Events at Sand Hill Park

May 1, 2018

Opening Day

Sand Hill Park opens for the 164th season!

May 20 Starts @ Dusk (East beach hill)

Victoria Day Fireworks Display

Come out and enjoy free admission to our fireworks display. Donations are accepted and all proceeds going towards the local fire department (Fairground Station 8).

July 7 10 a.m @ front gate

Bicycle Decorating Contest

Kids Event. Bring the kids to decorate their bikes and bring home a prize.

July 7 7-10 p.m @ the band shell

The Schotts

Showcasing Local Talent

July 14 8-10 p.m @ the band shell

Small Town Girls

Local country music band from Langton, Ontario. They have performed with Brett Kissel the past two years and can’t wait to have them back at the Sand Hills!

July 21 10 a.m @ front gate

Crazy about Bugs!

Did you know that insects are the most diverse group of animals that exist on the planet? They come in a variety of shapes, colours and sizes and each species play a unique and vital role in its habitat. Come out and explore a world so tiny that you may need a magnifying glass (and net) to see it! Investigate the amazing variety of insects through games, hands-on activites, and a bug collecting adventure.

July 28 10 a.m @ front gate

Never Give UP: Learning about Helping Turtles

Several years ago Jan Everett wrote a children’s book about a turtle trying to cross the road called Never Give Up. Jan and husband John deliver this fun hour in which she does a reading followed by a demonstration by John onhoeto safely carry turtles across the road. There will also be a collection of replica turtles native to the area for kids to learn about. Fun for all ages!

August 4 7-10 p.m @ band shell

Slim Pickins

Come out and listen to a local country band.

August 11 10 a.m @ front gate

Adapting Amphibians

Did you know that some frog species can survive the cold winter months by freezing almost completely solid? Or that, salamanders can grow another tail after it has been lost to a predator? These are just some of the many amazing adaptations that amphibians possess to help them survive day to day, and a preview of what this program is all about. Come on by and check out our life-like amphibian replicas and join us as we lace our hiking boots and go on an amphibian adventure at the Sand Hills!

August 11 7:30-9 p.m @ the band shell

Magician- Bill Nuvo

Come out and enjoy a night of magic!

August 18 10 a.m @ front gate

At Risk! Disappearing Reptiles

The Long Point-Norfolk region boasts a remarkable diversity of reptiles including 19 species of turtles and snakes. Unfortunately, many reptile species are considered ‘Species at Risk’. This program will not only educate about the daily challenges these animals face but also will help alleviate any misconceptions and fears around reptiles, especially snakes. We will bring along a variety of life-like turtle and snake replicas which should help prepare us for a walk in search of these fascinating animals.

August 25 Starting @ 2 p.m

Sand Sculpture Contest

Head down to the beach and create a masterpiece. Trophies to be won.

September 1 7-10 p.m @ the band shell

Olivia Mae Graham

Come out and listen to a local country singer.

October 8

Closing Day 2018