Getting Here

 

Regional Transit

The Region of Niagara has a regional tranist which operates Monday to Saturday.
Click here to visit
the Regional Transit site for schedules and fares.

 

Canal Days Shuttle

Air conditioned, accessible & FREE shuttle service is available. There are two shuttle locations: West Side Shuttle in the Westside Plaza, 53 West Side Road, OR, East Side Shuttle at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre (back of building), 550 Elizabeth Street. Shuttles strictly run East and West side one and do NOT cross over the canal bridges. Shuttles run approximately every 20-30 minutes. If you have any concerns please call 905-835-2900.
Click here to access the shuttle schedule and map.

 

NEW THIS YEAR: go train

Courtesy of Niagara Region, the Canal Days shuttle bus will be dropping off and picking up at the St. Catharines Go Train Station on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 ONLY. Below are the dates/times:

The Go Train arrives at St. Catharines Go Train Station at 10:38 a.m. and 5:56 p.m. The shuttle departs from the St. Catharines Station at 10:45 a.m. and 6:05 p.m. and heads to Port Colborne.

The Go Train departs the St. Catharines Go Train Station at 7:45 p.m. and 11:25 p.m. The shuttle departs from Port Colborne at 7 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. and heads to the St. Catharines Go Train Station.

The address for the St. Catharines Go Train Station is: 5 Great Western Street, St. Catharines, L2S 2K3.

parking

 

General Festival Parking
Parking is available throughout the City should you chose to not take our complimentary shuttle. Please ensure you take notice of the designated closed streets and restricted parking signs before you choose to park.  By-law enforcement is monitoring the festival grounds and City and you may be subject to a parking violation fine.

Parking is at own risk.

The following parking provisions are in effect:

The following area will be closed to street parking beginning at 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2019, for the purposes of the Canal Days Car Show at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre:  

  • The east side of Elizabeth Street from the southern limit of Main Street to the northern limit of Killaly Street.


The following area will be restricted to street parking from August 3, 2019 starting at 6 a.m. to August 4, 2019 at 11p.m. to ensure safety to the participants of the Canal Days International Kite Show. With the approval from the Niagara Region, City By-law staff will be enforcing the following parking restriction: 

  • Killaly Street West from Highway #3 (Main Street West) to Steele Street, the north and south side.


The following areas will be closed/restricted to street parking beginning at 4 a.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019 and ending at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 5, 2019:

  • Northside of Kent Street between the western limit of Catharine Street and the eastern limit of Elm Street.
  • The thirteen (13) parking spaces on the west side of King Street from Sugarloaf Street to Charlotte Street;

  • The two (2) parking spaces on both east and west sides of King Street, north of the Charlotte Street limit, be closed to parking to allow for the shuttle bus stops,

Beginning Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6 a.m. through until Monday, August 5, 2019 at 5 p.m. the following parking provisions are in place. Any vehicles (including trailers, RV’s, etc.) will be ticketed and towed at owner’s risk and expense. Any vehicles parking within 3m of a Fire Hydrant will be ticketed and towed immediately. 

LOCATION

SIDE OF ROADWAY

FROM

Elm Street

East

Sugarloaf to Clarence Street

Fielden Avenue

East

Sugarloaf to Clarence Street

Steele Street

East

Sugarloaf to Clarence Street

 

Breakwater Laneway

Both

Entire length

Lockmaster Laneway

Both

Entire length

Lighthouse Laneway

Both

Entire length

Foghorn Laneway

Both

Entire length

Schooner Laneway

Both

Entire length

Harbour Laneway

Both

Entire length

Isabel Street

Both

Entire length

Note: Signage for road closures and parking restrictions will be posted prior to closures; however, enforcement will not occur unless violation occurs within the posted day/time. 

Handicap parking

Accessible parking
Accessible parking is available at Market Square or behind City Hall (Kent Street entrance) on a first come, first serve basis. Spaces are limited. By-law enforcement is monitoring the festival grounds and City and you may be subject to a parking violation fine. 

Parking is at own risk.

 Port Colborne Regional Map

Travelling to Port Colborne

From Buffalo

From Kitchener / Waterloo

From Toronto

 

road closures

 

West Street from the southern limit of Victoria Street to the southern limit of Sugarloaf Street will be closed to through traffic and street parking beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, August 1, 2019 and ending at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

Closure to through traffic and street parking for the following roads beginning at 4 a.m. Friday, August 2, 2019 ending at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019:

·          West Street from the northern limit of Princess Street to the southern limit of Sugarloaf Street;

·          Princess Street from the eastern limit of King Street to the eastern limit of West Street;

·          Park Street from the eastern limit of King Street to the eastern limit of West Street;

·          Charlotte Street from the eastern limit of King Street to the eastern limit of West Street;

·          Kent Street from the eastern limit of King Street to the eastern limit of West Street;

·          Victoria Street from the eastern limit of King Street to the eastern limit of West Street;

·          Adelaide Street from the eastern limit of King Street to the eastern limit of West Street;

·          Sugarloaf Street from the eastern limit of King Street to the eastern limit of West Street;

·          Clarence Street from the eastern limit of King Street to the western limit of Welland Street;

·          Municipal Parking Lot located west of King Street, east of Catharine Street and south of Princess Street.

The following areas will be closed/restricted to through traffic and street parking beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019 and ending at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 5, 2019 for the purpose of hosting Canal Days events at the Museum:

 ·          Princess Street from the western limit of King Street to the eastern limit of Catharine Street.

The following roads will be closed beginning at 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019, Saturday, August 3, 2019, and Sunday, August 4, 2019 for the purpose of hosting the Canal Days Concert Series:
·          Steele Street, from the southern limit of Steele Street at Sugarloaf Street;

·          Steele Street, from the eastern limit at Steele Street at Sugarloaf Street;

·          Isabel Street, from the southern limit of Isabel Street at Sugarloaf Street;

·          Fielden Avenue, from the northern limit of Fielden Avenue at Sugarloaf Street;

·          Fielden Avenue, from the southern limit at Sugarloaf Street;

·          Lighthouse Lane, from the southern limit at Sugarloaf Street;

·          Elm Street, from the southern limit of Elm Street at Sugarloaf;

·          Elm Street, from the western limit of Elm Street at Sugarloaf Street;

·          H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park parking lot, south of Dawg’s Burgers and Fries to Fielden Avenue.

 

PLEASE NOTE:
CANAL DAYS MARINE HERITAGE FESTIVAL REMINDS YOU TO LEAVE YOUR PETS AT HOME.