Land Acknowledgement  

The Township of West Lincoln, being part of Niagara Region is situated on treaty land. This land is steeped in the rich history of the First Nations such as the Hatiwendaronk (Hat-i-wen-DA-ronk), the Haudenosaunee (Hoe-den-no-SHOWee), and the Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-ih-NAH-bey), including the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. There are many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people from across Turtle Island that live and work in Niagara today. The Township of West Lincoln, as part of the Regional Municipality of Niagara, stands with all Indigenous people, past and present, in promoting the wise stewardship of the lands on which we live.

Canada Day Celebration

The Township of West Lincoln hosts an annual Canada Day festival at the Leisureplex Township Park, in Smithville, featuring fun activities for the whole family! The day's festivities include but are not limited to:

  • West Lincoln Farmers' Market
  • Petting Farm
  • Game Zones
  • Cornhole 18+ Tournament
  • Magic Show
  • Live Music Performance
  • Fireworks Display

Accessible parking is reserved on site, but since general parking spaces are limited, the Township arranges a free shuttle service with three pick-up/drop-off points.

Thank you to everyone who came out and made our 2023 Canada Day festival so spectacular! We look forward to celebrating with all of you again in 2024. Stay tuned for more information.

This annual event is made possible thanks to funding from Canadian Heritage.

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