Quickly becoming known as the Hamptons of Ontario, Prince Edward County is a hot spot for visitors interested in wine, food, art and nature. Conveniently located for guests travelling from Toronto, Ottawa or Montreal, The County offers a diverse range of experiences for visitors to enjoy in all four seasons. There is always something happening in The County, so come and experience it all for yourself.
Located on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Wellington is a picturesque village centrally located amongst the many wineries in beautiful Prince Edward County. It is the perfect spot from which to explore all that The County has to offer. Wellington has many kilometers of waterfront that overlook the largest freshwater sand dunes in the world located in Sandbanks Provincial Park. Take a walk to our local beach and stroll along the boardwalk, or ride your bike and explore the old architecture of the homes in the area. You will also find fabulous restaurants along Main Street where you can sample farm-to-table fare. Whether you are looking for an action packed getaway or some downtime, this is the place to be.
Every month there is something happening in The County. Come join in on the fun!
Festival Players Theater Show
Gavin Crawford, star of CBC’s Because News and This House Has 22 Minutes stars in Every Brilliant Thing, a one-of-a-kind, interactive theatrical event. Tickets are selling fast, so book yours early!
Details & Tickets: https://festivalplayers.ca
True North Beer Festival
Canada’s first rare beer and new music Festival returns to Prince Edward County.
Featuring more than 75 brews & bevies by small-town makers from across Ontario, you can enjoy Craft Cider, a Gin Bar, epic local eats and…Prosecco.
Details & Tickets: https://truenorthbeerfestival.com
PEC Jazz Festival
Every summer, the Prince Edward County Jazz Festival brings together top jazz talent, from local heroes to international stars in our beautiful wine-country setting. From Dixieland classic to cutting edge modern and everything in between, the PEC Jazz Festival has something for every jazz fan.
Wellington Water Week
Catch the wave of world-class music and art in the glorious surroundings of our local Great Lakes. Programming highlights include chamber, choral, pop and live film music and community-driven events. The backbone of this festival is a series of enhanced concert experiences complemented by activities and events throughout the village, celebrating our natural lakeside environment.
Details & Tickets: https://www.wellingtonwaterweek.org/about/about-1.html
Fall Birding in PEC
Join experts and special guests for a series of guided walks, talks and special crafts and games during fall bird migration at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. This is one of the province’s best places to see the colourful and unusual birds that stop along the shores of Lake Ontario on their migratory routes.
Table at the Farm Harvest Dinner
A locavore’s delight of Portuguese inspiration. Join us for another celebration of great food and sustainability with this 3-course dinner special.
Details & Tickets: https://www.quintadoconde.ca/events/table-at-the-farm-harvest-dinner-19
Wellington Farmers’ Market
Wellington Farmers’ Market is an eclectic, outdoor market on the shore of Lake Ontario. You can find gourmet food, jewelry, sweets, cosmetics, metal art, organic fruits and vegetables, antiques, clothing, or gifts for the hard-to-please. Be sure to visit the market on weekends!
Location: United Church Car Park in Wellington
Time: 8am to 1pm
There is always something going on in The County!
For a comprehensive list of events taking place in Prince Edward County visit the PEC Tourism Website.
Art is everywhere in The County. Discover the boundless creativity of Canadian fine artists and artisans along the Prince Edward County Arts Trail.
There is so much to do in PEC. Check out this list and make the most of your Summer!
The County is a great place to explore on a bike. Wellington Willows is a cycle friendly B&B. Come visit PEC and explore wineries, beaches and so much more…