rock and roll with the 50's and 60's JukeBox Memories. Five fun filled hours of live music and entertainment that's sure to take you back in time. Grab the Gang and be part of the fun!

Featuring the music of:

Frankie and the Fairlines

Johnny and the Cruisers

Freddy Vette and the Flames

Please refer to Quai Du Vin's website for ticket availability and cost details. 



Farm Camp at Great Lakes Farms

Monday, August 13 2018 9:00am to Friday, August 17 2018 3:30pm

A daily summer camp allowing kids to experience some of the activities involved in farming. Food literacy skills taught. Check our website for details.

Phone: (519) 782-3433


Iron Horse Festival

Thursday, August 16 2018 11:00am to Sunday, August 19 2018 6:00pm

Join St. Thomas for their annual Iron Horse Festival from August 16th-19th!

The festival will take place in downtown St. Thomas on Talbot Street and will include a midway, train rides, live music, local craft beers, FreshFest food, beer and wine festival, and St. Thomas' first ever Comic Con! 

The festival will run the following hours:

  • August 16th from 11am-11pm
  • August 17th from...

Fred Eaglesmith Charity Music Festival

Friday, August 17 2018 (All day) to Sunday, August 19 2018 (All day)

Come out and see this popular entertainer for the day or the weekend. Fred's line-up includes Americana, Alternative Country, Bluegrass, Rock, and just Great Song Writing. Enjoy great Canadian music at its best.


Phone: (519) 773-9037



3 Port Cycling Tour

Saturday, August 18 2018 (All day)

50, 100 and 160 km routes throughout Elgin County’s quiet roads and beautiful scenery. Fully supported ride includes lunch at Port Bruce and a t-shirt. Best ride in Southwestern Ontario. Start and finish at East Elgin Community Complex in Aylmer.




Talbot Trail of Yard Sales

Saturday, August 18 2018 8:00am to 3:00pm

Fun-filled, treasure packed individual & community yard sales. Bargins for everyone! Talbot Line to Heritage Line to Straffordville, Plank Road south through Vienna to Port Burwell.

Home owners all over the county will be hosting yard sales, and who knows what you may stumble upon! Be sure to start early, with almost 100km of the talbot trail to cover, there is lots to see!

Rain Date August 19th. 

Website: ...


Honey Harvest Festival

Saturday, August 18 2018 9:00am to 5:30pm

Bee Happy at Clovermead! Inspect an open bee hive and ask the beekeeper your questions, see how honey is harvested from the honeycomb, dip your own beeswax candle, kid’s B craft, beekeeper dress up, and free honey samples. A Bee Beard demonstration at 2:30pm. Meet the Bee Princess and Sticky the Bear. Enjoy wagon rides, bee barrel train rides, jumping pillow, pedal go carts, play area, corn maze, farm animals and face painting. Come for fresh family fun on the adventure farm!