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2017

October

Oct 01- Dec 31

- THE SPIRIT OF MARIPOSA
An exhibition celebrating 150 years for Orillia & Canada! Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town illustrates that Mariposa can be any small town in Canada, universal yet incomparably local. As landscape, people & stories grow, identity & sense of place grow. Stephen Leacock, Gordon Lightfoot, Elizabeth Wyn Wood & Arthur Shilling told their stories through different mediums, making art for all time. With a lens to our community, The Spirit of Mariposa explores our past & illuminates the future to inspire others to compose stories of their own! Orillia Museum of Art & History, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-2159

Oct 01- Oct 14

- NEW SUNSHINE FESTIVAL THEATRE: THE WILD BLUE YONDER
The story of Her Majesty's Royal Flying School at Beamsville, Ontario, & Andy Fromm, a Winnipeg boy whose desire to see the world leads him to the school near the end of WW1. A funny, fast-paced & ultimately touching take of a man who died serving his country before he even made it Over There. Chock full of seldom heard Canadian WW1 music! Presented by New Sunshine Festival. Book by David Fanstone. St. Paul's Centre, Peter & Coldwater Streets, 705-238-2236 or newsunfest@gmail.com (Tues. & Wed: 2:00 pm / Thurs: 2:00 & 7:30 pm / Fri. & Sat: 7:30 pm / See Orillia Playtime Getaway for exciting Group Day Trips & Overnight Packages)

Oct 01- Oct 14

- STREETS ALIVE! OUTDOOR ART: MAPLE MASTERPIECES
Orillia's incredible 2017 Streets Alive! outdoor art project! City streets are alive with a display of fifty 5' tall maple leaf sculptures, featuring unique & exciting works by area artists, in celebration of the 150th birthdays of Orillia & Canada! Downtown Orillia, 705-327-5093

Oct 01- Dec 31

- ELEMENTAL MARIPOSA: THE MAIN STREET
Part 3 of a 3 Series Exhibition examining the elements that make Orillia. The Main Street celebrates Orillia's community through interpretation of the evolution of the downtown core. A showcase of changes on Mississaga Street, as owners, leaders & innovators in Orillia's history transformed their businesses to accommodate community needs. Orillia Museum of Art & History, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-2159

Oct 01- Nov 26

- CARMICHAEL CANADIAN LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION: TRADITION TRANSFORMED
A juried, all media show by artists from across Canada, that embraces, challenges, critiques, re-works & strengthens images, perceptions & interpretations of Canadian landscape! Created in recognition of Orillia born Group of Seven member Franklin Carmichael, this inspiring exhibition is celebrating its 16th year. Orillia Museum of Art & History, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-2159

Oct 06- Oct 09

- 34TH ANNUAL IMAGES THANKSGIVING STUDIO TOUR
A self-guided studio tour & juried presentation of works by over 30 of the area's finest artists & craftspeople! Painters, potters, sculptors, photographers, wood turners, jewellry makers & more! 10:00 am- 5:00 pm, Moonstone, Horseshoe Valley & Orillia, 705-727-8415 (Brochure & map available at venues, Orillia District Chamber of Commerce & various locations throughout Simcoe County)

Oct 06

- CHRIS DE BURGH: A BETTER WORLD CANADIAN TOUR
Lady in Red, Missing You, Spanish Train & more! 9:00 pm, Casino Rama, 1-800-832-7529, TicketMaster locations & ticketmaster.ca

Oct 07

- FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE: HEWITT'S FUN FARM!
A new fun event at the farm! Try to make your way through the Corn Maze in the dark! Large maze for adults & older kids & smaller maze for young kids. Bring your own flashlight. Viewing of Spookley the Square Pumpkin in the Entertainment Barn! 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Hewitt's Farm Market & Bakery, 3331 Town Line, Severn, East of Hwy. 12 off Warminster Sideroad, 705-325-3000 or hewittsfunfarm@hotmail.com (Group rate: $8.00 each for 6 or more persons / Appropriate footwear recommended, as maze field is muddy if it rains)

Oct 11

- RIK EMMETT: ARTIST LIFE STORIES
An up-close, personal evening as Cameron Smillie interviews Rik about his 50 years in music, many awards & early years with the rock band Triumph. Rik will also play some tunes! 7:30 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Oct 12- Oct 15

- 27TH ANNUAL ORILLIA JAZZ FESTIVAL
A weekend of fabulous live jazz at Orillia restaurants, pubs & other great venues, including Geneva Event Centre, Orillia Opera House, Orillia Public Library, Museum of Art & History & St. Paul's Centre! 705-326-6526 (Reservations recommended for evening dining)

Oct 12

- ROTARY ORILLIA GIRLS' NIGHT OUT!
A fun-filled evening for girls! Wine tasting, hors-d'oeuvres, boutique vendors, entertainment by amazing DJ Scott Stanton, raffles, door prizes, 50/50 draw & more! Presented by Rotary Club of Orillia, with proceeds to Rotary community projects. 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Hawk Ridge Golf Club, 1151 Hurlwood Lane, 705-955-2001 (Free rides home in Orillia)

Oct 13

- MATT DUSK
Celebrated Canadian Jazz musician & singer! Two-time Juno nominee with multiple Gold & Platinum albums, numerous Number One radio hits & unforgettable live performances world wide! 7:30 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Oct 13- Oct 14

- ROGER HODGSON
Legendary singer/songwriter, formerly of Supertramp! Breakfast in America, Dreamer, Take the Long Way Home & more, with orchestra! Casino Rama, 1-800-832-7529, TicketMaster locations & ticketmaster.ca (Fri: 9:00 pm / Sat: 8:00 pm)

Oct 14

- LAST BLAST FALL STEAM UP!
One of the largest displays of working, historical construction equipment in Canada! Steam powered rollers, vintage road building, rock crushing, grading & other equipment is powered up for one last blast before winter. Vintage tractor & classic truck displays, vendors & more! Presented in conjunction with Historical Construction Equipment Association of Canada. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Simcoe County Museum, 1151 Hwy. 26, Minesing, 705-728-3721

Oct 14

- FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE: HEWITT'S FUN FARM!
A new fun event at the farm! Try to make your way through the Corn Maze in the dark! Large maze for adults & older kids & smaller maze for young kids. Bring your own flashlight. Viewing of Spookley the Square Pumpkin in the Entertainment Barn! 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Hewitt's Farm Market & Bakery, 3331 Town Line, Severn, East of Hwy. 12 off Warminster Sideroad, 705-325-3000 or hewittsfunfarm@hotmail.com (Group rate: $8.00 each for 6 or more persons / Appropriate footwear recommended, as maze field is muddy if it rains)

Oct 14

- ORILLIA SILVER BAND
The Band premiers a new work by Toronto Composer Ty Watson! Commissioned by the Band, A Life Well Lived commemorates the life of the composer's grandfather, Frank Watson, 1915 to 2017. Cast members of Mariposa Arts Theatre's production of Chicago also take the stage to preview a couple of numbers from the show! Benefit concert for Hillcrest Lodge. 7:30 pm, St. Paul's Centre, Peter & Coldwater Streets, 705-259-2446 (Tickets at the door) 

Oct 18

- COLDWATER WITCHES WALK: A SPOOKTACULAR EVENT!
A night for ladies to dress up in their witchiest wardrobe pieces & have fun! Spooky sights, treats, costume competition, wine tasting & special promotions at village shops! Fill a passport for a chance to win a great draw prize. Hosted by Coldwater BIA. 6:00- 9:00 pm, Downtown Coldwater, 705-686-3455 (Adult only event / Admission: donation to Coldwater Food Bank)

Oct 19

- STEELY DAN
Do It Again, Reelin' In the Years, Rikki Don't Lose That Number & more! 8:00 pm, Casino Rama, 1-800-832-7529, TicketMaster locations & ticketmaster.ca

Oct 20- Nov 05

- CANADIAN FLAVOURS OF ONTARIO'S LAKE COUNTRY
Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with featured Canadian dishes & local flavours created by Ontario's Lake Country chefs! Delicious 2 & 3 course set-menu lunches & dinners at various dining locations. 705-325-9321 or 1-866-329-5959 for information. Call participating restaurants for reservations.

Oct 20

- CRIMSON FIRE
A concert celebrating Unity & Diversity, bringing together performers of pop, native, folk, jazz & blues music! Alex Folk Band, Jason Mastrandrea, Joe Cron, Marg Raynor & Shaw Percussion! Sponsored by Baha's of Orillia, with all proceeds to The Sharing Place Food Bank & Couchiching Jubilee House. 7:00 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Oct 21

- DALLAS SMITH: SIDE EFFECTS TOUR
Award winning, Canadian rock & country, singer/songwriter Dallas Smith performs with special guests The Cadillac Three! 8:00 pm, Casino Rama, 1-800-832-7529, TicketMaster locations & ticketmaster.ca

Oct 22

- GREEN RIVER REVIVAL
An incredible international tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, capturing the passion & sound of John Fogerty & CCR! Several costume changes, from chain gang uniforms to fatigues to plaids! Presented by Bill Culp Productions. 7:00 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Oct 24

- PIGS: CANADA'S PINK FLOYD!
Having perfected their craft in front of sold out audiences in Western Canada for 9 years, PIGS is crossing the country on a Left + Right East Coast Tour to perform selections from the entire Floyd catalogue! An incredible musical experience with the most authentic Floyd act around! 7:30 pm, Orillia Opera House 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Oct 25

- THE HAUNTING!
Experience things that go bump in the night! Nightmare on Peter Street at Orillia Museum of Art & History, Phantom of the Opera House tour, Tricks & Treats at Orillia Public Library & other spooktacular locations! Delicious Halloween fare & spirits at participating restaurants & pubs. 6:00 - 11:00 pm, Downtown Orillia, 705-325-3261 (Tickets at 33 Mississaga Street West)

Oct 25- Oct 27

- AN EVENING OF HALLOWEEN
Great Halloween fun with ghosts, goblins & ghouls! Haunted walk, spooky games, treats & activities for all ages! 6:00 - 8:30 pm, Simcoe County Museum, 1151 Hwy. 26, Minesing, 705-728-3721

Oct 28

- ANNUAL HALLOWEEN HOWL FUN RUN / WALK
A fun run/walk full of ghostly encounters & Halloween surprises! 5 or 10 km runs, 5 km walk & 10 km team relay. Prizes for best costume & fastest times in various age divisions. Presented by City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, with proceeds to Special Olympics Orillia. 10:00 am, Tudhope Park, 705-329-7250 or 325-2050 (20% Discount on registrations before October 20)

Oct 28

- HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE DANCE!
A scary night of fun & goulish dancing, with Still Kickin haunting the stage! Costume & door prizes! 8:00 pm, Royal Canadian Legion, Mississaga Street East at waterfront, 705-325-8442

Oct 28

- ANNUAL BASS PRO SHOPS LAKE SIMCOE OPEN
Canada's premier one day bass fishing tournament, hosted by Aurora Bassmasters! The event that in 2010 set the all time Canadian record of 31.5 pounds for the heaviest 5 bass ever weighed in during a Canadian bass tournament! Up to 110 teams compete in the world class bass fishery of Lake Simcoe for paybacks exceeding 100% of entry fees. 6:00 am - 5:00 pm, Port of Orillia & Couchiching Beach Park, Centennial Drive, aurorabassmasters@gmail.com

November

Nov 01- Dec 31

- THE SPIRIT OF MARIPOSA
An exhibition celebrating 150 years for Orillia & Canada! Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town illustrates that Mariposa can be any small town in Canada, universal yet incomparably local. As landscape, people & stories grow, identity & sense of place grow. Stephen Leacock, Gordon Lightfoot, Elizabeth Wyn Wood & Arthur Shilling told their stories through different mediums, making art for all time. With a lens to our community, The Spirit of Mariposa explores our past & illuminates the future to inspire others to compose stories of their own! Orillia Museum of Art & History, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-2159

Nov 01- Dec 31

- ELEMENTAL MARIPOSA: THE MAIN STREET
Part 3 of a 3 Series Exhibition examining the elements that make Orillia. The Main Street celebrates Orillia's community through interpretation of the evolution of the downtown core. A showcase of changes on Mississaga Street, as owners, leaders & innovators in Orillia's history transformed their businesses to accommodate community needs. Orillia Museum of Art & History, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-2159

Nov 01- Nov 26

- CARMICHAEL CANADIAN LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION: TRADITION TRANSFORMED
A juried, all media show by artists from across Canada, that embraces, challenges, critiques, re-works & strengthens images, perceptions & interpretations of Canadian landscape! Created in recognition of Orillia born Group of Seven member Franklin Carmichael, this inspiring exhibition is celebrating its 16th year. Orillia Museum of Art & History, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-2159

Nov 01- Nov 05

- CANADIAN FLAVOURS OF ONTARIO'S LAKE COUNTRY
Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with featured Canadian dishes & local flavours created by Ontario's Lake Country chefs! Delicious 2 & 3 course set-menu lunches & dinners at various dining locations. 705-325-9321 or 1-866-329-5959 for information. Call participating restaurants for reservations.

Nov 02

- THERESA CAPUTO
Psychic medium & star of hit TLC show Long Island Medium! Live readings to audience members throughout the show. 8:00 pm, Casino Rama, 1-800-832-7529, TicketMaster locations & ticketmaster.ca

Nov 02- Nov 05

- LIGHTFOOT DAYS FESTIVAL: HONOURING THE LEGEND!
A celebration of Orillia native & Canadian music legend Gordon Lightfoot! Live music, workshops, memorabilia & more at Orillia restaurants, pubs, St. Paul's Centre & other great venues. Unveiling of Lightfoot sculpture at Orillia Opera House Sunday. 705-325-3261

Nov 03

- A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
A musical journey celebrating Joplin & her biggest musical influences. Me & Bobby McGee, Piece of My Heart, Mercedes Benz & more! 9:00 pm, Casino Rama, 1-800-832-7529, TicketMaster locations & ticketmaster.ca

Nov 04

- THERESA CAPUTO
Psychic medium & star of hit TLC show Long Island Medium! Live readings to audience members throughout the show. 8:00 pm, Casino Rama, 1-800-832-7529, TicketMaster locations & ticketmaster.ca

Nov 04- Nov 05

- ROGERS HOMETOWN HOCKEY TOUR STOPS IN ORILLIA!
The ultimate NHL fan experience! Sportsnet hosts Ron MacLean & Tara Slone visit Orillia to celebrate local hockey stories & the game's biggest stars! A weekend festival filled with free family-friendly activities, live entertainment, giveaways & NHL alumni visits. Live pre-game & NHL game broadcast of Montreal Canadiens vs. Chicago Blackhawks Sunday, hosted by Ron & Tara from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio! Orillia Waterfront Centre, 50 Centennial Drive, 705-323-3549 (Sat: Noon - 6:00 pm / Sun: Noon - 10:00 pm)

Nov 04

- 38TH ANNUAL ORILLIA KIWANIS MAMMOTH AUCTION!
Charity pancake breakfast, live & silent auctions! Hundreds of fantastic items donated by community minded businesses & individuals! Proceeds to Kiwanis Club of Orillia programs & community projects. The Roller Skating Place, ODAS Park, 4500 Fairgrounds Road off Hwy. 12 West, 705-345-4934 (Doors open: 8:00 am / Live auctiion: 10:00 am)

Nov 09- Nov 12

- CHICAGO: A TONY AWARD WINNING MUSICAL!
Set in legendary Chicago during the roaring, jazz hot twenties, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. They both enlist the help of slickster lawyer Billy Flynn, who turns it all into a murder-of-the-week media frenzy! Presented by Mariposa Arts Theatre Foundation. Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542 (Thurs. - Sat: 7:30 pm / Sun: 2:00 pm)

Nov 16- Nov 19

- CHICAGO: A TONY AWARD WINNING MUSICAL!
Set in legendary Chicago during the roaring, jazz hot twenties, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. They both enlist the help of slickster lawyer Billy Flynn, who turns it into a murder-of-the-week media frenzy! Presented by Mariposa Arts Theatre Foundation. Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542 (Thurs. - Sat: 7:30 pm / Sun: 3:00 pm)

Nov 17

- CHILDREN'S CANDLELIGHT PARADE & TREE LIGHTING
Hundreds of children, led by the Town Crier, carry electric candles & carol through downtown to turn on the giant Opera House Christmas tree & light the way for Santa! Free treats & hot chocolate! 6:30 pm, Downtown Orillia, 705-325-3261 (Mississaga Street, from Legion to Opera House / Free parking in downtown lots)

Nov 19

- ORILLIA SANTA CLAUS PARADE: "EH" CANADIAN HERITAGE CHRISTMAS!
One of the largest Christmas parades North of Toronto! Over 100 floats, bands & Santa himself celebrate the season & usher in "Eh" Canadian Heritage Christmas! 1:00 pm, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424 (Centennial Drive to Front to Colborne to Volunteer Drive to Mississaga & return to Centennial / Non-perishable food collection for Orillia Food Bank / Bucket Brigade collection by Orillia Kiwanis Club in support of a great parade / Free parking in downtown lots)

Nov 24

- CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE: THE BEATLES - SGT. PEPPER
The world-class artists of Classic Albums Live perform the legendary 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, note for note, cut for cut! Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, With a Little Help From My Friends, A Day in the Life & more! 8:00 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Nov 24

- DOWNTOWN ORILLIA BLACK FRIDAY SALE!
Outrageous specials all day at participating stores & restaurants! Massive savings on Downtown Dollars! 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Downtown Orillia, 705-325-3261 (Free parking in downtown lots)

Nov 30

- AUSTRALIA'S THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER
Named Best Male Strip Show by the Las Vegas Review Journal, & Best Adult Attraction by AOL's City Guide, this sizzling revue has appeared on the Las Vegas Strip for 16 years! Dynamic dance routines, gymnastics, break dancing, colourful costumes, humour & hard bodies make Thunder a unique experience! 7:00 PM, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

December

Dec 01- Dec 31

- THE SPIRIT OF MARIPOSA
An exhibition celebrating 150 years for Orillia & Canada! Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town illustrates that Mariposa can be any small town in Canada, universal yet incomparably local. As landscape, people & stories grow, identity & sense of place grow. Stephen Leacock, Gordon Lightfoot, Elizabeth Wyn Wood & Arthur Shilling told their stories through different mediums, making art for all time. With a lens to our community, The Spirit of Mariposa explores our past & illuminates the future to inspire others to compose stories of their own! Orillia Museum of Art & History, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-2159

Dec 01- Dec 31

- ELEMENTAL MARIPOSA: THE MAIN STREET
Part 3 of a 3 Series Exhibition examining the elements that make Orillia. The Main Street celebrates Orillia's community through interpretation of the evolution of the downtown core. A showcase of changes on Mississaga Street, as owners, leaders & innovators in Orillia's history transformed their businesses to accommodate community needs. Orillia Museum of Art & History, Downtown Orillia, 705-326-2159

Dec 02

- BALLET JORGEN: THE NUTCRACKER, A CANADIAN TRADITION
Tchaikovsky's Christmas classic uniquely re-imagined, Canadian style! Created by acclaimed choreographer & artistic director Bengt Jorgen, this beautiful work portrays Klara's magical dream journey as she arrives in Canada & experiences winter landscapes, snowflakes, lumberjacks, Mounties & creatures of the woods. A holiday favourite, sweeter than Barley Toys & as Canadian as maple syrup! 2:00 & 7:30 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Dec 02

- FREE HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES
An old-fashioned shopping experience! Hop aboard a horse-drawn wagon, explore downtown & get into the Christmas spirit! 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Downtown Orillia, 705-325-3261 (Stops at major intersections / Free parking in downtown lots)

Dec 07- Dec 08

- CHRISTMAS PAST & PRESENT
Experience Christmas from days gone by! Carolling, crafts, horse-drawn sleigh rides, traditional holiday treats & more! Proceeds to Friends of the Simcoe County Museum. 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Simcoe County Museum, 1151 Hwy. 26, Minesing, 705-728-3721

Dec 08

- ELVIS: WONDERFUL WORLD OF CHRISTMAS
International award-winning tribute artist Steve Michaels performs Elvis Presley's own Christmas favourites, as well as holiday classics, with an authenticity that makes him one of the most sought after Elvis stylists in the country! 7:30 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Dec 09

- FREE HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES
An old-fashioned shopping experience! Hop aboard a horse-drawn wagon, explore downtown & get into the Christmas spirit! 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Downtown Orillia, 705-325-3261 (Stops at major intersections / Free parking in downtown lots)

Dec 14

- CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Ebenezer Scrooge's journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas comes alive with song, dance, special effects & a brilliant cast led by Shaw Festival & Broadway actor Rod Campbell! An entertaining & joyous experience for young & old, complete with a fabulous concert of Yuletide favourites! 7:30 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

Dec 16

- FREE HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES
An old-fashioned shopping experience! Hop aboard a horse-drawn wagon, explore downtown & get into the Christmas spirit! 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Downtown Orillia, 705-325-3261 (Stops at major intersections / Free parking in downtown lots)

2018

January

Jan 11- Jan 12

- BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR 2018
Award-winning films on profound journeys, adventures & ground breaking expeditions in the mountain world! Climbers scale rock faces, kayakers plunge into whitewater rivers, skiers fly off cliffs & trekkers disappear into remote places in these exhilarating & extreme sports films! A program of The Banff Centre, presented by Sojourn, Barrie. 7:00 pm, Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011 or 1-888-674-5542

April

Apr 20

- 38TH ANNUAL ORILLIA PERCH FESTIVAL: OPENING CEREMONIES
An evening of fun, draws & prizes kicks off the 38th Annual Orillia Perch Festival! 7:00 pm, ODAS Park, 4500 Fairgrounds Road off Hwy. 12 West, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424

Apr 21- May 12

- 38TH ANNUAL ORILLIA PERCH FESTIVAL
One of Canada's largest registered fishing derbies! Great cash & product prizes, adult & children's categories. Special OPP Kids' Day Saturday, May 5th! Just fish to win!!! Organized by Orillia District Chamber of Commerce. Lakes Simcoe & Couchiching, Headquarters at Tudhope Park, Atherley Road, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424 (Kids' Day rain date: Sunday, May 6th)

May

May 01- May 12

- 38TH ANNUAL ORILLIA PERCH FESTIVAL
One of Canada's largest registered fishing derbies! Great cash & product prizes, adult & children's categories. Special OPP Kids' Day Saturday, May 5th! Just fish to win!!! Organized by Orillia District Chamber of Commerce. Lakes Simcoe & Couchiching, Headquarters at Tudhope Park, Atherley Road, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424 (Kids' Day rain date: Sunday, May 6th)

May 12

- 38TH ANNUAL ORILLIA PERCH FESTIVAL: CLOSING CEREMONIES
An evening of fun, draws & prizes wraps up 38 years of Orillia Perch Festival memories! 7:00 pm, ODAS Park, 4500 Fairgrounds Road off Hwy. 12 West, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424

June

Jun 08- Jun 10

- SPRING BOAT, COTTAGE & OUTDOOR SHOW
Great in-water selection of new & pre-owned private & dealer boats, cottage & outdoor product displays, marine safety demonstrations, artists & artisans, variety of vendors & more! Organized by Orillia District Chamber of Commerce. Port of Orillia & waterfront parks, Centennial Drive, Lake Couchiching, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424 (Fri: Noon - 8:00 pm / Sat: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm / Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Jun 23

- CHRISTMAS IN JUNE
A festive day at the Port of Orillia! Large boater rendezvous & fabulous decorated boat contest, free to viewing public! Port of Orillia, Centennial Drive, Lake Couchiching, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424

July

Jul 06- Jul 08

- MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL
Thrilling audiences for over 55 years with an incredible weekend of music, dance, stories & crafts! Fantastic lineup of folk/roots artists includes more than 100 performances on 12 stages. Emporium, artisans' village, workshops, kids' folkplay area, great food, beer tent & more! Tudhope Park, Atherley Road, on the shores of Lake Couchiching, 705-326-3655 (On-site camping available)

Jul 20- Jul 22

- 41ST ANNUAL ORILLIA SCOTTISH FESTIVAL
A celebration of Scottish culture & heritage! Ceilidh at Legion Friday & Sunday; parade through downtown to waterfront, pipe & drum competitions, entertainment & vendors at Couchiching Beach Park Saturday. Buy a button & support the Festival! Royal Canadian Legion, 215 Mississaga Street East at waterfront, 705-325-8442

August

Aug 10- Aug 12

- ORILLIA WATERFRONT FESTIVAL
Fun for all ages! In-water boat show, cottage & outdoor products, artists & artisans, variety of vendors, Dock Dogs Diving Contest, water ski shows & more throughout the weekend! Hilarious Cardboard Boat Race Sunday at Noon! Organized by Orillia District Chamber of Commerce. Port of Orillia & waterfront parks, Centennial Drive, Lake Couchiching, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424 (Fri: Noon - 8:00 pm / Sat: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm / Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm)
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