We Know Things To Do in Ontario!

You will never ask “What is happening north of Toronto (and in central and northern Ontario) this weekend”? again! Use our events calendar to find things to do in Ontario and even in Ontario this weekend! Whether you like to lay low and chill or get your rush from adrenaline pumping activities and experiences – the calendar has events for everyone, in every season from the Bruce Peninsula to the Ottawa Valley!

Depending on your drive, you’ll find action anywhere from 1 hour away from Toronto to 5. Our events are not limited to highways 400 and 11 either. These are just the first two highway suggestions to travel north and find adventure in Ontario.

Want to get your festival or event listed on the Ontario Travel North site? Please send your listing and details for consideration to Events and Festivals North of Toronto.

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Blumination Dream Trail

December 1, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Blue Mountain Village, 156 Jozo Weider Blvd
The Blue Mountains, ON Canada
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Blumination at Blue Mountain Village

Blumination Dream Trail is a magical, illuminated winter stroll through the Village, around the Mill Pond and straight through your imagination.   It’s a holiday celebration every day of the week, with entrancing nightly light shows and an experience like … read more

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Winter Exhibition

December 1, 2018 - March 10, 2019
MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster St
Barrie, ON Canada
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Winter Exhibitions at the MacLaren Art Centre

Two Legacies: Tanya Cunnington, Jill Price December 1, 2018 – February 24, 2019 The Carnegie Room Fever Dreams: Figurative Works from the MacLaren's Collection December 1, 2018 – March 3, 2019 Gallery 3 Jason Dunda: A Hall of Unflattering Portraits December … read more

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Christmas Fun Pass

December 21, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, 6015 Highway 89
Alliston, ON Canada
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Nottawasaga Inn Resort

Treat the kids this Christmas Break to our Family Fun Pass available from Friday December 21 to Sunday January 6! Your pass includes swimming, 100ft waterslide* and 4 mini-golf passes for only $55.95* +tax for up to 4  

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Winter Break at Wye Marsh

December 22, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, 16160 Highway 12 East
Midland, ON Canada
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Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

Winter Break! December 22 2018 - January 6 2019, 9am-5pm Discover all of the natural gifts that Wye Marsh has to offer throughout this holiday break!  In addition to exploring our interpretive centre and over 25 km of nature trails, participate in some of the special … read more

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Making Moccasins

January 2
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One event on December 22, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 29, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 31, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on January 1, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on January 2, 2019 at 12:00am

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One event on January 12, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on January 19, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 16, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 2, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 11, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 12, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 13, 2019 at 12:00am

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One event on March 15, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 17, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 18, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on December 15, 2018 at 12:00am

Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands, Haliburton Highlands ON Canada + Google Map
$150
Making Moccasins with Yours Outdoors

Ready to learn a new skill? Join Lois Foster for a full day workshop to learn the art of moccasin making! Lois participated in a program called Katimavik, where she travelled to different regions of Canada, working and volunteering in … read more

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Snowshoe Like a Canadian

January 2
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One event on January 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 3, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 20, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 15, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 17, 2019 at 12:00am

Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands, Haliburton Highlands ON Canada + Google Map
$25.00
Snowshoe Like a Canadian with Yours Outdoors

Snowshoeing is both a traditional and popular modern way of winter travel for Canadians.   This snowshoe adventure will feature exceptional leaders who will help you explore the ecology, heritage, and culture of the Haliburton Highlands.   Snowshoe  rentals are … read more

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Snowshoe Like a Canadian

January 2
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One event on January 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 3, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 20, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 15, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 17, 2019 at 12:00am

Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands, Haliburton Highlands ON Canada + Google Map
$25.00
Snowshoe Like a Canadian with Yours Outdoors

Snowshoeing is both a traditional and popular modern way of winter travel for Canadians.   This snowshoe adventure will feature exceptional leaders who will help you explore the ecology, heritage, and culture of the Haliburton Highlands.   Snowshoe  rentals are … read more

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Guided Night Snowshoe Hikes

January 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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One event on December 29, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on December 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on January 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on January 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on January 12, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on December 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on February 9, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 13, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 15, 2019 at 6:00pm

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260/280 Scenic Caves Road
Blue Mountains, Ontario L9Y 0P2 Canada
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Guided Night Snoweshoe Hikes at Scenic Caves

Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure. Your experienced guides lead your group on a 1 ½ to 2 hour romp through an enchanting winter wonderland. Experience beautiful trails … read more

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Featured Ontario Festivals

This is it! These are them!

Our annual list of Best Festivals, or as we call it around the office “The Bestivals” list.

We pick a new list each year, some are hosted by our advertisers, some festivals we have sponsored and well, some we think are just plain pretty cool.

The list has been assembled keeping in consideration current trends and what people out there really seem to be seeking out. We’ve tried to include events and festivals that might be family focused, adult focused, or both!

Mar 23
Festival du Loup 2018
Jul 11

Festival du loup

July 11 - July 13
Lafontaine
Lafontaine ON
Jul 26

Mattawa Voyageur Days

July 26 - July 28
Mattawa
Mattawa ON
Hike Haliburton Festival
Sep 18

Hike Haliburton Festival

September 18 - September 22