First Light

Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 23-25 and November 30 to December 2 & December 7-9, as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top … read more

First Light

Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 23-25 and November 30 to December 2 & December 7-9, as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top … read more

First Light

Experience Sainte-Marie’s spectacular “First Light” Event evenings November 23-25 and November 30 to December 2 & December 7-9, as we illuminate the famous historic site with over 5,000 candles. Recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario as one of Ontario’s “Top … read more

Traditional Moccasin Making

Under the guidance of Marie Brunelle, an inspirational Aboriginal leader and instructor make a traditional pair of leather deer hide moccasins. Marie has helped people learn about Aboriginal cultures through her story telling, experiences and through traditional skills for many … read more

Traditional Moccasin Making

Under the guidance of Marie Brunelle, an inspirational Aboriginal leader and instructor make a traditional pair of leather deer hide moccasins. Marie has helped people learn about Aboriginal cultures through her story telling, experiences and through traditional skills for many … read more

Thanksgiving Harvest Festival

Sainte-Marie’s Thanksgiving Harvest Festival and Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is a fun family event, with lots of on-site activities and outstanding artisans and crafters. The event is a regional favourite and typically includes both new and returning artisans. … read more

Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre POW WOW

This annual POW WOW, presented by the Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre at Sainte-Marie Park, is open to the public. It features Native dancing, traditional crafts and foods, and much more.

Sainte-Marie by Candlelight

A guided tour of Sainte-Marie that highlights French and First Nations stories and the people who lived here from 1639 to 1649. Individuals such as Master Carpenter Charles Boivin and Blacksmith Louis Gaubert will be highlighted. The evening concludes in … read more

Music in the Park

Enjoy free live music every Sunday night on the hill by Rotary stage in gorgeous Little Lake Park. It’s the perfect way to cap off the weekend in the Heart of Georgian Bay. 

Tugfest

Bring the whole family for an amazing weekend of unique and entertaining activities. Experience Tug Boat Races, Parade Of Lights, On-The-Water-Demonstration, the fabulous Tug Push, pitting the power of the tug boats against each other, and then tour your favorite … read more

Sainte-Marie by Candlelight

A guided tour of Sainte-Marie that highlights French and First Nations stories and the people who lived here from 1639 to 1649. Individuals such as Master Carpenter Charles Boivin and Blacksmith Louis Gaubert will be highlighted. The evening concludes in … read more

Music in the Park

Enjoy free live music every Sunday night on the hill by Rotary stage in gorgeous Little Lake Park. It’s the perfect way to cap off the weekend in the Heart of Georgian Bay. 

Farm Fresh Food Fest

Come out and visit with exhibitors from our farming community. Experience life as a farmer and learn more about what they do and why they do it. Learn about, and enjoy food! Fun for the whole family. Guest speakers include: … read more

Sainte-Marie by Candlelight

A guided tour of Sainte-Marie that highlights French and First Nations stories and the people who lived here from 1639 to 1649. Individuals such as Master Carpenter Charles Boivin and Blacksmith Louis Gaubert will be highlighted. The evening concludes in … read more

Music in the Park

Enjoy free live music every Sunday night on the hill by Rotary stage in gorgeous Little Lake Park. It’s the perfect way to cap off the weekend in the Heart of Georgian Bay. 

Sainte-Marie by Candlelight

A guided tour of Sainte-Marie that highlights French and First Nations stories and the people who lived here from 1639 to 1649. Individuals such as Master Carpenter Charles Boivin and Blacksmith Louis Gaubert will be highlighted. The evening concludes in … read more

Music in the Park

Enjoy free live music every Sunday night on the hill by Rotary stage in gorgeous Little Lake Park. It’s the perfect way to cap off the weekend in the Heart of Georgian Bay. 

Floatie Fest

Keep calm and float on! Join us for the Annual Floatie Fest at Little Lake Park. Bring your favourite inflatable water toy and beat the summer heat!  This year’s event will have Live Music, BBQ, some fun events for the … read more

Sainte-Marie by Candlelight

A guided tour of Sainte-Marie that highlights French and First Nations stories and the people who lived here from 1639 to 1649. Individuals such as Master Carpenter Charles Boivin and Blacksmith Louis Gaubert will be highlighted. The evening concludes in … read more

Music in the Park

Enjoy free live music every Sunday night on the hill by Rotary stage in gorgeous Little Lake Park. It’s the perfect way to cap off the weekend in the Heart of Georgian Bay.