Port Dover, just one hour from Hamilton, two hours from Toronto is located on the Gold Coast of Lake Erie. Many retirees have made this eclectic beach town their full time residence and tourists visit for the sandy beach, variety of restaurants and cafes, boutiques and shops, single day motorcycle rally on Friday the 13th, the Live Theatre and a stroll on the pier to watch the fishing tugs come in with their daily catch.
One of the most popular events! Port Dover Celebrates Canada Day with a boat parade, dog show, street parade, soap box derby and fireworks.
Port Dover is active all year round. Santa and his entourage even arrive via fishing tug to celebrate Port Dover's Christmas fest followed by the popular Polar Bear Dip on New Year's day.
Things to Do
Marinas, golf, beachcombing, theatre, dining, service clubs, cycling, hiking, bird watching and a strong arts culture keep this community thriving.
The Lynn Valley trail connects Port Dover to Simcoe and guides cyclists and hikers through forests, meadows, streams and farms.
Port Dover Events include: Canada Day, Art in the Park (Port Dover Summer Festival), Friday the 13th, Port Dover Christmas Fest/Moonlight Madness,
Polar Bear Plunge, Studio tours (semi annually), Live Music Powell Park (Sunday night, summer only), Lit Boat Parade,
Light up the Lane, South Coast Jazz Festival, Beerfest and more.
Destination wineries, farmers markets, gardens and craft breweries are minutes away throughout Norfolk County.
Port Dover is a desirable lifestyle community, with many housing and cottage options from neighbourhood
bungalows to waterfront condominiums. To learn more about buying a vacation home, cottage or residence in Port Dover
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