Small Towns, the Heartbeat of Orillia & Lake Country

Small towns are the heartbeat of our community here in Orillia & Lake Country and we certainly have some gems.  Whether you’re traversing the rolling hills of Oro-Medonte for some cozy hidden gems, or looking for to explore the historic and colourful streets of downtown Orillia, these 5 locations will have you feeling like you […]

Oro-Medonte Summer Experiences Bucket List

Make Oro-Medonte your destination this summer. Just over an hour’s drive from the GTA, located on the shores of Lake Simcoe between Barrie and Orillia, this rural destination is the perfect spot for a summer daytrip or even better a midweek or weekend getaway. This summer experience bucket list will ensure that you get some […]

Tourism Spotlight: Simcoe Shed and North Bound Rustic – Over 15 years of Bringing the Indoor, Outdoors

For 8 years, locals and tourists have enjoyed the creations being displayed at Simcoe Shed’s prime location on Highway 11 north. Owners Gordon Lavery and Kim Wallace have grown a thriving business from humble beginnings, turning Gordon’s vision into a reality. The key to our success, says Wallace, is having the ability to adapt.  “We […]

The Lone Wolf Cafe Summer Market

Featuring over 20 local makers, live music, vintage items, great food, and much more! The first ever Lone Wolf Cafe Summer Market takes place Sunday, September 3rd. Join us on the Lone Wolf Cafe patio for a perfect summer send-off.

Market in the Garden

The Orillia Farmers’ Market presents a unique pop-up market on the historic and scenic Leacock Museum Grounds. This special event coincides with a variety of outdoor exhibits, including the Montreal Melon in Leacock’s garden. Shop for sweet treats, freshly-farmed and homemade goods, one-of-a-kind gifts, and take in the scenery of beautiful Old Brewery Bay!

Orillia Farmers’ Markets: Holiday Markets

The Orillia Farmers’ Market has been a Sunshine City shopping staple since the early 1840’s. During the holidays, there’s no better way to shop for unique gifts and freshly-made sweet treats when you visit the historic market’s holiday vendors. Swing by for live entertainment, seasonal items, and more!

Monster Mash Market

The Heights Ski & Country Club Sunday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come shop the Monster Mash Market! Featuring a variety of local businesses, face painting, astrology readings, and plenty of spooky vibes! Costumes are welcomed!

Black River Wilderness Park Vendor’s Christmas Market

What happens when your summer market with all your new family is over? You do a Christmas one together! Your favourite Black River Wilderness Park vendors will be at The Lions Hall in Washago on November 11th with plenty of one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts for every age. We can’t wait to see you!