Blog Category: Attractions & Events

Lakefield Sidewalk Sale is Fast Approaching

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Every year for over a decade on the second Saturday of August, the main street in Lakefield (Queen Street) is transformed into a giant sidewalk sale.

Vendors come from all over our little village in a grand display of what Lakefield has to offer. Store fronts of all shapes, sizes, and variety bring their business to the street. Allowing customers the chance to see what they offer from anything such as salon services, insurance, home decor, plants, clothing, and so much more!

This year the sale will take place on August 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The road will be blocked off to traffic between Reid and Albert Street from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. for vendor set up and take down.

Every year the Lakefield Sidewalk Sale is a huge community event. It brings all the local business owners together to celebrate their hard work, dedication and support of one another. It also attracts the community, local cottagers, and tourist to our village allowing them to see how much Lakefield has to offer.

Check out our events page for a list of vendors participating this year.

We here at the Chamber are very excited for what is sure to be yet another great year for the sidewalk sale.

52nd Shamrock Festival and Tractor Pulls Coming Up

 

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A fan favorite year after year, the Ennismore Shamrock Festival and Truck and Tractor Pulls are coming up fast.

This year will mark the 52nd anniversary of the festival. Started as a centennial celebration back in ’67, the event has been a constant in the community for years.

Held at the Ennismore Community Centre at 553 Ennis Road, festival promises to be filled with fun, laughter and heightened spirits as the event kicks off on Saturday, July 20th with a free admission family fun day.

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Upcoming 21st Annual Lakefield Jazz, Art & Crafts Festival

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This Saturday July 6th will mark the 21st annual Lakefield Jazz, Art and Craft Festival.

Enjoy a day by the Otonabee river with admission only $8 for an all day pass. Kids under 12 are free!

Mark your calendars and don’t forget to invite your friends and family to come enjoy a day at Isabel Morris Park in Lakefield beside the scenic Otonabee River.

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Trent-Severn Trail Town Invites Local Businesses To Partner

Kawarthas Northumberland invites local businesses to be involved in Canada’s first ever waterway “Trail Town” program. This program will feature the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada as the trail.

Similar programs elsewhere have created trail-friendly towns that successfully entice trail tourists into local business districts, generating millions of dollars in sustainable economic growth for small businesses. (more…)