The City of Cambridge hosts many festivals and special events throughout the year. Whether you're looking for art, music, food, or family fun in Cambridge, there's an event for you! Want to plan your own event? Learn about planning or running an event in Cambridge.
Supported by the City, committees of volunteers plan and organize festivals and special events in our community. Check out our Community Events Calendar for more information.
|Bernice Adams Memorial Awards|
|The City of Cambridge hosts the annual Bernice Adams Memorial Awards, a scholarship and bursary program.|
|Cambridge Tour de Grand|
|The Cambridge Tour de Grand is an annual cycling event for all ages and experience levels to enjoy!|
|Mayor's Celebration of the Arts|
Each year, for one evening in June, the Cambridge Mayor's Celebration of the Arts (CMCA) presents the community with a variety of works by local artists and artists connected to our community.
This free exhibition focuses on works judged in visual, literary and performance arts competitions. The event showcases many different styles and genres of art.
The CMCA event happens at City Hall, the Square and surrounding streets. Through a number of partnerships, this celebration also includes special art experiences for our audiences. We also have kid-friendly and family-centred activities.
Local restaurants sell a variety of foods and beverages at the event as well!
When: Friday, June 16, 2017
|Cambridge Arts Festival|
|The annual Cambridge Arts Festival takes place on Saturday, July 22, 2017!|
|Learn about the Cambridge Centre for the Arts' (CCA) Art Attic event.|
|The City of Cambridge has an annual Canada Day celebration. Join us this year, on Saturday, July 1, 2017.|
|Forbes Park Festival|
|The Forbes Park Festival will take place on Saturday, July 8, 2017.|
|Cambridge Scottish Festival|
|The Cambridge Scottish Festival, formerly The Cambridge Highland Games, will take place on July 14 and 15, 2017.|
|Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk Music|
When: August 4-6, 2017
|Rock the Mill|
Rock the Mill is a free event featuring live music performed by local bands and artists. The annual event is a chance for youths to showcase their talent.
When: August 19 & 20, 2017
|The Galt Grandfest Music Festival includes two stages for live music, food vendors, beer and wine, sidewalk vendor sales and fun activities for all ages to enjoy!|
|Cambridge International Street Art Festival|
Join us at the Cambridge International Street Art Festival in downtown Galt.
When: June 24 & 25, 2017
|Cambridge Studio Tour|
|The Cambridge Studio Tour is a free event that celebrates local artists and their craft. The self-guided tour takes you around the community to local art studios.|
|Community Oktoberfest Luncheon|
Join Mayor Doug Craig and Members of Cambridge City Council for the annual Community Oktoberfest Luncheon held in early October. 2017 date to be announced.
Enjoy free sausages (while quantities last), an official keg tapping ceremony, Maypole raising and traditional Bavarian music. Come and meet Miss Oktoberfest, Onkel Hans and Tante Frieda!
|Cambridge Santa Claus Parade|
|Join us at the annual Cambridge Santa Claus Parade, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016!|
|Downtown Hespeler Santa Claus Parade|
|Did you miss Santa at the Cambridge Santa Claus Parade? Catch him again at the Downtown Hespeler Santa Claus Parade, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.|
|Christmas in Cambridge|
|There are many special events held by the City of Cambridge during the holiday season as part of the Christmas in Cambridge festival.|