Public Service Announcement: Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Hours & Activities

Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Hours & Activities

Lincoln, ON - (October 6, 2021) – The Town of Lincoln wishes the community a safe and happy holiday weekend. As we lead into the holiday weekend, we encourage residents to continue to follow public health measures and protocols to protect themselves, their families, and the community. More information can be found on our website. Town facilities and services will have altered hours for the holiday weekend. Please see below for details.

HOLIDAY HOURS

Town Hall

  • Monday, Oct. 11: Closed

* Water samples will not be accepted on Monday, Oct. 11 *

Fleming Centre

  • Saturday, Oct. 9: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 10: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 11: Closed

* Water sample testing bottles will not be available for pick up on Monday, Oct. 11 *

Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre

  • Saturday, Oct. 9: 10 a.m. -5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 10: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 11: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lincoln Public Library (Fleming and Rittenhouse branches)

  • Saturday, Oct. 9: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 10: Closed
  • Monday, Oct. 11: Closed

ACTIVITIES

Ball's Falls Thanksgiving Festival

The Town of Lincoln team will be onsite at the Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival with Betty Loo Photo Booth, engaging guests and encouraging them to contribute their feedback to our Destination Branding survey and to learn more about the Climate Adaptation Plan and, the actions the Town is taking and how the community can participate.

The Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is back, as a fantastic, modified experience! Guests will enjoy a classic family favourite and a longstanding Niagara Tradition safely and familiarly!

Live, In-Person Festival Returning to Ball’s Falls this Thanksgiving weekend!

The 47th Annual Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival will bring back many of your favourite features, including 50+ in-person craft and artisan vendors, delicious foods, craft beverages and wines, local farmers’ market vendors, live acoustic music and children’s entertainment, historical demonstrations, heritage tours and nature hikes.

Enjoy the beauty of the fall along the Niagara Escarpment as you take in the sights, sounds and smells of the Thanksgiving Festival and explore the colourful forested trails.

With restrictions in place to keep everyone safe, the 2021 Thanksgiving Festival offers a unique opportunity to hike the trails, tour the heritage village, admire the spectacular scenery and waterfalls, and support local small businesses.

  • This year is especially important; with opportunities to shop online in advance and in-person over the Thanksgiving Weekend, the Festival helps to celebrate and support local artisans, crafters, farmers, vendors and small businesses that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Festival will comply with all provincial and local COVID-19 regulations and public health guidance according to the provincial framework in place, to ensure a safe experience for all attendees and vendors.

Dates and Times

Friday, October 8 – Monday, October 11
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

If you have questions about the festival, becoming a vendor or any other inquiries, please contact the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority at 905.562.5235

Advanced Ticket Reservation Required for Festival Admission

Advanced registration is required for admission to the festival. To reserve your Festival tickets, please visit thanksgivingfestival.ca/shop-now/.

PLEASE NOTE: General Admission tickets for Thanksgiving Weekend do not include Heritage Tour Reservations and these must be purchased separately at thanksgivingfestival.ca/heritage-tours/.

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