Hike Haliburton Festival

Canada’s largest hiking festival.  The Hike Haliburton Festival welcomes over 1,500 people participate in 75 guided hikes throughout the beautiful Haliburton Highlands. Hikers of all ages and abilities come from all over Ontario – and beyond – to take in … read more

Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival

Held in beautiful Midland, Ontario, in the Heart of Georgian BayAre you ready for the sweetest showdown of the year? Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival and Contest is the province’s premier event celebrating everyone’s favourite ooey-gooey pastry—the butter tart! Each … read more

Gravenhurst Winter Carnival

This longstanding Gravenhurst tradition celebrates all that our community has to offer, and features super-fun events including Puddle Jumps, Kids Events, Skokie’s Pizza and Birthday Parties, Polar Bear Dip, Donut Eating on a String, Demolition Derby, Live Entertainment and so much … read more

Mattawa Voyageur Days

Mattawa Voyageur Days is EXTREMELY pleased to announce that TORONTO, HEADPINS lead singer THE DARBY MILLS PROJECT and TROOPER along with special guests PRISM will headline Mattawa Voyageur Days SATURDAY JULY 29, 2017 FROM 5PM-MIDNIGHT. And for Friday July 28, … read more


Lying on the 45th parallel, Bracebridge is halfway between the equator and the North Pole. SantaFest – Summer Edition is a “Christmas in July” event celebrating Bracebridge as Santa’s Summer Home! There will be live music, a Town Crier competition, … read more

Bagattaway Lacrosse Festival

First played by Indigenous People as a test of physical fitness and even as a means to settle disputes, lacrosse has a strong historic connection to Sainte-Marie among the Hurons.  “Bagattaway”, meaning “lacrosse” in Ojibway was aptly chosen as the … read more

Bracebridge Fire and Ice Festival

The Fire & Ice Festival is set to return to Downtown Bracebridge this January! The festival offers a unique approach to a traditional winter carnival. “FIRE” features will include fire artists, fireworks at 7pm as well as fire pits throughout … read more

XMUS Festival

Visit Bracebridge December 2 – 4 and get yourself some holiday cheer at the first ever XMUS Festival. Expect a weekend of holiday excitement and festive fun … for GROWN UPS! Get your tickets for any one or all of … read more

Highlands East Plein Air Arts Festival

This four day festival is all about painting outdoors. Artists are encouraged to look at our sites and find those that appeal to them. Spend Thursday through Saturday painting, come to our participant-only party Saturday night and then hang your … read more

Get Outdoors Festival

Explore one of Ontario’s largest wetlands by foot, boat or bike. There are over 25km of scenic forested trails, floating boardwalks and canoe channels that let you escape into the Wye Marsh. Experience hummingbird banding and monarch tagging demonstrations, take … read more

Orillia Canada Day Celebrations

The Orillia Canada Day Celebrations is a fun filled day!  Enjoy the parade, midway, children’s village, craft vendors, food vendors, entertainment and fireworks at dusk.Learn more