Twitter Contest Starts

Saturday July 1, 2017 9:00 AM -
Win $200 in Summer Cash Tweet your Festival Photos to @StraitFestival and add #FOS2017 (Tweet each & every event to improve your chances! Contest ends July 9th (10pm) Winner drawn July 10th on Facebook live!


Host: Town of Port Hawkesbury

“Oh Canada” Family Fun Day

Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Located at Granville Green. Presented by the Town of Port Hawkesbury. Enjoy music, cake, games, face-painting, bouncers, and fun! All are welcome!


Trivia Night Pub and 50's & 60's Dance

Saturday July 1, 2017 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
$5/person (teams of 4). Followed by: Jukebox 50's & 60's Dance 10pm-1am. $5/person @ The Port Hawkesbury Legion


Family Bonfire

Saturday July 1, 2017 8:30 PM -
@Waterfront. Bring your chair, voices & instruments for sing along family fun! (free admission & marshmallows)


Sponsored by the Medicine Shoppe, Town of Port Hawkesbury & YMCA

Family Fun Run

Sunday July 2, 2017 9:00 AM -

9 am at the Granville Green



Tall Ships Send Off

Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00 PM -
Music, Fun, free admission.


Granville Green

Sunday July 2, 2017 7:00 PM -
Free Outdoor Concert Barra MacNeils and Special Guests!


Fireworks on the Waterfront

Sunday July 2, 2017 10:00 PM -
Firework on the Waterfront - Begins at 10pm


Amazing Race Port Hawkesbury

Monday July 3, 2017 11:00 AM -
Prizes for winners. Begins at Civic Centre. Free to enter! Register by email: festivalofthestrait@hotmail.com


Big Kids - Amplified Fun!

Monday July 3, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
@PH Community Park Rock wall, Laser Tag, Tug of War, and more! Youth and Teen fun for ages 8yrs and older! *Big Kids 8-12 yrs — bring an adult. Free admission. $Canteen available


Ball Hockey

Monday July 3, 2017 5:00 PM -
(back of SAERC, bring sticks). Teams will be chosen there. Ages 14yrs and up. To register: aidanfry@outlook.com


Brain Games

Tuesday July 4, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Eastern Counties Regional Library, SAERC. Free: Ages 8-12


Ceilidh

Tuesday July 4, 2017 7:30 PM -
@Civic Centre KitchenFest: Michael Hall, Kimberley Fraser, Joe MacMaster & Jeff MacDonald.


Story Hour

Wednesday July 5, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Eastern Counties Regional Library, SAERC. (free)


Princess Pageant

Wednesday July 5, 2017 6:00 PM -
Free @Civic Centre, Princess talent & fun with host Scottie “O” from The Hawk. Come support our Strait Princesses!


Hosted by: Festival of the Strait & City Reach Church.

Spot Light and Kids Activities

Wednesday July 5, 2017 8:00 PM -
@Community Park. 8pm. Kids, bring an adult! (free admission, free snacks)


Seniors 45s Card Play

Thursday July 6, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
@Evergreen Club. Free. Win Prizes.


Tiny Teen Dance (grades 3-5)

Thursday July 6, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
@Civic Centre, $3/door.


Host: Richmond Cheer Athletics

Pre-Teen Dance (grades 6-8)

Thursday July 6, 2017 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
@Civic Centre $5/door.


5 Card Dash

Friday July 7, 2017 6:00 PM -
Venture Downs Raceway (Crandall Rd). Live Music: Jeremy White. $BBQ & $Bar (free admission) Watch the horse races!


Free Movie Under the Stars

Friday July 7, 2017 9:00 PM -
@Dusk Provincial Building Parking lot. (Free admission) ($ Canteen) Family Feature: A Dog’s Purpose (2017) Late Night Feature: Back to the Future (1985)


KOC Free Pancake Breakfast

Saturday July 8, 2017 9:00 AM -
@Port Hawkesbury Waterfront


Festival Fun Day

Saturday July 8, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
@Community Park. Free games, bouncers, prizes, & treats! Bring towel & suits for the Splash Pad! ($BBQ @the Curling Club)


Street Parade

Saturday July 8, 2017 3:00 PM -
Line up and Judging begins at 2pm - Provincial Building Parking Lot (MacSween Street) - Parade begins at 3pm. * This is a 2 KM Accessible Parade. Cash prizes for winners!


Pub by the Sea

Saturday July 8, 2017 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Pub by the sea with Three Finger Shot
Special Guest—Little Voice 10pm—2am @Waterfront $10/person (19+ event) $Bar, $BBQ


Seniors Picnic by the Sea

Sunday July 9, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
@Waterfront (Free) Sandwiches, drinks, and sweets. Kitchen Party Music and tales by local entertainers. (All Seniors welcome, seating limited, first come first serve for seating)


“Off the Rails” Waterfront Fun

Sunday July 9, 2017 3:00 PM -
@Waterfront, free Live music: Tony Ronalds & Three Finger Shot; also enjoy pony rides, face paint, balloon animals, and family fun! $Canteen


Granville Green

Sunday July 9, 2017 7:00 PM -
Free Outdoor Concert Joshua Hyslop and Special Guests!