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 thing to do like a fun event, festival or happening for you, you and your partner or you and your family! Whether you like to lay-low and chill or get your rush from adrenaline pumping activities and experiences – the calendar has events for every one, 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.
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All hail the King! In cooperation with the Collingwood Elvis Festival, the Village plays host to the hottest Elvis entertainment as well as other throwback tunes, family entertainment and more! Thank you very much!Find out more »
A weekend of music inspired by world cultures. Featuring CBC Music favourite Alysha Brilla, the Neema dancers from Uganda, Latin sounds and much more. Interactive drumming, hiking, scavenger hunts, groove dancing and free family activities, plus FIREWORKS!Find out more »
Celebrating families with children’s magic and music shows, interactive drumming, hikes, gondola rides, face painting and balloon twisting.Find out more »
Commemorating Canada’s sesquicentennial and the First Nations People whose land we share, we welcome you to a celebration of Indigenous culture. Live music by LOGAN STAATS, traditional crafts, shelters and games, storytelling, educational activities, Speakers Panel and more live music.Find out more »
Edutainment with an animal flair! Free-flying birds of prey, indigenous animal and reptile shows, street performers, live music, creepy crawly scavenger hunt, hiking and lots more!Find out more »
Bid the season farewell as the hottest summer entertainment returns for encore performances and tons of live music, FIREWORKS, street performers, hiking, biking & scenic gondola rides.Find out more »
A mountain of music will carry you along the one-of-a-kind Guitar Trail. Follow the acoustic vibe and discover dozens of artists throughout the Village, up the mountain hiking trail or take the scenic gondola to the top and follow the music down. Prizes and surprises along the way! Awarded 2014 Best New Festival by Festival & Events Ontario!Find out more »
North America’s most exciting cycling festival open to all! Ride or race in the community ride, kid’s circuit, 25, 50 or 100 mile distances. Racers race, riders ride, and everyone has fun! Plus live music family entertainment and a mountain of adventure! Register in advance online.Find out more »
The Blue Mountain Village Foundation is dedicated to the financial support of registered charitable organizations in the Southern Georgian Bay region whose activities provide benefit to the residents of local communities. The Foundation dedicates to enhance the quality of life in our local communities through its financial support of charitable organizations in the areas of health, human services, education, the arts, culture, the environment and recreation. Consideration will be given to children and family programs.Find out more »
Bring your furry friends for the fifth annual walk-a-thon in support of the Georgian Triangle Humane Society. Featuring a 5km route, vendor village, demonstrations, entertainment, prizes and more! Register online.Find out more »
Blue Mountain plays host to the scenic 5km family run at the base of the Niagara Escarpment in support of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Who will you run for?Find out more »
There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at Blue Mountain Village and Thornbury. Free family activities, fish ladder tours, live music, Apple Pie Trail, scavenger hunts, stilt walkers, hiking, biking & fall driving tours.Find out more »
It’s a dining & shopping tour de force Sunday through Thursday! Find $25 dining, shopping & Spa offers at dozens of locations throughout the Village.Find out more »
Halloween comes early at Blue Mountain Resort! Blue will transform into a Haunted Hill where ghosts and goblins run free through enchanted forests, haunted putting courses, pumpkin decorating and guided haunted hill tours! Face your frights in a weekend full of Halloween-themed fun for the whole family, if you dare!Find out more »
Featured Ontario Festivals North of Toronto
Each month we feature picks for events and festivals on our Travel North of Toronto Blog. Long holiday weekend links can be found at special Featured Holiday Dates. If you are having trouble finding the event you are looking for, try searching the Ontario resort destinations and travel associations page for the geographic destination that is most familiar to you. Visitors may also visit the Ontario section Ontario Travel A-Z member section or resorts, attractions, inns, hotels, lodges and B&B’s.