Alderville First Nation has a variety of
activities for visitors to participate in throughout the year.
For more information on upcoming events, consult our calendar at the bottom of this page.
Annual Alderville First Nation Traditional Pow Wow
This event is a community event that involves traditional dancing,
drumming, food, ceremonies, crafts etc. The Pow Wow takes place at the
Alderville First Nation Pow Wow grounds located off Roseneath Landing
Road between County Rd. #18 and the Third Line of Alnwick-Haldimand.
The date for the Pow Wow has been set to the 2nd Saturday of July, be
sure to check your local paper or contact the Administration office at
905-352-2011 for further information. Also check the Calendar on the
News & Events page.
This annual event takes place on Saturday of the Civic Holiday
weekend in August. The location of this event is at Vimy Ridge,
Alderville on the south shore of Rice Lake . The regatta includes
swimming races, 32 canoe events, and outboard racing in six different
classes ranging from 10 hp & under to open class. There are also
grocery hamper draws, 50/50, barbeque, children's activities followed
by an evening dance at the Alderville Community Centre. For more
information call: 905-352-2011.
The Alderville War Monument
The Alderville war Monument is a focal point in the community
located at the corner of Hwy#45 and 2nd line Rd. Built in 1927, and
weighing 468 tons, it rises to almost 50 feet and commemorates the
sacrifices of Alderville's war dead and returned veterans from the
First World War (1914-18). It is one of the most prominent and
strikingly beautiful war monuments to be found in Canada . Those who
served later in World War II, the Korean War, and in Vietnam are also
represented and honoured.
Alderville Black Oak Savanna
The Alderville Black Oak Savanna is the largest remnant of the Rice Lake Plains, situated in the heart of Alderville. It constitutes a rare and endangered eco-system, is protected by Alderville, and is a reflection of the importance of bio-diversity. For more information go to: www.aldervillesavanna.ca
Once the outside Pow Wow season ends in late September you can come inside and enjoy the tradition of the big drum, dancing, and feasting, throughout the fall and winter at Alderville Community Centre. For more information on our monthly drum socials please contact 905-352-2140.
The Alderville Community Centre is the place to be for weekly bingo action. Monthly and family bingos are also held on a regular basis. For more information, call 905-352-2284.
CRAFTS, ARTWORK, MORE...
There are several small outlets in Alderville that sell artwork and crafts created by local aritsans as well as people from other First Nation Communities throughout Canada.
Location: At the corner of County Roads 45 & 18.
Contact: Jeff Beaver
Our House Variety
Location: County Road 45 - North of Community Centre/South of Roseneath
Contact: JimBob & Jane Marsden
The Trading Post
Location: County Road 45
Contact: Irene Starr
The Tall Teepee
Location: County Road 45
Contact: Penny Crowe
Location: Roseneath Landing Road
Contact: Larry Crowe Sr.