About Mill Pond Splash


Held annually in the Town of Richmond Hill since 1998, Mill Pond Splash is a celebration of the Don River watershed. Through interactive displays and fun activities, visitors gain an increased appreciation for the natural environment, the challenges facing the Don River watershed, and the solutions that we can all implement.

As the only annual eco-festival in the Town of Richmond Hill, Mill Pond Splash provides an important opportunity for community associations, environmental NGOs, and local companies to promote their environmental efforts and encourage the public to become involved. Over the last seventeen years thousands of local residents have enjoyed the wide array of environmental education activities offered by Mill Pond Splash.

Mill Pond Splash is coordinated by a diverse range of people and organizations, including, the Town of Richmond Hill, the Kids Run for Nature, The Living City Foundation, and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA).


When is Mill Pond Splash?

Mill Pond Splash is held on the first Sunday in  June. This year’s event will be held on Sunday June 3, 2018.

What kinds of things can I expect to see there?

Check out the description of the different activities on our What’s Happening page (coming soon)

Is there an admission fee?

There is no admission fee – Mill Pond Splash is a free Eco Festival. That being said, you can donate any amount to help us continue delivering fun and engaging activities. To donate to Mill Pond Splash, please get in touch with Kate Goodale at 416-661-6600 x. 5280 or kgoodale@trca.on.ca

Will there be food and water available?

Yes! Local food vendors will be selling delicious food on Mill Street.

How do I get there?

Mill Pond Splash is located at Mill Pond Park, Richmond Hill Ontario and is accessible via car and public transportation.

Where can I park?

Parking is provided, free of charge, in the lot opposite York Central Hospital, on Trench Street.

What if it rains?

Mill Pond Splash happens rain or shine! However, the event will not continue in lightning and thunder. To find out if Mill Pond Splash has been cancelled the day of, please check this website.

How can I get involved?

Mill Pond Splash is made possible by the tireless dedication of dozens of volunteers. To learn more about volunteering to help organize Mill Pond Splash, click here.

If you are interested in participating in the event as a vendor or exhibitor click here.

Any other questions…

If you any additional questions about Mill Pond Splash, please send us a message in the contact section.


Mill Pond Park, Richmond Hill
Parking is available in the lot opposite York Central Hospital, on Trench Street.