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Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival

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Annual Summer Festival

This a great weekend every year. The concerts at night are so much fun. Tons of food to choose... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerri M
Fort Erie, Canada
Excellent summer festival

This is just a fun, busy, exciting summer festival to go to. There is great food and shopping... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Buffalo, New York
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Port Colborne, a city on Lake Eerie in Ontario, hosts the Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival, which entertains 300,000 people every year. Large ships gather in Port Colborne and people can explore the vessel decks or the canals during a day-long...more
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-835-2900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This a great weekend every year. The concerts at night are so much fun. Tons of food to choose from -- Plenty of places to get a cold beer - including a beer tent at the concerts. We have a blast every year and looking...More

Thank Gerri M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is just a fun, busy, exciting summer festival to go to. There is great food and shopping. Lots of fun activities like shooting golf balls across the Welland Canal to pirates, cool boats. There are so many fun activities going on. I am not...More

Thank Regislive
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Always a great festival. Smaller than Erie Pennsylvania's tall ship festival but a great festival for a small town. Each year two tall ships, a semi active fire boat and Canadian coast guard vessels come to town for cruises,boat tours,information. Street buskers,vendors, giveaways and a...More

Thank jacobgalipeau
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Canal days has some thing for all age groups. Small town atmosphere lots of nice small shops and a great variety of reastrants and variety of food. You can spend as much as you want or just enjoy the canal and all the entertainment. There...More

Thank nancymU3164IU
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Always held Canada's Holiday Civic weekend, this family filled festival never disappoints. Tall ships gather in this active port connecting the Welland Canal and Lake Erie. There are a multitude of events to enjoy for all ages. The museum in town showcases the history of...More

Thank Judd_12
Reviewed 6 May 2017

looking for something to do in the summer well here it is bands,beer,food loads of things for the kiddies boats, rides,games, just a great time im there every year for the food everything you can think of................

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Beautiful sunny warm weekend for Canal Days. We enjoyed the concerts on Roselawn lawn Saturday (Toronto All Star Big Band) and Sunday (Beach Party Boys), strolled the Promenade and checked out all the vendors, saw the midway and Museum, took a sail on the Empire...More

Thank Canadienneh
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We went for the Port Colborne Canal Days. First thing we did was take a boat to visit the oldest lighthouse of Port Colborne. While there the schooner Empire Sandy passed us by. How majestic this ship is! We were able to climb up the...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We went to canal days to see Kim Mitchell and David Wilcox. Concert started at around 7 with opening bands. The concert was great they all put on an amazing show. There was food and drink option available and reasonable costs lots of washrooms available...More

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