Rondeau

Rondeau

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
March Break in Rondeau March 14, 2020 March 22, 2020 Rondeau Visitor Centre

Rondeau Provincial Park is an amazing place to take in all the wonders of migration as thousands of ducks, geese and swans move through the area. 

The Visitor Centre will be open daily during March Break (March 14 - 22) from 10:00am to 4:00pm. 

Saturday, March 14th - drop by anytime between 10:00am and 4:00pm to dissect your own owl pellet. What will you discover inside?

Sunday, March 15th @ 1:00pm - come warm up with a hot chocolate while enjoying a matinee movie, PBS Nature's 'A DUCK-umentary' 

Wednesday, March 18th @ 11:00am 'Custom Family Tree Handprint Sign' - Pre-registration required! Bring along some marshmallows to roast over the campfire      while you wait for your sign to dry! Call the Visitor Centre at 519-674-1768 to register!

Saturday, March 21st @ 1:00pm 'Herb Snake - Traditional Dancer and Storyteller' - Come meet our friend Herb Snake and learn the meaning behind some traditional dances. You will even get to try out a few steps!

Sunday, March 22nd - drop by anytime between 10:00am and 4:00pm to build your very own birdhouse - right in time for spring! (while supplies last)

Festival of Flight May 1, 2020 May 17, 2020 Rondeau Provincial Park

The songbirds are on the move and Rondeau is once again filled with bursts of colour and song! Be sure to drop by the Visitor Centre for the most recent sightings and grab a bite to eat and a hot coffee at the Birder's Breakfast and Lunch put on by the Friends of Rondeau. The Visitor Centre will be open daily from 7:00am - 5:00pm from May 1st - 17th.

For Bird Hike Schedule see the Friends of Rondeau website at www.rondeauprovincialpark.ca

Stop by the Visitor Centre or call 519-674-1768 for more information or to pre-register.  Hikes typically last 1.5 – 2 hours. Beginner, intermediate and advanced birders are welcome!

Be sure to register for Rondeau's Big Day 24 Hour Birding Competition starting on May 9th, 2020.

North American Butterfly Association Annual Butterfly Count July 12, 2020 July 12, 2020 Rondeau Provincial Park

Are you interested in learning more about the butterflies that flutter around the Rondeau area? If so, this is the perfect opportunity! Join a group of dedicated volunteers in this fun-filled citizen science project! Call the Rondeau Visitor Centre for more information at 519-674-1768.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day - FREE DAY USE! July 17, 2020 July 17, 2020 Rondeau Provincial Park

Want to improve your memory, decrease stress and improve your sleep quality? More time in nature is all you need! Take advantage of a free day at Rondeau and join us for a full day of healthy activities. More details to come!

Rondeau's Reptile Day August 15, 2020 August 15, 2020 Bayside Picnic Shelter (across from the Park Store)

Rondeau loves REPTILES! Come show your love for our scaly friends at this fun-filled event! Meet with Rondeau’s research teams and learn how they are helping us protect our reptiles! There will be a guided hike, children’s programs and a live reptile show by Sciensational Snakes at 11:30am! 

10:00am - 1:00pm at the Bayside Pavillion.

Call the Visitor Centre for more information at 519-674-1768 and like us on Facebook

Read more about Reptiles!

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup September 13, 2020 September 13, 2020 Rondeau Provincial Park

Help us keep Rondeau's shoreline beautiful! If you would like to volunteer for this event, please register by calling the Visitor Centre at 519-674-1768. A BBQ lunch will be provided to thank all of our hardworking volunteers!

Monarch Migration Festival September 20, 2020 September 20, 2020 Rondeau Visitor Centre

It’s time to bid farewell to everyone’s favourite butterflies, the Monarchs, as they begin their long journey south to Mexico again. Participate in guided butterfly hikes, tagging demonstrations, crafts, the Adopt-a-Monarch Program, and much more!

Call the Visitor Centre for more information at 519-674-1768.

Get Eerie on Lake Erie - Rondeau's Halloween Day October 10, 2020 October 10, 2020 Rondeau Provincial Park

Park Activities:

Join us on Saturday for a day of spooooky fun as we get ready for Halloween! There will be a costume contest, a pumpkin carving contest, and more!

Camper Lead Activities:

Decorate your sites with these Eco-friendly tips! Remember to remove them before you leave.

Ghosts and goblins go site to site trick-or-treating at dusk on Saturday night- so come prepared to feed those spooks.

The Friends of Rondeau Annual Chili Cookoff October 17, 2020 October 17, 2020 Campsite 202 - Rondeau Provincial Park

Do you think you have an award-winning chili recipe? Or do you just enjoy eating lots of chili? Then call the Visitor Centre at 519-674-1768 to register.

11:00am - 1:00pm - Prizes to be won!