Celebrate Canada 150 in Port Colborne!
As Canada celebrates 150 years of nationhood, the City of Port Colborne commemorates its heritage as part of this great country. Port Colborne Heritage Days--My Canada Matters runs from June 20-July 1. Additional events are planned throughout the year.
- Canada Day
- Canal Days
- Canal Days Program
- Canal Days T-Shirt
- Festival Attractions
- Festival Shuttle
- Getting Here
- Museum Attractions
- Request for Quote
- Canal Days FAQ
- Canal Days Gallery
- Contact Us
- Christmas in Port Colborne
- Community Bulletin
- Easter Eggstravaganza
- Heritage Days - Canada 150
- New Year's Eve
- Remembrance Day
- Volunteer Sign-Up
April 19: National Canadian Film Day
When: Wednesday, April 19, all day
Where: Port Colborne Library
What: Screenings of National Film Board (NFB) films
April 19 has been designated National Canadian Film Day, with screenings of Canadian movies taking place all across the country. Port Colborne Library will be showing NFB films on their TV all day to celebrate. We also encourage you to rent one of their many Canadian films (clearly marked with a maple leaf sticker) and have your own little screening at home.
June 20: Opening Ceremonies
When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 2 - 4 p.m.
Where: Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum
What: Opening Ceremonies & Dedication of Timber Frame Cabin
Enjoy entertainment from the City of Thorold Pipe Band, exhibits of 150-related projects (including a cedar canoe crafted by Port Colborne High School students and a Canada 150 quilt by the Port Colborne Stitchery and Quiltery Guild), and light refreshments.
June 23: Centennial Pool Time Capsule Opening
When: Friday, June 23, 2017, 10 a.m.
Where: Vale Health & Wellness Centre
What: Opening of Centennial Pool Time Capsule from 1967
Revisit 50 years of swimming in Port Colborne as we open the time capsule buried under Centennial Pool in 1967. See the items and messages people left to be discovered half a century later. Pictures and other artifacts will also be on display courtesy of the Museum. Light refreshments will be served.
June 27: Niagara Memorial Militaires Alumni Drum Corps Concert in the Park
When: Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Where: H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park Bandshell
What: Outdoor Concert by Local Marching Band
With a mix of classic marches, Broadway show tunes, pop songs, and movie themes, the Niagara Memorial Militaires Alumni Drum Corps is sure to entertain everyone. Join us for this free concert in one of Port Colborne’s most popular outdoor settings.