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Marine Heritage Festival
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Marine Heritage Festival
Southampton, Ontario, Canada

Marine Heritage Festival

July 22nd-24th, 2022

Celebrate the start of the Marine Heritage Festival at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre with marine-themed fun. Enjoy live music, a cash BBQ and bar, and activities for the kids, including an after-hours chance to explore the museum! 

Full Schedule for Festival:

Friday, July 22nd: Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre Pioneer Park Pioneer Park, 33 Victoria Street North, Southampton.

  • Free Admission & Cash Bar.
  • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Kid's Bike Festival around Fairy Lake (Prizes!).
  • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Summer Jazz Gala Finale in the Museum Theatre.
  • 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Captain Sparrow's Corn Roast BBQ hosted by the Saugeen Shores Rotary.
  • 7 p.m. Official Opening Ceremony of Festival - Shirley John - Blessing, Sponsor Recognition.
  • Live entertainment to follow the Opening Ceremony. Original Chantry Shanty songs and John Stewart.
  • 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Tour through the Museum.
  • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Ghost Walk around Fairy Lake hosted by the Bruce County Playhouse (Sign up for the Tour at the Museum)

Saturday, July 23rd: Pioneer Park, 70 Front St, Southampton.

  • 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Southampton Rotary Pancake Breakfast.
  • 9 a.m. - 11:30 Children's Entertainer, David Archibald.
  • 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Children's Gold Hunt Registration.
  • 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Captain Wayne Sparrow's Children's Gold Hunt (Treasures for Kids!).
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. OPG Fun in the Park Displays and Special Family Activities in Pioneer Park.
  • 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saugeen Shores Rotary BBQ Lunch
  • 11 - 12:30 Cardboard Boat Registration.
  • Beer Gardens sponsored by Southampton Fire Department from Noon - Dusk.
  • 1 p.m. Bruce Telecom Cardboard Boat Race.
  • 2:30 p.m. Lap for Loot
  • 2:30 p.m.Cardboard Boat Race Trophy Presentation.
  • 3 p.m. Live Entertainment in the Bruce Power Sponsored tent and/or Pioneer Park: Margaret Weissman, Kevin & Junita, River Bend Gentlemen, John Stewart.
  • 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Southampton Firefighter's Fish Fry Dinner.

Sunday, July 24th: Pioneer Park, 70 Front St, Southampton.

  • Free Bloom Metta Yoga in Pioneer Park 9 a.m. (Donation to the Food Bank graciously appreciated).
  • Music by Sapsuckers Noon - 4 p.m.
  • Beer Garden sponsored by Three Sheets Brewing and food by Saugeen Shores Rotary.
  • Doors Open - Range Light available for viewing from Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Recognition of the restoration of the Front Range Light in the tent at Pioneer Park 2:00 p.m.
  • Yacht Club Sail Pass - 2:00 p.m.
  • 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m Community Supper Bring your packed family picnic basket and blankets.
  • 7:30 p.m. Ecumenical Sunset Service - Anglican Parish of Saugeen Shores will lead a non-denominational waterfront worship.

 

 

 

 

Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre

Location
33 Victoria Street North
Southampton, Ontario, N0H 2L0
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