Local Colour

Consider yourself at home in BruceGreySimcoe and at our smaller community events.  Smaller venues mean experiencing the warmth of small town Ontario hospitality and hanging out with the locals.  Special community celebrations, farmers’ markets and flea markets, intimate theatre productions, outdoor concerts, community suppers and fish fries, craft fairs, art gallery exhibits and much, much more.  Check out the packages and promotions page for some sweet deals before leaving home!

Date: 01 Jul, 2018 - 02 Sep, 2018 Community: Wasaga Beach
Category: Culinary (Food & Wine), Family, Music, Outdoor

Check out the Main Street Market in Beach Area 1 for excellant entertainment from June 29th to September 2nd. Live bands scheduled every Friday and... Learn More

Date: 01 Jul, 2018 - 20 Oct, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Arts & Heritage

Orillia’s very own living art program, Streets Alive!, kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is ... Learn More

Date: 02 Jul, 2018 - 31 Aug, 2018 Community: Tobermory
Category: Outdoor

The Fathom Five, Canada’s first National Marine Park consists of 20 islands to the north and east of the Bruce Peninsula, 130 square kilometres of ... Learn More

Date: 03 Jul, 2018 - 28 Aug, 2018 Community: Wasaga Beach
Category: Family, Music, Outdoor

Jazz up your nights with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Woods Gazebo beside the RecPlex, 17... Learn More

Date: 13 Jul, 2018 - 31 Aug, 2018 Community: Oro-Medonte
Category: Agriculture, Arts & Heritage, Culinary (Food & Wine), Family, Music, Outdoor

Ok Friday is a dynamic, community driven, art and farmer's market held seasonally at Burl's Creek Event Grounds. With a carefully restored ... Learn More

Date: 24 Jul, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Outdoor

Join us at the Port of Orillia on July 24th, 2018 for a FREE Learn to Fish program, hosted by the MNRF. The Learn to Fish program introduces kid... Learn More

Date: 27 Jul, 2018 Community: Meaford
Category: Music

Meaford Summer Concert Series 2018 Chuck Jackson & The All Stars Featuring Chuck Jackson, Tyler Yarema, and some of Canada’s finest blues musi... Learn More

Date: 28 Jul, 2018 Community: Markdale
Category: Agriculture, Family

20 wonderful local handcraft and produce vendors selling their woodworking, jewelry, quilting, artwork, alpaca clothing, baking, fresh veggies, hon... Learn More

Date: 28 Jul, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Family, Outdoor

A downtown summer street festival like no other! Showcasing a fusion of art, fun interactive activities, music, food, kid zones, sizzling sales, gi... Learn More

Date: 03 Aug, 2018 Community: Meaford
Category: Music

Meaford Summer Concert Series 2018 Alison Young Band Alison Young is a Toronto based saxophonist, vocalist and composer. She was chosen as one... Learn More

Date: 11 Aug, 2018 Community: Southampton
Category: Arts & Heritage, Music

Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Piché Wampum. 
Join us for an afternoon of Métis fiddle music and dancing featuring award winnin... Learn More

Date: 24 Aug, 2018 Community: Meaford
Category: Music

Meaford Summer Concert Series 2018 Sean Cotton & The Muskoka Connection After 20 years as an international touring and recording artist with T... Learn More

Date: 25 Aug, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Arts & Heritage, Outdoor

Experience Downtown Orillia’s vibrant arts community and meet local artists in their studios and at host galleries, all under the starry sky! Learn More

Date: 31 Aug, 2018 - 02 Sep, 2018 Community: Wasaga Beach
Category: Family, Outdoor

Come experience and take part in the largest gathering of amusement inflatables for all ages to climb, bounce and play! Cash only ticketed event. V... Learn More

Date: 05 Sep, 2018 - 31 Oct, 2018 Community: Wasaga Beach
Category: Family

Come out on Wednesday evenings in September and October from 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m at the RecPlex, 1724 Mosley Street. Visit Learn More

Date: 08 Sep, 2018 Community: Kimberley
Category: Sports

The 5K mud run! Get ready for a day of mud, sweat and cheers. The Mudmoiselle obstacle course is a 5K stretch of the muckiest, filthiest, s... Learn More

Date: 21 Sep, 2018 - 23 Sep, 2018 Community: Collingwood, Ontario, L9Y4W3
Category: Arts & Heritage, Family

CCI 160 REUNION

“HOOT HUB” –informal drop in at the Collingwood Legion Friday night beginning at 7p... Learn More

Date: 23 Sep, 2018 Community: Blue Mountains
Category: Family, Outdoor

Bring your furry friends for the sixth annual walk-a-thon in support of the Georgian Triangle humane Society. Featuring a 3km route, demonstrations... Learn More

Date: 29 Sep, 2018 - 30 Sep, 2018 Community: Creemore, ON
Category: Arts & Heritage

The autumn arts weekend in Creemore is a community staple. This is the weekend we try to outdo the splendour of our natural surroundings with arts ... Learn More

Date: 11 Oct, 2018 - 14 Oct, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Music

Now in its 27th year, the Orillia Jazz Festival occurs in various host locations in the downtown and all over Orillia! Come discover a new found lo... Learn More

Date: 13 Oct, 2018 Community: Mildmay, ON
Category: Arts & Heritage, Family, Music, Outdoor

Bavarian Tented Street Festival with a live band, games, German food, best dressed contest. Licensed event proceeds towards community improvements Learn More

Date: 24 Oct, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Holiday

Come experience all things that go bump in the night in Downtown Orillia. Haunted tours begin at The Opera House & Orillia Museu... Learn More

Date: 25 Oct, 2018 - 26 Oct, 2018 Community: Saugeen Shores
Category: Sports

The Celebrity Hockey Classic for Easter Seals is a series of hockey tournaments that offers sports enthusiasts the opportunity to compete in a cele... Learn More

Date: 17 Nov, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Music

Lightfoot Days is a weekend filled with musician’s stories, songs and memorabilia in honour of Orillia native, Gordon Lightfoot.  Learn More

Date: 23 Nov, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Family

Take advantage of outrageous specials throughout the Downtown!  Stores are open late but we won’t tell if you book the day off work to S... Learn More

Date: 23 Nov, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Family, Holiday

Bring the Christmas spirit to life as we light up the downtown! Join the countdown to light the Opera House tree, enjoy free hot chocolate & tr... Learn More

Date: 24 Nov, 2018 Community: Wasaga Beach
Category: Family, Holiday, Outdoor

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Date: 25 Nov, 2018 Community: Wasaga Beach
Category: Family, Holiday, Music

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Date: 25 Nov, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Holiday

The largest Christmas parade north of Toronto! Help welcome Santa as over 100 floats and bands lead the way for him through Downtown Orillia.  Learn More

Date: 01 Dec, 2018 - 15 Dec, 2018 Community: Orillia
Category: Holiday

Hop aboard a free horse drawn wagon ride, explore the Downtown as you get into the Christmas spirit!  Learn More