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Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival

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A wonderful celebration

This was our second trip to Canal Days and we had a wonderful time. This year we started at the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Ontario, Canada
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Canal days, lots of fun, lots of stuff to do

Quaint city, so many stalls with quality goods for sale. Festive atmosphere, lots of stuff for kids... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
cecile s
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Port Colborne, a city on Lake Eerie in Ontario, hosts the Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival, which entertains 300,000 people every year. Large ships gather in Port Colborne and people can explore the vessel decks or the canals during a day-long...more
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-835-2900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we have been to Canal Days many times it has been a few years. We spent a few hours in the afternoon wandering up and down trying to decide what to eat from the many vendors on site. There definitely is a lot of...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip to Canal Days and we had a wonderful time. This year we started at the Vale wellness centre for the craft show and took the shuttle downtown. We enjoyed touring the vessels and all the activities at the museum. Congrats...More

Thank Kikk0man
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Quaint city, so many stalls with quality goods for sale. Festive atmosphere, lots of stuff for kids and for adults.

Thank cecile s
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This year organizers moved the concert venue to H.H. Knoll Park from the previous years’ locations at the market square downtown. An excellent area for an outdoor concert and a great decision. The concert was amazing, however, as with all new ideas comes a learning...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This a great weekend every year. The concerts at night are so much fun. Tons of food to choose from -- Plenty of places to get a cold beer - including a beer tent at the concerts. We have a blast every year and looking...More

Thank Gerri M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is just a fun, busy, exciting summer festival to go to. There is great food and shopping. Lots of fun activities like shooting golf balls across the Welland Canal to pirates, cool boats. There are so many fun activities going on. I am not...More

Thank Regislive
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Always a great festival. Smaller than Erie Pennsylvania's tall ship festival but a great festival for a small town. Each year two tall ships, a semi active fire boat and Canadian coast guard vessels come to town for cruises,boat tours,information. Street buskers,vendors, giveaways and a...More

Thank jacobgalipeau
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Canal days has some thing for all age groups. Small town atmosphere lots of nice small shops and a great variety of reastrants and variety of food. You can spend as much as you want or just enjoy the canal and all the entertainment. There...More

Thank nancymU3164IU
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Always held Canada's Holiday Civic weekend, this family filled festival never disappoints. Tall ships gather in this active port connecting the Welland Canal and Lake Erie. There are a multitude of events to enjoy for all ages. The museum in town showcases the history of...More

Thank Judd_12
Reviewed 6 May 2017

looking for something to do in the summer well here it is bands,beer,food loads of things for the kiddies boats, rides,games, just a great time im there every year for the food everything you can think of................

Thank Glenn M
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