Celebrate the season with Fall Festivals & Events

Celebrate the season with Fall Festivals & Events

Embrace all things fall in Orillia & Lake Country with festivals and events that celebrate the season and the cultural landscape of the region. Just 90 minutes north of the GTA, make the most of the harvest season with farm festivals and culinary delights. As the weather cools down, the fun heats up with high quality arts, culture and entertainment to enjoy during your stay.

Arts & Culture

An Autumn Mariposa   October 1st

1-5pm Bayview Memorial Park, Oro-Medonte
7pm Orillia Opera House, Orillia

Echoes of the Mariposa Folk Festival reverberate into An Autumn Mariposa, a unique outdoor afternoon festival in Oro-Medonte and lively evening show at the Orillia Opera House. The afternoon features festival favourites Aleksi Campagne, Treasa Levasseur, Union Duke and Irish Mythen on the shores of Lake Simcoe. The evening concert is a force of Canadian folk with Dala and Julian Taylor performing on the historic Orillia Opera House stage.

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Images Thanksgiving Studio Tour     October 7-10

This artist-run, juried event is one of Ontario’s finest and longest running studio tours. Over thirty outstanding artists and crafts people will exhibit their work over the 4 days at 18 different studios. Discover exceptional art and enjoy the beautiful fall colours of Simcoe County. This self-guided tour roams from Moonstone through the scenic Horseshoe Valley and along the Lake Simcoe shores to Orillia. Come for the day, come for the weekend.

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Art_Trees of Oro-Medonte – ongoing

As the autumn trees turn to a kaleidoscope of colour, the village of Craighurst has unveiled new public art sculptures reflecting the natural artistry of the area. Discover seven tall colourful metal tree sculptures by local artists. Pick up a treat at Chelsea Chocolates or sit down for a meal at Loobies or HQ Restaurant.

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Farm Fun

Chappell Farms Fall Festival     September 20 – October 31

From late September all the way until Hallowe’en, visit Chappell Farms Fall Festival! It’s an amazing place for kids and adults alike! Come visit farm animals, run up to an amazing lookout, explore the corn maze, ride on the tricycle track and pick your perfect pumpkin. There is plenty of room to just run and play in the fresh air!

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Coldwater Fall Fair      September 23 -25

The Coldwater Fair is a local agricultural celebration held the last full weekend each September. Bring the family to enjoy the Magical Midway, agricultural exhibitions, vendors, entertainment and more! The Demolition Derby will be held Friday, September 23 at 7pm.

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Hewitt’s Fall Fun Farm     September 25 – October 31

Come out to the farm and play in backyard fun. With activities for the whole family including pumpkin picking, corn maze and more.

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Entertainment

Casino Rama Resort

Casino Rama Resort not only offers a luxury hotel, fine dining and gaming experiences but also a fantastic Entertainment Centre. World-class talent takes to the stage this fall with a series of show-stopping concerts. The Kate & Dave Show arrives October 14th with 16-time Grammy award-winning musician, composer and producer, David Foster, and acclaimed singer, TV and Broadway star, Katharine McPhee. On October 15th, Canadian rock bands Kim Mitchell and Honeymoon Suite team up for a fantastic show. Rounding out the month, The Beach Boys bring the good vibrations for two nights on October 21 & 22.

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Orillia Opera House

Let’s do the Time Warp again! Hallowe’en is extended at the Orillia Opera House as Mariposa Arts Theatre brings Richard O’Brien’s THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW to the stage in November. In the heart of downtown Orillia, the historic Opera House offers the perfect backdrop for the cult-classic musical. Enjoy local dining and a drink before the show and be prepared to dance, sing and shout!

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