Folks living in Barrie, Orillia, along Georgian Bay or in the Muskokas (and those visiting)love festivals, be it spring, summer, fall or winter. Throughout
the year, over 100 different festivals and annual events are put on by various local groups.
There's no better way to enjoy yourself than to take in a festival.
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|Georgian Bay Snowriders Poker Ride||end Jan||at Best Wetern Highwand Inn 7050-526-9307 1-800-528-1234 or 1-800-461-4265|
|Midlands Annual Winterfest||early Feb||705-526-4770|
|58th Annual Winterama||mid-Feb||Unique festival of winter. Arts, crafts, a winter parade, contests and activities flourish during this crisp time of year - don't miss it! 705-549-2232|
|Subaru Winter Adventure Race||early Mar||Hardwood Hills 705-487-3775 or 1-800-387-3775|
|Sweetwater Harvest||late Mar||A Celebraiton of Maple Syrup, at the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre. 705-526-7809|
|Giant Garage Sale||Penetanguishene Centernnial Museum 705-549-2150|
|Midland Sumer BBQ||mid-June||Midland Chamber of Commerce at Midland Harbour 705-526-7884|
|Give My Regards to Broadway||End June - early July||Salute the great leading men of musical theatre. Hear tributes to such great entertiners as Al Jolson, Colm Wilkinson, Micheal Crawford and more. King's Wharf Theatre, Discovery Harbour. Call 705-549-5555 or 1-888-449-4463|
|Summerama||Start July||Skateboard, Basketball Beach Volleyball Competitions, Cycling Scavenger Hunt, Live entertainment, music, beer garden, artisan market, pony rides, wagon rides, Teen Video Dance Party and More. Rotary Park.|
|Canada Day||July 1||Entertainment all day at the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives - 13 Burke Street. Fireworks are at dusk. Rotary Waterfront Park. 549-2150|
|Huronia Open Fiddle and Stepdance Contest||Early July||At the Curling Club|
|Summerama||Early July||Penetanguishene Rotary Park. Skateboard competition, Basketball competition, Beach Volleyball competition, 'King of the Hill' Challenge, Cycling Scavenger Hunt, live entertainment and music in the park, a beer garden, artisans and crafters market, pony rides, wagon rides, a Teen Video Dance Party and more.|
|Midland Main Street Car Show||mid-Jul|
|Festival Du Loup||mid-July||Come celebrate French Canadian joie de vivre in Lafontaine. Traditionnal french songs, dance, food and an hisorical artifact exhibition.|
|The Georgian Bay Rendezvous||Late July||Loopers' Rendezvous ~ a group of boating enthusiasts who make their nautical way along the inter-coastal channels of the U.S.A. and Canada. Penetanguishene Harbour. Beacon Bay Marina|
|Town Fair||Late July||World's Finest Shows Midway. Enjoy the rides. Fun and entertainment for all ages.|
|Annual Georgian Bay Poker Run||Late July||Watch the powerful, thundering Poker Run vessels. Port of Historic Penetanguishene 705-549-2232|
|Penetanguishene Idol Competition||End July||The Town is pleased to announce this event in cooperation with Idol Entertainment and the Inn at Bay Moorings. The Inn at Bay Moorings, on Fox Street, will be the host site for the event. A Video Dance Party will follow in the evening.|
|Return to Wndake|
|Wye Marsh Environmental Festival||Held in juncuntion withe Canadian Wildlife woodcarving champrionships, at the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre. 705-526-7809|
|Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show & Sale||early Oct||Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons 705-526-7838|
|Santa Claus Parade||early Dec||downtown Midlands 705-26-9731 ext 2913|
|First Light||mid Dec||Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons 705-526-7838|