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Thanksgiving Weekend Events in Collingwood & Blue Mountain

Apple Harvest Festival

Blue Mountain Village – Live Music, Family activities, sidewalk sale, and fireworks Sat. night at 8pm.
John Deere Kids Zone, campfire sing-a-longs, agriculture exhibits, interactive family groove dancing, and more!
Schedule of Events

Thornbury – Buskers, apple tasting, apple pie eating championship
Family fun zone with live music and mobile axe throwing at Town Hall Park.
Sunday Farmers market with live music.
Schedule of Events

Art Studio Tour, horse & carriage rides, apple pancake breakfast, apple pie contest. Marsh Street Centre presents The Sadieis live on Saturday!
Schedule of Events

Collingwood – Last market of the season – 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pine St. &  Second St.

Art on the Street – Chair Auction -10 – 1 p.m. at the Collingwood Farmers Market.
This is your chance to take home one of the 45 art chairs that have been hand-painted by local artists celebrating the diversity and talent of our creative community.
View the chair and artist profiles and come out Saturday to claim yours!



Scenic Caves – Take an autumn colour tour through the treetops! Save 20% off any guided Eco Adventure Tour until October 31/19. View a dazzling display of vibrant fall colours as you walk the treetop canopy and glide down a forest zipline and escarpment ridgetop zipline. Enjoy panoramic views of south Georgian Bay from the iconic 420 ft. suspension footbridge.
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Happy Mother’s Day! Weekend Events in Collingwood & Blue Mountain

Mom’s will enjoy these fun events taking place in Collingwood & Blue Mountain!

GTHS Mother’s Day Kitten Shower!
The Georgian Triangle Humane Society is having a Kitten Shower, Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 12th Noon to 4pm.
The GTHS is expecting over 500 homeless kittens and nursing mother cats to enter their Animal Center this kitten season.
Please visit HERE to get more information about how you can help including a link to an Amazon Registry.
Consider a donation in your Mom’s name!!
Facebook Event Page
GTHS Amazon Gift Registry (Needs list!)

Peaces Mother’s Day Market
Sunday, May 12th from 12 to 5 p.m. Side Launch Brewing Company
• Over 30 local artisans ranging from organic goodness to handmade decor and everything in between!
• Live music | Makeovers | Kombucha workshop | By-Donation yoga classes | Free outdoor workout experience | Henna artist, tarot card readings and lots of crystals 🔮 | Outdoor clothing trucks | G I V E A W A Y S
Side Launch Brewing Company | 200 Mountain Road, Unit 1, Collingwood | Tel. 705-293-5511 | website
Facebook event page

Collingwood Spring Market Place
Saturday May 11th 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Eddie Bush Memorial Arena
Over 100 vendors will have their products for sale in the indoor Spring Market held in the Eddie Bush Arena.
Facebook event page

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Easter Weekend Family Events

Collingwood & Nottawa

Downtown Collingwood Easter Egg Hunt!
Sat. Apr. 20th 10am-3pm
Hunt for Eggs at The Station – 10 to 11 a.m.
Pick up your Easter Egg Hunt form from the Town Hall Activity Centre and count the eggs hidden in the store windows throughout downtown. There will be prizes awarded for boys and girls in all four categories. Children can also make a craft to take home and the Easter Bunny will have treats for kids of all ages.

Cranberry Golf Resort Easter Brunch Buffet
Memories Restaurant Sun. April 21st -11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
For reservations call 705-445-6600 ext. 565  More Information >

Meraki Spring Artisan Show
Saturday April 20th
Nottawa Community Hall, 4129 County Rd. 124
Celebrate Spring with a curated collection of incredibly talented local Artisans, Makers & Creators.  Spring Treat Bags for our first 100 visitors. Our guest GTHS will be on hand with information about the worthy cause and excepting your thoughtful donations.  List of Featured Artisans >

Blue Mountain Village

Blue Mountain Village Easter activities all weekend! From Friday, April 19 to Monday, April 22 families can join a Scavenger Hunt, Magic Show, take a horse and buggy ride, Interactive Drumming and Family Grove Dancing, Giant Games and Easter Egg Dive at the Plunge!
Schedule of Events.

Visit the Blue Mountain Village website for more adventures.

Enjoy an Easter Brunch at Oliver & Bonacini Cafe Grill (call for reservations 705-444-8680). View Menu


BVO Easter Eggstravaganza
Beaver Valley Community Centre
58 Alfred St. W. Thornbury
Saturday April 20th 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

It’s time again for BVO’s annual super-fun Easter celebration! BVAS Pancake Breakfast 8-10 am. Crafts, organic face painting, games, Magic Egg Hunt, Beaver Valley Kinettes BBQ and more! Donations for Admission Welcome! WIN an Egg-Citing Easter Basket! FILL The Landscape Trailer for BVO Preschool with Gift Cards and New Outside Toys! More Information >

Easter Artisan Market
Thornbury Village Craft Cider & Beer
Sunday, April 21st 11 – 4 p.m.

Join Thornbury Village Craft Cider & Beer to celebrate Spring at their Easter Artisan Market! 🌷 Enjoy a craft cider or beer while you check out a showcase of local artisans.

Wasaga Beach

Easter Eggstravaganza
Wasaga Beach RecPlex 1724 Mosley St.
SaturdayApril 20th 10-3p.m.

Easter Eggstravaganza cracks opens in Wasaga on Saturday April 20th! The Easter Bunny joins the GIANT egg hunt at 10:30 am behind the RecPlex, with eggstrodinary prizes kids can win if they find some very special eggs! Enjoy incredible kids’ activities, rock wall, petting zoo, wagon rides, inflatables, crafts and games for loads of family fun! Colouring contests and surprice BIG feature everyone is invited to help create! Some small fees apply. Cash only.

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Magic of Children in the Arts


We are proud to be a  sponsor of The Magic of Children in the Arts taking place in Collingwood from April 1 – April 27, 2019

Magic of Children in the Arts showcases artwork created by more than 1,200 children from Collingwood and Clearview each year. Children are encouraged to create, exhibit and celebrate art. The result is a spectacular display of over 1,200 artworks created by children from our community.

The artwork is reviewed by professional artists and EACH child receives a positive comment and a prize of art materials. The celebration culminates with an awards presentation. A strong partnership exists between the organization and the arts community, schools, the Collingwood Public Library, local businesses, community groups, parents and volunteers. Magic of Children is a registered charitable organization. All funds raised contribute to this great show including the prizes and free art workshops. Please consider making a donation! The Magic of Children in the Arts was founded in 1994 by local artist Lory MacDonald. With the help of parents and volunteers, it evolved into an annual event at the Collingwood Public Library.

The grade 7 and 8 art exhibition is at the BMFA Art Centre, 65 Simcoe St Studio 4. This is an opportunity for this age group to experience presenting their work in a professional gallery setting. We encourage all grade 7 and 8 students to submit artwork so that they can take part in this opportunity.

There are also free art workshops held at the Collingwood Public Library throughout January & February. Young artists who live in Collingwood or Clearview Township can enter the show on their own or through school. Jr. Kindergarten to Grade 8 students, home-schooled children and members of any clubs are also eligible.

The Magic of Children in the Arts mission is to inspire and encourage children to create and celebrate art, not just by entering works in the exhibition, but also through online art activities on our website:

The online Fun Activities section of the website includes a computerized sketch pad, an app to create amazing sandscapes and a site that lets you use your webcam to paint with your whole body. There are also many other art activities, art lessons and games; and a popular classroom project idea centre for teachers.

The 25th anniversary celebrations will start with an opening reception and awards, at the Collingwood Library April 6, 2019 1-3pm.
For the 25th Anniversary an Art Walk throughout the downtown core has been added. Sponsors will display art from the past 25 years!  Art will be on display at both Blue Mountain Foundations for the Arts and the Library as well.
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Royal LePage Trinity Realty Sponsors National Cupcake Day

We are hosting a Skating Party and Cupcake Day party for National Cupcake Day™ for SPCAs & Humane Societies on Monday, February 18th, 2019 and you’re invited!

Everyone is welcome!  Join us on Monday, February 18th (Family Day) between 10 a.m.-12 noon at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, downtown Collingwood.

It’s going to be a scrumptious event with irresistible treats that will help raise awareness and urgently-needed funds to support animals that are abused, abandoned, neglected or no longer wanted.

Our team will be baking the most delicious, delectable and scrumptious cupcakes you can possibly imagine. I just KNOW you want one! Or two! Or a dozen!  Will you please consider donating online to our Cupcake Day Party?  Not only will you get to enjoy a yummy cupcake, but you’ll be supporting a cause that is very close to our hearts.

You can donate online – it’s safe, secure and super easy.  Just click on the “Donate” button on the left side of this page.

If we won’t see you on Monday, February 18th, please donate anyways.  You can join us in helping rescue tens of thousands of animals across Canada from abuse and neglect and give them a second chance.

Georgian Triangle Humane Society is also hosting a Cupcake Day party.
Sunday, February 24th, 12pm – 3:30pm Frosted Family Festival
GTHS Shelter – 549 Tenth Line, Collingwood

There will be fun family-friendly activities, along with treats and more! Stay tuned for more info!

Visit Georgian Triangle Humane Society

Thank you so much for your support!

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Spend Your Family Day Weekend in Collingwood, Blue Mountain & Wasaga Beach

Royal LePage Trinity Community Appreciation Event

We are looking forward to hosting the community on Monday, February 18th at Eddie Bush Arena.

Come skate with us! Free family skating, prizes, hot chocolate & more!

Wasaga Beach Snowman Mania

From Friday, February 15th to Monday, February 18th – Get your $2.00 Snowman Mania Button for 4 days packed with Family Fun!

Friday kicks off at the RecPlex with Rebecca Rain at 6p.m. opening for MudMen at 7:30. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Outdoor skating at Oakview Rink from 5 – 9 p.m.

Some of the weekend activities include: Entertainment Stage at the RecPlex , Vendor Village – Main Street Farmers Market, Yoga, Lumberjack shows, Snowshoe Demos, Toronto Maple Leafs Pop-Up Rink, Toboggan Hill, Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, President’s Choice Superdog Shows, Ball Hockey Tournament, Cross Country Skiing, Outdoor Shinny, Live Pro Wrestling, Public Swimming and MORE!

Download Brochure | Map | Website

Wasaga Beach Family Day 2019
Click to Download Wasaga Beach Family Day 2019

Collingwood February Family Jam

Bring your family to Central Park on Monday, February 18th for a full day of free, family fun. Activities include indoor and outdoor skating, shinny and sledge hockey, swimming, basketball, a family scavenger hunt, button-making, poetry fun, family board games, snowshoeing and more!


Collingwood Family Day February Jam

Blue Mountain Village Family Day Weekend

Gather the family for a weekend of active adventure and entertainment! Head off on a scavenger hunt, get moving with our interactive groove dancing, take in a fireworks show and so much more!

Saturday February 16th – Monday February 18th

Featuring Snowshoe Hikes, Ice Carving, Scavenger Hunts, Drumming, DJ Party, Groove dancing, Roaming Magician, Magic Shows, Birds of Prey Show.


Blue Mountain Village Family Day Weekend

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Winter Holiday & New Year’s Eve Events Collingwood & Blue Mountain 2018


New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Living Waters Resort
9 Harbour St. E. Collingwood

  • Lakeside Seafood & Grill
    5 Course NYE Prix Fixe Dinner followed by DJ Dance at Bear Estate
  • Memories Restaurant
    New Years Eve Bash
    Buffet dinner & NYE Family Friendly Countdown Dance Party

The Tremont
80 Simcoe St.
Early seating 4 course menu and late seating cocktail style social.

The Huron Club
94 Pine St. Collingwood
4 Course Prix Fixe Dinner & Live Music with the Jerome Tucker Band

Prime 79
79 Hurontario St. Collingwood
New Years Eve Extravaganza – Dinner & Dance Party, D.J. & Dancing, Champagne

The Crow
18 Huron St. Collingwood
5 course menu and dancing and live music with The Masterplan band.

Collingwood Frozen in Time Ice Festival & Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

Website | Schedule

December 28 – 30th Downtown Collingwood

  • Ice Sculptures & “Ice Carvers – Battle of the Chainsaws”
  • Wagon Rides
  • Free skate at Eddie Bush Memorial Arena
  • Viewing Party on Hurontario Street: Live NHL game broadcast on Sunday night from Sportsnet Mobile Studio hosted by Ron MacLean & Tara Slone
  • Autograph signings with NHL® Alumni
  • Hockey Circus Show
  • Sledge Hockey Celebrity Game

Blue Mountain Village

Blumination Dream Trail

Blue Mountain Village
December 1, 2018 to January 6, 2019
Daily from 5:00-10:00pm

Dream Trail
Nightly 5 -10 p.m.
The Blumination Dream Trail is a one-kilometer, magical winter stroll within the Village, around the Mill Pond, and straight through your mind’s eye. Featuring a number of interactive and entrancing light installations, it’s like Blue Mountain “through the looking glass”, a snow globe with you in it. The Dream Trail is completely free for you to experience and enjoy! Click here to view Blumination Map

Illuminated Dreams Light Shows
Nightly  7, 8 & 9 pm
The Dream Trail ends in the Events Plaza, with incredible light shows every evening during Blumination at 7pm and 9pm.

Saturday Night Fireworks
Every Saturday night, 8pm

Horse & Wagon Rides
Every Saturday and Sunday, 1-4pm

Visits with Santa
Every Saturday, 1-4pm (until Dec. 22)

New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Visit HERE for all New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Blue Mountain Village

Mon, Dec 31, 5:00pm
Village Conference Centre – Lower Level, The Blue Mountains, ON
Starts at CA$20.75

Family fun begins at 5:00 pm with a buffet dinner and continuous play throughout the night including caricature artists, indoor laser tag, inflatable castles, ball pit, photo booth, airbrush tattoo artists, face painters, stilt walker and mini carnival activities.

Our DJ will be mixing the tunes for those little dancers out there, and interactive groove dancer Tyler Boyle will take the floor at 7:30 pm for a 45 minute dance session that will leave you boogying the night away until our count down at 9:00 pm before the family fireworks over the Mill Pond at 9:30 pm.

Oliver & Bonacini – Sparkle & Buzz New Year’s Eve
The Westin Trillium House
Special menu and live music by Graham Playford Band

Oliver & Bonacini – Out of this World Family New Year’s Eve
The Westin Trillium House
Featuring a dinner buffet, airbrush face painting, a balloon artist, laser tag, a starlab planetarium, and astro-science activity stations, there’s fun to be had for kids of all ages.


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Christmas & Holiday Events in the Collingwood, Blue Mountains Area


Collingwood Downtown Christmas Launch & Santa Claus Parade

Come to Collingwood’s Historic Downtown as it transforms into a wintery playground with dazzling holiday lighting installations, seasonal winter magical banners and a day filled with unique signature events – all to launch the holiday season.

The day features

  • Visits with Santa’s reindeer-in-training
  • Living Christmas Windows
  • Santa Claus parade, starting at 5 p.m., and the
  • Lighting of the town’s Christmas Tree, immediately following the parade.

More details at

Be sure to look out for the Royal LePage Trinity float!

Trinity Realty Skating Party

Continuing a happy and successful winter tradition, we have again reserved time at a Collingwood ice surface for the enjoyment of our clients, friends, families!

Sunday November 18th from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena in Downtown Collingwood.

Simcoe Street Magic of Christmas

65 Simcoe St. & Tremont Building

There will be lots to see and do on Creative Simcoe Street, November 17th as we help launch the Magic of Christmas in Downtown Collingwood.

  • Student dancers from Fleet-Wood School of Dance on stage at the Simcoe Street Theatre in the morning.
  • Gingerbread decorating 12- 2pm at the Farm to Table Store
  • Hot Apple Cider and Kombutcha at Collingwood Kombutcha.
  • Creemore Coffee Studio will be featuring Christmas lunch specials and holiday baking.
  • Checkout the Winter’s Gift Show & Sale – at the BMFA Arts Centreand shop for gift creations from 35 local artists.
  • The artists at Simcoe Street Common will be painting and offering special sales and treat
  • Tremont Studios will be holding an open house – a great time to meet the artists and visit their studios – 12 noon until 4pm
  • See the Tremont Artist’s brand new Christmas Show in the Tremont Hall Gallery.  Large and small paintings, perfect for holiday gift giving.
  • Open Studio at the Spihlmann Studio, 77 Simcoe Street.
  • Painting demonstrations in the Press Gallery, 1 pm – 4pm.
  • Simcoe Street Theatre will feature a special concert by the Mudmen at 8pm, $30.00 limited general seating available at the BMFA 705 445-3430 and at the Door (subject to availability)
  • The Santa Claus parade gathers at Simcoe and Ste. Marie Streets and begins at 5pm

Wasaga Beach

Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade and Tree Lighting

Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Dunkerron to RecPlex

Saturday 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Bright Stars, Christmas parade! Starts at Dunkerron and 22nd Street, goes West on Mosley and ends at the RecPlex 1724 Mosley Street. Register your groups and build your floats. Rolling road closures in place as the parade passes. Countdown Tree Lighting in the Oakview Woods from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sing carols with CCI band, free skating, photos with Santa and refreshments.

For business/communitygroups looking to register a float, please see the registration form here.

Visit for complete schedule
Email or call 705 429-3844 x2203


Sunday, November 25, 2018 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wasaga Beach RecPlex – 1724 Mosley St

​A Christmas celebration for families with all sorts of fantastic kid’s entertainment, activities, crafts, games and dedicated community partners!  The Lion’s Den Breakfast with Santa is happening from 9 am – 12 pm.

Admission is always free, but donations to the foodbank are appreciated.

Email or call 705.429.3844 x 2204.

Blue Mountain Village

Blumination Dream Trail

Blue Mountain Village
December 1, 2018 to January 6, 2019
Daily from 5:00-10:00pm

Launch Event: December 1!
Celebrate the launch of the Blumination Dream Trail on Saturday, December 1! The Dream Trail lights up the Village starting at 5pm, along with family activities in the Events Plaza, light shows at 7 and 9pm, and fireworks over the Mill Pond at 8pm!

Dream Trail
Nightly 5 -10 p.m.
The Blumination Dream Trail is a one-kilometer, magical winter stroll within the Village, around the Mill Pond, and straight through your mind’s eye. Featuring a number of interactive and entrancing light installations, it’s like Blue Mountain “through the looking glass”, a snow globe with you in it. The Dream Trail is completely free for you to experience and enjoy! Click here to view Blumination Map

Illuminated Dreams Light Shows
Nightly,  7 & 9 pm
The Dream Trail ends in the Events Plaza, with incredible light shows every evening during Blumination at 7pm and 9pm.

Saturday Night Fireworks
Every Saturday night, 8pm

Horse & Wagon Rides
Every Saturday and Sunday, 1-4pm

Visits with Santa
Every Saturday, 1-4pm (until Dec. 22)

Blue Mountain Christmas Gift Show

Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

4TH edition!  The vibrant and festive marketplace will celebrate the holiday season in style. You and your family can enjoy the lights, sights, sounds, foods and smells of Christmas! More than 100 vendors will be presenting great gift shopping ideas which will feature artisans, crafters, jewelry, décor, body & wellness products, and of course tasty treats with much more.

With great vendors, free parking, door prizes and Santa – this show will have something for everyone.

This event will take place on November 24th and 25th at Blue Mountain Village.

Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

For more information please visit


Thornbury Olde Fashioned Christmas

Thornbury BIA will be hosting the always enjoyable, Olde Fashioned Christmas on December 8th from 4:00pm – 10:00pm in the downtown BIA area. You, your friends and your family will have the chance to visit the quaint merchants of downtown Thornbury as they will be holding “open-houses”. There will also be hot chocolate, Christmas snacks, music and plenty of Christmas activities.