Annual Festivals & Events

Ontario is home to over 100 annual festivals and events. The events are highlighted within the 49 region of Ontario pages as you visit a specific region, and listed here for you to explore the various events by one or more of your favourite themes, and by month

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Arts & CraftsCulturalFoodMusicSportSummerWinterVarious

Arts & Crafts

July
. Cambridge Arts Festival – Cambridge – Waterloo Region
. Home County Music & Art Festival – London – Middlesex County
. Lakefield Literary Festival – Lakefield – Kawartha Lakes

. Stayner Art Fest – Clearview – Simcoe County
August
. Huronia Festival of Arts and Crafts / Kempenfest – Barrie – Simcoe County

Cultural Festivals

July
. Belleville Waterfront & Ethnic Festival – Belleville – Hastings County
. Festival Du Loup – Tiny – Simcoe County (francophone culture and heritage)
. Fiesta Latina – Windsor – Essex County
. Orillia Scottish Festival – Orillia – Simcoe County

Food Festivals

July
. Incredible Edibles Festival – Campbellford – Northumberland County
. North On Tap – Haileybury – Timiskaming District
August
. Alliston Potato Festival – New Tecumseth – Simcoe County
. Downtown Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show – Kitchener – Waterloo Region

Music Festivals

June
.Tottenham Bluegrass Festival – New Tecumseth Township – Simcoe County
July
. Collingwood Elvis Festival – Collingwood – Grey County
. Coney Island Music Festival – Coney Island – Kenora District
. Hillside Festival – Guelph – Wellington County
. Home County Music & Art Festival – London – Middlesex County
. Liuna Bluesfest Windsor – Windsor – Essex County
. Mariposa Folk Festival – Orillia – Simcoe County
. Rock and Rumble – Kitchener – Waterloo Region
. Sharon Soundbites – East Gwillimbury – York Region
. Sunlife Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival – Waterloo – Waterloo Region
. TD Niagara Jazz Festival – Niagara-on-the-Lake – Niagara Region
. Trenton Big Band Festival – Trenton – Hastings County
July to August
. Chamberfest – Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival – Ottawa Region
. Rock on the River – Timmins – Cochrane District
. Stratford Summer Music – Stratford – Perth County
July to September
. Riverfront Square Concert Series – Trenton – Hastings County

Sport Festivals

July
. Trenton Dragon Boat Festival – Trenton – Hastings County

Summer Festivals

July
. Belle River On The Lake Sunsplash Festival – Belle River on the Lake – Essex County
. Cayugafest – Cayuga – Haldimand County
. Hanover Sights and Sounds Festival – Hanover – Grey County
. Pelham Summerfest – Pelham – Niagara Region
. Rotaryfest – Sault Ste. Marie – Algoma District
. Santafest – Bracebridge – Muskoka District
. Wasaga Waterfront Festival – Wasaga Beach – Simcoe County
August
. Kempenfest – Barrie – Simcoe County

Winter Festivals

Februrary
. Barrie Winterfest – Barrie – Simcoe County
April
. Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival – Springwater Township – Simcoe County
November to December
. First Light – Sainte-Marie among the Hurons,  Midland – Simcoe County

Various

July
. Annual Hobbyfest – Sarnia – Lambton County
. Delta Fair (agricultural) – Delta – Leeds & Grenville County
. Dog Fest Muskoka – Bracebridge – Muskoka District
. Earlton Steam Show – Earlton – Timiskaming District
. Festival Of Porches & Verandahs including Art In The Park, Music Fest, “what’s It Worth” – Ridgetown – Chatham-Kent
. Wasaga Beach Midway – Wasaga Beach – Simcoe County
. Wendover Western Festival – Wendover – Prescott and Russell County

For more information, visit http://www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca/

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