Annual Festivals and Events

In Brockville and the Surrounding Region

Brockville is the site of many annual waterfront festivals and events. With something happening year round, Brockville events help make this city a great place to visit for families and individuals.

If you enjoy food festivals, the Brockville Multicultural Festival, the 1000 Islands Wine & Food Festival, and Brockville Ribfest are sure to satisfy your taste buds. If you’d prefer to check out high speed watercraft, the 1000 Islands Hydroplane Regatta and the 1000 Islands Poker Run are not to be missed. If you prefer events where you can explore, Doors Open, Hidden Gardens of Brockville, Art in the City, and the Refugee Island Breakfast take you to hidden gems in Brockville and beyond.

Brockville is becoming known as a destination to see Tall Ships. Following the success of the Tall Ships Festival in Brockville in June 2013, where 10 ships called Brockville home for a weekend, Brockville has been hosting Tall Ships and other vessels ever since. In 2016 Brockville will once again be part of the Tall Ships America Tour with many ships to be on view in September at this waterfront festival. This Brockville event is a local favourite that also brings in many visitors from outside of the area.

You can find an up to date list of Brockville events on our Events Calendar which will help you plan your stay in Brockville, including more detailed information along with dates and times.

2016 Dates for Annual Brockville Events & Festivals as well as the surrounding region:
Gibbons Maple Activity Days & Pancake Breakfast March 19 & 26; April 2 & 9
Delta Maple Syrup Festival April 16 & 17
Art Show and Sale by the South Grenville Guild of Fine Art April 29-May 1
Brockville Multicultural Festival May 6 & 7
Jane’s Walk May 7
Thousand Islands Arts Annual Spring Art Fair May 20-23
Doors Open Brockville & 1000 Islands May 28 & 29
Fairies in the Park June 11
Kemptville Ribfest June 17-19
Island Breakfast – on Refugee Island June 22-25
Brockville Arts Centre Pricedex Summer Series June 29 & 30; July 13 &14, 27 & 28; August 24 & 25; September 14 & 15
Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks July 1
 1000 Islands Hydroplane Regatta June 30-July 3
Front of Yonge Community in Bloom Garden Tour July 9
Lansdowne Fair July 15-17
St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival July 16-August 20
Brockville Pride Parade July 16
Delta Fair July 21-24
Kemptville Live Music Festival July 22-24
Spencerville Stampede will return in 2017
Art in the City of Brockville July 23 & 24
Automotion July 31
Brockville Ribfest August 4-7
Thousand Islands Triathlon/Duathlon August 14
1000 Islands Poker Run August 19-21
Brockville’s Ultimate Splash Down August 19-21
TIKO Club Dog Shows & Trials August 19-21
Athens Cornfest August 20
Mallorytown Village Fair August 27
St. Lawrence International Film Festival September 1-4
Spencerville Fair September 8-11
Annual Fly In Breakfast September 11
Tall Ships™ Festival September 16-18
Lyndhurst Turkey Fair September 17
Brockville Concert Association Fall Classical Series September 24, November 5, December 9
1000 Islands RV – Dirtcar Northeast Fall Nationals October 14-15
Delta’s Celebrate the Season November 19, 26; December 3, 10, 17
Black Friday in Downtown Brockville November 25
Brockville Christmas Parade November 26
Christmas in Downtown Brockville December 3, 10, 17
New Year’s Eve Concerts December 31
1000 Islands Wine & Food Festival TBA – will return in 2017
1000 Islands Jazz & Blues Festival TBA
Be sure to visit our Events Calendar for a
complete listing of upcoming events.
Annual, Weekly Events
Brockville Farmers’ Market Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays May-October
Brockville Ontario Speedway Races Saturdays May-October
Concerts in the Park Sundays July & August
Movies in the Park Thursdays July & August
Brockville’s Criminal Past Guided Walking Tour Fridays July 1-September 2