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Festivals & Events

Farmers' MarketGoderich is home to a long list of annual festivals and events that draw thousands to the community each year. Watch us come alive every season of the year with festivals and events to suit every taste.

For more information on events, contact Tourism Goderich at 1-800-280-7637 or email

If you are planning a festival or special event, please check out our Special Events Policy and Procedure Manual or contact the Festivals & Special Events Coordinator.

2016 Events in Goderich
Date Event Location
February 5-7 Winterfest 2016 Various around Town
March 11-13 & 18-20 67th Young Canada Hockey Week Arenas
March 26 Kinsmen Easter Egg Hunt  Courthouse Park
May 6 to 8 Goderich Home & Cottage Show  519-524-1175  Memorial Arena
May 10 The Sound of Goderich   519-524-2103 TBD
May 15 Run Around the Square       Around Town
May 21 to October 8 Goderich Farmers' Market  (every Saturday)  519-440-0871 Courthouse Square  
May 22 to October 9 Goderich Flea Market  (every Sunday)  519-440-0871 Courthouse Square  
May 25 to September 14 Circle City Cruize Nights (every 2nd Wednesday) 519-524-2477 Lions' Harbour Park
May 26 to August 25 Downtown Concerts (every Thursday)  519-440-0871 Courthouse Park
June 18 Huron's Multicultural Festival Courthouse Park
June 19 to September 4 Sunday Concerts   519-524-9803  Lions' Harbour Park
June 25 Children's Festival Memorial Arena
June 29 Circle City Beach Cruize  519-524-2477 Main Beach - Grass Area
June 30 Canada Day Fireworks Display Beach
July 1 Canada Day Picnic & Parade Courthouse Park/Around Town
July 1 Dash for Diabetes  Beach
July 3 Lions Beef Barbecue   519-524-2048 Lions' Harbour Park
July 8 to 10 Festival of Arts & Crafts  519-524-5333 Courthouse Park
July 8 to August 26 Piping Down the Sun (every Friday) Rotary Cove
July 13 to 16 Kinsmen Summerfest Various around Town
July 23 Horticultural Garden Tour Various around Town 
July 23 Memories Then and Now Car Show  519-524-2477 Courthouse Square
July 29 to August 1 12th Annual Don Johnston Memorial Slo Pitch Agricultural Park      
July 31 21st Annual Goderich Firefighters Breakfast   Fire Hall
August 1 to 5 Celtic College G.D.C.I.
August 5 to 7 Celtic Roots Festival   519-524-8221 Lions' Harbour Park
August 5 to 7 Goderich Art Club Annual Art Show  519-482-5623 McKay Centre
August 13 & 14 Radio Control Model Air Show   519-612-1020 Goderich Municipal Airport
August 19-21 Goderich Salt Festival Various around Town 
August 21 Goderich Triathlon                          Main Beach
September 2 & 3 West Coast Bluesfest    Livery & around Town  
September 2 to 5 Labour Day Fast Ball Tournament  519-524-9382  Agricultural Park                  
September 18 Terry Fox Run Kinsmen Centre   
October 31 Hallowe'en Activities Various around Town 
November 5 Country Christmas Craft Show  519-524-7353 G.D.C.I.
November 5 & 6 Huron Tract Spinners & Weavers   519-393-6054 Huron County Museum
November 11 Remembrance Day   Courthouse Park
November 12 & 13                        IODE Christmas House Tour                Various around Town
November 18 Angel Tree Ceremony Lions Harbour Park
November 19 Santa Claus Parade Courthouse Square
November 19 to mid January 2017 Festival of Lights Celebrations Various around Town

These are tentative dates/locations & subject to change.