Festivals and events are back in Orillia and Lake Country! Whether you’re here for the day or a night or two, there’s no shortage of activities around the region to fill up an itinerary of memories.
Thursday, September 21 at 8 p.m.
St. Paul’s Centre, Orillia
See Lowest of the Low live with special guests Reay at the newly restored and renovated St. Paul’s Centre in downtown Orillia!get tickets
Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24
Coldwater Village, Severn
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!learn more
Friday, September 22 at 9 p.m.
Casino Rama Resort, Rama First Nation
Peter Noone, the versatile star of stage, screen and record, continues to play for audiences around the world accompanied by his band, Herman’s Hermits. The popular pop rock group of the 60s has sold over 60 million records and 20 top 40 Hits including, “I’m Henry VIII, I am,” “I’m Into Something Good” and “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter.”get tickets
West Ridge Place, Orillia
Saturday, September 23 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Join West Ridge Community in celebrating our 25th Anniversary on September 23rd in Orillia! Enjoy a wide array of activities and attractions for all ages including kids games and activities, a classic car show, live music at local restaurants, prizes, and more!Learn more
Fern Resort, Ramara
Saturday, September 23 at 6 p.m.
The Orillia Youth Centre presents Roots North Music Festival Revisited at Fern Resort! Come out and enjoy a well-stacked lineup featuring The Sadies with The Ronnie Douglas Band and Jerry Leger & The Situation!Get tickets
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Midland
Saturday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Let the sweet sounds of acoustic guitars, fiddles, and ukuleles lead you along the trails for a magical night at Wye Marsh. Funds raised support trail maintenance, conservation projects and environmental education programs at Wye Marsh! Artists Include: French Canadian Harmonies by Ariko, Bassist and Vocalist for Kitty and the Boyz, Chas Laurie, Georgian Bay Songbird, Emma Reynolds, Award-winning Rock Artist, Nick Howell, and Acoustic Ukulele Band, Northern Mockingbirds.get tickets
Orillia Opera House, Orillia
Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Cash – World’s Most Authentic Johnny Cash Tribute presented by international award winning artist, Paul Anthony! This recreation of the Man in Black is well-known worldwide.get tickets
The Heights Ski and Country Club, Oro-Medonte
Sunday, September 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join the 6th annual ride in support of Type 1 Diabetes this Sunday, September 24th! This event raises money for the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s Youth Diabetic Clinic. This large scale outdoor cycling event will be taking place in the beautiful Horseshoe Valley. Start at the Heights Ski and Country Club and choose from 25k, 55k, and 100k road routes along the stunning vistas of Oro-Medonte, or, take the easy 6.5k trail ride through Copeland Forest.learn more
Live Music, all weekend long
Quayle’s Brewery, Oro-Medonte
Thu September 21 Jakob Pearce at 5 p.m.
Fri September 22 Burke Erwin at 5 p.m.
Sat September 23 Kyle Wauchope at 5 p.m.
Sun September 24 Rob Watts at 3 p.m.
Couchiching Craft Brewing Co., Downtown Orillialearn more
Coming Up Next
St. Paul’s Centre, Orillia
Friday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
An impressive lineup of musicians take the stage at St. Paul’s Centre on September 29, featuring Terry Savage with special guests Roger Harvey and The Big Bad Jug Band!get tickets
Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons
Saturday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Every child matters. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at Sainte-Marie will begin with a ceremony honouring survivors of residential schools. On this day of reflection and commemoration, the site’s historical interpreters will not be in costume. This is an opportunity to listen and learn as we all continue the journey of truth and reconciliation. Indigenous speakers and knowledge keepers will help educate guests and build cultural understanding.learn more