Kids Halloween Costume Parade

Bring the family, dress in costume and join us for this fun, FREE costume parade & contest!

Where: Meet us outside Studabakers beachside, 211 Mississaga St. East dressed in costume at 12 pm on Saturday, October 26th for a chance to win the BEST COSTUME prize. The best costume contest will occur at 1 pm in the Orillia Public Library courtyard, 36 Mississaga St. West.

Details: We will parade up the main street on the sidewalk collecting spooky treats along the way! Be sure to bring something to collect your treats in and be prepared to make your way up the street with hundreds of other trick-or-treaters. The parade will go all the way up to Albert Street ending at the Orillia Public Library courtyard where there will be an opportunity to make Halloween themed crafts with the best costume announcement occurring at 1 pm.

You will also be provided with a Halloween passport to be stamped at all of the participating downtown shops and restaurants offering tricks, treats and spooky sweets! After all the Halloween fun, make your way back down the main street to finish trick OR treating and have your passport stamped at participating downtown merchant businesses for a chance to win a prize! Passports can be dropped off at the Downtown Orillia office mailbox located at 33 Mississaga St. east at the end of the event or during the week following the event.

Participating businesses include:

  • Allstate – 10 Peter St. N, Suite 202
  • Avaia Spa & Spa – 9 Front St. S. #2
  • CC Fashions – 50 Mississaga St. W.
  • Era 67 – 64 Mississaga St. W.
  • Fionn McCool’s – 2 Front St. N.
  • OC Emporium Inc. – 121 Mississaga St. E.
  • Perfect Timing Inc. – 106 Mississaga St. E.
  • Three Crows Speak Studio – 9 Peter St. S.
  • 6 Doors Up Interiors – 96 Mississaga St. E.

Stay tuned to our website, Facebook and Instagram pages for updates on participating businesses.

Orillia Santa Claus Parade

 

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

How-To Festival

The How-To Festival is back for 2019 and will be held on Saturday, September 28!  Drop by the Library between 10:00 and 2:00 p.m. to learn 40 skills in four hours! Sessions include How to be Active & Enjoy the Benefits, How to Build a Rain Garden, How to do Yoga in 6 Easy Moves, How To Appreciate Chocolate and more! Great for the whole family! Free!”

To view the program schedule visit www.orilliapubliclibrary.ca/en/programs-events/resources/Brochure-2019—print-me.pdf

For more information visit www.orilliapubliclibrary.ca/en/programs-events/how-to-festival.aspx

Port of Orillia Pirate Party

Get your best pirate costume on and join the Port of Orillia’s second annual Port of Orillia Pirate Party! Live entertainment, a treasure hunt through Downtown Orillia, and “Walk the Plank” at Couchiching Beach Park presented by the Orillia District Chamber of Commerce.

 

21st Annual Downtown Orillia Classic Car Show

A jaw-dropping collection of over 400 classic cars line the Downtown streets! Enjoy live entertainment, great dining, shopping and the largest car show in the region!

Pre- Registration is now open!

It is our privilege to invite you to bring your vehicle to our 21st Annual Downtown Orillia Classic Car Show being held this year on Saturday August 17th, 7am-5pmWe know that you will enjoy the live music and activities taking place throughout the day.  Your registration includes a 2019 dash plate, special offers and coupons to many downtown businesses and chances to win great door prizes!

PLUS Pre-registered vehicles receive two ballots for a chance to Win a Classic Longblock Engine Rebuild by Parry Automotive Orillia*!

Fill in the attached registration form and return it with your $15 pre-registration fee ($13.27 + HST) now!

2019 Car Show Pre Reg Form

Map to the Car Show

Car Show Schedule 2019

To secure a specific location on the street, you should arrive with your car no later than 7:30am, as spaces fill up quickly. You cannot save a space for someone else, so you must arrive as a group if you wish to be parked together.