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The Friends of Presqu'ile Park

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Park and Friends Events

Presqu'ile Provincial Park in cooperation with the Friends of Presqu'ile Park offer seasonal educational programming, as well as special events, to the public.  Unless stated, all programs are free with park admission. Daily Vehicle Permits are required for park entry at all times of the year.  The calendar on this page indicates the timing of any special events or opening hours of visitor centres.  Click on the event name in the calendar for more details.

The schedule for Discovery (education) programs and special events are posted below.  For more information, please contact Presqu'ile's Chief Park Naturalist at 613-475-4324 ext. 225.


Discovery Program Activity Schedule

Watch here for spring 2024 weekend events!

There will NOT be any park events for the April 8 solar eclipse.

Friends of Presqu'ile Barbecue Schedule

Saturday bbq's will resume in July and August.



Friends of Presqu'ile Lighthouse Gift Shop Hours

Watch here for spring 2024 opening dates.



2024 Calendar of Events

March 16 & 17, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Waterfowl Weekend

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. See event poster above and event listing on Facebook for details.

May 18 & 19, 6:30AM to 4:00PM
Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend

View the elusive Whimbrels and many colourful Warblers as they migrate to their northern nesting grounds.  Details will be available closer to the date on this page and on Facebook.

Friends of Presqu'ile Annual General Meeting 

Join us at 10:30am at the Amphitheatre for our AGM.  Please RSVP by clicking here.

July and August
Summer Interpretive Program 

Programs will be posted throughout the Park, every week.  

Mammal Day 

Join us for our Mammal Day.  A day dedicated to the mammals that call Presqu'ile home, from the tiny bats to the large White-tailed Deer and everything in between. Details will be available closer to the date and on Facebook.


august 3 & 4
History Weekend

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.  Details will be available closer to the date and on Facebook.

Species at Risk Day 

Join us for our  Species at Risk Day.  Discover more about the species at risk that call Presqu'ile home and meet some special guests.  Details will be available closer to the date and on Facebook.

aUGUST 31 & september 1
Monarchs and Migrants Weekend

Bird-banding, Monarch tagging and guided nature walks celebrate this weekend of fall migration. Details will be available closer to the date and on Facebook.