Events

Ghosts of Upper Canada Village Walking Tour

Upper Canada Village 13740 County Rd 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Brought To You By The Haunted Walk We will lead you through the darkened pioneer village, sharing chilling tales about Upper Canada’s darker history and the ghosts that may still linger in some of the buildings on-site today. This unique opportunity to see Upper Canada Village after the lights go out will only be available on select days this summer. Although most of the experience is outdoors, you will be able to peek inside a few of our favourite haunted buildings along the way. As this tour often sells out,

ASD Sensory Friendly Sunday Mornings

Upper Canada Village 13740 County Rd 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Visitors on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing difficulties will have a fun, enjoyable learning experience in a comfortable and accepting environment. The sensory accommodations will include schedule and itinerary suggestions, quiet spaces, hands-on opportunities and gentle social interactions with Village staff.

War of 1812 Military Re-enactment Weekend

Upper Canada Village 13740 County Rd 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Step right into the authentically recreated camps of the British and American army during the War of 1812. Meet period craftspeople, artisans and sutlers who come together to create a large display of living military history. Watch re-enactment battles near the Battle of Crysler’s Farm Memorial Building, next door to Upper Canada Village. Stay tuned for full program. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Crysler's Farm Battlefield.

Celebration of Canadian Music

Upper Canada Village 13740 County Rd 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Special all day programming will bring to life a fantastic variety of 19th-century song, dance and instrumental music. Tune in to music performed, consumed and composed in pre-confederation Canada, take part in an old-fashioned singing school and try your hand (and feet!) at a 19th century dance.

Horse Lovers’ Weekend

Upper Canada Village 13740 County Rd 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Celebrating our special relationship with the noble horse! Horse lovers will have reason to celebrate at Upper Canada Village's Horse Lovers’ weekend. This special event features three action-packed days showcasing riding, driving and working horses. Celebrate our special relationship with the noble Canadian Horse, first introduced to Canada in the 1600s (New France at the time). Upper Canada Village will proudly feature the versatile Canadian Horse, Canada’s national Horse, and a variety of community partners will help host the event. Natural horsemanship and a mock horse auction will also be

1860s Fall Fair Weekend, Quilt Show & Upper Canadian Beard Championship

Upper Canada Village 13740 County Rd 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Participate in the excitement of a wonderfully re-created 1860s Fall Fair, using 1860s fair categories and rules as a guideline. Public entries are welcome! Enter your fine art, preserves, handwork, vegetables and other items; all entries must comply with our 1860s Fall Fair guidelines (coming soon!). Enjoy the musical and magic shows throughout the day in the fairgrounds. See livestock, agricultural and dairy products, vegetables, flowers, and fine arts. Join in the old fashioned fun and games which promise to entertain the whole family. And don't miss our Village Fair

Pumpkinferno

Upper Canada Village 13740 County Rd 2, Morrisburg, Ontario

Award-winning Pumpkinferno is returning this fall, where Upper Canada Village is reviving some of its most popular exhibits. This mesmerizing installation of artist-inspired, glowing pumpkins is a not-to-be-missed event for ALL ages! Take a tour through this spectacular outdoor art exhibit of over 7,000 handcrafted pumpkins all lit at night along a kilometre long path in a picturesque 19th-century backdrop. Open select evenings from late September through October, you won’t want to miss this chance to walk in a world of pumpkins.

$20

Alight at Night

Bundle up for an evening stroll through this picture-perfect postcard setting! Over one million lights adorn the heritage buildings, trees, and fences of Upper Canada Village creating a one-of-a-kind magical backdrop for its annual Alight at Night Festival - a true winter wonderland!