Lions Club


The Lions Club of Merrickville has been involved in many Community Events over the years.


Merrickville's annual two day event in August celebrates the heritage of the Rideau Canal.


For 2019, this event will be held the long weekend in August.


Attractions include re-enactors

of the period, live bands, artisans selling their wares, and the

Lions BBQ.



Saturday, August 24, 2019

3pm - 8pm

at the Merrickville Blockhouse Park

For Tickets


A 10 day festival with so many activities and events for everyone to enjoy.


Come and see the beautiful display of 2600 tulips throughout the Village, the special music events and food and fun!


Look for the May dates in 2020 on our website.

Tulip Festival

Ribbon cutting ceremony at the bandstand - 4pm

Woodland's Chicken BBQ - 5pm

Tickets -$40 per person

15 yrs and under $20


Please RSVP by August 1, 2019

to or P.O. Box 173, Merrickville ON  K0G 1N0

Other initiatives by the Merrickville Lions Club

Christmas Hamper Fund

This thirty year annual event assists in the distribution of food hampers which allow families to enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner. On average, fifty baskets with food and gifts for children are financially supported by the Lions, Fire Department, Legion, community members and RBC’s angel tree.

Mountain of Food

Hugh Colton assists the Lions Club in collecting non-perishable food items for the Merrickville and District Community Health Centre’s Food Cupboard. Annually, four thousand pounds of food and monetary donations are collected.


Christmas in Merrickville

This annual event re-creates the holiday spirit of simpler times. A horse drawn wagon providing rides around the village, free apple cider and an appearance by Mr. and Mrs. Claus are made possible courtesy of the Lions.





1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7pm at

The Goose & Gridiron Restaurant - Spitfire Room, 317 St. Lawrence St., Merrickville


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