Town Events

Stay up-to-date with all of the events happening around the Town of Georgina by checking the Events Calendar.

The Town hosts a variety of celebrations and events throughout the year, we call these Town Events. We also support a variety of events run by other organizations, these are called Town-Supported Events and identified with an asterisk (*). 

Fall 2022

People at a powwow, jack-o-lantern, group of runners on a trail with fall trees, and man in front of paintings

Georgina Mayor's Charity Motorcycle Ride and Poker Run

Event date Sat, Sep 10 2022, 9am - 3pm

Join us for the fifth annual Mayor’s Motorcycle Ride and Poker Run on Saturday, Sept. 10 benefitting the Sutton Legion Branch 356.

Starts: Georgina Civic Centre, 26557 Civic Centre Rd., Keswick

Ends: Sutton Legion, 21 East St., Sutton

Registration: 9 a.m. | Kickstands up: 10:30 a.m.

Four-hour Scenic Route (with stops)

The event starts at the Civic Centre with coffee and muffins, and ends at the Sutton Legion approximately four hours later with a BBQ (choice of steak, chicken or vegetarian).

For more information, to sponsor or to register, contact Tammi Carleton at tcarleton@georgina.ca

Check out the poster for more information

Register to take part in the event

Gather pledges

Sign the waiver

Georgina Marathon and Half-Marathon*

Run along the south shore of Lake Simcoe through the quiet communities of Georgina on this flat, fast and scenic Half Marathon and Boston Qualifier Marathon course.

Both the 1/2 marathon and full marathon courses are measured and Athletics Canada Certified - which means they are accurate and are qualifiers for things such as the New York and Boston Marathon's.

You will be running from De La Salle Park, along Lake Drive North on an out and back along a quiet road with lots of shade and views of stunning properties.

Sept. 11, 2022

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Georgina Marathon.

Harvestfest*

Sat. Sept. 17, 2022 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate the arrival of autumn at the Georgina Historical Society's Harvestfest featuring live music performed throughout the village, local craft, vegetable and food vendors, vintage cars and more.  

Admission by donation to Georgina Historical Society (cash only).  

Georgina Pioneer Village
26557 Civic Centre Rd 
Georgina, L4P 3G1 

  • Live music performed throughout the village
  • Crafts, vegetable and food vendors
  • Vintage cars
  • Family fun and activites

Harvestfest Flyer

Georgina Studio Tour*

For the last quarter century, in Georgina, an ever evolving group of dedicated artists has worked together to show their art to the public.

This two-day self-guided tour is your opportunity to visit homes and studios, that for the rest of the year, are available by appointment only.

Sept. 24 and 25

Various locations

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Georgina Studio Tour.

Chippewas of Georgina Island Pow Wow*

Experience a traditional Pow wow and a day at the shores of Lake Simcoe. Discover drumming, dancing, hoop dance demonstrations and First Nations-owned and operated food and craft vendors.

Admission is $2 per person and can be paid the day of the event, with registration opening at 11 a.m. each day. 

Sutton High School
20798 Dalton Rd., Sutton

Sept. 24 and 25

The Grand Entry will take place at 12 noon and will wrap up when the sun goes down on Saturday and around 5 p.m. on Sunday.

This event is hosted by the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nations

Facebook group

Live Laugh Love Country Music Festival*

The Live Laugh Love Country Music Festival is taking over the Briars Resort and Spa on Lake Simcoe in Georgina. 

 

The three-day exclusive country music festival will feature 21 Canadian country greats.

The Briars Resort & Spa Meadow
991 Lake Dr. E., Jackson’s Point.

Sep. 30 to Oct. 2

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Forrest Jones

Tarts4Hearts Butter Tart Festival*

If you like butter tarts, you do not want to miss this accessible event. Browse and purchase tarts and other goodies from Ontario bakers.

Georgina Ice Palace
90 Wexford Dr., Georgina

Oct. 22

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Peaceful Hearts Georgina Foundation

Family Fright Fiesta

Mark your calendar for Family Fright Fiesta at Georgina Pioneer Village on Oct. 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Entry is $1 per child (under 15yrs) and $2 per adult (16 yrs+)

Registration for this event is not required.

Wear your costume and prepare for family-friendly fun including a magic show, eerie walk in the village, storytelling and more.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Gold sponsors:
Canadian TireTim HortonsTeam Metherall - Real Estate - RE/MAX | Cole Metherall - Broker 

Silver sponsor:
Keswick Kids Dental

Bronze sponsors:
Cooks Bay Dental and EarlyON York Region.

Family Fright Fiesta poster

Georgina Pioneer Village and Archives
26557 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick

Halloween Pool Haunt

Get frightfully soaked at our 11th annual haunting of the pool with enchanting games, ghoulish giveaways and more hocus pocus.

Spook-tacular fun and goodies for the whole family!

Pre-registration is recommended and drop-ins are welcome while space is available.

Thursday, Oct. 27
6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Admission fee and wristband policy applies to swim. 

Grab your spooky swim bundle $10 tax included for 10 child swim passes. On sale Sept. 12 at the Georgina Leisure Pool.

Halloween Pool Haunt poster

Georgina Leisure Pool
5279 Black River Rd., Sutton

One Dark Night

One Dark Night 8: A series of Dark Nights

Night #1: The Paranormal Project with Angel Morgan, Psychic Medium
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
$13 tax included | 18 yrs+
Stephen Leacock Theatre

Join us as Angel takes you on a guided spiritual journey and connects with ghosts from the past, present and future.

Night #2: Return to the Village of Shadows
Thursday, Oct. 27
Seating One: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Seating Two: 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
$12.50 tax included | 18 yrs+
Georgina Pioneer Village

Limited seating, only 25 tickets for each seating.

Join us for a guided ghost walk with the Georgina Paranormal Society around the village using state-of-the-art ghost-hunting equipment and be introduced to ghostly history about some of the encounters experienced onsite.

Tickets must be purchased in advance online or through Service Georgina at 905-476-4301.

One Dark Night poster

Winter 2022 / 2023

Man and two dogs in front of snow hill, house lit up with Christmas lights, parade float with Santa Claus

Link Winter Market

Enjoy this popular, one-of-a-kind shopping experience in Georgina. It features unique handmade treasures and treats, live music, local farmers, one-of-a-kind gifts, artist creations, foodie delights and more.

The Link
20849 Dalton Rd., Sutton

Santa to a Senior

You can make a difference in the life of a senior this holiday season. Our goal is to provide a Christmas gift for each of the long-term care residents at Cedarvale Lodge and River Glen Haven.

Nov. 12 - Dec. 12, 2022

More details to come.

 

Santa Claus Parade

Santa arrives in Georgina for the annual Santa Claus Parade.

Keswick Santa Claus Parade
Saturday, Nov. 19, 1:30 p.m. start
Starts at Woodbine Ave. at Dovedale Dr., heads north and ends on Woodbine Ave. at Wexford Dr.

Sutton Santa Claus Parade of Lights
Saturday, Dec. 3, 5 p.m. start
Starts in Jackson's Point, travels down Dalton Rd. to High St., along High St. and ends at the fairgrounds.

Festival of Lights

Attend this event at your leisure and travel along the ROC parkway and Civic Centre grounds in your personal vehicle while experiencing a magical holiday tribute with festive animated lighting set to music that can be enjoyed through your car radio on channel 101.7FM.

The ROC
26557 Civic Centre Rd., Keswick

ROC'n New Year's Eve Bash

Enjoy activities, live entertainment, crafty workstations, face painting and a family friendly countdown with a hot chocolate toast.

Dec. 31, 2022
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

More details to come.

SnoFest

Come out and experience Georgina’s annual SnoFest with lots of free wintry activities for all ages.

More details to come.

Spring 2022

Collage of photos - Two hands in front of pride flag, musician playing guitar, group of vegetables, and groups of people at a festival

Volunteer Award of Merit

Georgina’s Volunteer Award of Merit recognizes individuals, teams and groups who are contributing to the betterment of the local community and Georgina as a whole.

Nomination process starts in February and runs until the end of March.

Ceremony happens in late May.

The date, time and location of the event will be announced at a later date. Please check back later.

Georgina Farmers' Market*

The Georgina Farmers’ Market features more than 30 local vendors offering a wide variety of local products including produce, meats, baked goods and handmade products.

Visit the Georgina Farmers' Market at The Link!

The Link
20849 Dalton Rd.Sutton

Open every Sunday from May 20 - Sep. 30
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 

This is a Town-supported event and is managed by the Georgina Farmers' Market.

Georgina Spring Fling Race*

All event courses follow Lake Drive and you will run along the beautiful shores of Lake Simcoe! This course is FAST and FLAT. The community of Georgina has embraced our event and you will have lots of spectator support along the way including a couple of dedicated cheering stations as well as music from HITS 105.5 FM along the course to keep your energy and motivation up!

Georgina Spring Fling Race

The date, time and location of the event will be announced at a later date. Please check back later.

This is a town-supported event that is managed by Endurance Event Productions.

Music in the Streets*

Music In the Streets is a free, public event, showcasing live music in the Georgina community. 10-12 performance areas will provide music from students, instructors and musicians from the community. An all-day BBQ is available which will support a local charity. 

The date, time and location of the event will be announced at a later date. Please check back later.

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Connors Music.

Military Day*

Browse war memorabilia displays, restored WW2 trucks and equipment, and experience reenactments from 1812 to WW2.

The date, time and location of the event will be announced at a later date. Please check back later.

This is a Town-supported event hosted by the Georgina Military Museum 

Pride Festival*

A two-day event of inclusive, accessible, intersectional and affirming queer-led programs, events and activism in Georgina.

The date, time and location of the event will be announced at a later date. Please check back later.

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Georgina Pride

Summer 2022 

Girl with face paint, mother and daughter at farmers market with female vendor and Ferris wheel

Canada Day

Enjoy family-friendly activities, performances, live entertainment and good food all day long as we celebrate Canada’s 155th birthday. Stick around until the end to catch an amazing fireworks display

ROC
26479 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick.

Fri. July 1
2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Shake your Buoy*

Shake Your Buoy

This is a free day long music event on a sandbar of Lake Simcoe, headlined by Z103.5’s very own DJs Manzone & Strong. The event will feature live DJ performances happening on a hi fidelity sound system.

July 9
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

On Lake Simcoe, just off Duclos Point Nature Reserve’s shore.

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Oneida Toronto

Purple Turtle Arts Festival*

See amazing paintings, sculptures, photography, pottery and woodcraft that will be featured during this two-day event.

July 9
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
July 10
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Briars Resort & Spa Meadow
991 Lake Dr. E., Jackson’s Point, ON.
Entrance through the old Red Barn Theatre

This is a Town-supported event hosted by the Purple Turtle Arts Festival.

Georgina Yoga and Music*

An event featuring yoga classes, music acts, vendors and a “Georgina’s Got Talent” competition.

July 30,
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Clearwater Farm
1614 Metro Rd N, Willow Beach. 

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Two Feathers Yoga.

Pefferlaw Picnic and Car Show*

A free family event featuring games, inflatables, educational displays, contests and an antique car show.

Aug. 1

Pefferlaw Community Lions Hall
38 Pete’s Ln. Pefferlaw

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Pefferlaw Participation Action Results.

Painted Perch*

Enjoy music, games, food, vendors, and local shops while local artists, young and old, showcase their talents in multiple mediums.

Aug. 13

12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

21093 Dalton Rd., Sutton

Check out the Facebook page for more information.

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Jackson's Point BIA.

Sutton Fair and Horse Show*

The Sutton Fair and Horse Show is a four-day family event hosting live music, truck and tractor pulls, demo derbies, horse and livestock shows, kids games, a full midway and beer tent.

Aug. 4, 5, 6 and 7

Sutton Fairground
3 Fairpark Ln, Sutton, 

This event is hosted by the Sutton Agricultural Society.

Starlight Cinema Nights

Presented by Team Metherall - Real Estate - RE/MAX
Cole Metherall - Broker, RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc., Brokerage

Join us under the stars for a free movie! 

Starlight Cinema Night poster

Field to Table

Experience a self-guided farm tour that takes you throughout the Town’s lakeside landscape to local farms where you’ll enjoy tours, samples and educational experiences.

Aug. 20

Field to Table Farm Tour
Various locations

If you are looking for an event that is not listed above, make sure you check the Town of Georgina Events Calendar for more events around the Town.

Eligibility requirements

To be included in this list an event must be either

  1. Planned, executed and managed by the Town
  2. Current or previous recipients of Town support through grants offered by the Economic Development Division. 

Contact Us

26557 Civic Centre Rd,
Keswick, ON  L4P 3G1

T: 905-476-4301 / 705-437-2210
F: 905-476-8100
info@georgina.ca

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.