There is an event for you in the Town of Grimsby. Whether you are looking for art, music, food, family activities, or all of the above, Grimsby has plenty to offer all year round.

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Special events

This list includes all Town run and Town affiliated events for 2019. For a complete list of all events and activities happening in Grimsby, visit our Community Calendar.


Community Safety Day

Saturday May 11th, 2019

Community Safety Day will take place from 10am-2pm at the Grimsby Peach King Centre. Come enjoy a BBQ lunch from the Grimsby Lions Club, learn about the various emergency services in the Grimsby community, and about the vehicles they operate.

Vehicles from the Niagara Regional Police, Grimsby Fire Department, EMS, Grimsby Power, Grimsby Public Works, GAMRU, Nortrax, and Arborwood will be onsite to showcase their big machines.

Grimsby Garden Club Plant Sale

Saturday May 11th, 2019

The plant sale is at the Livingston Activity Centre. It begins at 9:00am and continues until it is sold out. 

Farmers Market

Every Thursday from the end of May until Thanksgiving weekend, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Set up as a “Home Grown” Market, our vendors grow their own product and take the time to answer all the questions of the shoppers at the market. The Grimsby Farmers' Market is set up each week on a portion of Main Street between Christie and Ontario streets, and runs rain or shine for the entire season.


Phelps Homes Building Literacy Fair Grimsby Public Library

Friday June 7th, 2019

From 2:00pm-4:00pm the Grimsby Public Librarys annual fun fair features indoor and outdoor activities that help build literacy skills. Celebtrate the launch of our summer reading programs, too!

World Wide Knit in Public Day

Saturday June 8th, 2019

Join the Needlecrafters Club at the Grimsby Public Library from 2:00pm-4:00pm to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day. Get together with other creatives, work on projects, and chat about knitting. (Crocheting is also welcome!)

Happening in Grimsby

Thursday June 20th

     3:00pm: Downtown Grimsby Farmers’ Market

Friday June 21st

     11:30am: Lunch in Coronation Park with live music by Two Sheets to the Wind.

     6:00pm-11:00pm: Happening at the Peach Pit with wine, beer, food trucks, and live music!

Saturday June 22nd

     10:00am-4:00pm: Downtown street vendors, food, inflatables, and family entertainment.

     3:00pm-11:00pm: Happening at the Peach Pit with wine, beer, food trucks, and live music!

Jerry's Peachbud Road Race

Tuesday June 25th, 2019 

10km, 5km, 1km. Races start at the Grimsby Peach King centre and go through downtown Grimsby. First race starts at 6:30pm. Expect traffic delays this evening. 

Mutt Show

Wednesday June 26th, 2019

Join us in Coronation Park for this great event for the whole family! Registration begins at 6:00pm and the show begins at 6:30. Each dog may enter in up to 3 categories with great prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Please keep your dog on leash at all times, children are welcome to participate as long as they have full control of the dog. We can’t wait to see you all there!



Canada Day at the Grimsby Museum

Monday July 1st, 2019

Join us at the Grimsby Museum for family activities; bouncy castles, musical entertainment, food, face paiinting, games, crafts, and much more! Free Admission. 

Canada Day at the Grimsby Lions Pool

Monday July 1st, 2019

FREE public swim from 2:00pm-3:45pm and 7:00pm-8:00pm.

Movie Night in the Park

Friday July 5th, 2019

Join us for a free movie night in Coronation Park. Movie starts at approximately 9:00. Movie title to be announced in June.

Vintage Market

Saturday July 13th, 2019

The Grimsby Museum has partnered with Vintage 30. More information to come.

Niagara Triathlon

Sunday July 28th, 2019

Nelles Beach Park Grimsby is one of the nicest settings for a triathlon, duathlon, including a Try-a-Tri. This very compact triathlon site creates a fun, family friendly atmosphere.


Movie Night in the Park

Friday August 9th, 2019

Friday August 23rd, 2019

Join us for a free movie night in Coronation Park. Movie starts at approximately 8:30. Movie title to be announced in June.

Subaru Iron Girl

5km run: Saturday August 10th - 3pm start

Triathlon: Sunday August 11th - 9am start


Doors Open

Saturday September 21st, 2019

Doors Open Grimsby is a yearly event that explores the hidden screts of the Grimsby Community. Discover our history and heritage in buildings you have never seen before, or see something new in the ones you have. Stay tuned for more information about the 2019 sites. 


Halloween Lantern Tours

Get in the Halloween mood with a lantern lit evening full of stories about Grimsby's facinating past. 2019 dates to be announced. 


 Christmas Tree Lighting
Celebrate the start of the holiday season with the lighting Grimsby's Town Tree outside Town Hall. 2019 date to be announced.


Santa Clause Parade

Saturday December 7th, 2019

The perfect kickoff to your holiday celebrations. Starting at Town Hall the parade travels down Livingston Ave/Main St to Ontario St.

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