2021 Holiday Events

Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 03:48 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope is ready to kick off the holiday season with a variety of modified festive events and activities that can be done safely. COVID-19 guidelines in place for all listed events and activities.

Candlelight Festival

The annual Candlelight Festival is a holiday experience that invites everyone to explore the seasonal transformation of downtown Port Hope.

The 2021 Candlelight Festival has been modified again this year to include a selection of virtual, self-guided, and in-person...

Emergency Alert System Testing

Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 09:57 AM

Residents are advised that on November 24, 2021, Fire and Emergency Services will be testing its emergency alert system as part of an annual training exercise. During this test you may receive a phone message advising of the test. No actions are required from the public or local businesses. Should you have any questions, please contact Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services by email or by phone at 905-753-2230.


New Plaques on Athletic Wall of Honour Unveiled

Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021 09:21 AM

In a small ceremony on November 18, 2021, the Municipality of Port Hope, in partnership with the PRC Advisory Committee unveiled the new honourees to the Athletic Wall of Honour. The Athletic Wall of Honour, located at the Jack Burger Sports Complex, is a community-driven initiative that celebrates the achievements of local athletes by preserving the stories and histories of sport in Port Hope.

“We have many talented residents in Port Hope” notes Julia Snoek, Director, Parks, Recreation...

Santa Claus Parade Road Closure and Parking Restrictions

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 03:00 PM

The traditional Santa Claus Parade is returning to Port Hope on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. with COVID-19 protocols in effect.

Road closures

Residents are advised of the following road closures from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 27, 2021 to accommodate the annual Santa Claus Parade.

  • Ridout Street and Walton Street from Toronto Road to Mill Street
  • Queen street from Walton Street to Robertson Street
  • Augusta Street from Queen Street to Elias Street

Parking restrictions


Council Meeting Highlights - November 16

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:16 AM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings held on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Agendas and Minutes page of our website. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Council Meeting:

The following are highlights from the Council Meeting.

2022 Council and Committee of the Whole schedule

Council approved the new schedule for the Council...