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!

Upcoming Events

Jul 11

Motown Gold

July 11th, 2020, 7:30pm at the Orillia Opera House

Visit the Orillia Opera House for Motown Gold.

Bill Culp Productions celebrates the incredible songs and stories of the legendary record label from Detroit.  Join us for live musical performances with soulful lead vocatlists backed by the renowned Rudy & the Angels band.

For more information, visit orilliaoperahouse.ca

Jul 25

Downtown Summer Block Party // CANCELLED

July 25th, 2020 in Downtown Orillia

*Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled.


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 more features and entertainment to be announced in July.

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 25th! 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 office@downtownorillia.ca 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

Outside Vendor (you do not make what you sell)

Food Vendor

Confection Vendor

Community Group

Political Party

Aug 15

22nd Annual Classic Car Show // CANCELLED

August 15th, 2020 in Downtown Orillia

*Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled.


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 22nd Annual Downtown Orillia Classic Car Show being held this year on Saturday August 15th, 7am-5pmWe know that you will enjoy the live music and activities taking place throughout the day.  Your registration includes a 2020 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 to the Downtown Orillia office with your $15 pre-registration fee ($13.27 + HST, in the form of cash or cheque) now!

Pre-Registration Form

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.

Aug 29

Take it Easy! The Story of the Eagles

August 29th, 2020, 7:30pm at the Orillia Opera House

Visit the Orillia Opera House for Take it Easy! The Story of the Eagles.

Bill Culp Productions is pleased to bring this tribute to the incredible music of legendary 1970s Country-Rock group “The Eagles.”

For more information, visit orilliaoperahouse.ca

Oct 15

Orillia Jazz Festival

October 15th - 18th, 2020 in Downtown Orillia

Now in its 29th year, the Orillia Jazz Festival occurs in various host locations in the downtown and all over Orillia! Come discover a new-found love or reignite a passion for all things jazz!