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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01 Sep
Top view of the Long Sault Parkway during fall

Summer Doesn’t Have to Be Over Just Because It’s Fall

St. Lawrence Parks Commission Keeps That Summer Feeling Alive with Fall Programming Running to the End of October Morrisburg, ON — As kids head back to school it may seem like summer is over, but that doesn’t have to mean the end of cultural and recreational experiences or family fun in Eastern Ontario. St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) properties remain open after Labour Day with modified hours and programming. Upper Canada Village Open for regular programming Wednesday-Sunday, September 7-18 from 9:30-5:00 p.m. Walking tours only daily September 12, 13, 19-30…

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31 Aug
Parks of the St. Lawrence student followed by a Fort Henry Guard drum major.

Summer’s Out for School: SLPC Students Wrapping Up the Season

Students Are a Vital Part of the Workforce Across St. Lawrence Parks Commission Parks and Attractions Morrisburg, ON — As the school bell tolls for students everywhere, St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is preparing to say goodbye to a vital part of its seasonal workforce. Each summer season, SLPC proudly welcomes more than 300 students from across Eastern Ontario to work as retail associates, groundskeepers, fishing instructors, historic interpreters and many more positions that are critical to operations at its 10 campgrounds, six beach and day-use areas, three historic sites,…

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26 Aug
Upper Canada Village interpreter driving horse wagon

Celebrating All Things Horses at Upper Canada Village

Horse Lovers Weekend runs September 3-5, 2022 with special presentation September 4: RCMP Musical Ride From Saturday, September 3 until Monday, September 5, Upper Canada Village celebrates the integral role horses have played in Canada’s history since the 1600s with its Horse Lovers Weekend. All weekend long there will be demonstrations of horse-powered jobs performed by working horses, including the opportunity for horse-drawn rides around the Village by wagon, carryall or by boat. To make it a proper celebration, there will also be music and dancing. On Sunday afternoon (Sept…

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28 Jul
Fort Henry Guard Firing Cannon.

Sunset Ceremonies Return to Fort Henry for Limited Run

Ticket sales open July 28 for two performances of the popular military precision demonstration on August 24 and 31, 2022 Sunset Ceremonies are making their return to Fort Henry with a limited run for the 2022 season, with two Wednesday shows scheduled: August 24 and 31. Rich with pageantry and performance and set against an awe-inspiring sunset, Fort Henry’s Sunset Ceremonies have become a must-see for both Kingston residents and visitors. Tickets for both shows are on sale as of July 28, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Sunset Ceremonies are an…

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