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Marine Heritage Festival                        2024

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July 26 – 28, 2024

No Admission or Registration Fees!

A weekend of fun for the whole family!

Friday, July 26, 2024

Bruce Countv Museum & Cultural Centre

Free Admission & Cash Bar

  • 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Registration for Kid’s Bike Festival (Fairy Lake)
  • 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Kid’s Bike Festival around Fairy Lake (Prizes!)
  • 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Summer Jazz Gala Finale in the Museum Theatre
  • 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Captain Sparrow’s Corn Roast BBQ hosted by the Saugeen Shores Rotary
  • 7:30 p.m. Official Opening Ceremony, Sponsor Recognition. Live entertainment to follow the Opening Ceremony. Original Chantry Shanty songs.
  • 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Free Admission to the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre
  • 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Ghost Walk around Fairy Lake hosted by the Bruce County Playhouse.
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Saturday, July 27, 2024

Pioneer Park (70 Front St. Southampton)

  • 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Saugeen Shores Rotary Pancake Breakfast
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Children’s Entertainer, David Archibald
  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Children’s Gold Hunt Registration
  • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Captain Wayne Sparrow’s Children’s Gold Hunt (Treasures for Kids!)
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. OPG Fun in the Park Displays and Special Family Activities in Pioneer Park
  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saugeen Shores Rotary BBQ Lunch
  • 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Cardboard Boat Registration
  • Noon – Dusk Beer Gardens sponsored by Southampton Fire Department
  • 1 p.m. Bruce Telecom Cardboard Boat Race
  • 2:30 p.m. Lap for Loot
  • 3 p.m. Cardboard Boat Race Trophy Presentation
  • 3 p.m. – Dusk Live Entertainment in the Bruce Power Sponsored tent and/or Pioneer Park
  • 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Southampton Firefighter’s Fish Fry Dinner

Sunday, July 28, 2024

Pioneer Park (70 Front St. Southampton)

  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Ecumenical Service non-denominational waterfront worship
  • Noon – 4 p.m. Live Musical Entertainment by the Sofa Kings
  • Noon – 4 p.m. Beer Garden and food sponsored by Saugeenshores Winterhawks
  • Noon – 4 p.m. “Open Doors” Range Lights available for viewing
  • Yacht Club Sail Pass
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Downtown Festival Week Fun!

Marine Heritage Artisans Market

2024 June 28-August 30

Friday’s from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
26 Albert Street, Southampton

Chantry Island Tours

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
86 Saugeen Street, Southampton

Spectators, don’t forget a lawn chair!

 

Donations to the Food Bank graciously accepted throughout the Festival weekend

Cardboard Boat Corporate Challenge

Saturday, July 27, 2024

Registration $100

The WINNER takes all the registration $$$GOLD$$$ and donates it to the Charity of their choice.

The more that enter the better for local charities.

The Propeller Club is offering to have a boat-building class one evening in July if you need help. We can also supply the cardboard if necessary.

If Interested contact Wayne Kaufman Co-chair of the Festival