It’s time for our annual Downtown Ridgeway Easter Egg Hunt where you can meet the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs and join in the Scavenger Hunt at Village Square. Basically, it’s bedlam (lol) where age groups; 1-3 years and 4-5 years participate in an egg hunt and 6-10 years participate in a scavenger hunt. Great fun and good treats! Parents, please accompany your children. While you’re here, explore our unique shops, boutiques, eateries and all that Downtown Ridgeway has to offer! The craziness starts at 10:00am.




Welcome to the Ridgeway Farmers Market 2020 Season! We will be open in the parking lot across from Town Square every Saturday from 8am-1pm, selling local produce and food-stuffs. Come and find your favourite fresh product!

However, this year, things will be a little different. We are all doing our best to keep social distancing in mind, and so the market this year will be restricted in numbers and will be directing the flow of foot traffic. Folks will only be allowed to enter the market from the Ridge Road entrance, and will be exiting via. The Friendship Trail. Hand sanitizer will be available at both the entrance and the exit.

Please be considerate of others and follow all the written rules when visiting the market. This is for the safety of you, our customers, and all of our vendors.

If you have any questions about how the market will look before you arrive this year, please feel free to ask at

It’s a sure sign of summer when Ridgeway Farmers’ Market is open for the season, delighting residents and visitors with just-picked produce, farm specialties like baked goods, maple syrup, honey, VQA wines, plus friendly, knowledgeable advice on how to prepare, store and enjoy their products.

The Ridgeway Farmers’ Market is a registered pure Farmers’ Market specializing in local farm fresh produce. Whether you’re looking for produce, gourmet salad greens, herbs, jams, artisan breads, plants, cut flowers, honey, deli meats, cheese, gourmet salad dressings and vinegars or seasonal fruits and berries, you’ll find it all here.


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ART BY THE MARKET … HISTORIC DOWNTOWN RIDGEWAY ONT … TBA 2021Please Note: Due to COVID-19, Art by the Market has been cancelled for this year. The Art Market takes place on Saturday mornings throughout the spring, summer and fall in downtown Ridgeway. The Ridgeway Business Improvement Area (RBIA) is sponsoring organization and is running this art event in conjunction with the Farmers’ Market in downtown Ridgeway. The Art Market is now open, weather permitting due to the nature of handmade items and artist’s work, there may be some Saturdays where it is not possible to set up. Hours are 8:00am-1:00pm now until closing day Saturday, October 19, 2019. Vendors will be located along the Friendship Trail, mixed in with market vendors and now in the Village Square. Over 30 Niagara South vendors participating in the Art Market.


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2020 RIDGEWAY SUMMER FESTIVAL … HISTORIC DOWNTOWN RIDGEWAY ONT … TBA 2021 … Please Note: The 2020 Ridgeway Summer Festival has been cancelled to due COVID-19.

The Ridgeway Summer Festival focuses on family fun and provides entertainment for the whole family. The festival features artisans, entertainment stages, Kids Zone, fabulous eats provided by downtown restaurants and street vendors to give you a taste of what Ridgeway has to offer. There are pony rides, magicians, clowns, a peddler’s alley, direct sales & commercial vendors, not for profit groups, Friday night concert, Saturday night street dance, Sunday car show and each morning a pancake breakfast is served on site by the Ridgeway Lions Club. Contact: Ridgeway Business Improvement Area (RBIA), Ridge Road, Ridgeway, Ontario, L0S 1N0. Ph: 905-329-4190.


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Ridgeway Fall Festival

2020 FALL FESTIVAL … HISTORIC DOWNTOWN RIDGEWAY ONT … TBA 2021 … Please Note: Due to COVID-19, the Ridgeway Fall Festival has been cancelled for this year.

The annual harvest celebration in partnership with the Ridgeway Farmers’ Market. It’s going to be the best yet as this little festival just keeps growing and growing. Set in historic downtown Ridgeway, the festival celebrates the harvest season in conjunction with local businesses and the Ridgeway Farmers’ Market.

The downtown streets are closed down the street from Elm Street to Hibbard Street for tons of family-friendly seasonal fun and games. Visitors will spend quality time with the family while enjoying the sights & sounds of autumn in Niagara. Admission is free!  A family day of fun for the young and young at heart!



KIDS HALLOWEEN PARADE … HISTORIC DOWNTOWN RIDGEWAY ONT … October 31, 2021 … Please Note: Due to COVID-19, the Kids Halloween Parade has been cancelled for 2020.

Celebrate the arrival of the Great Pumpkin with over 600 of Ridgeway’s finest wee ghousties & goblins as they venture out for their annual trick or treat parade – October 31st through Downtown Ridgeway. Watch as munchkins, minions, super heroes and costumed characters of all sorts descend upon Ridgeway in search of sugary sweets & treats. A long-standing Ridgeway tradition – Happy Halloween!


2016 RBIA SOC Santa-carriage


Celebrate the holiday season’s sights, sounds and small town atmosphere that is Christmas in Historic Downtown Ridgeway. School Choirs, Carriage Rides, photos with Santa, Breakfast with Santa at the Ridgeway Legion, Christmas shopping & more. Times and activities will be announced as soon as they become available.

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