ABOUT PORT HOPE: Located one hour east of Toronto, Port Hope is a heritage community situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario. An urban and rural paradise with the perfect mix of heritage charm, modern vibrancy and cultural allure, the town boasts miles of waterfront trails, sandy beaches, a heritage conservation district downtown, quaint surrounding villages and scenic country driving routes. The friendly people of Port Hope welcome you to visit for the day, stay awhile or perhaps join us and stay for the rest of your life.
For more information about Port Hope please visit our tourism centre, conveniently located next to the Capitol Theatre Box Office, the Port Hope Tourism website: www.visitporthope.ca, or call 1.888.767.8467.
The Capitol Theatre is located at 20 Queen Street in the heart of downtown Port Hope.
When driving to the theatre it is important to note that there are two 401 highway exits that will lead you into Port Hope (Toronto Road and Ontario Street) and either will lead to you to downtown and take about the same amount of time (approximately 3-4 minutes).
Below are suggestions for travellers driving in from East, West and North of Port Hope:
From the West:
Take the 401 Eastbound to Toronto Road.
Exit at Toronto Road into Port Hope.
Go South on Highway 2 (Toronto Road/Ridout Street/Walton Street).
Turn Right onto Queen Street.
From the East:
Take the 401 Westbound to Ontario Street.
Exit at Ontario Street into Port Hope.
Go South on Ontario Street to Highway 2 (Walton Street).
Turn Right onto Walton Street.
Turn Left onto Queen Street.
From the North:
Go South to the 401 via your closest highway (400, 35/115, 412 toll highway from the 407, hwy. 12)
Once you get to the 401 follow the eastbound or westbound directions noted above.