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DateEvent Description
Saturday, September 27 2014
Friday, November 30 2018

Doing Our Bit: WWI from St. Catharines to the Western Front

In honour of the 100th Anniversary of the First World War, discover the wartime experiences of St. Catharines residents at home and at the front.

Admission: By donation.

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.

Contact: 905-984-8880
Sunday, April 29 2018
Wednesday, October 24 2018

Full Moon Ghost Walks

Explore the history and haunted tales of some of the city's oldest buildings on a guided tour under the magic of the full moon.

Tickets are $10 per person and are required in advance.

Walk dates: Apr. 29, May 29, June 28, July 27, Aug. 26, Sept. 24 and Oct. 24.

Location: Meet at Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-685-8424
Monday, May 21 2018
Wednesday, March 20 2019

People & Places

This exhibit showcases some of the people and places that have disappeared from our city's landscape.

Admission: By donation

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Parkway

Contact: 905-984-8880
Tuesday, May 22 2018
Tuesday, October 2 2018

Tuesday evenings 5pm-8pm
Open Late at the Museum

Check out the galleries and participate in special activities for a memorable, after-hours museum experience!

Admission: by donation

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.

Contact: 905-984-8880
Saturday, June 2 2018
Saturday, October 6 2018

Saturdays, 11am-1:30pm
Music in the Square

Enjoy the light sounds of local musicians while shopping at the Farmers' Market.

Admission: FREE

Location: Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.1508
Saturday, June 2 2018
Saturday, October 6 2018

Saturdays, 9am-11am
Market Discovery Table

Fun for kids of all ages, featuring a different farm theme each week. Enjoy hands-on experiences such as making butter, honey tasting, market searches and more.

Admission: FREE

Location: Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.1508
Tuesday, June 5 2018
Tuesday, August 28 2018

Tuesdays, 4:30pm-9:00pm
Supper Market

Food & snack vendors, food trucks, local craft beer & wine and live entertainment.

Runs rain or shine. Will only be cancelled in the event of severe weather, including lightning.

Location: Lakeside Park, Port Dalhousie
Wednesday, July 4 2018
Wednesday, July 25 2018

6pm-9pm every Wednesday
Summer Concerts in the Park

Enjoy the sounds of local musicians. Don't forget your lawn chair or blanket!

Concerts take place rain or shine but may be cancelled due to severe weather.

Food and refreshments available.

July 4: Country Night with Corey Cruise at 6pm & Elton Lammie Band at 7pm
July 11: 50s/60s Rockabilly Night with Jessica Wilson at 6pm & Sun Records Tribute at 7pm
July 18: Funk RnB Night with LMT Connection & Chops Horns at 6pm
July 25: Big Band/Swing Night with Jimmy Stahl Big Band at 6pm

Free Admission.

Location: Montebello Park, 67 Ontario St.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.1563
Thursday, July 5 2018
Thursday, August 30 2018

Moonlight Flicks

Grab a blanket and some lawn chairs and take in a movie under the stars this summer.

All movies are rated PG, free to attend and start at dusk.

New this year will be pre-movie trivia.

In the event of rain, the movies will be screened the following Tuesday.

July 5: Despicable Me 3
July 12: Spy Kids
July 26: Cars 3
Aug. 2: The Lorax
Aug. 16: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Aug. 23: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Aug. 30: The Sandlot

Location: Rennie Park, Port Dalhousie

Friday, July 13 2018
Monday, August 13 2018

Wise Guys Charity Fund Events

Wise Guys is a registered charity which supports capital projects or programs in Niagara.

This year's events feature the following:
Friday, July 13 - Chuck Smith Pub Night;
Sunday, July 15 - Valvano 'The Ride' For Wise Guys;
Tuesday, July 17 - Auction & Dinner Party;
Wednesday, July 18 - 28th annual Charity Golf Tournament;
Friday, July 20 - 12th annual Legends Boxing Night;
Monday, August 13 - 4th annual Wise Girls Tee Party.

Thursday, July 19 2018
Sunday, July 29 2018

Niagara Jazz Festival

The festival combines live jazz with a Niagara experience - food, wine, culture and natural wonders.

Events from St. Catharines to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Flagship event on Friday, July 27 in Partridge Hall at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines.

Friday, August 10 2018
Saturday, August 25 2018

Downtown D'Lish

Enjoy some of your favourites or try something new, as many Downtown restaurants open their doors over these two weeks offering fabulous 3 course fixed-price lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $40.

Make plans to dine Downtown every day during this mouth-watering event. Visit for a list of participating restaurants and the menus offered. Reservations required directly with the restaurants.

Contact: 905-685-8424
Saturday, August 11 2018
Sunday, August 12 2018

Wing Fest

Enjoy the best chicken wings in the city and vote for your favourite to take home the title of chicken wing champion.

A new event, a 5-km Fun Run, has been added in support of Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold. The run will begin at 10am on Sunday, Aug. 12 at Malcolmson Eco-Park and end at Lakeside Park. The cost for the run is $35 per participant.

Location: Lakeside Park, 1 Lakeport Rd.

Saturday, August 11 2018
Grantham Food Festival

In support of the Grantham Lions Charities and Autism Ontario Niagara Region.

Over 10 trucks, live music, beer and wine.

Location: Grantham Lions Club, 732 Niagara St.
Sunday, August 12 2018
Sunday, August 26 2018

Sundays 6pm-8pm
Dancing in Montebello

Join us in the pavilion for dancing to popular all-time favourite songs. Pre-order an optional $10 boxed supper. Please bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Admission: Free

Location: Montebello Park, 64 Ontario St.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.1563
Monday, August 13 2018
25th Annual United Way Golf Tournament

Join us for 18 Holes of fun in the sun with amazing prizes, silent auction and live auction, a BBQ lunch, and lively symposium followed by a gourmet buffet dinner at one of Niagara’s finest golf courses.

It is one of the most premier tournaments of the Niagara Region and is attended by all major business professionals. Last year, the tournament raised $50,000 to kick off the 2018 Campaign. The funds raised from the tournament will support over 70 programs & special initiatives across St. Catharines, Thorold, Grimsby, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lincoln and West Lincoln.

Reserve your spot today!

$225 per golfer
$900 per foursome

Brunch/Lunch and registration at 10:30am

Location: Peninsula Lakes Golf Club, Fenwick, ON

Contact: For registration or sponsorship inquiries, email Julia Misek at or call (905) 688 5050 ext 108

Sunday, September 9 2018
The Big Move Cancer Ride

Cycle the 100K with other hardcore riders, try the 50K route for a bit of a challenge or cruise the 25K at your own pace. Whether individually or part of a team, register today and join us as we ride to raise money for the Walker Family Cancer Centre!

Fee: $40 for youths 12-17 years of age; $60 for adults

Early bird fee of $50 available until May 31st!

To receive a jersey, participants must meet a fundraising minimum of $100 for youths and $500 for adults.

Location: Club Roma, 125 Vansickle Rd.

Contact: 905-323-3863
Saturday, October 13 2018
Cicada Music & Arts Festival

Canadian musicians from across the country, local art, food, craft beer and more.

Profits from the event will be donated to Movember Foundation Canada to support research and awareness of prostate cancer.

General Admission Tickets: $44.99 plus tax. Children under 12 admitted for free with an adult admission.

Location: Henley Island, Port Dalhousie


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