Simcoe Day and Civic Holiday FREE Events in Niagara Region

Find out tons of fun events held in Niagara Falls and Region during 2013 Simcoe Day and Civic Holiday!

 

Aug 1 – Aug 4: 2013 Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships (Free Admission)

canoe niagaraThe Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC), located in the heart of the Niagara Region, is thrilled to be hosting the 2013 Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships in August 2013! The Recreational Waterway is the perfect location, with some of the most placid and beautiful flatwater in the world and nearly 8km of uninterrupted flatwater, consistent depth and basin-like characteristics! Read more…

 

Aug 2 – Aug 5: Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival at Port Colborne  (FREE Admission)

Canal Days Port Colborne 3The Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival offers activities and attractions that will enliven the senses. The Tall Ships gather in Port Colborne each Civic holiday weekend, for a four-day celebration of history and heritage. Explore the decks, try your hand at the wheel, or feel the spray as you cruise a Tall Ship on Lake Erie. 2013 Canal Days will feature once again youth entertainment programming, and the 5th anunal Canal Days Mountain Bike Race. Celebratory fireworks will light the night sky. Read more…

 

Aug 2 – Aug 5: St. Catharines Rib Fest (Free Admission)

rib fest st catharines logoJoin Us on Civic Holiday Weekend at Montebello Park for St. Catharines Rib Fest 2013! Lip Smackin’ Finger-Lickin’ Ribs from all over North America. Continuous Live Bands. Children’s Inflatable Play Zone! Free Admission. Read more…

 

Aug 4 – Aug 11: Royal Canadian Henley Regatta (Opening Ceremony & Aug 6th Race are FREE)

Royal Canadian Henley Regatta 2The City of St. Catharines is proud to roll out the welcome mat for the best in North American rowing. 2013 is an exciting year as we celebrate 131 years of competition and tradition. The Regatta strives to offer the best experience for all participating as competitors, coaches, spectators and volunteers. The Opening Ceremonies on Monday, August 5, 2013 are expected to draw thousands of visitors to Port Dalhousie to enjoy the camaraderie of old friends and new as fireworks light up the sky over Martindale Pond and the 2013 Henley Regatta officially opens. Read more…

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