Father’s Day

Father’s day is Sunday June 18th, 2017.  Spend a day or two with Dad north of Toronto. Day trips and getaways are a great way to relax and have fun.


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Father’s Day Brunch
Nottawasaga Inn Resort
June 18, 2017
Celebrate Father’s Day at the Nottawasaga Resort with a delicious brunch then play a round of golf.


Family Fun for Father’s Day
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie
June 18, 2017
Celebrate Father’s Day at the MacLaren! Families will have fun creating a festive card using vibrantly patterned letters to describe that special Dad, Grandfather or caregiver!

Dad’s Ride Free
Hardwood Ski & Bike, Barrie
Bring your father out for a mountain bike ride. Dad’s ride free all day with a paying child!

Dad’s Climb for Free
Treetop Trekking, Barrie | Stouffville | Huntsville | Ganaraska
Dads climb for free on June 19th when they come with 2 paying customers. (not applicable to season pass holders).

Horseshoe Slopeside Adventures
Horseshoe Resort, Barrie
There is a world of Adventure waiting for you at Horseshoe Resort in our 600-acre playground! Bring your Dad for an adrenaline filled getaway.

Father’s Day at Taboo
Taboo Golf Resort, Gravenhurst
Date & Details TBA

Blue Mountains | Collingwood

Fun and Frolic for Father’s Day at Scenic Caves
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, Collingwood 
June 17-18, 2017
Saturday and Sunday, Fathers receive FREE park admission with paid child admission (ages 3-17) for caves/suspension bridge/mini-golf package (no coupon required).  Fathers AND up to 4 family members receive $20-off an Eco Adventure Tour (guided treetop canopy walking and ziplining). Printed coupon required (mobile not accepted).  For even more adrenaline-pumping excitement, Eco guests may add the Thunderbird Twin Zip ride at a discounted rate.  Age/height/weight restrictions apply.  Reservations are required for the Eco Tour. 

Grey Country Road Race
June 17-18, 2017
The fourth annual Grey County Road Race is in the beautiful and challenging countryside surrounding Blue Mountain Village. This is an Ontario Cycling Association sanctioned race and includes an 87km or 162km route.

Spa for Dad
Scandinave Spa, Collingwood
Situated in a natural forest, minutes from downtown Collingwood & Blue Mountain Resort, Scandinave Spa™ Blue Mountain offers a unique & tranquil outdoor Spa experience. Open all year from 10am-9pm, enjoy the serenity of the renowned Scandinavian Baths & relaxing Registered Massage treatments. Guests must be 19+ yrs. old. Bathing suits are mandatory.

Haliburton Highlands

Annual Truck Pull, Show & Shine and Mud Bog
Date TBA
The annual Minden Kinsmen Truck Pull and Show and Shine are held on the third weekend of June and act as a major fundraiser for the Minden Kinsmen and Kinettes Clubs. Hundreds of participants come from around Ontario to participate in the truck pull, and hundreds of spectators take part in the event, which runs for an entire day.

See more at Haliburton Highlands Tourism and Ontario’s Highlands Tourism


Zepology – Tribute to Led Zeppelin
Midland Cultural Centre
June 17, 2017
A musical tribute to Rock n’ Roll’s BEST Live performance OF Led Zeppelin’s historic movie soundtrack. The 1973’s tour album “The Song Remains The Same” and many more from Zeppelin’s catalogue!

Father’s Day Cruise
Miss Midland 30,000 Islands Boat Cruise
Experience the sparkling water, the windswept pines and rocky grandeur of Georgian Bay’s 30,000 Islands aboard the 300-passenger Miss Midland.  Cruises depart from the Midland Town Dock and are 2.5 hours in duration.

Father’s Day Cruise
Serendipity Princess Historic Boat Cruise, Penetanguishene
Cruise through over 400 years of local and Canadian history in this narrated 90 minute tour around Penetanguishene harbour aboard the 265-passenger, Serendipity Princess.   Cruises depart from the Penetanguishene town dock.

National Aboriginal Weekend
Sainte Marie among the Hurons, Midland
June 21, 2017
Native singers, drummers, and dancers will perform under an Events Tent on site, and in the Longhouses. The historic site will also offer numerous activities and demonstrations.

Party on the Dock
Date TBA
Kick Off Summer With Party On The Dock featuring Hotel California!

See more at Midland Tourism and Downtown Midland



Father’s Day at Deerhurst
Celebrate Father’s Day at Deerhurst Resort and make some Muskoka memories together. Enjoy the day together whether golfing, relaxing at Shizen Spa, indulging in great food or taking part in a little friendly competition at the Adult/Junior Deerhurst Lakeside Tournament. 

Father’s Day at Santa’s Village
Santa’s Village Family Entertainment Park, Bracebridge
Muskoka Zip Lines & Aerial Park, Santa’s Village and Sportsland. This year Santa’s Village celebrates its 60th season!

Gravenhurst Car Show
Gull Lake Rotary Park, Gravenhurst
June 17, 2017
Free Giveaways & Prizes, Vehicle Poker Run Around Gravenhurst, Canadian Tire Big Wheel Race for Kids, Daylong LIVE Entertainment, BBQ Lunch/Dinner

Brew Tours: Muskoka Edition
Date TBA
a chartered tour of Muskoka’s 3 breweries – is your ticket to the wonderful world of Muskoka’s craft beers. The tour showcases Lake of Bays Brewery, Muskoka Brewery, and Sawdust City Brewing Company, as well as The Griffin Gastropub. Each tour includes transportation to all three breweries, behind the scene tours of the three breweries, as well as a stop for lunch at the legendary Griffin Pub. If you love craft beer, this is a can’t miss tour!

Father’s Day Beer Tasting Cruise
Date TBA
All aboard the historical SS Bigwin! Enjoy this brews cruise with a guided beer sampling by Lake of Bays Brewing Company. Tickets include a 1.25hr cruise around scenic Lake of Bays, 4 beer samples, plus a 12oz beer, and complimentary brewery tour.

Father’s Day Car Show
Date TBA
If you have a passion for car’s, a visit to Muskoka’s Downtown is a must on Father’s Day! Over 150 special interest vehicles, live music and great food will be spread along Manitoba Street from 9am to 3pm. Come join the fun.

See more at Muskoka Tourism

Ontario’s Lake Country

Gaelic Storm
June 17, 2017
Casino Rama Resort, Orillia
Gaelic Storm is back with their TWELFTH studio album, once again delivering the foot-stomping, eclectic mix of tunes that has established the band as one of world music’s premier live acts. “Matching Sweaters” infuses traditional Celtic music with modern influences, updating the genre for a new generation of fans raised on rock, country, and folk. These 12 brand new tracks straddle the line between tradition and innovation in the world music format, making “Matching Sweaters” an absolute must-have.

Sunday Evening Band Concerts
June 19, 21016
Couchiching Beach Park, Orillia
Enjoy beautiful music under the evening sky! Orillia Wind Ensemble.
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See more at Ontario’s Lake Country

Ottawa Valley

Pontiac Artists’ Studio Tour
June 18-19, 2016
13 artists invite you into their studios spread throughout the Pontiac along the Ottawa River, only one hour from the nation’s capital.
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Parry Sound

Father’s Day Weekend
Ahmic Lake Resort
There’s is nothing like spending some quality time with your Dad. It’s the time and place to have some fun and go and catch some fish with our dad. At night at the Campfire tell each others all the fishing stories you experienced together or alone, maybe have a few card games at the cottage.
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