Canada 150 (June 30-July 2) / RidgeFest (July 8/9)

On June 20, 2017

Canada 150 Parade & Heritage Displays – Downtown Ridgeway (Fort Erie) Ont – June 30-July 2, 2017 … It’s going to be an exciting, fun filled weekend featuring a parade, members of the Geronimo Skydiving Team descending to the ground flying the “Largest Canadian Flag, commemorative speeches from dignitaries, a Canada 150 cake, Heritage Displays, walking tours of the Ridgeway Battlefield, antique cars, trucks, fire trucks, railway displays, amusement park displays, living history displays, reenactors, the Underground Railroad, a vintage military convoy & displays and more!

Be sure to set aside some time to enjoy the live Canada 150 entertainment and perfomers that have been lined up for you at Downtown Ridgeway Village Square;

  • Friday, June 30th: “Rock Canada 150” open mic
  • Saturday, July 1st: Lincoln Concert Band, Kindred, Casa El Norte, The Remnants
  • Sunday, July 2nd: The Fort Erie Legion Band, Niagara Memorial Militaires Alumni Drum Corps, Fifties in Color & The Howling Horns

All performances will be at the Ridgeway Village Square excluding “The Howling Horns” who will be at the Ridgeway Legion grounds for the Canada 150 Wrap Up Party.


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Ridgeway Summer Festival ‘Take It To The Street’ July 3-7, 2017 … Start your festival fun early as our merchants and shops ‘Take It To The Street’ with a week-long spree of events & activities in Downtown Ridgeway from July 3-7. Among the week-long highlights will be Sidewalk Sales, a Pickleball Demonstration (July 5), a Giant Outdoor Art Party Paint Night (July 6) and live music on the main stage at Village Square featuring Split Second along with special guests, Neo Young (July 7).


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Ridgeway Summer Festival – Downtown Ridgeway Ont – July 8/9, 2017 … Shop, dine, play and dance! A full weekend of free family fun and entertainment in Historic Downtown Ridgeway Ont. All weekend long, Ridge Rd.N. will be closed to traffic to make way for artisans, commercial vendors, entertainers, live music and street eats. There will be plenty of artisan, food, beverage and commercial vendors plus Kid’s activities, a Custom Car Show, Lions Pancake Breakfast and live music all weekend including our annual Saturday Night Street Dance from 7:00pm to 11:30pm. This year’s Ridgeway Summer Festival will also feature pony rides, Comi-Con actors, a nature club display, kids zone, magicians, clowns, wellness products, Niagara Region information booths and our weekly Ridgeway Farmers’ Market. Please check in to this page periodically for updates as we get closer to the date.


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Ridgeway Restaurants … Trailside Bar & Grill – your home away from home for 8oz gourmet house-made Burgers, 14 flavours of Wings, the best Fish & Chips this side of the Rovers Return, delicious salads, sandwiches, wraps and more. Thirsty? We now feature 10 Taps including Creemore, Keith’s, Stella, Brimstone and Guinness. We’re easy to find, right across from the Village Square in Downtown Ridgeway at 282 Ridge Rd.N. Plus, there’s plenty of free parking. It’s 5:00 Somewhere!! 282 Ridge Rd.N., Downtown Ridgeway.

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