Discover all the ways to “Chill” in Pelham every Thursday in Peace Park in downtown Fonthill. June 13 to September 5, 2024.

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

Summer Chill Market

Summer Chill Thursday Supper Market Vendors

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.

We are so excited to share our 2024 vendor line up! Come enjoy the Summer Chill Series with us every Thursday from June 13 -September 5, 2024.


Avella's Wood Fired Oven 

Country Boys Mobile Food Services 

Belgian Walffle Cafe

Shriners Creek Kettle Popcorn

Volcano's Pizzeria Fonthill 

Chile & Agave Mexican Grill

Indigenous Vendor Market - Thursday June 20 2024

The Town of Pelham is accepting applications for the Indigenous Vendor Market at Pelham's Summer
Chill Series! This event will feature local Indigenous artists, artisans, and businesses. The Pelham community will have the opportunity to shop and support local, as well as connect with Indigenous art and culture!


This event takes place at Peace Park in Fonthill, ON from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM on Thursday, June

20, 2024.


Indigenous Vendor Market Application

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



Event Shuttles

The event shuttles are free and accessible.

The Shuttles will complete continuous loops, approximately 20 min 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.


Additional shuttles are available through NRT OnDemand. Fee Applies.

Summer Chill entertainment

Summer Chill Entertainment and Live Music

Live music will be available from 5:30PM - 6:45PM from June 13 - September 5 2024 in the supper Market with live music in the bandshell starting at 7:00PM - 9:00PM.


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

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 


Confirmed Summer Chill live music line up for the supper area performing from 5:30 to 6:45 pm: 

June 13 - Copper & Iron

June 20 - Mason & Priyanka

June 27 - Buzz Hummer

July 4 - Max Ingrao

July 11 - Claralux

July 18 - Craig McNair

July 25 - O'Malley's Mates

August 1 - Chris Saylor

August 8 - Grass Mud Horse

August 15 - Raven & the Creights

August 22 - Greg Upshaw

August 29 - Max Ingrao

September 5 - Caitlin Miller

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 13 and will run every Thursday night until September 5th. Hours of operation for the Bike Valet are 5:00-9:30 pm.


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 5:00PM– 9:30PM

• 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 Karen Blake 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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