06 Mar
Sunset view of Parks of the St. Lawrence campground.

Thousands Set To Enjoy Camping in Eastern Ontario This Summer

Parks of the St. Lawrence Camping Reservations Launch with More Than 6,000 Bookings Morrisburg, Ontario — It may be cold and snowy outside, but thousands of people are now holding on to a little promise of summer – their summer camping reservation at Parks of the St. Lawrence campgrounds in Eastern Ontario. The Parks of the St. Lawrence online reservations website opened for reservations at 9 a.m. on February 23 for the 2023 season. Campers were able to book for any time of the season at nine Parks of the…

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22 Feb

One More Sleep Till Parks of the St. Lawrence Campgrounds Reservations Open

Camping reservations can be booked online from 9 a.m. Thursday, February 23 Starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, February 23, 2023, guests will be able to book sites online for stays at all Parks of the St. Lawrence campgrounds any time through the 2023 season. The online booking process is fast, easy and the best way to secure a site this season. The payment processing capacity of the Parks of the St. Lawrence online reservation system has been dramatically increased this year addressing transaction timeouts experienced on reservation launch day…

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15 Feb

Cannonball Crush Races Through More of Fort Henry Than Ever Before!

Early-bird registration for Cannonball Crush opens February 15, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. The St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is excited to welcome Cannonball Crush back to Fort Henry on Saturday, June 10, 2023. This year, Cannonball Crush racers will experience more of the race’s historic backdrop with five new obstacles and a revamped course that runs through more of the Fort than ever before. Cannonball Crush is an exciting and limit-testing 5 km race with more than 15 formidable obstacles which take strength, determination, and team spirit to overcome. Only…

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10 Feb
Roof before enclosure at Brown's Bay Beach during revitalization project.

Construction at Brown’s Bay Continues Despite the Winter Weather

Focus Shifts to Indoor Work to Maintain Progress Residents along the Thousand Islands Parkway who have been watching construction progress at Brown’s Bay Beach and Picnic Area may soon notice that work is heading indoors as winter draws on. Next week, the structure-in-progress will be enclosed to keep construction work on the site moving forward, regardless of weather. As part of the multi-year revitalization project, Brown’s Bay will get a new bayfront building with accessible, gender-neutral washrooms and changerooms and food service. The new building will elevate the guest experience…

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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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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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