Woman demonstrates spinning wheel

Join us for any or all of Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum's special events. 

Don't miss our signature events: Arabella's Pie Social and History Fair, Canal Days at the Museum and the Grand Old Christmas Festival.

May 1 Museum opens

Exhibit gallery in museum12 - 5 p.m. daily

Free Admission

Exhibit Galleries, Heritage Village and Marine Park

Arabella's Pie Social and History Fair

Smiling woman shows a pie12 - 4 p.m. Last Sunday in May

Free Admission


Enjoy tea and pie, and visit the special demonstrations by artisans and Niagara Antique Power Association, plant sale, and print your own bookmark on a heritage press.

June 1 to Sept 30 Arabella's Team Room Open

Volunteers welcome guests to tea roomOpen Daily 2-4 p.m.

June Arabella's Tea for Two Week

Two for the price of one

Fridays in June/July/August Guided Tours of Museum Exhibits and Heritage Village

1 p.m.

Fridays in July West Street Urban History Walking Tours

10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival at the Museum

Adults and children dressed like soldiers of War of 1812August Civic Holiday weekend Saturday and Sunday


Celebrate our marine heritage at the museum where Canal Days started!


Family-friendly activities, lots of hands-on fun for kids, entertainers and historical displays make the museum a destination for everyone!

Fridays in August Main Street and Humberstone Village Urban History Walking Tours

10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Archives Speakers Series

Select Thursdays, 7 p.m.

Grand Old Christmas Festival

Man and woman show handcrafted wreath12 - 4 p.m. First Sunday in December


Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas complete with carriage rides, pioneer activities, warm chestnuts, Christmas shopping and, of course, Santa!


Be sure to visit Arabella's Tea Room to enjoy classic Christmas pudding and sauce!


Free Admission

December 6 – 11 Arabella's Pudding and Sauce Week

Enjoy classic Christmas pudding and sauce at Arabella's Tea Room