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.
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December 2nd, 2018December Public SkatingLumber Kings vs. Hawks The Pembroke Lumber Kings face off against the Hawkesbury Hawks on December 2, 2018. The game...Christmas Market The Museum will be holding its 3rd annual Christmas Market this year on Sunday December 2nd 2018...Christmas Concert - Pembroke Community ChoirThe Pembroke Community Choir Presents: “Night of Silence” - beautiful Advent and...
December 5th, 2018December Public SkatingWin This Space Contest Win This Space is a contest by the City of Pembroke for entrepreneurs to win a commercial space...Algonquin College Speaker Series - Canada’s Hockey Town. How Pembroke Earned the Title!Learn how Pembroke earned its Hockey Town name! Presented by Jamie Bramburger, voice of the...
December 9th, 2018December Public SkatingWin This Space Contest Win This Space is a contest by the City of Pembroke for entrepreneurs to win a commercial space...Lumber Kings vs. GradsThe Pembroke Lumber Kings face off against the Navan Grads on December 9, 2018. The game will...Home for Christmas Renfrew County FiddlersThe Renfrew County Fiddlers Association presents Home for Christmas for Carefor Health &...Dobbs Family and Grey Gables Inn Festive Open HousesEnjoy treats, live music, free draws and more while you take a tour around the stunning Dobbs...Prelude to ChristmasZion Lutheran’s Prelude to Christmas. We would like to invite everyone to join us...
December 15th, 2018December Public SkatingWin This Space Contest Win This Space is a contest by the City of Pembroke for entrepreneurs to win a commercial space...Pembroke Symphony OrchestraPembroke Symphony Orchestra, Christmas Special! 2:00 p.m. Franz Schubert, Symphony No. 6...Christmas PartyJoin the Pembroke Public Library for our Christmas Party happening in the Children's Department...
December 16th, 2018December Public SkatingWin This Space Contest Win This Space is a contest by the City of Pembroke for entrepreneurs to win a commercial space...Lumber Kings vs. Canadians The Pembroke Lumber Kings face off against the Carleton Place Canadians on December 17,...Christmas Dreams To End HungerTime: 2:00 pm Free will donations will be appreciated. This is supported by Global Affairs...