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Whether you've come by land, boat, or foot, Downtown Trenton has plenty to offer all day, every day. At our newest showpiece, the Trent Port Marina, or visiting the serene Quinte West Public Library, you can relax by the water after a busy day in Downtown Trenton.

 

The city shopping, dining, and entertaiment area is a quick 5 minutes walk to and from the Trent Port Marina. Enjoy shopping in our ladies and menswear clothing stores. You can find home decor items, salon and spa treatments, flowers and gifts, jewelery, and so much more in downtown Trenton. Dine out for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or enjoy drinks on one of our many waterfront patios.

 

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The Quinte West Farmers' Market is located on Front Street along the Trent River waterfront in downtown Trenton.

The Farmers' Market is held annually on Wednesdays and Saturdays of each week from the first Saturday in May until the last Saturday in October. Market hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on each market day.

Throughout the season, the Farmers' Market showcases a variety of locally grown produce, flowers, VQA wines and ciders, baked goods, crafts, maple syrup, honey, preserves and so much more.

 

 

FESTIVAL ON THE BAY

The Festival on the Bay takes place on the third weekend of July each year.

Festival on the Bay 2018 will take place on July 19, 20, and 21.

The Festival on the Bay features a three-day sidewalk sale, food vendors, the Bay of Quinte Boat Cruises, Art in the Park, a fireworks show, live music, and the Trenton Dragon Boat Festival.

Read more about the Festival on the Bay here https://www.facebook.com/festivalonthebay/ and about the Trenton Dragon Boat Festival here https://www.trentondragonboatfestival.com/

Festival on the Bay events can also be viewed in our events calendar.

The Festival on the Bay always features a spectacular fireworks show, put on by Mystical Distributing -- Canada's largest fireworks distributor. The fireworks show attracts many vistors from far and wide, people who leave awe struck by the quality of firworks that fill the night sky during the festival each year.

 

FALL MARKETFEST

At the annual Fall Marketfest at the Front Street Farmers' Market in downtown Trenton, market vendors sell in-season produce, flowers, baked goods, ciders, artwork, crafts, woodwork, maple syrup, jewellery, honey, preserves & more!

The 2017 Fall Marketfest also included a pancake breakfast, live music from Mark McGreevy, scarecrow making, Quinte Antique Tractor Club, a market scavenger hunt (with the chance to win a Front Street Farmers' Market gift basket!), and an apple pie baking contest!

We look forward to experiencing Downtown Trenton's Fall Marketfest again in 2018.

 

DBIA FRASER PARK CONCERT SERIES

The Trenton DBIA puts on free concerts in Fraser Park each Friday night during the summer from approximately the beginning of June through to September.

Each week showcases a different local artist. Don't forget to bring your lawn chair! Click here to see the concerts on our events calendar.

 

YOGA BY THE BAY

During the summer months, every Sunday morning Get Yoga hosts Yoga by the Bay at the Trent Port Marina. This is an opportunity to unwind and participate in a yoga class right at the waterfront as you look out onto the beautiful Bay of Quinte.

 

CENOTAPH

The Cenotaph is a monument located in downtown Trenton, in front of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 110. The Cenotaph was constructed in 1968 and it is a dedication to fallen soldiers. It was funded by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 110 and its Ladies' Auxiliary.

The Cenotaph contains a special memorialization to the people who lost their lives in the sinking of the HMCS Trentonian.