Port Stanley is a community in the Municipality of Central Elgin, Ontario, Elgin County. It’s located on the north shore of Lake Erie at the mouth of Kettle Creek.
Today, Port Stanley is still known for its large beach but also for its wonderful boutiques, antique shops, railroad, art galleries and theatre. It has a rich history, superb dining, comfortable accommodations and a range of services for its residents and the many guests who visit this beautiful harbor community.
Spend a day in Port Stanley’s picturesque downtown core! You will be delighted by the numerous quaint boutiques that dot the streets, and by the delicious culinary treats that await you at Port Stanley’s many dining establishments. Spend an afternoon or evening at the Port Stanley Festival Theatre located in the centre of the village. The season runs from May-September and highlights Canadian works in drama, comedy and musicals. Port Stanley is also home to an active artist’s community, several art galleries, and an annual art show.
Port Stanley’s Main Beach is a long beach with one of the finest stretches of sandy beach on Lake Erie’s north shore. Just how great is it? Port Stanley’s Main Beach is one of only 27 in Canada to have earned official Blue Flag status for its excellent care, including water quality, environmental responsibility, and safety measures.