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Presqu'ile Provincial Park

2021 Calendar of Events

(Click on the event name in the calendar above for more details)

In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff, all special events for the 2021 season have been suspended until further notice. 

Limited summer guided and self-guided programming will occur, stay tuned to our social media pages for updates and details. 

Nature Centre

- Open daily 10am to 4pm in July and August

- Limited entry, one-way design

- Masks required

Discovery Buckets

- Available in July and August from the Nature Centre

- Sign out a bucket for 24hours and use the included supplies to explore Presqu'ile up close. 

Lighthouse Interpretive Centre

- Open Weekdays 1pm to 4pm in July and August

- Open Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 4pm in July and August

- Lighthouse Gift Shop only open Saturdays 10am to 4pm in July and August

- Limited entry

- Masks required

March:  Waterfowl Weekend, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm  CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

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:  Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend, starting at 6:30 am CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

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.

 

June: Spring walks CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Guided nature walks on select Saturdays.  The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open weekends.

 

July and August:  Summer Interpretive Program CONTACT PARK DIRECTLY FOR AVAILABILITY 613-475-4324

Programs will be posted throughout the Park, every week.  Daily Family Programs. Every Saturday at lunchtime, The Friends will hold a fundraising barbecue, near the amphitheatre, from 11:00 am to 1:30pm.  The Nature Centre, Lighthouse Interpretive Centre, and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open with limited hours.

 

August: History Weekend, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Relive Presqu’ile’s storied past and take part in events.  Participate in old-fashioned field games, children’s boat-building bee and regatta, ghost walks, a history play, and more.

 

September: Monarchs and Migrants Weekend, starting at 8:00 am CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Bird-banding, Monarch tagging and guided nature walks celebrate this weekend of fall migration.

 

November: Christmas at Presqu’ile Juried Arts and Crafts Show CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

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, visit The Friends of Presqu’ile Park’s website at www.friendsofpresquile.on.ca or contact Presqu’ile Provincial Park at 613 475 4324, ext 225.