Belleville, Ontario, located on the beautiful Bay of Quinte, offers numerous golf and yacht clubs as well as several summertime activities. The Bay of Quinte and Moira River are legendary walleye hot-spots and a great area for fishing. The bay is one of Canada’s top sailing destinations! The Bay is also popular with rowers and dragon-boaters.
Art and theatre plays a major role in Belleville, being home to two theatres- the Empire Theatre and the Belleville Theatre Guild. The Belleville Theatre Guild is a community theatre that stages a variety of plays ranging from light comedies to musicals, while “The Empire Theatre”is home to musical performances, theatre events and film viewings.
While in Belleville in the Victorian neighborhood of the East Hill,stroll through the Corby Rose Garden, or visit the “Glanmore National Historic Site.” Glanmore was built in 1882-1883 for wealthy banker J.P.C. Phillips (1842-1912) and his wife Harriet Dougall Phillips (1839-1915). The elaborate home contains some original furnishings as well as beautiful objects from the Couldery Collection.
Why not plan your summer vacation to include a visit to the Waterfront & Ethnic Festival. The community event held July 12-15 will delight guests of all ages. Since the mid 1980s, the festival has been attracting visitors from across Ontario. Last year 30,000 people attended. Admission is free for everyone, so this is a great event to attend.
Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea fame is performing a solo concert in support of his new album Boy On Bridge at The Empire Theatre July 3rd or attend Empire Rockfest WED. JULY 25 – THURS. JULY 26 – FRI. JULY 27 – SAT. JULY 28. Acts at the event include George Thorogood and the Destroyers with special guests Downchild Blues Band, Boston with special guests 54/40 and Slash featuring featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, with Special Guests: Monster Truck, and Special Guests: I Mother Earth.
August continues the big summer madness in Quinte with Ribfest, Jazz Fest, and “The Tea Party” performing at the Empire Theatre.” This is just more reason to come visit the beautiful Bay of Quinte this summer!
The pleasures of fine dining in an elegant decor in the city of Belleville. While in Belleville why not take your love one for a dining experience that they will never forget.
Belleville’s ultimate in fine dining- Dinkel’s Restaurant and Courtyard