Events and Festivals


Summer Events & Festivals:

Canada Day

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2023 Canada Day Celebration! 

Music by the River 

Thank you to everyone who participated in Music by the River!

Movie in the Park

Thank you to everyone who attended our Movies in the Park!

Greater Napanee Giveaway Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in Giveaway Day! Stay tuned for more details on our next Giveaway Day.

2023 Culture Days 

Join us for a variety of culture, music, and art events as we celebrate Culture Days!
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023
Location: Market Square (124 John Street), Dundas Street (Downtown Napanee), Conservation Park (10 Pearl Street), and Town Hall (124 John Street)

Market Square:

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies 

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Peggy Collins - Illustrator 

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Grace Vanderzande - Author

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Rick Revelle - Author

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Stephen Medd - Musician

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Youth Music with Harmony Lounge featuring:

  • Interactive Drumming Circle
  • The Mashed Potatoes
  • Harmony Lounge Students
  • Switzerville Sound 

Dundas Street:

10:00 a.m. Steven Tanner at 16 Dundas Street East (Ellena’s)

11:00 a.m. Celtic Strings at 9 Dundas Street West (Divine) & 12:30 p.m. at 48 Dundas Street East (Blush Beauty Co.)
11:00 a.m. Claire Cooper at 48 Dundas Street East (Blush Beauty Co.) & 12:30 p.m. at 9 Dundas Street West (Divine)

The Cauldron Sisters will be walking throughout Downtown

Conservation Park:

10:30 a.m. Opening Prayer & Greeting- Municipal Arts & Culture Advisory Committee & Sarah Dunkley Brown

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Ollin Drum Circle

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Drag Performance by Oktavia

12:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Steven Tanner - Musician 

1:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Dennis Bouwman - Musician 

2:10 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Napanee & District Pipe Band

2:35 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Napanee Pioneers Square Dance

Town Hall (124 John Street):
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Youth Art Gallery 

Fall Events & Festivals:

Meet the Raiders

Thank you to everyone who came out to Meet the Raiders! 

Where is the Pumpkin Contest
This contest begins September 29th running until October 29th. Clues will be posted on our Facebook page each week and submissions must include a photo of the pumpkin at the location you find it.
Trunk or Treating 
Join us at our second annual Trunk or Treating event!
When: October 29, 2023, from 1 pm - 3 pm
Where: Strathcona Paper Centre Parking Lot 
Cost: This event is free to attend. If you have a trunk or table set up, we ask that you bring Halloween treats to hand out.
You do not need to decorate a trunk or table to attend this event.
Register a trunk or table by contacting Bethany at
Indoor Holiday Market
When: November 18, 2023, from 10 am - 3 pm
Where: Banquet Hall at the Strathcona Paper Centre 
Cost: $15 registration fee
Registration opens on October 1, 2023.

Winter Events & Festivals:

Parade of Lights 

When: Saturday, December 2, 2023, beginning at 5:30 pm. 
Location: Parade departs from Enviro Park Lane and Napanee District Secondary School
Float Registration Fee: Donation of non-perishable food items in support of the Salvation Army
Registration opens on October 1, 2023.


Spring Events & Festivals:

Earth Day Events

Thank you to everyone who took part in one of our Earth Day events! Stay tuned for more details on our 2024 Earth Day events. 

For more information on the events listed, please contact Bethany Chadwick at 613-776-1127.

 Check out our Community Events Calendar to see what fun is in store for this year!

Community Events Calendar

We're always looking for volunteers to assist at our events and festivals. Check out how you can get involved:
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Contact Us

Annie Manion
Manager of Community Economic Development
Community & Corporate Services,
99 Advance Ave,
Napanee, ON, K7R 3Y6
T.: 343-302-5881
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