There are usually a lot of events going on at the Memorial Centre, but if you're in town for hockey or lacrosse season make sure you check out the Peterborough Petes, where you can watch future NHLers play or the Peterborough Lakers where you can see the NLL professionals.
The word "canoa" or "canoe" appeared in the earliest writings about the First Peoples of the New World, and was adapted from the Arawak language of the Native Caribbeans. While the word simply referred to a boat or vessel in its original meaning, it has largely come to refer to a specific craft which is familiar to many people today. Learn this and much more as you explore our heritage!
Every Saturday from 7am to 1pm enjoy 100+ vendors selling everything from Maple Syrup & Fresh Produce to Flowers and Beautiful Hand Crafts, as well as buskers!
From June 25th to August 31st
Enjoy free music under the stars by some of the best artists there are. Some of the following artists have preformed at the Little Lake Musicfest:
The Trews, Gordon Lightfoot, Great Big Sea, Kalan Porter, Faber Drive, Blue Rodeo, Dave Carrol, Emerson Drive, Jason McCoy, Chilliwack and Tara Oram.
The Riverview Park and Zoo began in 1933 with the donation of a pair of alligators to Ross Dobbin. As more birds and animals were acquired, the zoo grew in size and popularity with area residents visiting the zoo for picnics and general enjoyment. The Peterborough Utilities Commission, through the Riverview Park and Zoo, strives to provide the citizens of Peterborough with an outstanding recreational and educational facility located in a park setting.