Discover all the ways to “Chill” in Pelham every Thursday in Peace Park in downtown Fonthill. June 8 to September 21.

(Fonthill Bandshell concerts run June 22 to September 7)

Farmers market, supper market and live entertainment!  Discover all that Pelham has to offer!

Summer Chill Market

Summer Chill Thursday Supper Markets

The Summer Chill Series highlights a wide variety of Niagara's culinary establishments, hosted in Peace Park Thursdays from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Come enjoy the Summer Chill Series with us every Thursday from June 8 -September 21. 


Parking Information

Accessible Parking is available at:

  • The municipal lot at Pelham Town hall, 20 Pelham Town square Fonthill. 

Free Event Parking is available at: 

  • Fonthill United Church 
  • Holy Trinity Church & School
  • St. Alexander School 
  • Meridian Community Centre

Bike to Peace Park:

5 minute bike ride from Hurricane Road
5 minute bike ride from Spruceside Crescent
10 minute bike ride from the Pelham Arena
15 minute bike ride from downtown Ridgeville

Walk to Peace Park: 

5 minute walk from Glynn A. Green School (1353 Pelham Street)
5 minute walk from Marlene Stewart Streit Park (55 Park Lane)
10 minute walk from Fonthill United Church (42 Church Hill)
15 minute walk from Fonthill Legion/Briggsy’s/Star Tile
20 minute walk along the Steve Bauer Trail from Line Avenue


Summer Chill Parking

Event Shuttles

The event shuttles are free and accessible.

The Shuttles will complete continuous loops, approximately 20min for each loop, beginning from the Meridian Community Centre and will continue to the following locations.

First shuttle pick up begins at 4:00 pm 

  • Meridian Community Centre - Rear Entrance by the flag pole
  • 20 Pelham Town Square (The corner of Pelham Town Square, across from the Post Office)
  • Lookout Ridge Retirement Home - Independent Living Entrance 
  • Fonthill United Church 
  • 20 Pelham Town Square (The corner of Pelham Town Square, across from the Post Office)
  • Meridian Community Centre - Rear Entrance by the flag pole

The final shuttle will leave Pelham Town Square at approximately 9:30 p.m.


Summer Chill Parking


Additional shuttles are available through NRT OnDemand. Fee Applies.

Apply to be a vendor

Thank-you for your interest in the Summer Chill Series.

Vendor applications for the 2023 Summer Chill Series is now closed. 

Summer Chill entertainment

Summer Chill Entertainment and Live Music

Live music will be available from 5:30PM - 6:45PM from June 8 - September 21 in the supper Market with live music in the bandshell started on June 22 at 7:00pm!


June 8: Mage

June 15: The Foster Festival

June 22: Chris Saylor 

June 29: Max Ingrao & Giancarlo Feltrin

July 6: Mason Defazio

July 13: Max Casson and Rowin Lin

July 20: Claralux

July 27: Buzz Hummer 

August 3: Mason Defazio

August 10: To be determined

August 17: Caitlin Miller

August 24: Chris Saylor

August 31: Craig McNair

September 7: Copper & Iron

September 14: Mage

September 21: The Moonlighters  


The Bandshell Concert Series will take place each Thursday from 7:00PM - 9:00PM from June 22- September 7. 

The "red-shirt brigade" a dedicated group of volunteers from the Fonthill Bandshell accept donations from concert goers to help support the live entertainment. Learn more about how donations can be made at 

June 22: Britishmania

June 29: Suzie Vinnick 

July 6: Listen to the Music - Tribute to the Doobie Brothers

July 13: Elvis Lives

July 20: Latin Swing Orchestra

July 27: Vinyl Flux 

August 3: Tanika Charles

August 10: My life - Tribute to Billy Joel starring Elton Lammie

August 17: Jamie Warren

August 25: Everyday People - The Music of Sly & The Family Stone 

August 31: Martin Kerr

September 7: Motown Magic 


Summer Chill Parking


 Apply to perform at Summer Chill Series

Thank-you for your interest in the Summer Chill Entertainment Series.

Musician applications for the 2023 Summer Chill Series is now closed. 

SummerChill Bike Valet

 About the Bike Valet

Bike to the Summerchill Series! 

The Bike Valet encourages active transportation among residents who plan on attending the event. Residents who arrive via their bicycle will have the opportunity to leave their bike with the Bike Valet for safe-keeping during the event.

Bikes will be stored in an orderly fashion and marked with an identification number to ensure they are returned to their owner.

There will be an on-site Town of Pelham coordinator to help set-up and oversee the Bike Valet. 


Thank you to the local businesses who provide sponsorship for this service.

 Businesses Sponsoring the Bike Valet

The Town of Pelham is seeking local businesses to sponsor or operate this year's Bike Valet during the event. The Bike Valet is an excellent opportunity for local businesses to give back to the community while being able to promote to residents.

Interested businesses can contribute by providing volunteers for the event. Businesses can sponsor a minimum of one Bike Valet per month (up to a maximum of four times) during the course of the summer.


The Bike Valet will start on Thursday, June 8 and will run every Thursday night during the series. Hours of operation for the Bike Valet are 5:00-9:30pm.


Bike Valet sponsorships are available on a first come, first served basis. Approved sponsors will have the opportunity to display a sign and hand out brochures or business cards on their designated night(s).


Responsibilities of the Sponsor

• Provide 1-2 volunteers to operate the Bike Valet from 5pm – 930pm

• Tag bikes with identification numbers

• Ensure bikes are stored safely to avoid causing damage to bikes/ property

• Ensure adequate supervision of the Bike Valet station to prevent theft of bike(s)

• Abide by all Town of Pelham policies and by-laws while on the premises

• Honour and abide by the sponsorship contract


Responsibilities of the Town of Pelham

• Provide tables, tent, and identification numbers to the sponsor

• Provide an A-frame stand for sponsor signage

• Promote your business through social media and the Town of Pelham website

• Provide an on-site coordinator to support volunteers

• Honour and abide by the sponsorship contract


Please contact Lauren Phillips at 905-732-7888 for more information and to arrange for your business to sponsor.  

summer chill accomodations

 Best Western - Rose City 

As part of your summer chill series experience stay at our partnering hotel Best Western Plus - Rose City Suites and receive a 15% discount!


Call to book and mention promo code "Town of Pelham" prior to booking to receive the discount. 

300 Prince Charles Dr. S, Welland, ON  L3C 7B3

Phone number: (905) 732-0922

Reservations:  1 (800) 387-8186

Best Western Plus

Summer Chill things to do and see

Pelham Farmers Market

Visit the Pelham Farmers Market on Thursdays 4pm - Dusk 

To check out the vendor listing visit 

 Cycling and Hiking in Pelham

Download a copy of the Town of Pelham Map

Niagara Cycling Tourism Website

Steve Bauer Trail Map 

Visit for further information

 Town of Pelham Business Directories

Looking for an existing business in Pelham? Looking to start your own? These resources can help connect you!

Welland Pelham Chamber of Commerce Logo


Check out the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce and learn more about the businesses in the area. View their directory here.




my pelham logoVisit My Pelham for more information about local businesses in Pelham. View their directory here. 

Local business owners: Events are a great opportunity to showcase your business while you connect and engage with the community. Get involved with the Summer Chill Series - by submitting a mission! Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Summer Chill Series and can be customized for your business as well. 

Thanks to our Community Sponsor: 

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