There’s always an event or celebration happening in Welland, and living at Empire Canals means you’re right in the heart of the action. From outdoor sports to artisan festivals, you’re bound to find something that’ll get you out and about. We’ve rounded up a few annual events we think you’ll enjoy to ensure you never miss out on the most happening things in the area.
Niagara Regional Exhibition
Experience this annual weekend-long celebration of agriculture with action-packed entertainment, delicious food, and beer.
Get active in the Welland SwimRun Challenge — a 7.5 km event where participants swim and run on trails in a beautiful section of the Welland Canal.
Celebrate the arrival of summer at the Welland Rose Festival, with festivities including a fishing derby, parade, and a spectacular fireworks display.
Concerts on the Canal
June – August
Welland’s annual summer concert festival features entertainment, great eats, and fun for all.
Canadian Tire Welland Floatfest
Cool off at this day-long annual event by browsing local vendors, enjoying live music, and floating along the water.
Rib & Craft Beer Festival
Be sure to come hungry to enjoy this annual weekend-long festival full of ribs, music, and beer.