The Pretty Excellent Country Music Festival at Base31

The Pretty Excellent Country Music Festival at Base31Festival season is upon us! If you’re still looking for Canada Day weekend plans, then come hangout with High Valley and The Reklaws at the Pretty Excellent Country Music Festival presented by RBC. Plus – don’t forget we have special $49 anniversary pricing on General Admission tickets to…

The Commissary: Meet Your Chefs

WELCOME TO THE COMMISSARYIntroducing Prince Edward County’s latest culinary haven: The Commissary. Base31’s vibrant open-air food and drink market and your go-to spot for breakfast eats, après beach cocktails and dinner, and late night post-concert drinks and snacks. The Commissary features five shipping container kitchens with otherworldly menus, plenty of seating, and the Commissary Bar…

Stories + History Tour by Former Property Manager Jacqui Burley
Groups starting at $450 CAD

STORIES + HISTORY TOUR BY FORMER PROPERTY MANAGER JACQUI BURLEYJune – October Stories + History Tour by Former Property Manager Jacqui BurleyJoin us for an enticing journey into the history and tales of Base31, guided by resident expert Jacqui Burley. As the former Property Manager during the Loch Sloy era, Jacqui brings over 22 years…

Journey Through the History of Prince Edward County with Peter Lockyer
Groups starting at $950 CAD

JOURNEY THROUGH THE HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY WITH PETER LOCKYER Journey Through the History of Prince Edward County with Peter LockyerWe invite you to come and discover historical PEC stories. Enjoy a 75-minute presentation and a 30-minute walking tour (optional) by History Lives Here, Peter Lockyer. The presentations will include the early history of…

Historical Self-Guided Tour
FREE – $22 CAD per person

HISTORICAL SELF-GUIDED TOURStarting June, 20 Historical Self-Guided TourStep into history with our Self-Guided Tour of Base31. For 1 hour immerse yourself in the stories of the past as you stroll through historic grounds, listening to personal interviews from community members. Let the enchanting narratives of Peter Lockyer and Jacqui Burley guide you through 13 stops…

Behind the Scenes Tour
Groups starting at $30 – $35 CAD per person

BEHIND THE SCENES TOURJune 20 – Oct 27 Behind The Scenes TourJoin us for a 45-minute unique experience on our chauffeured Behind the Scenes tour of Base31. Embark on a captivating journey through the Base31 site, uncovering the rich history and exciting future of our meticulously restored and re-imagined buildings. Gain exclusive access to the…

Request for Expressions of Interest

Request for Expressions of InterestCulinary Entrepreneurs and Food & Beverage Creators Join Base31 in the Summer and Fall of 2024Base31 warmly invites culinary entrepreneurs and food & beverage creators from Prince Edward County, the Bay of Quinte and beyond to express their interest in being part of our flourishing cultural destination and vibrant community during…

Group Bookings + Event

GROUPS AND CORPORATE EVENTSGroup bookings can be tricky. Traveling with a group for a bachelorette party to Prince Edward County? Traveling with friends or family and looking for interesting group experiences? Base31 has you covered. When you plan your visit to beautiful and magical Prince Edward County, consider booking your group experience with Base31. Our…

Royal Wood
$39.00 – $59.00 CAD
Fri Sep 13, 7.30PM

ROYAL WOODFriday, September 13, 2024 Royal WoodFriday, September 13, 2024 Royal Wood makes a triumphant return to Base31’s historic Sergeants Mess Hall after being the inaugural artist programmed there in 2023. Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Royal Wood has established himself as a true musical talent. Since being proclaimed “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes…

Sensory Garden

SENSORY GARDENThis unique space heightens our senses through nature-based play and creates a special and whimsical place for kids and kids-at-heart alike at the base.ABOUT THE SENSORY GARDENWhether you are a child or child at heart, the new, permanent Sensory Garden offers a unique, whimsical space that heightens the senses (smell, sight, taste, touch and…

Tours

TOURS AT BASE31GROUP TOURSGroup tours must be booked in advance with our Visitor Experience team. Secure your date of choice by emailing groupbookings@base31.ca. Our team will tailor the experience to your group’s needs.ALWAYS ON TOURSSelf-Guided Tours are available anytime. Come by the Visitor Centre during open hours to take part in the history tour at…

Group Bookings + Events

GROUP BOOKINGS + EVENTSBase31 is your event venue destination. Perfect for gatherings large or small. Experiences for Group BookingsGroup Bookings consist of 10 or more guests Event SpacesWhether you are looking for an intimate indoor gathering, a gala event, or an indoor or outdoor wedding, Base31 has a variety of spaces for you.Unique Experiences for…

COC X Base31 Present: Musical Flights
$79.00 – $169.00 CAD
Sat Sept 7, 3PM

CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY X BASE31 PRESENTS: MUSICAL FLIGHTSPart of the Canadian Opera Company’s Community Concert Series Saturday, Sept 7, 2024 Canadian Opera Company X Base31 Present: Musical FlightsPart of the Canadian Opera Company’s Community Concert Series Saturday, September 7, 2024 The Canadian Opera Company and its acclaimed COC Orchestra touch down in Prince Edward County…

Ria Mae
$39.00 – $59.00 CAD
Fri Sep 6, 7.30PM

RIA MAEFriday, September 6, 2024 Ria MaeFriday, September 6, 2024 Since the June 2016 release of Ria Mae’s full length, self-titled debut album, the three-time JUNO nominee has toured Europe with Tegan & Sara, North America with Dido, and Canada with Scott Helman and many other incredible musicians. She has performed with k.d. lang, Melissa…

Trooper + Honeymoon Suite
$79.00 – $169.00 CAD
Sat Aug 31, 7.30PM

TROOPER + HONEYMOON SUITESaturday, Aug 31, 2024 Trooper + Honeymoon SuiteSaturday, August 31, 2024 Join us for a night of Rock and Roll in the Drill Hall. Trooper and Honeymoon Suite are teaming up for a one-of-a-kind show that will have you dancing, singing, and rocking out all night long. Trooper, the legendary Canadian rock…

Ombiigizi

Après Beach:
Friday, August 23, 4 – 7PM
LIMITED ACCESS

Pronounced om-BEE-ga-ZAY, meaning this is noisy – is a collaboration between Zoon (Daniel Monkman) and Status/Non Status (Adam Sturgeon), Anishnaabe artists who explore their cultural histories through sound.

Event Spaces

EVENT SPACESCelebrate the end of the year in style with fellow local businesses at the spectacular Sergeants Mess Hall on Base31.ABOUT THE SERGEANTS MESS HOLIDAY GALACelebrate the end of the year in style with fellow local businesses at the spectacular Sergeants Mess Hall on Base31. Indulge in a sit-down buffet-style holiday dinner that will tantalize…

Cabaret Brunch: Jennifer Stewart – Confessions of Motherhood
$40 CAD
Sun Aug 18
12.30PM

CABARET BRUNCH : JENNIFER STEWART – CONFESSIONS OF MOTHERHOODSunday, August 18, 2024 Cabaret Brunch: Jennifer Stewart – Confessions of MotherhoodSunday, August 18, 2024 Join County Stage and Base31 for a Cabaret Brunch in beautiful Prince Edward County in the summertime. With three delicious offerings to choose from, full service presentation and a live musical performance,…

Make Me Feel: A Carole King Songbook
$39.00 – $59.00 CAD
Fri Aug 16, 7.30PM

MAKE ME FEEL: A CAROLE KING SONGBOOKFriday, August 16, 2024 Make Me Feel: A Carole King SongbookFriday, August 16, 2024 Enjoy a trip down memory lane featuring the songs you know and love at Base31’s Sergeants Mess Hall.  Following their performances in 2023 of Barbra Sings Bacharach, with Barbra Lica, the Brian Barlow Trio returns to captivate…

Jane Siberry with special guest David Ramsden
$39.00 – $59.00 CAD
Fri Aug 9, 7.30PM

JANE SIBERRY WITH SPECIAL GUEST DAVID RAMSDENFriday, August 9, 2024 Jane Siberry with special guest David RamsdenFriday, August 9, 2024 Jane Siberry is regarded as a unique and gifted singer-songwriter. She has released fifteen recordings, including her well-loved signature song Calling All Angels. Jane’s songs have been covered by numerous artists, including k.d. lang with her…

Tom Cochrane
$79.00 – $169.00 CAD
Sat Aug 3, 7.30PM

TOM COCHRANESaturday, Aug 3, 2024 Tom CochraneSaturday, August 3, 2024 Over the course of a long and illustrious career spanning almost 50 years, the pride of Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Tom Cochrane has achieved a level of success known to few recording artists. Starting out as a folk-based singer/songwriter playing the coffeehouses of Toronto`s famed Yorkville…

Jackie + Kim Richardson: A Family Affair
$39.00 – $59.00 CAD
Fri Aug 2, 7.30PM

JACKIE + KIM RICHARDSON: A FAMILY AFFAIRFriday, August 2, 2024 Jackie + Kim Richardson: A Family AffairFriday, August 2, 2024 After her captivating performance at Base31’s historic Sergeants Mess Hall in 2023, Jackie Richardson graces the stage once again for a rare and unforgettable evening alongside her daughter, Kim. Don’t miss this special event! Jackie…

Half Moon Run
$69.00 – $149.00 CAD
Sat Jul 27, 7.30PM

HALF MOON RUNSaturday, July 27, 2024 Half Moon RunSaturday, July 27, 2024 Half Moon Run’s three multi-instrumentalist-slash-vocalists are Devon Portielje, Conner Molander, and Dylan Phillips. The trio’s origin story involves a 2009 Craigslist ad and a dingy jam space in Montreal’s Mile End, where they spent their formative years creating the restless, six-armed entity that…

DJ dD

Après Beach:
Saturday, July 27, 4 – 7PM

Beginning in Ottawa, at such infamous venues as Barrymore’s, Zaphods’, and the Thunderdome in Hull, dD was spinning HipHop in the early 90’s just when it was entering its golden era.

BIGLAKE & Base31 Present: Art of Time Ensemble’s Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
$69.00 – $149.00 CAD
Wed Jul 24, 7.30PM

BIGLAKE & BASE31 PRESENT: ART OF TIME ENSEMBLE’S SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BANDWednesday, Jul 24, 2024 BIGLAKE & Base31 Present: Art of Time Ensemble’s Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandWednesday, July 24, 2024 “Art of Time chooses to rebuild magic, not restore it. The Beatles loved to turn us on, and so too does…

Cabaret Brunch: Amy Armstrong + Mark Hartman
$40 CAD
Sun Jul 21
12.30PM

CABARET BRUNCH : AMY ARMSTRONG + MARK HARTMANSunday, July 21, 2024 Cabaret Brunch: Amy Armstrong + Mark HartmanSunday, July 21, 2024 Join us for a Cabaret Brunch in beautiful Prince Edward County in the summertime. With three delicious offerings to choose from, full service presentation and a live musical performance by Amy Armstrong + Mark…

Daddy Next Door – Daddy Does Base31
$20.00 CAD
Sat July 20, 9PM

DADDY NEXT DOOR – DADDY DOES BASE31Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 Daddy Next Door – Daddy Does Base31Saturday, July 20, 2024 Daddy Next Door – Toronto’s original Daddy party is collaborating with Base31 to present Daddy Does Base31, a dance party designed to encourage men to embrace their age and the inherent sexiness that accompanies it.…

Amy Armstrong + Mark Hartman
$39.00 – $59.00 CAD
Sat Jul 20, 7.30PM

AMY ARMSTRONG + MARK HARTMANSaturday, July 20, 2024 Amy Armstrong + Mark HartmanSaturday, July 20, 2024 Legends in the world of cabaret and musical theatre, Amy Armstrong and Mark Hartman unite their talents for a thrilling performance at Base31’s historic Sergeants Mess Hall on Friday, July 20. Both were recently honoured as Favorite Live Entertainers…

Lucy Darling in Indulgence: Magic Show
$39.00 – $59.00 CAD
Fri Jul 19, 7.30PM

LUCY DARLING IN INDULGENCE: MAGIC SHOWFriday, July 19, 2024 Lucy Darling in Indulgence: Magic ShowFriday, July 13, 2024 The reigning stage magician of the year Lucy Darling, has won the world over for her wit, her charm, and her exceptionally good hair. Lucy is a lady magician who brings together a potent mix of playful…

The Strumbellas
$69.00 – $149.00 CAD
Sat Jul 13, 7.30PM

THE STRUMBELLASSaturday, July 13, 2024 The StrumbellasSaturday, July 13, 2024 Ever since forming in 2008 and releasing their debut album, 2012’s My Father and the Hunter, Two-time JUNO award-winning alternative group The Strumbellas have steadily shared follow-ups containing every ounce of folk-tinged gusto, from 2013’s We Still Move on Dance Floors to 2016’s Hope to…

Hawksley Workman
$39.00 – $59.00 CAD
Fri Jul 12, 7.30PM

HAWKSLEY WORKMANFriday, July 12, 2024 Hawksley WorkmanFriday, July 12, 2024 Hawksley Workman is a JUNO Award-winning and Gold Record certified singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Since his ground-breaking self-produced indie debut For Him and The Girls (1999) through to chart-topping singles of 2020, Hawksley has careened between major label international smash hits to Canadiana soaked indie releases. Boasting…