151 Bond Street
P.O. Box 323
Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0
Phone: (613) 678-2002 or (866) 678-2001
Fax: (613) 678-2045

Community Events

Yes, Women Can April 9, 2017
Vankleek Hill – April 9, 2016
The perfect excuse to get out of the house in early spring to see what’s new in various fields, from renovation to decoration or personal and professional services. On-site entertainment. This fair is held every two years. Info: 1.877.678.3327

Russel Gauley Breakfast May 7 2017
Location: 36 Mill Street,Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

This is a very popular spring get-together in memory of a long-time Canadian Cancer Society volunteer.

Info.: 613.678.3760

Square Dance Show and Jamboree May 13, 2017
Location: 36 Mill Street, Vankleek Hill Community Centre and arena,

A feast for the eyes and the ears as musicians and dancers take to the stage at the arena!

Info.: 613.675.4955

Canadian Heritage Festival May 21, 2017
Location:  Main Street, Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

A really neat way to usher in the summer season! Come watch some music, buy original products from artisans and munch on offerings by local producers.

Info.: 613.677-4722

Garage Sale May 27, 2017
Location: L’Orignal (Champlain Township)

The local Knights of Columbus organize this one-day sale next to the historic justice court building. Come out to check the bargains.

Info.: 613.551.5058

Old Jail Spring Market May 28, 2017
For information please call 613-675-4688

Shown N Shine & Truck Pull June 25, 2016
Gates open at 9 am Pull starts at 1pm

Trash N Treasure June 3, 2017
Location: : Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

For years, area visitors – and many from outlying areas – flock to most streets throughout the ward. The best deals are to be had EARLY in the morning! As a point of interest, our residents throughout the Township may organize their own garage sale sans permit, on that day.

Info.: 877.678.3327

Rain date June 18th

Pull will start at 3 pm.
Show and shine will open at 10 am.
Set up for participants will start Friday at 11 am.
Camping will open Friday morning as well.

Location: Vankleek Hill Fairgrounds

Ottawa River Festival June 29 - July 3, 2016
Location: L’Orignal (Champlain Township)

The River comes alive, says the slogan! For the fifth year running, events are presented along the riverfront from Clarence-Rockland (downstream of Ottawa) to Chute-à-Blondeau (next to the Ontario-Québec border). Special events run as of the Wednesday evening, but L’Orignal welcomes the Mustang (and other Ford classics) Poker Run on the road, the powerboats on the river and a family day at its municipal beach on the same day, Saturday, July 2.

For information, www.festivalprescott-russell.ca

July 1, 2017 Celebrations
Location: L’Orignal (Champlain Township)

This annual day of festivities has become a crowd favourite thanks to the devotion of the local firefighters and many volunteers. The day of concerts and events is capped off with fireworks at dark.

Info.: 613.551.5058

Vankleek Hill Food Bank Jamboree July 8th, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

A few short years ago, a group organized this one-day music festival to generate funds for the local food bank. This formula struck a chord with music lovers!

Info.: 613.678.2497

Horse & Buggy Parade & Starwberry Social July 9, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

This horses-and-buggy-only parade harks back to the days when this was the only mode of transport everywhere. Young and old alike are invited to watch on the street. Stroll down to the fairgrounds to taste strawberry delicacies. Yummy!

Info.: 613.677-4722

Porchfest July 29, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

This idea was exported just last year from other municipalities throughout North America and it caught on! Come hear local talents on instruments and voice whose stage is a neighbourhood porch or balcony. Ah, warm weather and music… what more is there to ask for?

Info.: 613.852.7920

Glengerry Highland Games Aug 4-5, 2017
Games Info

Since the first Games were held in 1948, the people of Glengarry have extended close to a million welcomes to visitors who come to see what is estimated to be one of the largest Highland Games in the world. Thousands of people find themselves drawn each year to Maxville to witness an outstanding display of music, dance, sports, fiddling, pageantry, and tradition.

L'orignal FoodBank Golf Tournamnet August 13, 2017
Location: L’Orignal (Champlain Township)

The economy sometimes wreaks havoc on the family food budget. Food banks are there to lend a helping hand. This community found a good way to raise money for this cause while allowing golf lovers to practice their favourite sport.

Info.: 613.678-8660

Vankleek Hill Agricultural Fair August 17- 20,  2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

This fair is the second-oldest in Eastern Ontario and visitors from near and afar alike come out to see the animals, admire crafts, taste homemade food, watch the demolition derby or to go out on the rides. Have fun with us!

Info.: 613.678.3760

Festivals of Flavours / Festival des saveurs September 10, 2017
For more information please contact 613-677-4722

Oktoberfest September 22rd - 23th, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township) Fairgrounds

Eastern Ontario has had its own Oktoberfest for sevem years thanks to the creative spirit of local craft brewery Beau’s All Natural Beer. Almost 20,000 people (campers included) made it to the 2015 edition and it just keeps growing! The seven-year fundraising total from this event is $430,600 which is redistributed to local and national organizations.

Info.: 613.678.2799

Patrimoine L'orignal Longueuil Heritage Dinner and Dance October 14, 2017
Location: L’Orignal (Champlain Township)

Those who like history and heritage always buy a ticket for this fundraiser. As part of Canada's 150 celebrations   the group is trying a new formula.

Location Hawkesbury Royal Canadian Legion building.

Info: 613.675.3327

Halloween at the Old Jail October 31, 2017
For information and times please call
1-800-667-6307 or 613-675-4661 ext 8107

Christmas Home Tour November 4, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

Want to get into the Christmas spirit? Buy your passport and tour a collection of homes decorated with panache to reflect the Holidays of yesteryear.

Info.: 613.678.3327

Christmas Market November 18- 19, 2017
Location: L’Orignal (Champlain Township)

People love attending craft fairs to stock up on original Christmas gifts! This is one such opportunity…

Info.: 613.675.4688

Christmas Craft Fair November 24-26, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

Another opportunity to find that perfect Christmas gift that you have been looking for!

Info.: 613-677-4722

Santa Claus Old Fashion Christmas Parade December 1, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

Come out on Main Street and greet jolly Saint-Nicholas a few days before he makes his round-the-world distribution of gifts! Christmas comes from the heart!

Info.: 613.677-4722

Breakfast with Santa December 10, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

Saint-Nicholas returns to this ward just long enough to chat with the children… the little ones as well as the big ones!

Info.: 613.677-4722

Gingerbread Competition December 16, 2017
Location: Vankleek Hill (Champlain Township)

This friendly competition was launched among high schools as a play with words from the status of Vankleek Hill, “Gingerbread Capital of Ontario” (gingerbread is a form of wood ornament on porches which was popular in Victorian days.

Info.: 613.677-4722

Heart Institute Bonspiel February 11, 2017

Ladies Snowflake Bonspeil February 14, 2017

7th Annual Vintage Snowmobile Ride
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Riders leave sharp at 11:00 AM
Breakfast served from 9:00 AM to Noon. $ 10.00

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Super
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
St. John's Anglican Hall
Adults $ 10.00
Children 6-10 $ 5.00
Children 5 and under are free

Town and Country Bonspiel February 28,2017

Family Bonspiel March 4, 2017

Spaghette Dinner for Rebels Curling Team
The Rebels Curling Team will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 5-7Pm at the Vankleek Curling Club.$10.00 for adults and $5.00 for 12 and under

St. Patrick's Day Parade March 18, 2017 at 13:30 on Main Street
For information please call 613-677-4722

Pond Rocket King's Lock Craft Distllery Cup March 31-April 1, 2017
For information please call 613-307-0566

Closing Bonspiel April 3 - 8, 2017