The City of Belleville, also known as the "Friendly City", is located along the 401 corridor on the beautiful Bay of Quinte. Because of Belleville's size, it offers all of the amenities of larger urban centres with the lifestyle advantages of rural living. Whether you are enjoying the exciting sights and sounds of Belleville's Waterfront Festival, or tasting maple taffy on snow at Winterfest, there are community events happening all year long.
The Friendly City offers top quality golfing at a variety of courses for all skill levels. The Bay of Quinte and Moira River attract world-class anglers all year long, for pike, bass, walleye, trout, salmon and perch. Sailing, boating, canoeing and kayaking provide the perfect getaway in the summer. For the nature lover, there are miles of hiking and cycling trails within the city.
Belleville is rich in culture, entertainment and history. Dating back to 1789 when the United Empire Loyalists settled on the banks of the Moira River, you can see and feel our history at the Glanmore Museum and throughout Old East Hill. The City is home to many fine artists and craftspeople, and boasts the world-renowned Quinte Ballet School, which thrills audiences each season with gala performances. The Pinnacle Playhouse offers local theatre entertainment. The Empire Theatre offers internationally recognized musical, theatrical and artistic entertainers.
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