Concerts on the Canal is a celebrated event that has been hosted by the Welland Downtown Business Improvement Area over the past few years. This year’s event line-up was set to launch on June 26 and continue throughout the summer with eight musical performances.
“Everyone looks forward to the Concerts on the Canal series in Welland and across Niagara, said Kelly Jones, Welland BIA Chair. “We know this is the right decision to protect our community and everyone’s health. We are looking forward as a BIA to create new ideas that will help our community this year and beyond.”
“It saddens us to see another one of Welland’s festivals cancelled this year; however, we need to take the well-being of the community first and foremost,” said Richard Dalton, Manager of Recreation and Culture. “I’m positive that the Downtown BIA will come back with an impressive line-up in 2021.”
Concerts on the Canal is an annual music festival that entertains locals from June to August. The event brings thousands of people to Merritt Park for live entertainment and award-winning vocal artists.