30 Jan
Group of young children roasting marshmallows around a campfire.

Parks of the St. Lawrence Campgrounds Ready for S’more Reservations Starting February 23

Camping reservations can be booked online from 9 a.m. Parks of the St. Lawrence is pleased to announce that 2023 camping reservations for all campgrounds will open on Thursday, February 23, 2023. Starting at 9 a.m. guests will be able to book sites online for stays any time through the 2023 season. The online booking process is fast, easy and the best way to secure a site this season. High demand for sites is expected, so guests are encouraged to log on and make their reservations early! This year, the…

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22 Dec

New Pommier Carriage an Early Holiday Gift

Pommier Jewellers presents Upper Canada Village with a Third Horse-Drawn Carriage Morrisburg, ON — Earlier this week, Andre and France Pommier of Pommier Jewellers, presented a special gift of a new horse-drawn carriage to Upper Canada Village. The donation comes just in time for the new carriage to join the fleet of two other horse-drawn carriages, all donated by Pommier Jewellers, operating popular rides at Alight at Night, currently running until January 7 at Upper Canada Village. A long-time supporter of events like Alight at Night and Pumpkinferno, Pommier Jewellers…

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01 Dec

Ready, Set, Glow!

Alight at Night Festival Charms Upper Canada Village Beginning Tonight The weeks ahead will be merry and bright as the cherished annual tradition Alight at Night returns to Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, ON, beginning tonight, December 1, 2022. A beloved tradition for many, Alight at Night transforms the historic village into a dazzling winter wonderland, creating a fun, festive, and family-friendly experience for visitors of all ages. The outdoor light festival runs Thursday through Sunday until December 18 and will be open nightly from December 21, 2022 to January…

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16 Nov

Signature Holiday Experience “Alight at Night” Returns to Upper Canada Village for 22nd Season

Tickets Available for the Enchanted Winter Wonderland Beginning Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Morrisburg, ON — he most wonderful time of the year returns to Upper Canada Village beginning December 1! 2022 marks 22 years of holiday tradition at Alight at Night, one of Ontario’s largest outdoor light festivals with more than a million lights. Tickets sales begin today, Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Alight at Night transforms the historic village into a captivating winter wonderland, providing a fun, festive and family-friendly experience for all ages. The multi-sensory experience creates a one-of-a-kind evening…

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11 Oct

Off-Season Boat Ramp Access to Be Restricted at Crysler Park Marina

Public Notice Morrisburg, ON — Please be advised that beginning October 11, 2022, boat ramp access at Crysler Park Marina will close to both Marina and public users as boat ramp renovations begin. Alternative water access launch points can be found to the East in Morrisburg, Iroquois and Cardinal or to the West, in Long Sault or Cornwall. The ramp renovations at Crysler Park Marina will improve ramp functionality, building on dredging completed last year to allow for boat requiring more draft to be hauled out at the marina. Expanding…

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29 Sep
Wizard with staff and stars.

Gourd Big or Go Home!

Pumpkinferno opens September 30 in Kingston and Morrisburg with the most pumpkins added since inception! The award-winning Pumpkinferno event returns this year, bringing gourd vibes to both its hometown in Morrisburg at Upper Canada Village and its new location in Kingston at Fort Henry. Each location will have more new pumpkin exhibits added than ever before! The festive fan-favourite and family-friendly event opens in both locations tomorrow night, September 30, 2022. Entering its second year, Pumpkinferno at Fort Henry has added 30% more pumpkins to the enchanting hand-carved artificial pumpkin…

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28 Sep

End of Season Heritage Garden Gleaning at Upper Canada Village 

Volunteers Harvest Heritage Food Crops to Share with Area Food Banks Morrisburg, ON — Volunteers from Community Food Share and staff from Upper Canada Village collected produce from the Village’s heritage gardens and orchards last week to be shared between local foodbanks in Dundas and Stormont counties. Over half a tonne of produce was collected during the annual tradition, including 400lbs of potatoes. Volunteers collecting vegetables at Loucks garden at Upper Canada Village. Several varieties of tomatoes, kale and carrots were harvested along with radishes, bell peppers, cabbage, celery, turnips…

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15 Sep

1860s Fall Fair Weekend & Quilt Show Returns to Upper Canada Village September 17-18, 2022

Farmers, Crafters and Artists Bring Their Wares to the Fair to Be Judged While Everyone Wins with Old-Fashioned Fun! Morrisburg, ON — On Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, 2022, Upper Canada Village presents its 1860s Fall Fair & Quilt Show. A wonderfully re-created 1860s Fall Fair with exhibits, livestock, live entertainment and fun for the whole family, the Fall Fair is another annual favourite making its return this season. Agricultural and dairy products, heirloom vegetables, flowers, quilts and fine arts will be on display all weekend long. Livestock…

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06 Sep
Glowing pumpkins with carved faces.

Double Pumpkinferno is Back: Two Unique Experiences Running at Fort Henry and Upper Canada Village This Fall

Tickets on sale now for both Kingston and Morrisburg events Morrisburg, ON — As leaves begin to turn and kids head back to school, it can only mean one thing… the pumpkins are coming! St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is excited to welcome back the fan-favourite Pumpkinferno event to both historic Fort Henry in Kingston and Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, beginning September 30, 2022. Starting today, September 6, 2022, guests can book their tickets for either (or both) experiences online. Pumpkinferno is a luminary experience for all ages, a…

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06 Sep
Wizard with staff and stars.

Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village Enters its Second Decade

Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village runs nightly from Friday, September 30 until Sunday, October 30. Morrisburg, ON — Upper Canada Village is excited to bring back fan-favourite, family-friendly Pumpkinferno for its 11th season in Morrisburg, beginning September 30, 2022. This festive fall event will feature multiple brand-new exhibits of hand-carved artificial pumpkins and many fan favourites from years past. When the sun goes down, the daily toil of 19th century village life fades away and Upper Canada Village is transformed into an enchanted wonderland with 21 brilliant pumpkin sculpture exhibits…

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