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Dresden Ontario is a thriving, vibrant rural community of 3000 offering 200+ businesses and services, schools and amenities that create our ever expanding residential development.

 Community Event Calendar


142nd Dresden Exhibition @ Dresden Fairgrounds
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm
142nd Dresden Exhibition @ Dresden Fairgrounds | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
DRESDEN EXHIBITION 2017 Dresden Exhibition List of Events Scheduling and Appearances Subject to Change FRIDAY July 28 5pm Arena opens 6pm Parade starts ( marshal at 5pm). Followed by Opening Ceremony 7pm Tractor Pull. read more
Jul 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Rise 2 Fame Talent Search @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
visit www.westernfairdistrict.com/Music/Rise2Fame  
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Final Rotary Concert 2017 @ Rotary Park | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Come out to Dresden Rotary Memorial Gardens and enjoy our free concert every Thursday Night featuring local bands and a charity BBQ starting at 6. Music starts at 7. 50-50 draw and door prizes. read more
Community Street Dance @ Main Street Dresden
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Community Street Dance @ Main Street Dresden
Free Community Street Dance on Main St. In Dresden 7PM-11 PM Fun for all ages! Giant Screen featuring all your favourite music videos! Sponsored by Dresden Sidestreets Youth Centre and The Municipality of Chatham-Kent read more
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm
Dresden Plate Quilt Festival @ Trinity Church | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Quilt Display & Tour Friday Sept. 29th 10am-5pm & Saturday Sept. 30 10am-3pm Featuring dozens of quilts, antique to contemporary, quilts for sale, demonstrations and draws Learn more about the Barn Quilt Trail Festival Passports read more
Wing Night with Connor Wilson @ Dresden Kinsmen Club
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wing Night with Connor Wilson @ Dresden Kinsmen Club | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Wing Night with entertainment by: Connor Wilson at the Dresden Kinsmen Club 750 Techumseh St Dresden. For more info call 519-683-4368 $15/person
Fall Craft Show @ Dresden Arena
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fall Craft Show @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
This event is all about Fall weather approaching, Come on out and shop. Over 30 vendors – Free admission & PENNY SALE Vendor tables are $20.00 for an 8 foot table. Payment is needed read more
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Official Fountain Dedication & Naming @ Dresden Town Hall | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Everyone Welcome.
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Teal Pumpkin Halloween Party @ Czech Hall | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Allergy kiddos, friends and family please dress up in your Halloween costumes and join us for an afternoon of fun and games at the Czech Hall in Dresden on October 21st 1-4 p.m. UPDATE: read more
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Lake Erie Perch Kids 5 & Under Free Kids 6-12 $8 Adults (13 & up) $20 Take out available Advanced tickets recommended  
Halloween at the Fire Hall @ Dresden Fire Hall
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Halloween at the Fire Hall @ Dresden Fire Hall
Tuesday, October 31 Halloween 2017 Truck tours & more.. Halloween night at Dresden Fire Hall, candy will be given out as well as the message of “Every Second Counts,” plan 2 ways out booklet read more
Harvest Dinner @ Old Czech Hall
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Harvest Dinner @ Old Czech Hall | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Entertainment by the Royals
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
I.O.D.E. Christmas House Tour @ Dresden Legion | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
 
Dec 31 2017 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 1:00 am
Dresden Hockey Moms New Years Eve 2018 @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Featuring the Chasers Doors open at 6pm Dinner at 7pm Catering by Burns Restaurant Tickets $50 each
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dresden Jr King Fish Fry @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Dresden Jr. King all you can eat fish fry $25 per person. Saturday January 6th. Dresden Kinsmen will be cooking up a great meal for everyone. Tickets available from any executive member as well read more
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Broasted Chicken Dinner - L.K. Greece Trip Fundraiser @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
The LK students are doing a fundraiser to help with their Greece trip in March 2018. They are selling Broasted Chicken Dinner tickets which will be held on Sunday, January 21 from 4 to read more
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dresden & District Horticultural Annual Banquet @ Trinity Christian Centre | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Come join us for an interesting evening and good food served by the Legion ladies. IPM Committee member Leon LeClair and and his cohorts will enlighten us on the many aspects of hosting the read more
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Kinsmen Fish Fry with Toast & Jam @ Dresden Arena  | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Dresden Kinsmen fish fry $35 per person. Saturday January 27th. Dresden Kinsmen will be cooking up a great meal for everyone. Tickets available from any Kinsmen member, McKellar’s Flowers & Ellis Motors
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Kinsmen Wing Night & Entertainment @ Dresden Kinsmen Club | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Entertainment by: Acoustic FM
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Annual Rotary Banquet & Auction @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Guest Speaker is John Weese
Easter Craft Event @ Dresden Arena
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Good Friday Fish Fry @ Lambton Kent Memorial Arena
Mar 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Good Friday Fish Fry @ Lambton Kent Memorial Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
All you can eat yellow perch and all the fixings. All proceeds go towards Dresden Minor Hockey & Dresden Kinsmen Club. Tickets available at Ellis Motors and McKellar’s Flowers and Gifts
Apr 7 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Dresden Firefighters Association Breakfast @ Fire Hall | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Serving a traditional breakfast including scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns and toast. Coffee and orange juice included Kids 2 and under free
Apr 15 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
St Michael's Broasted Chicken Dinner @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Tickets $20 Adults $8 Kids (12 and under) Pre-school free
Think Healthy @ Old Czech Hall
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Think Healthy @ Old Czech Hall | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Free Admission Speakers & Demonstrations throughout the day Free Draws at each Vendor Table Lunch available – eat in or take out.
Apr 21 @ 5:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Kinsmen Steak & Lobster Dinner @ Kinsmen Hall | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Cocktails at 5:30 Dinner at 7pm followed by entertainment.
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
I.O.D.E. Spring Fashion Show @ Dresden Arena | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
An Evening of Dinner – Catered by Leila’s Legacy & Fashions by – Leisure Lane & Mister B’s, Petrolia Oh La La Lingerie, Exprezzionz & Beyond Gifts, Dresden Doors open at 5:30 Dinner at read more
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Summer Concerts @ Rotary Park | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Come out to Dresden Rotary Memorial Gardens and enjoy our free concert every Thursday Night July 5 – Aug 23 featuring local bands and a charity BBQ starting at 6. Music starts at 7pm. read more
KINSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Dresden Kinsmen Club
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 15 @ 1:00 am
KINSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Dresden Kinsmen Club | Dresden | Ontario | Canada
Featuring: Andrew Hyatt, The Reklaws, Run Away Angels, Kansas Stone,Kelsi Mayne, Julia Haggarty,  The Chasers, Dirt Country & Jacklyn Wills Held at Kinsmen Park, All Ages Event Beer Garden, & Food Vendors on site. read more
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Downtown Dresden Summer Night Market @ Downtown Dresden
We’re back with another night market! This August, we’ll be outside in downtown Dresden (intersection of St. George Street & Main Street) with more unique local vendors, food, entertainment, shopping, and more! Best of read more