Check the list of festivals below; if you have flexibility in your dates, many are worth planning around. Save them to your Personal Itinerary to ensure they don't get missed! For a list of what's happening by date, check the SFG Event Calendar. Central Ontario has events, festivals, shows & fairs year round. Fill your belly at a rib or food fest, compare Elvis look-alikes in Collingwood, admire pristine antique cars in Barrie, or enjoy a music festival in Peterborough, Muskoka or Georgian Bay.

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11th Annual Forest Festival- Aug. 16-20, 2017

Haliburton Forest Wildlife Reserve , Haliburton, Ontario
Central Ontario

 705-754-2198  www.theforestfestival.com

Experience incredible music in 2 memorable venues: Bone Lake Amphitheatre, on the shore of Bone Lake, with a floating stage, & The Logging Museum, a historic building turned into a temporary concert venue. 2017 lineup coming soon, so check back often!

ACBS-Toronto 37th Annual Vintage Boat Show - July 2018

Muskoka Wharf , Gravenhurst, Ontario
Central Ontario

 416-299-3311  www.acbs.ca

Celebrate the Sesquicentennial with "Birch Bark to Fibreglass"! Hands-on activities by Canadian Canoe Museum & Muskoka Discovery Centre. Vendors, Field of Dreams, Flea Market, Fashion Show, Vintage Vehicle Display and vintage boats! FREE admission! 9-4. Sorry - no pets.

Blue Mountain Resort Adventures

108 Jozo Weider Blvd , Blue Mountains, Ontario
Central Ontario

 705-445-0231  www.bluemountain.ca

Get away to Blue Mountain where adventure awaits. Stay & play with on and off-hill activities - Wind Rider Triple Zips, Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, Cascade Putting Course, Ropes Courses, biking, hiking, golf, spa or swim - you can do it all at Ontario's only mountain village resort!

Blue Mountain Village

Blue Mountain Village , Blue Mountains, Ontario
Central Ontario

 877-445-0231  www.bluemountainvillage.ca

Ontario’s largest pedestrian Village at the base of Blue Mountain. A cobblestoned, car-free village with award-winning festivals, 50 unique shops & restaurants, live music, Movies under the Stars, The Plunge! Aquatic Park, ropes course, zip-lines & more!

Cobourg Beach and Summer Festivals

39 Queen Street , Cobourg, Ontario
Central Ontario

 888-262-6874  www.cobourgtourism.ca

What's the answer to the perfect beach getaway? Beautiful, clean sandy shores, splash pads for the kids and nearby shopping and dining. Cobourg Beach just an hour east of Toronto and it's the perfect spot to relax in the sun with the whole family. You can't help but Feel Good in Cobourg!

Huntsville Festival of the Arts - July 5 – August 19, 2017

37 Main St E , Huntsville, Ontario
Central Ontario

 Box Office: 705-789-4975  www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca

An eclectic mix of year round performing arts presentations featuring local, national & international calibre artists. July 5 – August 19, 2017 Celebrating 25 years of presenting an eclectic mix of performances featuring local, national & int’l artists, as well as outdoor events & activities for all ages. Check back in the spring for full summer lineup

Northern Heat Rib Series

40 Crescent Ave , St Thomas, Ontario
Central Ontario

 519-636-4037  northernheatribseries.ca

Looking for some messy good times? Join Northern Heat for 15 lip-smacking events around Ontario, featuring Canada’s Best Rib teams and a Craft Beer Market! Food, Entertainment, and FUN for the entire family. FREE ENTRY to all events, because Northern Heat is about bringing communities together.

Norwood Fall Fair, Oct 7, 8 & 9, 2017

48 Alma Street , Norwood, Ontario
Central Ontario

 705-639-5283  www.norwoodfair.com

A tradition since 1868! We invite you to join us for 3 days of great fun & entertainment! Enjoy the cattle & horse shows, midway rides, kids’ games, baby animals, crafts & baked goods, live entertainment, tractor pulls, famous antique car show and so much more! Fun for everyone.

Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre & Events

23 York Street, P.O. Box 912 , Haliburton, Ontario
Central Ontario

 7054572330  www.railsendgallery.com

Contemporary art by regional & local artists in Haliburton's historic rail station. Also Haliburton Art & Craft Festival July 21-23, 2017 and Haliburton DrumFest August 19 - Sept 2 (concert Sept 2) Rails End Boutique had one of a kind items for home, cottage and gift-giving.

Roseneath Fair - Sept 22-24, 2017

9109 County Road #45, Roseneath Fairgrounds , Roseneath, Ontario
Central Ontario

 905-352-3778  www.roseneathfair.com

Livestock competitions, Antique Tractor, Lawn Tractor and Horse and Pony Pulls, Midway, Tom Bishop Wild West Show, Freestyle Connection BMX Stunt Show, Strongman competition, Demo Derby, Truck and Tractor Pull, Home craft and Junior Work competitions. Down home country fun for the whole family to enjoy!

215 Mississaga E., Couchiching Beach Park and Legion , Orillia, Ontario
Central Ontario

Celebrating Scottish culture and heritage.

Various Locations , Bancroft, Ontario
Central Ontario

Car & Motorcycle Shows, Free Concerts, Fun for all ages

Heritage Park, 5 Simcoe Street , Barrie, Ontario
Central Ontario

Performances and vendors from around the world.

In >200 venues across Ontario , Ontario
Central Ontario

2000+ hands-on arts & cultural activities. Free!

5358 County Road 21 , Haliburton, Ontario
Central Ontario

Six weeks of live theatre & concerts. Something for everyone!

705 325 7205
22 B Peter Street South , Orillia, Ontario
Central Ontario

The streets close to traffic. 20+Venues. 100+Artists. One magical evening.

180 8th Line South, Hwy. 11 North, between Barrie & Orillia , Oro Station, Ontario
Central Ontario
Victoria Street & Festival fairgrounds , Alliston, Ontario
Central Ontario
Blue Mountain Village , Blue Mountains, Ontario
Central Ontario
Various locations , Durham Region, Ontario
Central Ontario
Various locations , Bala, Ontario
Central Ontario
Hwy. 11 N, btw Barrie & Orillia , Barrie, Ontario
Central Ontario
705-728-1010 x. 7039
Heritage Park, Lakeshore Dr. and Bayfield St , Barrie, Ontario
Central Ontario

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