Kingsville's 46th Annual
Migration Festival
October 16, 17 & 18, 2015

CELEBRATING 150 years of Jack Miner and "THE ART OF MIGRATION"

Jack Miner

Opening Ceremonies

Wood Carving Show

Festival Parade

Art & Photography Competitions


Children's Events

Other Events & Attractions


Local Links & Accommodations

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Kingsville invites you to its 46th Annual Migration Festival traditionally held on the third weekend of each October. This year's festivities commence on Friday, October 16, 2015 through Sunday, October 18, 2015, and this year celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Jack Miner's Birthday

Don't miss this year's opening evening events including Wine & cheese opening at Carnegie/unveiling of Drive Thru Art Gallery artists 6:30-9:00pm, Jack Miner will make an appearance and read from Wild Goose Jack. - Migration Hall presents opening night of Young Frankenstein with Afterglow party to follow. The Kingsville Migration Festival celebrates migration, heritage and conservation in Kingsville, Ontario. You are invited to join its residents in their quaint historical atmosphere to celebrate the legacy of its' most famous descendant, Jack Miner, whose conservation work with the Canada Goose and other waterfowl and winged creatures is internationally acclaimed. The theme for is the "Art of Migration". Enjoy our woodcarving, fine art and fine photography shows. Vote for People's Choice Awards for each.. Children will enjoy the new Children's Area at Lakeside park complete with Pony Rides, miniature Train Rides, Entertainment and more.

The Town of Kingsville is located on the north shore of Lake Erie, approximately forty minutes by car southeast of the Windsor/Detroit border. Kingsville's population is approximately 21,000.

Join us at Event locations throughout Kingsville with main events at Lakeside Park Kingsville Recreation Complex and Jack Miner Migratory Bird Sanctuary. Plan your itinerary to see everything! Enjoy Kingsville's hospitality by staying overnight, eating at our restaurants, shopping and enjoying our wineries.

The website is regularly updated so check back for more information!!


Volunteers play an important role for the Migration Festival. This community event happens every year because of dedicated volunteers like you. If you want to get involved then call our Volunteer organizer, Tara Brown at 519-996-8187.