Town Festivals and Events

This year let's celebrate with Virtual Events and modified In-Person Events! Stay tuned to this page for information on what's happening and how you can get involved.

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Virtual Events

The Virtual Events will be listed below and placed live at the top of this page. There are events often and if you subscribe to this page you can be notified directly to your email when updates occur!

Virtual Spirit Walk – Pickering Village History Tour - September 24, 8 p.m.

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Our popular guided Spirit Walk now live!

Take a step back in time to discover Ajax’s rich history and heritage. Begin the tour through our interactive map from the comfort of your home. ‘Spirits’ will visit participants’ screens and share information about Pickering Village, a historic and vibrant Ajax community.

No registration required for this family-friendly tour. Grab your favourite snacks and refreshments and start your tour at the top of this page.

Lights! Camera! Buzz In! – A Free Virtual Trivia Series presented by the St. Francis Centre

Do you think you’re an expert on all things Disney? Do you catch yourself quoting lines from movies on a regular basis, or singing Broadway show tunes in the shower? Do you think of yourself as a bit of a music historian or pop culture guru?

Well, we’ve got just the thing for you!

The St. Francis Centre is pleased to present Lights! Camera! Buzz In! – a free virtual trivia series that will test your knowledge on a variety of fun themes.  You’ll go head to head with other players, trying to climb the leaderboard for some great prizes. Compete every month with themes like Disney, Broadway, Summer Blockbusters, Musical Decades and more!

It’s brain bustin’ time, Ajax!

Stay tuned for more events coming this Fall!


Registration Information

Register as an individual or as a team with members from your household:

  • When registering, enter in a team name on the form and use the same team name in AhaSlides.com
  • Each team will require 2 internet-connected devices to play.
  • We recommend using a computer with a webcam to see the questions (via Zoom) and a mobile device (smartphone or tablet) to act as your “buzzer” to answer the questions on AhaSlides.com.
  • AhaSlides.com works best with the Google Chrome Web Browser.
  • You must register by 6 p.m. before the start of the game to confirm your spot.
  • Zoom and AhaSlides details will be sent prior to the event.
  • NOTE: Prizes will have a coordinated pick-up location at the Ajax Community Centre (75 Centennial Rd., Ajax)

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions.  You can download Zoom at zoom.us and select which version you would like to download, whether it be on a tablet, phone, or computer.  We recommend using a laptop or computer for the Zoom session.  Participants are then encouraged to use a smartphone or a tablet as their “buzzer”.  For technical assistance, please email Eric.Berkelmans@ajax.ca.

In-Person Events

 Explore Pickering Village by Bike - October 2, 12 to 4 p.m.

Put on a cozy sweater, grab a warm beverage and explore Pickering Village!

In celebration of Pickering Village (PV) being designated a Bike Friendly Business Area, this special fall pop-up event features a self-guided tour with 14 stops - 11 bike-friendly businesses and three TOA activations - located at Pickering Village Urban Square, Quaker Meeting House and the St. Francis Centre.

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In-Person Events

No in-person events at this time.

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2021 Festivals and Events Entertainers - Apply Now!
Now accepting entertainer applications for all 2021 Festivals and Events. Whether you are a band, solo artist or children’s entertainer, we want to hear from you!

Apply Now! 

Become a vendor or exhibitor at our festivals and events!

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently accepting any vendors or exhibitors. If you are interested in becoming a vendor for 2021 Festivals and Events, please send an email to events@ajax.ca as an expression of interest. 

Become a sponsor at our festivals and events!

Become a sponsor of our upcoming Virtual and In-Person events. Please call 905-619-2529, ext. 7248 or email events@ajax.ca for more information.

Volunteer at our festivals and events!

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently accepting new volunteers at this time. To learn more about our volunteer program visit our Volunteer page.