Special Events

Canada Day Celebrations

Contact:

Terri Lynn Johnston
Recreation Division, City of Peterborough
City Hall, 500 George Street North

Phone:

(705) 742-7777 ext. 1829
Peterborough Musicfest

Description:

Over the past 20 years, The Festival of Lights has presented some of the finest artists Canada and the world have to offer. Artists such as Gordon Lightfoot, Blue Rodeo, Great Big Sea and Tom Cochrane have graced the Festival stage.

Website:

www.ptbomusicfest.ca

Address:

Del Crary Park, George Street 

Phone:

(705) 755-1111
Peterborough Downtown Farmers Market

Description:

Sale of fresh produce from local farmers as well as freshly baked goods, preserves, flowers, crafts and more. Held on Charlotte Street at the Lewis Street Parking Lot between the hours of 11am to 2pm from the Wednesday before Victoria Day weekend until the Wednesday before thanksgiving.

Address:

Louis Street Parking Lot between Aylmer and George St.

Phone:

(705) 743-3238
Peterborough Farmers Market Fruit Baskets

Description:

Operating year round every Saturday morning at the Memorial Centre. The market is filled with fresh produce and crafts from local farmers and residents. Held in the parking lot of the Memorial Centre between May and November, moving inside the Morrow Building for the months of November to May.

Address:

Peterborough Memorial Centre Parking Lot & Morrow Building

Phone:

(705) 742-3276
Peterborough Folk Festival Folk Festival

Description:

The Peterborough Folk Festival is an annual three-day event in the heart of Peterborough. Music, crafts, food, and a children’s area are all part of this fabulous volunteer run festival.

E-mail:

ptbofolkfest@gmail.com

Address:

378 Aylmer Street North, Peterborough

Phone:

(705) 749-3220

Fax:

(705) 749-2818
Ribfest

Description:

The Ribfest is an annual event held in the heart of the downtown in July.

Website:

Peterborough DBIA

Phone:

(705) 748-4774