Who needs a vacation?

There’s so much to do here!

Downtown Orillia, located in the core of the city, is host to over 20+ events annually. Pack your bags, fill up your tank, grab the family and head to Downtown Orillia to enjoy one (or many) of our amazing events happening all year long.

Check out what’s happening next in Downtown Orillia!

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Upcoming Events

Oct 25

Zachary Lucky Album Release

October 25 at 7:30 pm - Orillia Opera House


Catch two time Mariposa Alumnus, Zachary Lucky on October 25th as he brings the sounds of his new album “Midwestern” home, to the Orillia Opera House for one night only.

Oct 27

OSB-Benefit Concert for Hillcrest Lodge

October 27 at 2:30 pm - Orillia Opera House


Orillia Silver Band will perform a Benefit Concert for Hillcrest lodge, offering assisted living for seniors in need.  The concert will feature the music of Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Lovatt-Cooper.

Nov 7

Urinetown-The Musical

Orillia Opera House

Nov. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 16 at 7:30 pm

Nov. 10 at 2:00 pm

Nov. 17 at 3:00 pm


Mariposa Arts Theatre is pleased to bring this little tongue-in-cheek naughty-potty humour then urine in for a good time.

Urinetown-The Musical is about a world where private washrooms are forbidden and you have to pay to go.  Hilarious fun that’s about as far away from Sound of Music as you can get.

Nov 17

Orillia Santa Claus Parade

November 17th, 2019 in Downtown Orillia


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

Dec 5

Barra MacNeils-East Coast Christmas 2019

Thursday, December 5 at 7:30 pm at Orillia Opera House


A musical potpourri of traditional MacNeil family favourites gleaned from Christmas ceilidhs, midnight masses and the general festive frolic that accompanies each holiday season.

Dec 12

Next Generation Leahy Christmas

December 12 at 7:30 - Orillia Opera House


Their Christmas concerts are magical.  With multiple instruments on stage and coupled with the beautiful music of the Christmas season, this is the perfect way to begin your own family Christmas!


Dec 13

2019 Canadian Country Christmas Concert

7:30 pm at Orillia Opera House


Barnstorm Productions is pleased to present this Christmas Concert that has delighted audiences for the past 15 years straight.  A fun and festive seasonal celebration of music Award winning artists.  This year award winners and Canadian icons like The Wilkinson’s-Steve Wilkinson, Adam Gregory, Thomas Wade  (of Wayward Fame) and show founder singer/songwriter Sean Hogan.



Dec 15

Sleigh Bells & Brass Christmas Concert

2:30 pm at Orillia Opera House


The Orillia Silver Band is back with its annual Sleigh Bells & Brass Christmas Concert.

Sing your favourite seasonal carols with the band and hear some new arrangements of Christmas classics.