Recreation and culture

Special Events

Spirit of Potton Festival
The 2020 Spirit of Potton Festival is canceled due to the pandemic.

Spirit of Potton Festival: Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the second weekend of August
It’s the big annual party in the Township of Potton ! The festival is keeping things local and will host artist kiosks, food vendors and talent. 
Come join us !

Key Contacts & Festival Committee Members

On behalf of the Festival Planning Committee, we wish you and your loved ones continued health and sincerely hope to host you at this years Festival.

(Photos Festival: Mable Hastings)

Sundays in The Park
The 2020 Sundays in the park concerts are canceled due to the pandemic.

Every Sunday from mid-June to mid August, come and enjoy free live music performed in the heart of the village of Mansonville in Place Manson, located in front of the Town Hall (2 Vale Perkins rd.) Bring a chair, pack a picnic and enjoy jazz, folk, country, blue grass, Celtic, rhythm and blues and more… A great time for all!

Family Beach Party
The 2020 Family Beach Party is canceled due to the pandemic.

The family beach party is always held on the first Saturday of July from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Vale Perkins Beach. It is postponed to the following day in case of rain. Free activities and barbecue for all.

This year, the party will be held Saturday, July 4, 2020.

Cultural Days

For several years now, the Potton Cultural and Heritage Committee has been inviting people to participate in the Journées de la culture held last weekend in September. Many activities are on offer: exhibitions, concerts, outdoor activities, a movie for all, the Culture and Heritage Awards, etc.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

To celebrate the Holiday Season.  Hot chocolate and hot wine, Christmas carols and special surprises for children with Santa

Friday, December 4, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. at Place Manson

Christmas Market ‘C’est chouette’

Discover the creative spirit of our artisans and shop locally for quality handmade items: handcrafted soaps, herbal products, pottery, jewellery, alpaca knits, artisanal weaving, bags and accessories, recycled fur, quilts, aboriginal sculptures and more!

Learn about our artisans on the market’s Facebook page or email at

Festival of hearts

Shake up your winter blues and participate in the many activities taking place the entire month of February. From cooking workshops, free yoga sessions, snow activities for children, there is an activity for every age and most are provided free of charge. 




Come and participate in the annual Winterfest!

Saturday, February 8, 2020
from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Mansonville Elementary School
5 Mario-Atwell, Mansonville
Detailed Program:
Outdoor activities:
– Tubing :  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
– Inflatable games :  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
– Horse drawn sleigh ride : 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
– Guided visits with the First Responders
– Participation of the Quebec Provincial Police
– Snow sculpting : 1:00 p.m.
– Sugar on snow : 1:00 p.m.
– Door prizes
Indoor activities:
– Bingo (for small prizes)
– Face painting etc… 
Lunch on sale

Info : Mable 450-292-4886 or / Trish 450-292-3313, ext. 228 or
Organized by the dedicated volunteers of the Youth Centres’ FYI group, SADD, and additional volunteers of the Missisquoi North Volunteer Centre. Sponsored by the Municipality of the Township of Potton.

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