Upper Canada Village Opens for 62nd Season This Weekend

Road Trip Back in Time To Experience Life In The 19th Century

Morrisburg, Ontario — Upper Canada Village opens May 6 for the 2023 season and runs 7-days-a-week until Labour Day, and Wednesday to Sunday until September 17.

Every day, Upper Canada Village is brought to life by historical interpreters who use their unique skills to demonstrate daily life in the 1860s with activities like blacksmithing, tinsmithing, cabinet-making, printing, weaving, spinning, dressmaking and traditional food preparation and cooking.

Female domestic interpreter playing the banjo.

Farmers raise heritage breeds of livestock and run horse-powered machinery. Harnessing water and steam power, the Woolen Mill, Grist Mill and Sawmill process wool, grain and logs into yarn, flour and lumber for the community. Products made in the Village can be purchased in the Village Store, including the guest-favourite, fresh-baked bread from the wood fired oven, available daily.

Opening day of the Village, May 6, coincides with the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. Extending the celebrations across the country and the province, Upper Canada Village is one of the Province’s cultural attractions offering free admission on May 6. With all available regular admission tickets already reserved for May 6, the Village will have a busy start to the season.

Tickets for the 2023 season are available for purchase online now at On select weekends, special events celebrating various heritage aspects are included in admission. Purchasing tickets prior to arrival is recommended, especially for dates with special events.

About Upper Canada Village
One of the largest living-history museums in Canada, Upper Canada Village invites guests to step back in time to 1866 and experience 19th century rural village life. The Village offers an immersive experience with more than 40 historic buildings, traditional trades, farming, music and 19th century social life.

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