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 26

Kids Halloween Costume Parade

October 26th at Studabakers Beachside

12 – 3 pm

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.

Nov 15

Children’s Candlelight Parade

November 15th, 2019 in Downtown Orillia

Bring the Christmas spirit to life as we light up the downtown! Join the countdown to light the Opera House tree, enjoy free hot chocolate & treats plus meet SANTA!

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.

Nov 24

Curl for Kid’s Sake

9 am - 5 pm at Barnfield Point Recreation Centre, 500 Atherley Road

Entry Deadline: November 22, 2019

Come out and support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia & District. All proceeds go directly to fostering positive mentoring relationships for children within our community.

– CREATE A TEAM AND COLLECT PLEDGES

– TEAM UP WITH FOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY OR CO-WORKERS TO CURL FOR KID’S    SAKE

– NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

– ALL AGES WELCOME

– KID FRIENDLY & FAMILY, SPORT & FITNESS

Entry Deadline: November 22, 2019

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Dec 7

Horse & Wagon Rides

December 7, 14, & 21st, 2019

Downtown Orillia

 

Hop aboard a free horse drawn wagon rides at the Pizza Pizza intersection between 1- 3 pm. Explore the Downtown and take a trip back in time as you get into the Christmas spirit!

Rides occur on December 7, 14 & 21 @ 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Jan 17

Brewery Bay Oldtimers Hockey Tournament/ Big Brothers Big Sister Charity Hockey Tournament

Friday 5:30 - 11:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm & Sunday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at Rotary Place Arena

Annual Brewery Bay Oldtimers Hockey Tournament

 

-C.A.R.H.A Sanctioned Rules

-Qualified CARHA Officials

-Guaranteed 3 games

 

January 17th – January 19th, 2020

Friday 5:30 – 11:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Sunday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm4:30

 

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