Saving Monarchs – Family Film, Art & Ecology Event
Saving Monarchs – Family Film, Art & Ecology Event 1:00pm - 4:00pm

There will also be a Monarch-themed event at Presqu'ile on the afternoon of September 18 run by Northumberland Festival of the Arts. The Saving Monarchs – Family Film, Art & Ecology Event will feature:

🦋Indoor showing of the film Four Wings and a Prayer

🦋Morgan Mansfield of Morgan’s Monarchs

🦋Kids art workshop by Katie Hoogendam

🦋Monarch tagging by park staff

Organizers request that you pre-register for this event here:

These events are free with your Daily Vehicle Permit. As Monarch events always prove to be very popular, you are strongly encouraged to reserve your permit up to 5 days in advance by phone 1-888-ONT-PARK or online:

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Park and Friends Events

Presqu'ile Provincial Park in cooperation with the Friends of Presqu'ile Park offer seasonal educational programming, as well as special events, to the public.  Unless stated, all programs are free with park admission. Daily Vehicle Permits are required for park entry at all times of the year.  The calendar on this page indicates the timing of any special events or opening hours of visitor centres.  Click on the event name in the calendar for more details.

The schedule for Discovery (education) programs and special events are posted below.  For more information, please contact Presqu'ile's Chief Park Naturalist at 613-475-4324 ext. 225.


Discovery Program Activity Schedule

Discovery programs will resume in the spring of 2023


Friends of Presqu'ile Barbecue Schedule


Thank you for supporting our 2022 fundraising barbecues.  Watch this space for 2023 dates.

2023 Calendar of Events

March 18 & 19, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Waterfowl Weekend

World-class waterfowl viewing during the spring migration.  Volunteer naturalists will help you view and identify over 25 different species of ducks, geese, and swans. 

Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend

View the elusive Whimbrels and many colourful Warblers as they migrate to their northern nesting grounds.  

Friends of Presqu'ile Annual General Meeting 
July and August
Summer Interpretive Program 

Programs will be posted throughout the Park, every week.  

History Weekend

Relive Presqu’ile’s storied past and take part in events.  Participate in old-fashioned field games, children’s boat-building bee and regatta, ghost walks, a history play, and more.

Monarchs and Migrants Weekend

Bird-banding, Monarch tagging and guided nature walks celebrate this weekend of fall migration.