Muskoka Events

   Muskoka events contains local fairs, shows, tours, sales, parades and festivals in the Muskoka District.  If you want to find out what social gatherings and activities are in your area for something unique to do come back here often.  Click here to add your event, this is a free service for the community.

 

2017

Gravenhurst Swap and Play
May 6 from 9am - 1pm at Gravenhurst Public School A FREE fun morning of entertainment for kids while parents shop & swap baby, kid and maternity gear. Want to be a vendor? Seller tables are only $15 per “mom” table and $25 per “business” table, with all extra tables at $10 each. It’s always always a popular event, so don’t miss out!

Bracebridge Farmers' Market
Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm Victoria Day Weekend to Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend Memorial Park, Manitoba Street, Bracebridge (beside Norwood Theatre)
www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com/

Gravenhurst Farmers' Market
May 17 to Ocober 25th on Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m for the Gravenhurst Farmers' Market. Join us for our 25th season at the Muskoka Wharf Special Events Field. For more information see our web site www.gravenhurstfarmersmarket.com or visit our Facebook page Gravenhurst Farmers' Market.

Bala Farmers' Market
Mondays, 9am-2pm June 26 to September 4th, 2017 9am-2pm In Jaspen Park on Muskoka Road 38 just off Highway 169 in beautiful Bala, Muskoka. For more information, see www.balafarmersmarket.com/

Port Carling Farmers Market
Thursdays, 9am-2 pm June 29 to August 31, 2017 at the end of Bailey Street on the Indian River.
www.portcarlingfarmersmarket.com/

Baysville Farmers' Market
Fridays, 2pm-6pm June 30th to September 1st, 2017 the Parking Lot next to the Fuel Emporium, Baysville. www.baysvillefarmersmarket.com/

Rosseau Farmers' Market
June 30th opening day, Waterfront on Lake Rosseau at the end of Short Street www.rosseaumarket.com/

Muskoka Roastery Coffee company
Our showroom is open 8-5pm, Monday through Friday, and we have FREE coffee sampling daily. We have live coffee roasting in our showroom on Fridays from 1-2pm. Located at 8 Crescent Road in Huntsville. You also have the chance to purchase whole bean coffee, fresh out of the roaster. Learn first hand about coffee sourcing and our sustainability program, including videos from the countries and farms where our coffee is grown.
http://muskokaroastery.com/meet/roastery-showroom


The Gravenhurst Car Show
June 17th The Annual Gravenhurst Car Show is brought to you by Canadian Tire Gravenhurst, Wayne's Tire and the Sawdust City Brewing Co! Time: 9:00am Location: Gull Lake Rotary Park, Gravenhurst Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce 705-687-4432 info@gravenhurstchamber.com https://www.facebook.com/TheGravenhurstCarShow

Windermere Terry Fox Golf Tournament

June 29, 2017 starting at 5pm. 9 holes of golf, golf cart & delicious BBQ dinner for only $55 (of which $20 goes to the Windermere Terry Fox Run). Bring your friends and help out this local charity! At the Windermere Golf and country club. Facebook

Huntsville's 100KM Farm, Fresh & Homemade Market
Mid June – Mid September, 2017 Saturdays, 9am – 2pm Huntsville’s Farm Fresh & Homemade 100km Market, West Street South, Huntsville, ON (beside Pharmasave)

Father’s Day Car Show
Sunday June 18, 9am – 3pm
If you have a passion for car’s, a visit to Muskoka’s Downtown is a must on Father’s Day! Over 150 special interest vehicles, live music and great food will be spread along Manitoba Street from 9am to 3pm.  Come join the fun..
Location: Downtown Bracebridge http://downtownbracebridge.com/visiting/
705-646-5590 visit@downtownbracebridge.com

Butterfly Release Event
Sunday, July 9th at Memorial Park
Downtown, Bracebridge 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Host: www.hospicemuskoka.com

 

Mr. LEGO of Quantum Kidz
Mr. LEGO of Quantum Kidz returns for another summer of educational LEGO® building fun at Port Carling, Baysville and Dwight Libraries on Wednesdays and Thursdays in July!! This summer we are celebrating Canada. Children from ages 6 to 12 are invited to participate. Cost is $10 per child for each session.

Dwight Public Library Schedule:
Wednesday, July 12th: 10:15-11:15
Wednesday, July 19th: 10:15-11:15
Wednesday, July 26th: 10:15-11:15

Port Carling Public Library Schedule:
Wednesday, July 12th: 1:00 to 2:00
Wednesday, July 19th: 1:00 to 2:00
Wednesday, July 26th: 1:00 to 2:00

Baysville Public Library Schedule
Thursday, July 13th: 1:00 to 2:00
Thursday, July 20th: 1:00 to 2:00
Thursday, July 27th: 1:00 to 2:00

Pre-register your child[ren] today.
- text: 416-904-4987
- email: juditszabo@quantumkidz1.com
- phone: 416-234-8056.

Please visit our facebook page @quantumkidz1 for more information and directions to the libraries

 

Camp Skoka - Music and Movement Camp (Ages 6-12)
July 17-21, 2017. 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Inspiring, educating, and strengthening minds and bodies through music and movement! No previous musical training required. For more info and to register, visit our website. Christ Church Windermere (1018 Fife Avenue, Windermere ON) www.jwithakmusic.com

 

Muskoka Pride Festival Kickoff Party
Saturday July 21st - Muskoka Pride Festival Kickoff Party in Huntsville 3PM - 6 PM  River Mill Park
Kickoff the Muskoka Pride Festival in Huntsville at River Mill Park.  Join us for music, vendors, community displays, games and activities, and a free BBQ.

 

Annual Muskoka Pride Picnic

Sunday July 30th - 9th annual Muskoka Pride Picnic Noon-4PM  Annie Williams Park, Bracebridge
The ninth annual Muskoka Pride Picnic is an event to celebrate the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community in Muskoka and to build awareness.  This is a free event with food, beverages, games, vendors, and information booths.  This year we are featuring live music from local band The Dirty Little Swing Thing and a beer garden from Sawdust City Brewery.

Muskoka Turtle Blitz
Muskoka Turtle Blitz on July 23rd from 10am to 1pm at the Johnston's Cranberry Marsh. Do you love turtles? Then this event is for you! The 3rd annual Muskoka Turtle Blitz will be hosted at Johnston's Cranberry Marsh in Bala. There will be live turtles, a green screen photo opportunity, and cash bbq lunch.This event is to engage the community (of all ages) by inviting them to get out and find turtles with us. By doing so, they will be helping us with our research! Field technicians will be present all day to answer any questions the public has about turtles in Muskoka. Getting in the water or using nets is highly encouraged; please dress appropriately. Visit our facebook page Saving Turtles at Risk Today (START) Project for more details.


Gala Recital
August 5, 2017 7:30pm Christ Church Windermere (1018 Fife Avenue, Windermere ON). Matthew & Jessika Whitfield, Christ Church Windermere's Musicians-in-Residence,  present an evening of songs, arias, and works for soprano and keyboard. Come and hear some of the Greatest Hits of the last four centuries! www.christchurchwindermere.ca

 

Gardening for Wildlife Workshop
When: Thursday August 10, 2017 | 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Hidden Habitat  2017 Southwood Road, Kilworthy, ON P0E 1G0
$35 per participant with all proceeds going to the Muskoka Conservancy

Grow wild and think beyond a pollinator patch or songbird garden. This workshop will take an ecosystem approach to gardening with a focus on plant selection, design techniques and maintenance must do's and don'ts.

The workshop will begin with a basic introduction into native plants and a tour of the Hidden Habitat gardens and meadows in the making.

In the workshop participants will:

learn about the basic necessities of wildlife, focusing on songbirds and pollinators learn which plants are the most productive and create the most wildlife interactions learn the do's and don'ts of how to maintain a wildlife garden learn simple garden design principles that will ensure your garden is eye-catching all year long leave excited about starting your own wildlife garden shop for Muskoka grown Ontario native plants Workshop will be held partially outdoors and hands on so please dress for the weather and for the garden. A handout will be provided but note taking and photos are welcome throughout the workshop.

 

Parkinson Super Walk
Date & Time: September 9. Check-in at 10:30AM, Walk begins at 11:00AM Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disease that affects approximately 100,000 Canadians and their 400,000 family members, loved ones and care partners. Parkinson Canada will be holding its annual Parkinson SuperWalk to raise money for those affected by Parkinson's.  Your support is needed to ensure better treatment and ultimately a future without Parkinson's. Join us for a walk and a day of fun for people of all ages! Most importantly, join us for your chance to change the course of Parkinson's in Canada.

Click here to find out more:  http://www.ParkinsonSuperWalk.ca

Date & Time: September 9. Check-in at 10:30AM, Walk begins at 11:00AM

Location: Bracebridge Public School, 90 McMurray Street

Contact: Alejandro Alas
1-800-565-3000 ext: 3392
alejandro.alas@parkinson.ca

 

2016

 

Windermere Golf Night
June 23, 2016. Terry Fox Golf night at Windermere Golf Course June 23, 2016. For $55 you get 9 holes of golf, dinner and $20 of your fee goes to the Windermere Terry fox run. For more info people can contact me Randy Jackson @ rjacksca@gmail.com or 705-331-3402.

Bala Antique and Nostalgia Show Sale
Saturday, July 2nd 10am - 5pm, Sunday, July 3rd 10am - 4pm
Forty Exhibitors presenting the irresistible charm of Antiques reflecting Times Past...
Formal and country furniture, decorative accents, jewellery, vintage nostalgia and victoriana treasures. Bala Sports Arena, Admission $5.00 good everyday.Refreshments available. Free parking.


Canada Day Lady Muskoka Cruise
Time: 12pm. Lady Muskoka 300 Ecclestone Drive Behind the Muskoka Riverside Inn Bracebridge705-646-26281-800-263-5239
http://www.ladymuskoka.com/

Honey Harbour Canada Day Festival
Organized in 1998 to provide a local venue for the community to celebrate Canada’s birthday, this early summer festival presents a potpourri of literature, music, art, crafts, exhibits by local businesses and associations, performance art, wonders of nature, marine history and good eats. Held at the Park Landing it features the Honey Harbour Library’s annual book sale, an antique boat show and a great big birthday cake from Elk’s Old Fashioned Bakery. Contact Jon Eby at gbaygaz@gmail.com or 705-756-0165

Waterski Shows
Come watch members of the Canadian National Ski Show Team and Team SWS as they thrill audiences with death defying stunts, grace, beauty, technical sophistication and, of course, comedy for the kids. All shows are open to the general public.
Shows start at 7:30 PM – rain or shine.
•Monday: Clevelands House Resort, Minett
•Tuesday: Windsor Park, Bala
•Wednesday: Boston Pizza, Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst
•Thursday: Bayview Wildwood Resort, Sparrow Lake
Show time: 7:30-8:30
For more information call 1-888-I-SKI-SWS or (705) 706-3828 or email geordie@summerwatersports.com
http://summerwatersports.com/shows/#MuskokaShows



Gravenhurst Vintage Boat Show
Saturday July 9th. Come enjoy the Gravenhurst Vintage Boat Show Greavette:85 Years-Heading Hometo Gravenhurst The Antique and Classic Boat Society info@acbs.ca 416-299-3311 https://www.acbs.ca/

JW Marriott Rosseau Michael Bell
July 23 5pm PRESS RELEASE The Toronto Star says “He’s a class act.. a real crooner!” Award winning singing sensation,Michael Bell returns to Muskoka July 23rd at 5pm for a dinner show performance at The JW Marriott Rosseau The Muskoka Canadian Resort, located at 1050 Paignton House Road, Minett, Ontario. This fantastic show features his mix of swing, jazz standards, tributes to crooners Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, some covers of David Bowie, hits of yesteryear with hits of today, including his own originals. 'Michael is one of the most talented vocalists I've ever worked with.' says record producer Greg Wells (Celine Dion, Elton John, Katy Perry). Come enjoy an evening of magic and discovermichael.com Phone ahead to make reservations, at 705-765-1900

Muskoka Model Train Show
August 6 to 7. The Muskoka Model Train Show will be held on Saturday August 6, 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday August 7 2016, 10 am - 4pm at the J. D. Lang Park in Bracebridge . Muskoka Model Railway Club (705) 645 7923 or (705) 646 0932

Kim Mitchell
Jul-23-2016 Singer-songwriter Kim Mitchell is a true Canadian icon who has achieved gold and multiplatinum records leading the musically eclectic Max Webster in the 70’s and later during his solo career, selling over a million recordings in this country over a 30 year career that is still rocking today.
Showtime 9pm - 2am Tickets: $32.50
Jul-23-2016
http://www.thekee.com/
The Kee to Bala
1012 Bala Falls Road
705-762-3134


Muskoka Ribfest at the Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst
JULY 22 - 24, 2016 Free General Admission!
Fun For The Whole Family!
Great food, live entertainment, and more than 100 boat & cottage exhibits.
Plus 1000s in prizes & giveaways!
Ribfest
JULY 22 - 24, 2016
FRI 12pm - 11pm
SAT 11am - 11pm
SUN 11am - 6pm
Muskoka Shows
nori@cannorthshows.com
647-344-6700
http://muskokashows.com/


Muskoka Beer Festival
Jul-30-2016 Savour the best of Ontario's Craft Breweries together with great food and live musical acts. Location: Annie Williams Memorial Park, 50 Santa's Village Rd., Bracebridge Date July 30, 2016
http://muskokabeerfestival.ca/
(705) 646-0706
events@thegriffinpub.ca

Art Sale
Aug.12th.and 13th. Art Show and Sale at Port Carling United Church. Paintings and Jewelery by The Muskoka Group of Ten. Time 10AM to 4PM.

Celebrate Gravenhurst
August 12th - 13 Gravenhurst's annual sidewalk sale is August 12th (11-7) and Aug 13th (10-5). We will have lots of entertainment and attractions. Live music by local musicians, a rockwall, magician, stilt walker, face painting, kids paddle pond and duck pond. Come out and support local businesses!

2016 Parkinson SuperWalk
Saturday, September 10, 2016 Where: Bracebridge Public School, 90 McMurray Street, Bracebridge Bracebridge, ON Schedule: Check-in: 10:30 a.m. Walk Begins: 11:00 a.m. Contact: Alejandro Alas 1-800-565-3000 ext: 3392 alejandro.alas@parkinson.ca

Winderemere Terry Fox Run
Sept 18 from 9-12. The Winderemere Terry Fox Run will be held on Sept 18 from 9-12. The past 15 years have brought out the true spirit of the Windermere citizens as they rally behind the Terry Fox Foundation and they plan to continue on with the tradition in 2016. The run route is 10km in length and participants can walk, bike, job or wheelchair the event. The course will begin at Windermere Village Park. The road will not be closed but signage and volunteers will be used to warn drivers. After the run there will be a BBQ with a live band in the Windermere Village Park from 11am-2pm.
For more information please call Randy Jackson
705-735-9217

Native Plant Seeding Workshop
October 22, 2016. 1pm to 4pm, Hidden Habitat is hosting a fall native plant seeding workshop. The workshop will begin with a basic introduction into native plant gardening and plant selection and a tour the Hidden Habitat gardens in the making. In the workshop participants will: ~ learn which plants are ideal to grow from seed ~ learn how and when to seed a variety of Ontario native grasses and wildflower seeds ~ learn how and when to collect seeds from your own garden ~learn how to save and properly store your seeds ~learn the benefits and drawbacks to direct seeding outdoors vs. germinating indoors ~ learn methods of seed preparation such as cold moist stratification and seed scarification. ~enjoy warming beverages and light refreshments around an open fire ~leave excited about the possibilities in your own garden Workshop will be outdoors and hands on so please dress for the weather and for the garden. To register for the workshop please contact Laura at 705-828-6313 | laura@hiddenhabitat.ca purchase a ticket

Festive Fun Fair at Monck Public School
November 26th. Festive Fun Fair at Monck Public School, Bracebridge on Saturday, November 26th 10am to 2pm Come celebrate the holidays with us and join in on lots of free and low cost activities. Including cookie decorating, Christmas photos, writing letters with Mrs. Claus and much more! https://www.facebook.com/events/1158830654245317/

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