Summer Block Party

Downtown Orillia Summer Block Party

A downtown summer street festival like no other! Showcasing a fusion of art, fun interactive activities, live music, delicious food, kid zones, and sizzling sidewalk sales!!!

Stay tuned for the features and entertainment to be announced in the coming months.

If you are a downtown merchant and would like us to advertise your participation in this event and your festival deals, please complete and return the Merchant Participation Form.

Call For Vendors!!

Downtown Orillia is looking for vendors for our upcoming Downtown Summer Block Party on July 23rd! If you an artisan, artist, community group, food or concession vendor and would you like an opportunity to sell your products at the this event, get in touch!

If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of give us a call at 705-325-3261, email us at or simply download and complete the appropriate vendor forms and drop it off at our office or send it in via email or mail. Don’t delay, spaces are filling up fast!

Artisan Vendor Form

Community Partner Form

Confection Vendor Form

Corporate Vendor Form

Food Vendor Form

Outside Vendor Form (You do not make what you sell)

Political Party Form

Orillia Arts District Holiday Art Hop

Join the Downtown Orillia Arts District for their Holiday Art Hop happening on December 11th, 2021 from 12-4pm on Peter Street South. Art makes the perfect gift this holiday season!

Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas 2021

Shantero Productions is pleased to present the five MacNeil siblings with their captivating vocals, distinctive harmonies and extraordinary musicianship.

On Sale Friday October 22 at 11:00 A.M.

All Seats $62.50

Ballet Jorgen – The Nutcracker

Join the Orillia Opera House for this uniquely re-imagined, Canadian Style of a much loved holiday classic.

Adults $45.00

Youth 18 & Under $30.00

Groups 10+ $37.50 Call Box Office for this rate.

Music of Broadway 21

Mansfield Entertainment is pleased to present an intimate cabaret performance featuring your favourite classical and contemporary showtunes-brought to vivid new life by our performers!

All Seats $35.00

A Shot In The Arm – An Evening of Improv Comedy

Join The Old Dance Hall Players for an evening of improvised comedy.  Enjoy a hilarious night based on your suggestions.

Just what the doctor ordered!

Only 100 Socially Distanced Seats Available

ON SALE Tuesday October 26 at 11:00 A.M.

All Seats $25.00

Love, Loss & What I Wore

When all is said and worn, this play centers around what seemingly simple pieces of clothing reveals about ourselves – and the people we know.

Not Recommended for ages 17 & Under

Adults $30.00

For the special rate of $25.00 for groups of 10+, please contact the Box Office at 705-326-8011


Soak up the Sunshine City with self-directed tours of our waterfront, unique attractions, and historic downtown shops!

Explore “Arts City” – Streets Alive art, Arts District, Shops, Galleries and Studios, restaurants and patios!

Download the map for discounts and coupons. For more information about participating businesses, visit:

See You On The Patio

Shop, Dine and Connect on the main streets of Downtown Orillia during the See You On The Patio road closure. Every Friday and Saturday evening from July 2nd to September 4th, the streets will be closed to traffic to allow restaurants to expand their patios out on to the street.


Some downtown retailers will have extended shopping hours during the road closure. The Orillia Art’s District will have Art Hops every Friday evening during the road closure, and Creative Nomad Studios is hosting live paint nights.



The Orillia Farmers’ Market is very excited to introduce three Friday night markets on July 9, July 23 and August 13 during the See You On The Patio road closure!