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Come Chill on the Hill!  Four days of family fun take place in Fonthill, Ontario over the 3rd weekend of July each year – Bring your family, your sunscreen, your lawn chairs and your dancing shoes!

What began in 2011 as a single day to celebrate the completion of the Downtown Streetscaping in Fonthill and to promote a pedestrian-friendly town centre as advocated by the Pelham Active Transportation Committee has since grown to a four-day festival event which includes music & entertainment for all ages!

Residents and visitors, friends and neighbours are invited to come together in Fonthill to explore our lively and walkable downtown!  Thursday is the Opener in Peace Park where you can shop for local produce and goods at the Farmers’ Market, dine at the Supper Market and enjoy fabulous music.   Friday and Saturday, our popular Street Festival returns with entertainment on the main stage on Pelham Street, outdoor patios, vendors and more.  Saturday is also the day for the exciting and interactive Kids Zone in Peace Park. There’s still lots to do Sunday in the Park, with a Kids Zone, vendors, live music in the bandshell and the best small-town car show in the area.

We hope to see you out to Chill on the Hill this year!

The Town of Pelham is located just 30 minutes west of Niagara Falls quietly nestled into a hillside known as the Fonthill Kame. Created by the retreating glaciers of the last ice age this distinctive geological feature rises some 75 m (246 ft) above the surrounding land and boasts the highest elevation in the Niagara Region. On a clear day, the tall buildings of Niagara Falls and Toronto are clearly visible.

About Pelham

Nestled in the heart of Niagara, you’ll find the Town of Pelham, a fusion of rural and urban communities offering unique lifestyles rich with history, agriculture, and commercial industries. As one of the 12 local area municipalities that combine to make up the Niagara Region, Pelham’s central location makes it ideal for commuters, lifelong residents, and businesses old and new. With state-of-the-art facilities (Meridian Community Centre) and heritage sites (Comfort Maple Conservation Area), Pelham embraces technological and urban change while preserving a small-town feel.

Welcome to Pelham, we hope you’ll stay awhile.

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