• Photo by Christine Cook-Edwicker

Festival Countdown



IT'S NEARLY HERE!!!! With Christmas just around the corner, the Mudcat Elves are busy at work, getting ready to bring you Mr. and Mrs. Claus at our 73rd Annual Santa Claus Parade and Town Light Up! Mark your calendars and don't forget to enter your float into our parade by contacting the Chamber of Commerce via phone (905-774-3183) or by email (dunnvillecoc@rogers.com). This years theme: "An Old Fashioned Family Christmas"






HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA!!!!! This years Mudcat Festival's theme will be "Celebrating Canada's 150th Birthday", and this big birthday bash will take place on June 8th- June 11th, 2017. Come celebrates our nation at the biggest birthday party around, complete with our famous parade, children's entertainment, live musical acts, car show, vendors, food trucks and our award winning fireworks! Don't forget to wear your red and white!

Congratulations to our Citizen of the Year, Patt Battle! Make sure you wave to her in our parade! 

Pat Battle (middle) with the two ladies that nominated her for Citizen of the Year, Betty Schriner & Betty Lambert

Click here to watch our slideshow of Patt in her finest moments 



Be sure to visit HYDRO ONE's
Electricity Discovery Center!
Their trailer will be located in the Baptist church parking lot! All 4 days of the Festival. Free Admission!



About the Festival


The Dunnville Mudcat Festival, named after the renowned fish found in the Grand River, attracts over 60,000 visitors to take part in many of its popular highlights. The festival, which is put on by the Dunnville Chamber of Commerce, features a parade, midway, a street dance, strong-man competition, live music, a Bavarian garden, children’s entertainment, a famous fireworks display and so much more. The Festival is pleased to be accepted as one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario by Festival and Events Ontario. ...Read More