When visiting the enchanting and relaxing harbour village of Port Stanley, enjoy…

Harbourfest

Harbourfest Weekend returns August 10th-12th with fireworks off The BERM and over the harbour on Aug 11th.  The twilight boat show will be happening again along with tons of other harbour activities including water shows, vendors at The DOC Expo, live music in Glover Park, boat...

A Taste of Port

A Taste of Port is our newest festival coming this Sept 21st-23rd with Fireworks off the Berm over the harbour on Sept. 22nd.  A Taste of Port is primarily a food and music festival celebrating all of the most amazing local food, wine and farms around Port Stanley.  We are busy...

Your BIA Update

Your BIA Update By: Carol Gates Port Stanley has a vibrant and active BIA (Business Improvement Area) but there often seems to be some confusion about just exactly what “The BIA” is.  Each and every commercial property in the BIA area contributes to our budget via a...

Ride The Train!

The Port Stanley Terminal Rail is an historic operating tourist railway that has been safely operating for over 30 years! PSTR is Elgin County’s longest running tourist attraction. For schedules and fares visit pstr.on.ca

Our Blue Flag Beach!

The Blue Flag is an exclusive eco-label awarded to beaches meeting certain environmental criteria. More than 2,600 beaches and marinas across Europe, South Africa, Canada and the Caribbean have been given a Blue Flag designation. Environmental Defence is the Canadian National...

Our Beautiful Pier!

In 2015 our historic Port Stanley Pier was reopened to the public after 19 long years! Featuring a panoramic view of Port Stanley and Lake Erie, this is one walk you won’t want to miss.

James Street

The Story of James Street James Street’s journey began after losing a loving husband and father to a courageous battle against Melanoma Cancer. Jim Kipp passed away on August 19th, 2011. Even though Jim left us too early in life, it opened a new chapter for the rest of the...

Kettle Creek Marina

The Story of Kettle Creek Marina By: Fiona Nisbet Kettle Creek Marina began 32 summers ago when 2 young sailors from London thought messing about with boats would be fun ! Previously the marina had been owned by 12 St.Thomas businessmen-boaters with wooden boats and boat barns...

Succs on The Beach

The Story Of Succs On The Beach 🌿 By : Carly RyanI have always loved being in the garden, the forest and pretty much anywhere I was consumed by nature. The idea for Succs On The Beach sprouted after leaving the last of a slew of restaurant kitchen jobs. I knew that it was time to...

GTs On The Beach

The Story of GTs By: Carol Gates In 1993, GTs was a small cement block building on a beach that was known to not be regularly cleaned. It had sat empty and unwanted for a few years until a man named Mark came along and saw some potential to create a beach bar. As he was building,...
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