Community programs and events ensure that there are always a number of activities to participate in, from arts and culture to theatre to recreation activities to large festivals. As such, a strong sense of community connects the residents of Port Colborne.

Port Colborne Public Library
With a vision to empower, enrich, and educate, the Port Colborne Public Library is a welcoming and accessible space for all. Providing the services necessary to meet the needs of our user communities, the library has more than just books! Take time to explore art exhibits, displays, and collections, programs and special events, library of things, digital resources, and more.
Roselawn Centre for the Arts 
Roselawn Centre for the Arts is home to many musical and theatrical events and public functions throughout the year.
Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum
Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum features a heritage village of century-old buildings, historic gardens, pathways, a covered pavilion, and a tea room. The 1861 Georgian-Revival style Williams Home serves as the main exhibit gallery, interpreting the history of Port Colborne and the Welland Canal through a variety of ever-changing exhibits.
Recreation & Culture
The City of Port Colborne maintains a wide variety of parks, public beaches, a large marina, and dozens of kilometres of paved recreational trails. The Vale Health and Wellness Centre opened in 2012 and is complete with two arenas, an indoor walking track, and a YMCA Niagara branch including a fitness centre and two pools.
Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival 
Port Colborne hosts the annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival, which runs through the heart of our city and celebrates our marine heritage with tall ship visits and programming around the Welland Canal. This multi-day festival brings together a wide variety of vendors and entertainers, and draws thousands of visitors over the course of the August Civic holiday long weekend.