2017 Calendar of events
Parks Day – Paddle Day
Marsh Boardwalk, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Celebrate Parks Day with a paddle through the marsh. Join our friends from Pelee Wings Paddlesports and try out the latest in kayaks (15 minute test paddles, register on-site). Rent a canoe from the Friends of Point Pelee or join one of our popular Frieghter Canoe Tours (pre-registration is available, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-322-2365.
Join acclaimed astronomer Rick Stankiewicz for a weekend filled with astronomy. View the surface of the sun, take in a show at the portable planetarium and join in the stargazing. Park open to midnight July 22.
August 5 - 6
Are you curious about the secret lives of reptiles? Interested in where they live or what they eat? Point Pelee National Park is pleased to welcome Sciensational Sssnakes!! which provides hands-on education about reptiles and amphibians to audiences of all ages. Their presentation will include information about the animals, their ecology and conservation issues as well as a session in which participants are able to interact, touch and hold the animals. The team will be on hand with a variety of reptiles, some of which can be found in Point Pelee National Park.
Perseid Meteor Celebration
August 12 - 13
We’re staying open all night to view the peak of this annual meteor shower. Join members of RASC at West Beach later in the evening and enjoy the meteor show. Park open all night between August 12 and 13.
September 2 & 3
Visitor Centre, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join Wild Ontario at the Visitor Centre and see live birds of prey. Learn about the role they play in the environment.