Town Run Signature Events

Discover Renfrew's community spirit through our signature events, each an unforgettable celebration that showcases the town's rich culture, diverse heritage, and warm hospitality. Join us throughout the year as we come together to commemorate and revel in the moments that make Renfrew truly special.

Frew Year's Eve (Family Morning)

A family-friendly event held the morning of New Year's Eve. Tuesday, December 31, 2024 from 8:30 am-12 pm (ring in the NOON-year!). At myFM Centre (1 Ma-te-Way Dr.)

  • Breakfast, public skating, entertainment, pizza at 11:30 am and a Noon Year’s Eve countdown!

This event is FREE.

FrewFest Winter Carnival

Bundle up and embrace the magic of winter at FrewFest! Our Winter Carnival transforms Renfrew into a winter wonderland, featuring ice sculptures, snow games, and cozy festivities for all ages. From hot cocoa sipping to thrilling snow sports, FrewFest is a celebration of the beauty that winter brings to our charming town.

This event is FREE.

Cultural Exchange Event

Join us in celebrating diversity, unity, and the richness of cultures at the first-ever Cultural Exchange Event, presented by the Town of Renfrew in collaboration with Local Immigration Partnership - Lanark & Renfrew County. This extraordinary gathering will take place at the myFM center on Saturday, March 9th, 2024, from 10 am to 2 pm, promising a day filled with vibrant experiences and meaningful connections.

Canada Day

Celebrate our nation's birthday with a burst of patriotism! Renfrew pulls out all the stops for Canada Day, offering a spectacular display of fireworks, live music, and family-friendly activities. Immerse yourself in the red and white festivities as we honor our great nation with a sense of community pride.

2 pm-Dusk (Fireworks)

Ma-te-Way Park and myFM Centre, 1 Ma-te-Way Dr. Renfrew

We will begin with an opening ceremony at 2 pm with Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation. We will have Junkyard Symphony, caricatures, inflatables, and games. We will have a free BBQ while supplies last around 5:00 pm. We have live music from 4-9 pm including The Timber Line from 7-9 pm. Beer tent also on site. Fireworks at dusk (approximately 9:45 pm). 

This event is FREE.

Funded by the Government of Canada. Financé par le gouvernement du Canada.

Sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Each year, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. In the spirit of reconciliation, Renfrew pays tribute to the indigenous peoples of Canada on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Join us in fostering understanding, empathy, and unity as we commemorate this important day with educational events, cultural performances, and a commitment to truth and healing.

Photo: Renfrew Mayor Tom Sidney participates in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day events on September 30th, 2023.  

Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival

Indulge your taste buds at Renfrew's Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival! Experience a culinary journey with a variety of local and international flavors, complemented by an array of craft beers. From gourmet food trucks to live music, this festival is a gastronomic delight that brings the community together to savor the finer things in life.

Saturday, September 28, 2024

12 pm-8 pm

Low Square in front of Town Hall, 127 Raglan St. S. Renfrew.