Presqu’ile Provincial Park
Calendar of Events – 2018
(for more detailed information click on the underlined links )
March 17 and 18: Waterfowl Weekend, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
World-class waterfowl viewing during the spring migration. Volunteer naturalists will help you view and identify over 25 different species of ducks, geese, and swans. Also check out displays and children’s activities in the Nature Centre. Join The Friends for BBQ lunch fund-raiser at the Lighthouse, on Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 am. The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open.
May 19 and 20: Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend, starting at 6:30 am
View the elusive Whimbrels and many colourful Warblers as they migrate to their northern nesting grounds. Enjoy guided nature walks, bird-banding, and evening programs. Join The Friends for BBQ lunch fund-raiser at the Lighthouse, on Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 am. The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open. Please find this year's schedule below:
June 2: Friends of Presqu'ile Annual General Meeting
June 9, 16, and 23: Spring walks
Guided nature walks on Saturday. The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open weekends.
July /August:Kids ‘n Nature Summer Day Camps, for boys and girls
June 30 to September 2: Summer Interpretive Program
Programs will be posted on our website, www.friendsofpresquile.on.ca, and throughout the Park, every week. Daily Family Programs (except Wednesdays) - guided walks, children’s programs, evening talks, and campfire sing-alongs. Every Saturday lunchtime, The Friends will hold a BBQ, near the amphitheatre, from 11:00 am. The Nature Centre, Lighthouse Interpretive Centre, and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open daily.
July 20 / August 11 and 25: Yoga Days
Yoga and Bird walks in the park.
July 20: Healthy Parks Healthy People day
Free park admission for day use to explore nature and Art in the Park 2pm-4pm #gowildforart
July 21: Mammal Day
Learn about the mammals of Presqu'ile throughout the day with a guided walk and fun fair! Live animals with special guests Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue, 7pm @ Amphitheatre
July 24: Wakami Wailers Concert
Come by and listen and interpret Canada's history through song and stories with the Wakami Wailers, 7pm @ the Amphitheatre.
Aug. 4-5: History Weekend, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
September 1st and 2nd: Monarchs and Migrants Weekend, starting at 8:00 am
Programs all day and Monarch tagging with Dan Davis
November 3 and 4, 7, 10 and 11: 27th Christmas at Presqu’ile Juried Arts and Crafts Show
Fine arts and crafts on sale, from 10 am to 4 pm daily, at the Nature Centre. Visit the Tea Room at Stonehedge and enjoy our famous rum cake and hot drinks. Meet our Signature Artists at The Lighthouse Art Gallery, 10 am to 5 pm. The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open. Free entry to the Park and free admission to the Show. Free parking.
Unless otherwise noted all events are FREE. A valid park permit is required to enter the Park.
For more information, use the links on this page to view more detailed information on our website or contact Presqu’ile Provincial Park at 613 475 4324, ext 225.