Downtown Orillia for the Holidays

Downtown Orillia for the Holidays

The holidays are approaching and Downtown Orillia is ready to ensure you can find all the gifts on your shopping list while experiencing the charms of a historic downtown alit with twinkling lights, dining experiences and celebrating the magic of the season.

Save the dates on these upcoming holiday events and experiences!

Black Friday – Nov 26: Take advantage of outrageous specials throughout the Downtown! Downtown Orillia is once again offering half off Downtown Dollars (while quantities last). These will go on sale at 9am in our new office location in the Creative Nomad Studios building at 23 Mississaga St W. Signage will be placed outside the building regarding where to line up to purchase your Downtown Dollars! The Downtown office is now accepting debit and credit, as well as cash in exchange for Downtown Dollars. Check out our website and social media channels for a list of specials going on in our downtown stores!

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Christmas Shopping Nights – Nov 19, 26, Dec 3, 10, 17: Downtown Orillia will be running Christmas Shopping Nights once again this year! Businesses downtown will be open late every Friday from November 19th to December 17th to support your holiday shopping needs! Be sure to check out all the holiday decor downtown during these late shopping nights!

Light Up Downtown – Nov 19 – January 2022: Take a stroll through Downtown Orillia this holiday season to get in the festive spirit! Enjoy all the Christmas decor, twinkling lights, and window displays. This year the Downtown Management Board has added illuminated decor pieces in each block downtown. These decor pieces make great photo-taking opportunities!

Pop-Up Christmas Markets: Check out all the pop-up Christmas markets happening throughout the downtown this holiday season!

Holiday Artisan Market November 27 & 28, 10am-4pm  Mark your calendars! Creative Nomad Studios is having its first Holiday Market! See details

Oh Deer Christmas is Here! Friday, December 10, 5-9pm Sweet Time Bake Shoppe is hosting their first Christmas market in the courtyard. Local vendors have come together to help with your holiday shopping! See details

Rustica’s 2nd Annual Outdoor Christmas Market December 10 & 17, 5-9pm  Rustica Pizza Vino will be hosting their 2nd Annual Outdoor Christmas Market on their patio. See details

Holiday Open House at Renewed Health and Wellness While shopping in downtown Orillia before the holidays, take the opportunity to check out Renewed Health and Wellness’ new clinic and meet the team. It’s a chance to ask questions, enjoy a warm drink, sign up for the raffle prize and browse products available at a 20% off Holiday Discount price. Register your time slot.


Free Parking in the Municipal Lots is happening once again this year, starting November 19th until January 2nd, 2022.

Plan ahead! Before heading out, check out the latest updates and guidelines from businesses and call ahead to book your next adventure. Orillia & Lake Country is home to many great shops, restaurants & recreational activities, please be responsible and respect the guidelines of our health officials. To learn more about these guidelines and to educate yourselves please visit: SimcoeMuskokaHealth .

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