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Welcome to the 28th Ridgeway Summer Festival. Many thanks to Fortis Canadian Niagara Power for their gracious and generous support. This event focuses on family fun and provides entertainment for the whole family! The festival features buskers, two entertainment stages, a Kids Zone plus fabulous food provided by downtown restaurants and street vendors to give you a taste of what Ridgeway has to offer! There are pony rides, magicians, clowns, peddler’s alley, direct sales and commercial vendors, more than 50 artisan, artist and craft vendors, a birds of prey nature display and each morning a pancake breakfast is served on site.

Have you ever tried a Segway? This year, Niagara Segway Tours will be in attendance and you can try one out for $5!

Did you know that Safari Niagara has a Zoo-university travelling exhibit? Our Stevensville neighbours will be on site with their display and information on what’s going on this summer at Safari Niagara’s “Zooniversity Outreach Program”. This outreach program is designed to provide an informative, educational, close-up animal encounter for all ages. Dynamic, interactive presentations featuring mammals, reptiles and birds will WOW festival goers!

On Saturday morning the festival runs alongside the Ridgeway Farmers’ Market and Art by the Market in the downtown core with 45+ vendors to visit. The market hours are 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM featuring fresh farm produce and showcasing the artwork of Niagara’s South Coast.

Friday night, Split Second will open the weekend festivities at the Village Square 7:00-11:00. Then, on Saturday evening the street of downtown Ridgeway will be jammed with music lovers as the party continues in the Village Square with local favourites, Guilty Pleasures performing live in the square from 7:00-11:00. “Street Eats” and local restaurants will be open for your convenience. Ridgeway offers outstanding dining options throughout the year.

On Sunday a huge car show takes place with well over 400+ vintage and classic cars from around the Region. Show hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Ridgeway Summer Festival’s Wrap Up Party is hosted by the Ridgeway Legion Branch #230, 228 South Mill Street beginning at 4:00 PM. Everyone is welcome and the party takes place rain or shine! This year’s entertainers are Howling Horns and refreshments will be available throughout the party!

Check out this year’s entertainment lineup:

  • Split Second (Friday Night)
  • The Moonlighters
  • Rock Squeeze
  • Sunset Rebels
  • Amber Reigns
  • Guilty Pleasures (Saturday Night Street Dance)
  • Rebekah Stevens
  • Joes Garage
  • Judi Rideout & X Husbands
  • Randy Thomas
  • Bryan Marr
  • Dean Malton
  • Dave Toderick

Get your party shoes on! See you in Downtown Ridgeway!

Festival Hours

Saturday, July 7th 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Sunday, July 8th 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Contact: Ridgeway Business Improvement Area (RBIA)

Ridge Road, Ridgeway, Ontario L0S 1N0

Ph: 289-476-1311 x 5

Email: ridgewaysummerfestival@gmail.com

Website:  www.historicridgeway.com

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