Bracebridge Fire and Ice Festival

This festival offers a unique approach to a traditional winter carnival. “FIRE” features will include fire artists, fireworks at 6pm as well as fire pits throughout Downtown. “ICE” features will include interactive ice displays, the legendary downtown tube run, a … read more

Bala Cranberry Festival

The Bala Cranberry Festival is many, many things, but most of all it’s a FUN-FILLED weekend for everyone! One of Ontario’s premier arts and crafts shows with hundreds of exceptional vendors. An entertaining festival with a fall fair’ atmosphere. Live … read more

Apple Harvest Festival

Theres no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at Blue Mountain Village and Thornbury. Free family activities, fish ladder viewing, live music, Apple Pie Trail, scavenger hunts, apple fun, hiking, biking & fall driving tours.

Hike Haliburton Festival

Canada’s largest hiking festival.  The Hike Haliburton Festival welcomes over 3,000 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

Festival of Small Halls

Location: Various shows across Lanark County, the Ottawa Valley, and Hastings County September 12- 29, 2019 Experience an unforgettable night as big music fills a small hall and you become one with the crowd around you – dancing your heart … read more

Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival

From paddling events, kayak sprint events to Arts & Culture Routes Vendors, kayak celebration is in the air and you cannot miss it in Timmins, Ontario. And even if you are not into kayaking competition, there is still something for … read more

Forest Festival

The Forest Festival offers a rich mixture of the performing arts within the wilderness beauty of Haliburton Forest.  The Forest Festival advisory committee is already hard at work planning the 2019 season.  We will be offering concerts at our wonderful and … read more

Mattawa Voyageur Days

Rock where the rivers meet at explorer’s point.   Friday’s country night, which takes place July 26 will feature Matt James, Johnson’s Creek and Lonestar. Taking to the stage on Saturday’s Rock Where the Rivers Meet, July 27, will include The … read more

Muskoka Pride Festival

The 10-day week of events kicks off on Friday July 19th with the Huntsville Kickoff Party. Featuring grassroots community events across Muskoka over 10 days, the Muskoka Pride Festival is a family-friendly celebration of gender and sexual diversity.  The 10th … 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


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

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