Friday the 13th Port Dover

Parking and Shuttles

Note: During off season event dates as in 2015, there are no scheduled road closures. All traffic flows freely and no shuttle service is offered. Parking and Shuttles: Warm Weather Events OnlyOnly bikes or vehicles with valid Resident Passes will be allowed to drive into town for this years event. Parking and shuttles in and … Read more

Beer Tents

Budweiser Stage is located at the corner of Main St. and Walker St. across from The Erie Beach Hotel. There is continuous music from 11:00 am to midnight. There are a number of beer tents located throughout town to keep everyone entertained. Some are run by the regular local establishments and others are run by … Read more


There will be plenty of food options during Friday the 13th. The local restaurants serve everything from hot dogs, fries, pizza and burgers to Port Dover’s famous perch, pickerel and celery bread. Main Street restaurants also offer many new options from Crepes, Steaks and Mid Eastern fare to gourmet pastries and more. This year, outdoor … Read more


Port Dover Maple Leaf community newspaper has installed a Main Street webcam showing a portion of the action along Main Street. Great to view if you can’t attend and great to view before you come. Get the link by visiting or google ‘Main Street Port Dover’ and look for the ustream link.

You’re Invited To Port Dover

A crowd of bikers and bike enthusiasts is always expected in Port Dover whenever a Friday the 13th occurs. Tens of thousands of bikers and visitors will descend on the town of about 6,000 year-round residents along the north shore of Lake Erie for the traditional event during warm weather months. During the colder months … Read more