• Festivals and Events

  • Festivals and events at the Port of Orillia are a great way to showcase your business.


  • Sunshine Festival
    June 7, 8, 9 2024

    Get ready for a weekend of sun-soaked fun as the Sunshine Festival takes over Orillia! This vibrant event is a celebration of all things outdoors and features in-water boat displays, live music, an outdoor market, and art experiences.

  • Christmas in June
    June 22, 2024

    This event features winter holiday fun without the winter weather! Vendors provide holiday goodies and souvenirs. Come out to the Port of Orillia and check out the boats lights that are sure to make your weekend bright!

  • Mardi Gras
    July 27, 2024

    Join us for a spectacular celebration as the Port of Orillia transforms into a vibrant and colourful Mardi Gras extravaganza! Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere, where the spirit of New Orleans comes alive on the shores of Lake Couchiching. This event features fun, shenanigans and celebration. 

  • Waterfront Festival
    August 9-11 2024

    The Orillia Waterfront Festival Features entertainment, food, a vendor market, new and used boat sales, a Cardboard Boat Race, and a dog diving dog contest! The festival will feature a vendor market with a wide range of unique vendors showcasing everything from hot tubs to one-of-a kind clothing and decor items. 

  • Port of Orillia Pirate Party
    August 31 - September 1, 2024

    On Labour Day Weekend, the Pirates of Lake Couchiching storm the Port of Orillia. This amazing family fun-filled weekend features in- water Pirate displays, a Pirate Village with live re-enactors and demonstrations and a "plank walk" where the pirates send local politicians and business leaders into the water

  • Orillia Santa Claus Parade
    November 23 2024

    The largest Christmas parade north of Toronto! Help welcome Santa as over 100 floats and bands lead the way for him through Downtown Orillia!

  • Walking the Plank at Orillia Pirate Party
  • Christmas lights at Port of Orillia
  • Boat with Canada Flag at Port of Orillia
  • Cardboard Boat Race at Port of Orillia Waterfront Festival
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