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 […]

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!

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!

Indoor Holiday Market at the Brewery

SAVE THE DATE! CCBC invites you to to join us for our FIRST EVER Indoor Holiday Market!  Taking place on Sunday, December 3rd from 12 – 4 PM in our upstairs Barrel Room, we will be hosting a variety of local vendors with some great goodies for sale. Get all of your holiday shopping done […]

The Heights at Horseshoe Holiday Market

Join us for our annual Holiday Market at the Heights! 30+ vendors, FREE PHOTOS with Santa! Face painting, make your own Christmas cards & wrapping paper & ornaments for your little ones, 25 swag bags, Soft Play your Way Play area and pub food! Fun for the whole family! And shop local for Christmas!