A Gathering Place of First Nations Stories

Gathering: Festival of First Nation Stories  At the meeting of Lakes Couchiching and Simcoe, the Chippewas of Rama First Nation territory has been called ‘The Gathering Place’ where travelers could meet, rest, and share stories along their journeys. Gathering: Festival of First Nation Stories continues this story, bringing together Indigenous storytellers, musicians, and artists for […]

Annual Jazz Festival returns to Orillia in style

The Orillia Jazz Festival swings into Orillia this fall from October 13 – 15th with three featured concerts at the Orillia Opera House as well as a series of pop up performances throughout Downtown Orillia. Presented by Arts Orillia, don’t miss this incredible weekend full of amazing musicians, award-winning acts, and community heart and spirit. […]

3rd Annual Outdoor Spring Market at Quayle’s Brewery

We’re thrilled to announce our 3rd Annual Outdoor Spring Market at Quayle’s Brewery! Join us on May 4-5 and May 11-12, 2024 from 11 am to 5 pm for our biggest market yet, featuring 100 vendors (50 unique each weekend). 🌼🛍 This year’s market promises to be bigger and better than ever! Stay tuned as […]

Summer of Fun at the Port of Orillia

Just 90 minutes north of Toronto, the Port of Orillia is an oasis of summer fun. Every summer thousands of boaters dock at the Port of Orillia. For many, the Port is a destination; for others, a special stop on a voyage through the historic 386 km Trent-Severn Waterway. Adjacent waterfront parks offer scenic trails, […]