Brockville Loves Canada 150 – Celebrate with these special events

Brockville is set to celebrate the sesquicentennial with events all year long commemorating Canada 150. The events below are local initiatives that celebrate being a Canadian right here in Brockville with our own unique spin.

2017 Canada 150 Event Listing:

March 3-5: Winter Classic Weekend:
March 8: Fulford Place Speaker Series: Toys and TV – Finding a Uniquely Canadian Identity in the 1950s and 1960s
March 9-12: The Drawer Boy:
March 11: Brockville Loves Books presents Frances Itani at The Mill:
March 15: Fulford Place Speaker Series: Making Meaning in Early Aboriginal-European Relationships
March 22-26: Downtown Brockville “Spring into Flavour”
April 4: AlexandreTrudeau at the Aquatarium
April 9: 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
April 19: National Film Day: Film Brockville screening “Water” at the Brockville Galaxy
April 28: The Museum @ Night: History or Hearsay?
May 5 & 6: Brockville Multicultural Festival
May 6: Jane’s Walk
May 26: The Museum @ Night: 60s Night
May 26-28: Quiltfest
May 27: Downtown Brockville “Street Eats” Street Festival
May 27 & 28: Doors Open Brockville & 1000 Islands download the local brochure
June 1: Brockville Loves Books presents Terry Fallis
June 6: Canada C3 Visit to
June 21-24: Island Breakfast
June 23: The Museum @ Night: Battle of the Brushes
June 23-25: Poutinefest
June 30-July 3: 1000 Islands International Regatta
July 1: Join us in Brockville for Canada Day!
July-August (Fridays): Brockville’s Criminal Past Walking Tours
July 5, 12, 19, 26: Summer Music Series
July 9: Canada 150 Paint Party
July 10-15: Brockville Pride Week
July 15 & 16: Brock Trail Spirit Walk
July 25: Aboriginal Music, Dance, and Storytelling Workshop at Fulford Place Museum
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Summer Music Series
August 10: Brockville Museum opens “Blockhouse Island & the Railway Tunnel” exhibit
August 10-13: Rails to Trails Festival & Ontario 150 Tour
August 12: Grand Opening of Canada’s First Railway Tunnel + Canada 150 Parade
August 10-13: Brockville Ribfest
August 13: Canada 150 Paint Party
August 19: Downtown Brockville Street Fest
August 25-27: Canine Watersports Canadian Championships
August 30–Sept 3: Red Hot & Blue Rockabilly Weekend
September 19: Heritage Skills Workshop
Sept 29-Oct 1: Culture Days
Sept 29-Oct 1: Brockville Oktoberfest
October 25: Heritage Skills Workshop
November 24: Downtown Brockville Black Friday
November 29: Heritage Skills Workshop
December 3-9: Downtown Brockville Shop Local Week
December 31: New Year’s Eve Concerts

Download a printable version of the local events tri-fold brochure here

Visit our Canada 150 page to find out about more local initiatives you can take part in

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