If you're looking for a fun family getaway, Delta has no shortage of events throughout the year - including our annual festivals that embrace our history and heritage.
April 20 & 21, 2019
Take part in this over 50 year old tradition by bringing the family out to the Fair Hall for all you can eat pancakes smothered in delicious local maple syrup. First order of pancakes served with sausages. After breakfast, enjoy live music, craft sale, petting zoo, tours of The Old Stone Mill and Fire Hall Museum, and the annual book sale held at The Old Town Hall. Website
July 25-28, 2019
Established in 1830, Delta Fair is one of Ontario’s oldest continuously operating agricultural fairs. Spend a weekend packed with entertainment - midway, live music, tractor pull, petting zoo, contests, and more! Website
6th, 7th and 8th September, 2019
Originally based in a garage in historic Bastard & South Burgess Township in Delta, the Old Bastards Vintage Motorcycle Club is all about a love of vintage, classic, and antique motorcycles. Held at Lower Beverley Lake Park in Delta, events include bike games, dinner and dance, and the Sunday morning concourse! Website
The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is about sharing a love of music in a beloved place. Brought to you by the Team Behind Bluesfest, the Festival of Small Halls brings exceptional Canadian musicians to small venues across Eastern Ontario. The Old Town Hall in Delta opens its doors for an unforgettable night of music by Redhill Valleys (tickets here) and food (reserve dinner tickets at firstname.lastname@example.org).
Some of Canada’s best musicians will step off the big stage and hit the scenic back roads. Website
Saturday, September 28, 2019
This is a nationally recognized Culture Days event.
Take a step back in time with the Delta Harvest Festival. Start the day off with Harvest Breakfast at the Delta United Church from 8 to 10. Then take a tour of the Old Stone Mill, check out the local food and craft vendors, view the blacksmith plying his trade, listen to live music. Lots of other community activities throughout the village.
Attend the free will donation poetry reading by T. Anders Carson, International award winner and John Brantingham, Poet Laureate of the Sequoia National Park at 7pm in the Old Town Hall. Dinner at 5:30 ($15.00) reservations at in support of the Delta Mill and Old Town Hall.
For more details, visit the Website
Saturdays: November 30
December 7, 14, and 21 2019
2019 Events at the Mill
Saturday November 23 - DELTA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS - Start your evening off with our Country Christmas Spaghetti Supper being held at the United Church Hall from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Then head to the Baptist Church for 6:30 p.m. and follow the Christmas Story presented in word, song and pageantry as we journey to the United Church, St. Paul’s Anglican Church and the Mill Shed by the Old Stone Mill where the Nativity all comes together. Dress Warm & Bring a Flashlight or Lantern! No Charge but donations of non-perishable food items to the Delta Food Bank would be appreciated and can be dropped off at any of the Churches
Fridays & Saturdays, Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 - CELEBRATING THE SEASON – the Old Stone Mill will be lit up with festive candles as part of Delta's Celebrating the Season. The Old Town Hall will be open from 5 pm to 8:30 pm featuring our Christmas Gift Table with all sorts of interesting items and refreshments available at the canteen. Lower Beverley Lake Park will be lit with over 100,000 lights. You can take a ride on the Wagon from the Delta Fair Grounds that will take you to the park and back. Admission to the Old Stone Mill and Old Town Hall is FREE (donations appreciated). Entrance fee to Lower Beverley Lake Park $5 for Adults 13 and older. See the 2019 brochure for full details.
Saturday November 30 - FESTIVE CHRISTMAS MARKET in the Old Town Hall from 2 pm to 9 pm. The hall will be full of vendors offering lovely hand-crafted items for sale. The Delta Mill Society will also have its Christmas Gift Table. Come out, browse the many offerings and find those perfect gifts! Admission is FREE. There will be a canteen available for vendors and visitors throughout the event.
Friday December 6 - SMALL HALLS CONCERT featuring Còig - Còig is a Celtic quartet from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Their pieces are created using a unique combination of influences, including Celtic, jazz, global, Irish and traditional music. The quartet is well respected players in the Celtic world, known for creating everything from traditional ballads to fabulous covers. A buffet dinner, with vegetarian options, will be held at the Old Town Hall at 6 p.m. $15/per person. There will also be a cash bar available. Reservations for the dinner are required, please email email@example.com The concert starts at 7:30 pm. For more info and tickets see: festivalofsmallhalls.
Saturday December 7 - CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP – hosted by the Delta Mill Society at the Old Town Hall from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Children accompanied by their parents are welcome to come and have fun doing Christmas Crafts - supplies provided at no charge. Hot Dogs & Refreshments will be available for sale. For more info contact the Delta Mill Society, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday December 14 - Mensen Family Concert – at the Old Town Hall from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday December 21 - CAROLING AT THE OLD STONE MILL – we are looking for people to come to the Old Stone Mill from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to sing Christmas Carols. The acoustics in the Old Stone Mill are spectacular. If you are interested just dress really, really warm and show up. Music books will be provided. For more info contact email@example.com.