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Events Calendar

Welland is home to many great community events. Visit this event calendar often for information about upcoming community events and immerse yourself in the wide range of activities across our great city.

May
23
3D Printing Basics  ≫
Tuesday, May. 23  2017 - 7:00pm This introductory level course covers the history of 3D printing, how to use the Welland Library’s 3D printing software and the printing process itself. Library patrons interested in using our 3D printer are required to first take this class. This program is FREE but space is very limited so please register online at wellandlibrary.ca or by calling the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 for more details.

25
Maker Club  ≫
Thursday, May. 25  2017 - 7:00pm Interested in creating models and 3D objects for printing? Come check out our Maker Club and share your ideas and coolest 3D files with others. A laptop connected to an LCD display and equipped with Blender, Autodesk 123D, and SketchUp will be available. You are free to bring your own laptop and/or memory stick if you wish. The Maker Club will meet on the last Thursday of each month. This program is FREE but space is very limited so please register online at wellandlibrary.ca or by calling the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 for more details.

26
Friday Night Live presents Kindred - A Canadian Songbook - Kitchen Music Taken To New Heights  ≫
Friday, May. 26  2017 - 7:00pm in The Theatre at the Welland Community Wellness Complex. This is a free event. Join Kindred in celebrating Canada’s 150th, playing folk, Celtic and well known songs by some great Canadian songwriters. Featuring the music of: Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Spirit of the West, Murray McLaughlin, Blue Rodeo, Tragically Hip, Neil Young and many more.

26
Jake Hughes Memorial Benefit  ≫
Friday, May. 26  2017 - Doors open at 8pm. Riverstone Event Centre, 414 River Rd.

27
Morning Yoga on the Lawn  ≫
Saturday, May. 27  2017 - 10:30am Join certified yoga teacher Rose Kobelka for a monthly calming morning yoga class at the Welland Library on the lawn overlooking the canal. Morning Yoga on the Lawn is a beginner yoga class, however, its location will make it appealing to all experience levels. Please come dressed in appropriate outdoor yoga attire. In the event of rain, the class will meet in the Community Room of the Civic Square. This program is FREE but space is very limited so please register online at wellandlibrary.ca or by calling the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 for more details.

28
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, May. 28  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

29
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, May. 29  2017 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

29
Evening Book Club  ≫
Monday, May. 29  2017 - 7:30pm Join the Welland Public Library’s Evening Book Club where we will discuss Zeitoun by Dave Eggers. Copies of Zeitoun are available at the Information Desk of the Welland Library. Free program. No registration required.

30
Welland Canal Fallen Workers Speaker Series  ≫
Tuesday, May. 30  2017 - 7:00pm Helmet Diving from the Past with guest speaker Mike Babiski
Hosted by the Welland Public Library, join Mike Babiski as he discusses the underwater Helmet Divers who assisted in the construction of the Welland Canal. This discussion will focus on the dangers encountered by these brave early divers. Mike will also display some of the diving equipment used in the early Twentieth Century. This program is FREE but space is very limited so please register online at wellandlibrary.ca or by calling the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 for more details.

June
1
Live Your Best Life  ≫
Thursday, Jun. 1  2017 - 10am to 12:00pm; Welland Community Wellness Complex. June is Seniors Month. This free event, presented by the Welland Senior Citizens Advisory Committee, features a flag raising, entertainment by Brad Boland, door prizes and light refreshments.

3
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 3  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

3
OCSRA Ontario Team Trials  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 3  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

4
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 4  2017 - - Art Exhibition at the Seaway Mall

4
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 4  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

4
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 4  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

4
OCSRA Ontario Team Trials  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 4  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

4
Velvetones 2017 Spring Concert: Something to Sing About  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 4  2017 - 2:00pm; Welland Community Wellness Complex. Come help us celebrate Canada’s 150th in the Theatre at the Wellness Complex. Enjoy soloist, duets and ensembles. Brian Mosiok, accompanist; Joanne Gray, announcer; Linda Bhan, drummer; Wendy Venditti, Director. Door prizes and refreshments are included in the ticket price. Tickets: $6 Passholders $8 Non-Passholders

5
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Jun. 5  2017 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

5
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Monday, Jun. 5  2017 - - Art Exhibition at the Seaway Mall

5
RCA Junior Selection Camp  ≫
Monday, Jun. 5  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

6
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Tuesday, Jun. 6  2017 - - Art Exhibition at the Seaway Mall

6
RCA Junior Selection Camp  ≫
Tuesday, Jun. 6  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

7
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Wednesday, Jun. 7  2017 - - Art Exhibition at the Seaway Mall

7
RCA Junior Selection Camp  ≫
Wednesday, Jun. 7  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

8
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Thursday, Jun. 8  2017 - - Art Exhibition at the Seaway Mall

8
RCA Junior Selection Camp  ≫
Thursday, Jun. 8  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

8
3D Printing Basics  ≫
Thursday, Jun. 8  2017 - 7:00pm This introductory level course covers the history of 3D printing, how to use the Welland Library’s 3D printing software and the printing process itself. Library patrons interested in using our 3D printer are required to first take this class. This program is FREE but space is very limited so please register online at wellandlibrary.ca or by calling the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 for more details.

9
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Friday, Jun. 9  2017 - - Art Exhibition at the Seaway Mall

9
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Friday, Jun. 9  2017 - - Coronation Ball at the Riverstone Event Centre

10
Welland Dragon Boat Festival  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 10  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

11
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 11  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

12
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Jun. 12  2017 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

17
Tony Biernacki Sr. Memorial Regatta  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 17  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

17
OCSRA Camp  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 17  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

17
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 17  2017 - - Days In The Park

17
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 17  2017 - - Baby Show

18
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 18  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

18
OCSRA Camp  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 18  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

18
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 18  2017 - - Days In The Park

18
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 18  2017 - - Children’s Fishing Derby at the Flatwater Centre

19
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Jun. 19  2017 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

23
Rose City Triathlon  ≫
Friday, Jun. 23  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

24
Rose City Triathlon  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 24  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

24
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 24  2017 - - Street Dance. Join us this year on Court St. next to City Hall

24
Morning Yoga on the Lawn  ≫
Saturday, Jun. 24  2017 - 10:30am Join certified yoga teacher Rose Kobelka for a monthly calming morning yoga class at the Welland Library on the lawn overlooking the canal. Morning Yoga on the Lawn is a beginner yoga class, however, its location will make it appealing to all experience levels. Please come dressed in appropriate outdoor yoga attire. In the event of rain, the class will meet in the Community Room of the Civic Square. This program is FREE but space is very limited so please register online at wellandlibrary.ca or by calling the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 for more details

25
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 25  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

25
Rose City Triathlon  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 25  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

25
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 25  2017 - - Grande Parade

25
56th Annual Welland Rose Festival  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 25  2017 - - Art Fair / Drum-Off Competition Grande Finale at the Welland Arena

25
2017 Welland Rotary Duck Race  ≫
Sunday, Jun. 25  2017 - at the Welland Rose Festival Grande Parade. Duck race starts at 12:00 p.m. sharp at the Division Street Bridge. Race starts at the Division Street and ends at the Main Street Bridge. Tickets can be purchased through Welland Rotarians, on the day of the race at the Rotary Tent (near the Division Street Bridge - just look for the BIG DUCK) or at any Welland Rose Festival Events.

26
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Jun. 26  2017 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

30
Summer Music Festival 2017  ≫
Friday, Jun. 30  2017 - Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm.

July
2
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 2  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

7
Summer Music Festival 2017  ≫
Friday, Jul. 7  2017 - Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm.

8
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Saturday, Jul. 8  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

8
Children’s Concert  ≫
Saturday, Jul. 8  2017 - 1:30pm. Sonshine and Broccoli. Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer.

9
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 9  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

9
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 9  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

14
Summer Music Festival 2017  ≫
Friday, Jul. 14  2017 - Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm.

15
Central Ontario Rowing Association (CORA) Regatta  ≫
Saturday, Jul. 15  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

16
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 16  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

16
ROWONTARIO Masters Championships  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 16  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

18
North American Indigenous Games  ≫
Tuesday, Jul. 18  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

19
North American Indigenous Games  ≫
Wednesday, Jul. 19  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

20
North American Indigenous Games  ≫
Thursday, Jul. 20  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

21
Summer Music Festival 2017  ≫
Friday, Jul. 21  2017 - Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm.

22
Balmy Beach Regatta  ≫
Saturday, Jul. 22  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

23
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 23  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

28
Summer Music Festival 2017  ≫
Friday, Jul. 28  2017 - Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm.

29
Western Ontario Division Trials & Championships  ≫
Saturday, Jul. 29  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

29
ROWONTARIO Championships  ≫
Saturday, Jul. 29  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

30
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 30  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

30
Western Ontario Division Trials & Championships  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 30  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

30
ROWONTARIO Championships  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 30  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

30
Welland Floatfest  ≫
Sunday, Jul. 30  2017 - 10am to 8pm; scubapark

August
3
Canadian Dragon Boat Championships  ≫
Thursday, Aug. 3  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

4
Canadian Dragon Boat Championships  ≫
Friday, Aug. 4  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

5
Canadian Dragon Boat Championships  ≫
Saturday, Aug. 5  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

6
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Aug. 6  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

6
Canadian Dragon Boat Championships  ≫
Sunday, Aug. 6  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

11
Summer Music Festival 2017  ≫
Friday, Aug. 11  2017 - Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm.

12
Triathlon Ontario Provincial Championships  ≫
Saturday, Aug. 12  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

13
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Aug. 13  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

13
Welland Canal Open Water Swim  ≫
Sunday, Aug. 13  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

18
Summer Music Festival 2017  ≫
Friday, Aug. 18  2017 - Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm.

20
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Aug. 20  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

22
Canoe Welland 2017 - CKC National Championships  ≫
Tuesday, Aug. 22  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

23
Canoe Welland 2017 - CKC National Championships  ≫
Wednesday, Aug. 23  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

24
Canoe Welland 2017 - CKC National Championships  ≫
Thursday, Aug. 24  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

25
Canoe Welland 2017 - CKC National Championships  ≫
Friday, Aug. 25  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

25
Summer Music Festival 2017  ≫
Friday, Aug. 25  2017 - Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm.

26
Canoe Welland 2017 - CKC National Championships  ≫
Saturday, Aug. 26  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

27
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Aug. 27  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

27
Canoe Welland 2017 - CKC National Championships  ≫
Sunday, Aug. 27  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

September
2
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 2  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

3
Antique & Artisan Market  ≫
Sunday, Sep. 3  2017 - 9am - 2pm. Welland Farmer’s Market, 50 Market Square. Events: Food Truck Frenzy, Repair Cafe, Workshops, Junk in the Trunk & more.

3
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Sunday, Sep. 3  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

8
Canoe Polo World Championships Test Event  ≫
Friday, Sep. 8  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

9
Canoe Polo World Championships Test Event  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 9  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

9
Welland Canal SwimRun  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 9  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

10
Canoe Polo World Championships Test Event  ≫
Sunday, Sep. 10  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

15
Niagara Falls Barrelman Triathlon  ≫
Friday, Sep. 15  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

15
Niagara Regional Exhibition  ≫
Friday, Sep. 15  2017 -

16
Niagara Falls Barrelman Triathlon  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 16  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

16
Niagara Regional Exhibition  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 16  2017 -

17
Niagara Falls Barrelman Triathlon  ≫
Sunday, Sep. 17  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

17
Niagara Regional Exhibition  ≫
Sunday, Sep. 17  2017 -

22
OCSRA Camp  ≫
Friday, Sep. 22  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

23
OCSRA Camp  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 23  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

23
Head of the Welland - Five Bridges Classic  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 23  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

24
OCSRA Camp  ≫
Sunday, Sep. 24  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

October
7
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Saturday, Oct. 7  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

8
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Sunday, Oct. 8  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

November
4
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Saturday, Nov. 4  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

5
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Sunday, Nov. 5  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

December
2
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Saturday, Dec. 2  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

3
ROWONTARIO Camp  ≫
Sunday, Dec. 3  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

VISIT WELLAND’S MAJOR EVENT WEBSITES
 

Canada 150th logo
 
 

my Welland logo
 
 

Welland Public Library logo  
 
 

Welland Museum logo 
 
 

Rose Festival logo
 
 

WIFC logo
 
 

NRE logo