Special Events


July 4: Independence Day Celebration: Parade begins at 6:30 pm followed by music, food and fun in Pell Gardens. Fireworks at dusk are an awesome show of lights over the Canal, viewable from the North and the South sides of the Canal.
July 6 to August 31: Summer Music in the Park: Pell Gardens Every Sunday in July & August 6-8 p.m. Click here for list of Performers.


August 23 –  CAR SHOW 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Sponsored by the Lion’s Club -Collectible Cars, Street Rods, Trucks, Woodies, Wooden Boats and Antique Cars, fourth annual event gets bigger and better every year. Details at www.ronfrancis.com/carshow.asp


September 13: Craft Beer & Restaurant 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Come sample over 20 craft beers, sample food from area restaurants, and enjoy music on the C&D Canal.

September TBA –  PAINT THE TOWN – Painters of all stripes will set up around town all through the weekend to paint the picturesque waterfront, gardens, historic architecture and fantastic views of the canal and bridge. The weekend culminates in a wet paint exhibit and wine tasting, where the completed works will be available to view and to purchase. This is the third year for this event, which has grown in number and in stature ever year.


October 24 and 25th ANNUAL GHOST WALK Hooded Ghouls guide visitors who become a part of a murder mystery, performed by a professional acting troupe, unfolding on the porches and other hallowed locations in the historic district of this 19th-century canal town. Tours begin at 5pm, last tour departs Town Hall at 9 pm.