Festivals and Events

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The Township of South Glengarry is well known for its numerous festivals and events. These festivals and events are so numerous that it is impossible to list them all! Visit our Community Calendar for a complete list of events.

Below is information on some of the annual events that take place throughout the Township.

Annual Lancaster Yard Sale

This is a community-organized event that is held on the third Saturday of July each year. Table setups start early in the morning until 2:00 pm. That little something you no longer need may be that little something that someone else is looking for!

Raisin River Canoe Race

This event is one of the longest canoe races in Eastern Ontario! The 30 km course runs from St. Andrews to Williamstown and is held in the spring when water levels are high and flows are favourable for paddlers. The event is organized by the Raisin Region Conservation Authority.

St. Raphael's Parish Galarama

This event gathers hundreds of visitors and residents who enjoy a day filled with music and activities at the beautiful and historic St. Raphael's Ruins.

Williamstown Fair

The Williamstown Fair has been serving the community of South Glengarry since 1812 and is known as “Canada's Oldest Annual Fair”. This heritage and agricultural fair includes exhibits, programs, competitions and entertainment representing the rural agricultural way of life.

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