Nestled on the shores of the mighty Ottawa River, the pretty little city of Pembroke, Ontario was formally established in 1858. It was a rough and ready frontier spirit that first forged the town as it evolved into a bustling centre for the logging industry.
Evidence of this rich past can be found in the architecture of the historic homes, stores and churches in the downtown district. Today, much of that energetic drive still exists, and Pembroke is the largest regional service centre between Ottawa and North Bay. Situated on the beautiful Ottawa River, Pembroke is a vibrant little city that is renowned as “the heart of the Ottawa Valley”.
Looking for something interesting to do in Pembroke? Here you'll find useful information for community choirs, dramatic groups, artists and special events.
City of Pembroke 1 Pembroke Street E Pembroke, ON K8A 3J5 Canada Phone : (613) 735-6821 Fax: (613) 735-3660
Discover the unique cultural heritage of Pembroke and the Ottawa Valley. With over 900 tangible and intangible assets, you can now plan your day trips and visits around the area based on what interests you!
Visit the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association website and experience for yourself why the Ottawa Valley is an interesting and popular travel destination!
The City of Pembroke, with an established industrial sector, is the largest commercial service centre between Ottawa and North Bay. Centrally located and easily accessible, Pembroke is just 150 km northwest of Ottawa, Canada’s capital, and within a four hour drive of both Montreal (and the St. Lawrence Seaway), and Toronto, Ontario’s capital.
Pembroke has been officially designated Canada's 'Hockeytown'. With three native sons inducted to Hockey's Hall of Fame, Harry Cameron, Frank Nighbor and Hugh Lehman, Pembroke still remains a hockey hotbed.
Click here to find information on Pembroke's interesting heritage museums or outdoor walking tours!
Pembroke and the surrounding region offer a host of outdoor activities in all seasons.
Enjoy a little bit of retail therapy.
April 6th, 2019PickleballGet involved with one of the fastest-growing, most entertaining racquet sports with pickleball...
April 7th, 2019Hello Spring Craft & Vendor ShowCome to the Hello Spring Craft & Vendor Show & see some local crafters & vendors while...
April 11th, 2019CPR Level C & AED WorkshopInfants, Children & Adults CPR Level C Certificate and AED Workshop on Thursday, April 11th at...
April 12th, 2019Upscale Clothing SaleNew and used women's and men's clothing, accessories, jewellery, purses and shoes. This is...
April 13th, 2019Plant and Vendor SalePembroke Library Plant and Vendor Sale Saturday April 13th 10:00-3 pm All local...Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group 2019 Spring SeminarJoin Lesley Anderson of Ancestry.ca to learn more about their programs. April 13, 2019,...Game of Thrones 50/50 Trivia FundraiserValar Morghulis. We're back with a great new location and an exciting theme. Join us at...Carnival of the Animals Story Time at the Pembroke Public LibraryThis April the Pembroke Public Library is proud to partner with the Pembroke Symphony Orchestra to...Germania Club Flea Market and Vendor SaleFlea market and vendor sale being held Saturday, April 13th from 8:00 until 3:00 at the Germania...
April 14th, 2019Krista's One Hop Easter Shop ~ Craft & Vendor ShowKrista's One Hop Easter Shop Craft & Vendor Show Sunday, April 14th 10am-4pm Pembroke...Spring Concert - Pembroke Community ChoirSPRING CHOIR CONCERT: 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Join us for some meaningful Easter...
April 24th, 2019Healthy Life. Better Life.Join us Pembroke Library for a look at living better and feeling better. A great program to kick...
April 27th, 2019SPRING RUMMAGE SALEOur church hall will be filled with housewares, clothing, books, knick-knacks. Rain or...Pembroke Symphony Orchestra ConcertPEMBROKE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and Music Director/Conductor Mehdi Javanfar present The French...Tinder Tales Live at The Nelson Street Pub Tinder Tales is the show where comedians and storytellers share their real and ridiculous dating...