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  • Festivals and Events


     Festivals and events at the Port of Orillia spell excitement.


    Spring Boat, Cottage and Green Technology Show
    June 10 to 12, 2022
    This annual event is one of the first signs of summer in Orillia, with residents & visitors alike coming to the Port of Orillia to enjoy the beautiful waterfront. The show features a wide range of vendors showcasing what's new in outdoor summer adventure gear, along with food trucks. New this year, the show will feature Green Technology. The Port of Orillia's Spring Boat, Cottage and Green Technology Show is one of the largest in- water used boat sales in Ontario.

    Christmas in June
    June 25, 2022

    This event is traditionally a sold-out event for boaters, and the general community can join in the festivities as well! 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!


    Canadian and American national holidays weekend “CanAm Weekend” Celebrate Canada Day and 4th of July
    July 1 to 4, 2022

    Canada Day Committee returns with fireworks! With the return of US boaters we celebrate Friday Canada Day and Monday 4th of July. This is a Port guest only event, although there will also be Canada day events happening in the park that are available to the public.


    Halloween in July
    July 23, 2022

    Missed Halloween this year?   Come out to our 2nd Halloween in July and dress up and have fun!   Prizes for best costume and best crew theme. Visit the onsite vendor market to pick out your perfect  Halloween costumes or treats, or just enjoy some shopping.


    Waterfront Festival
    August 5 to 7, 2022

    The Waterfront Festival features a late-season opportunity to buy or sell a boat, along with entertainment including with Cardboard Boat Races, Dock Diving Dogs and Vendors. 


    Port of Orillia Pirate Party
    September 2 to 4, 2022

    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. A vendor market complete with delicious food options makes this a must-do event!


  • 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