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.
Each year, in late November and early December, Pembroke plays host to the International Silver Stick tournament, the largest tournament of its kind in North America.
June 6th, 2019Author Visit Patti-Kay HamiltonWe are pleased to announce author, former Pembroke resident and CBC radio host, Patti -Kay Hamilton...
June 7th, 2019Pembroke Pride WeekPembroke Pride Week is a celebration of diversity, love and equality! Everyone is welcome to...
June 9th, 2019Pride WalkEveryone is welcome to join the Pembroke Pride Walk starting at 1 pm at the Pembroke Marina....Bernadette McCann House's 40th Anniversary Celebration
June 14th, 2019Harry Potter Trivia FundraiserDo you solemnly swear you're up to no good? We're back for round 2 of Harry Potter Trivia...
June 16th, 2019Krista's Father's Day Vendor ShowKrista's Father's Day Vendor Show Sunday, June 16th Petawawa Civic Centre ~ Arena...
June 18th, 2019Jason Blaine 6th Annual Celebrity Charity Golf ClassicJason Blaine is hosting a Night with the Stars on Tuesday, June 18th at the Pembroke Memorial...
June 19th, 2019Jason Blaine 6th Annual Celebrity Charity Golf ClassicJason Blaine is hosting a Night with the Stars on Tuesday, June 18th at the Pembroke Memorial...
June 21st, 2019Relay for Life - Renfrew CountyAt Relay For Life, no one faces cancer alone. This event brings together teams of family, friends...
June 22nd, 2019Pembroke Genealogical Group Yard SaleYard Sale with all proceeds going to the Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group. Giant Book/Yard Sale Pembroke Library Annual Book and Yard Sale Saturday June 22nd 2019 9:00-2:30...Lea Street Park Site VisitLea Street Park Site Visit on Saturday, June 22nd @ 10:30 a.m. Please join members of...
June 27th, 2019Pembroke Comedy JamKick off Canada Day weekend laughing at the first Pembroke Comedy Jam at the Pembroke Memorial...
June 29th, 2019Grandma, Grandpa & Me Ice Cream PartyJoin us on Saturday, June 29th at 11:00am for Grandma, Grandpa & Me Ice Cream Party Stories,...