Daily Events

Bayfest 2019: Daily Events Calendar

Bayfest Schedule 2019 (PDF – large file, could take a bit to download)

Food Vendors & Merchandise: Fri., Sat. & Sun. Dock Area, Bay Street & Bay Hill Area

Licensed Outdoor Patio: Fri., Sat. & Sun. 2pm-10pm Royal Canadian Legion #379, 12 Centre St. Beer, Refreshments, Food

 Friday, AUG. 30
**Meal pricing subject to change

  •  8pm – Family Movie Night – Downtown on Bay Street/Port Rowan Park. Bring lawn chairs. Sponsored by LMP Mini Excavating and Landscaping & 519 Films
  • 4pm – 9pm Fish & Chips Special & Full Menu** – Port Rowan Legion Br. #379 Patio, 12 Centre Street. Adults: $10; 12 & under: $5

Saturday, AUG. 31
*Contests require pre-registration 1/2 hr. before start time.
**Meal pricing subject to change

  •  Street Chalking – “ALL DAY” Bay Street & Bay Hill Area
  • 8am – 12noon Neal Memorial United Church Breakfast** 1054 Bay Street Adults: $12; Children: $8; Pre-schoolers: Free; Family of four: $25
  • 9am Baby Contest* Community Centre Park, Sponsored by Long Point Lioness
  • 9am Dog Show* Bay Street Sponsored by Nestle Purina & Doerksen Country Store
  • 9am – 1 pm Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale Fellowship Hall, 12 Church St. (across from the post office)
  • 9:30am Build-A-Boat By The Bay The Harbour/Dock Area, Contest forms available at Port Rowan Home Bldg. Centre
  • 10am Frog Toss* Bay Street – Test your skills tossing plastic frogs at a target. Sponsored by Royal Canadian Legion Br. #379
  • 10am Canadian Long Drive Championship Stark’s Golf Course, Port Rowan
  • 10:30am Wacky Hair Contest* Ages 5-13 Sponsored by The Cutting Wave. Wackiest…Be Creative!
  • 10:30am – 2pm Try Pickleball Drop by the Port Rowan Community Centre Courts. Learn to Play Pickleball – All equipment provided, proper athletic footwear required. For more information call 519-842-3200 ext 209. Sponsored by Stonebridge Community Centre
  • 11am Hula Hoop Contest* Ages 4-16 Bring your own hula hoop. Sponsored by The Thrift Shoppe
  • 12 noon Kids Casting Contest* Ages 4-12 8-12 You’ll need your own pole! Community Centre Park. Sponsored by Lighthouse on Bay
  • 12:30pm Build-A-Boat By The Bay Race The Harbour/Dock Area Sponsored by Port Rowan Home Bldg. Centre, Mike Scruton Marine & Ducks Landing
  • 1pm – 3pm Sandcastle Contest Long Point Beach by Stubbs Grub Sponsored by Long Point Pest Control and Stubb’s Grub
  • 1pm – 5pm “The 50’s Café” 1023 Bay Street Sponsored by Olde Tyme Deli & Eatery
  • 1:30pm Ice Cream Eating Contest Twins Ice Cream Parlour, 1028 Bay Street Ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 50 & Over. First 20 in each group will compete. Pre-register at Twins one week before Bayfest
  • 2:30pm Soap Box Derby Ages 8-88 Cenotaph Hill Sponsored by Glendinning Funeral Home, Mark Rose Automotion & Shear Creations
  • 3pm – 6pm “Atkinson Blake Band” Live Music on the Patio. Port Rowan Legion Br. #379 Patio, 12 Centre Street
  • 4pm Selfie Scavenger Hunt Pre-registration at 3pm, Bay Street. Teams of 2-4 people. Digital camera or smartphone required. One must have a driver’s licence and a car. Sponsored by Cattail Cove
  • 4:30 – 7pm McDonald Chapter of the Eastern Star ROAST BEEF DINNER** Port Rowan Community Centre Adults: $15; Children 5-12: $8; under 5 FREE
  • 8 – 11pm STREET DANCE!!! Live Band – Jesse Murphy Trio PLUS Beer Tent! Downtown/Bay Street

Sunday, SEP. 1
*Contests require pre-registration 1/2 hr. before start time.
**Meal pricing subject to change

  • 7am – 1pm Kids Fishing Derby Port Rowan Harbour Age Categories: 0-6; 7-12; & 13-18 Sponsored by Averie Rose Bonin
  • 8:30am – 12noon Royal Canadian Legion Br. #379 Brunch** Adults: $10; 12 & under: $4; Pre-schoolers: Free
  • 10am Adult Casting Competition Corner of Bay St. & Wolven St. Bring your own pole. Overhand Casting. $100 First Price for Adults, Kids Competition for 12-18 years. Sponsored by: At The Bridge, Banks Boats, Bayview Harbour Marina, Biddle Marine, Booths Harbour, Field Construction, Inner Bay Marina, Lake Erie Bait & Tackle, Long Point Island Hugger Tours, Marina Shores, Old Cut Marine Service, Post Marina, Sandboy Marina, Stark’s Golf Course, Twins Ice Cream Parlour
  • 10am Interdenominational Christian Worship Service Side lawn of the Community Church. Bring Your Own Lawn Chair. Sponsored by Port Rowan Ministerial
  • 10am Canadian Long Drive Championship Stark’s Golf Course, Port Rowan
  • 10am 4-on-4 Volleyball Skatepark – Price & College Sponsored by Norfolk Electric
  • 11am Barricades AT: BAY & CHESTNUT and BAY & PRICE
  • 11am – 1:30pm Big Boy Toy Show Downtown on Bay Street Bring your CLASSIC CAR, RAT ROD or ANTIQUE TRACTOR to display! Ride in the parade at 2pm Sponsored by Bankes Boats
  • 11:30am Lucas Wilson Magic Show Downtown on Bay St. Sponsored by Port Rowan Pharmasave
  • 1:30pm Decorated Bike Contest* Ages 4-12 Free Methodist Church Parking Lot. Sponsored by Godfather’s Pizza. Bring Your Helmet and Plan to Ride in the Parade!
  • 2pm Bayfest Parade Bring Your Own Lawn Chairs. Donations for Fireworks.
  • 3:30pm Lucas Wilson Magic Show Downtown on Bay St. Sponsored by Port Rowan Pharmasave
  • 4pm – ? Long Pt. Lion & Lioness Chicken BBQ & Pie Sale** Port Rowan Community Centre. 1/2 Chicken: $15; 1/4 Chicken: $12. Eat-in or Take-out. Prices subject to change.
  • 4pm – 7pm Norfolk Fire Stn. #9 Pork BBQ** Port Rowan Fire Hall • Adults: $15; 12 & under: $8 Prices subject to change.
  • 4pm Redneck Rodeo Fun for All Ages! Downtown on Bay Street. Details at the Thrift Shoppe August 19th  Sponsored by Erie Mechanical Services
  • Entertainment Sponsored by Norfolk Packers Dock Area Stage
    • 3-4pm Gospel Concert (Sponsored by Port Rowan Ministerial)
    • 4:30-6:30pm “Bayfest Has Talent” Show Cash & Prizes!!! Auditions in August – Audition fee $5 Contact Andrea 519-586-9055 or Pauline 289-689-5779
    • Pre-Fireworks Entertainment 7-9pm Route Six
  • 9pm FIREWORKS!!! Special thanks to the Port Rowan Fire-Fighters for their assistance. Partly Sponsored by Townsend Lumber

Note: Events, times, locations subject to change. Updates will be made on Facebook.