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 (*). 

Are you looking to host an event in the Town of Georgina? Review the process and submit an application on the Festival and Events Permit Application page.

Winter 2024

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

Night at the ROC brought to you by Team Trevor Realty

Join us for a free night of tubing, skiing and snowboarding at the ROC brought to you by Team Trevor Realty. 
Drop in, stay and play all evening (reservations not required). 
Cafeteria menu and equipment rental pricing in effect.

Date: Thursday February 22, 2024. 
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The ROC 
26479 Civic Centre Rd.
Keswick, L4P 3G1

Check it out

 

Family Day

Check out the different programs and events happening in Georgina for Family Day!

Check back for more information about the 2024 event!

Taste of Georgina

Taste of Georgina invites you to experience the Town’s prix fixe food event that will awaken your taste buds and allow you to explore a variety of local cuisines. Each of our participating restaurants throughout Georgina prepare special menus at set price points that showcase their offerings, so bring some excitement to the table and feel good about doing your part to support local businesses. Learn more at georgina.ca/TasteofGeorgina.

Check back for more information about the 2024 event!

Cardboard Toboggan Races

Georgina’s annual cardboard toboggan races are back!

Get ready to hit the toboggan hill at the ROC on Saturday March 9th.

Spend the day with your friends and family on the toboggan hill.

Use your imagination and build the ultimate toboggan out of cardboard, then register and race it.

Award categories include fastest, farthest travelled, most creative, largest and “ROC” bottom.

Georgina Ice Junior Hockey Club Games*

Cheer on your Georgina Ice Junior Hockey Club at their Friday nights games!

Check out their website for game locations and times. 

Spring 2024

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

The Link Spring Market

Join us on Sunday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Link for the Georgina Spring Market. Explore unique finds, fresh produce, tasty treats, and hand-crafted treasures by local artisans. Surround yourself in the spirit of spring, while supporting our local businesses. Enjoy live music, food demos, and a memorable shopping experience.

Volunteer Award of Merit

Submission deadline March 3, 2024

Do you know an individual, team, group or business worthy of this award who volunteered in 2023?
The award recognizes an individual, team, group or business that is contributing to the betterment of the local community and Georgina as a whole.

It’s quick and easy to nominate. Just complete the online form through Survey Monkey.

2023 Reception and Awards » More information to come

Volunteer Award of Merit flyer

Georgina Spring Fling Race*

The Spring Fling Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km and 5km course runs along the shores of Lake Simcoe. The course is fast, flat and scenic, with lots of shade and views of stunning properties. Come and run your personal best or come and enjoy running a route that makes you feel like you’re running down south along the ocean’s edge without actually being there. The marathon is a certified Boston qualifier course. Learn more and register.

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

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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  to October 
Check back for details of the 2024 event.

This town-supported event is managed by the Georgina Farmers' Market.

Georgina Pride Day*

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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

Military Day*

Browse war memorabilia displays, restored WW2 trucks and equipment, and experience re-enactments from 1812 to WW2 at the Georgina Military Museum.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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

 

Music in the Streets*

A free public event showcasing live music from local students, instructors and musicians. Enjoy music, kid’s entertainment, vendors and food.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

This event is hosted by Connors Music.

Summer 2024

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

Canada Day

Join us at the ROC for a day full of exciting festivities for the whole family! Enjoy live entertainment, children’s activities,
inflatables, food and more.

A special thank you to our 2023 Canada Day sponsors!
Platinum sponsor – Premier North Windows and Doors
Gold sponsors – Tim Hortons and Enbridge Gas
Silver sponsors – BJH Engineering, Harvey’s Swiss Chalet - Keswick, David Marchese Insurance and Wells Insurance Services
Bronze sponsors - Ballantry Homes and Sobeys - Sutton

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Free Spirit Summer Fest*

This one-of-a-kind festival will include a variety of exhibits, speakers, and music that celebrate freedom of expression, movement, voice, and love through community connection.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Balance Health Solutions / Jacinta Healing Arts / Two

Feathers Yoga. Learn more at freespiritfest.ca.

Purple Turtle Arts Festival*

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

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

This event is hosted by the Purple Turtle Arts Festival.

Beach Bash

Join us at De La Salle Beach for games, Aquafit classes, a silent auction and lots of summer fun.
All proceeds benefit the Lifesaving Society in support of National Drowning Prevention Week. 

All vehicles must display a valid parking pass. Parking fees apply.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Location: De La Salle Beach 1940 Metro Rd. Jackson's Point, Canada

Sutton Duck Races*

A fun day for the entire family. Enjoy kids games, vendors, indigenous art and music, food booths and the rubber duck races on the Black River.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

This is a Town-supported event hosted by the Sutton BIA.

 

Pan-African Festival

Join us for the inaugural Georgina Pan-African Flag Festival in celebration of Emancipation Day and a more inclusive Georgina.

Enjoy a free cultural dinner, Pan-African entertainers and a youth panel. 

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Georgina Yoga and Music*

Experience yoga classes, musical acts and vendors on the shores of Lake Simcoe at Clear Water Farms.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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

Painted Perch*

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

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Jackson's Point BIA. Check out the Facebook page for more information.

Pefferlaw Picnic and Car Show*

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

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Location: Pefferlaw Community Lions Hall, 38 Pete’s Ln. Pefferlaw

This is a Town-supported event hosted by Pefferlaw Association of Ratepayers.

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.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Sutton Fairground
3 Fairpark Ln, Sutton, 

This event is hosted by the Sutton Agricultural Society.

Saturdays at ClearWater Farm*

Get outside and explore nature. Shop a variety of local vendors, listen to live music and pick up farm-fresh food. Follow a self-guided tour and have the whole family work together with art in nature and yoga and wellness programs.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Location: Clearwater Farm, 1614 Metro Rd. N., Willow Beach

This is a Town-supported event hosted by ClearWater Farm.

Starlight Cinema Night

Join us under the stars this summer for a free movie!  Starlight Cinema Night is back this summer and bigger than ever with three dates at locations throughout Georgina.

Bring your own comfy lawn chairs and/or blankets and enjoy a movie in the great outdoors!

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

This is a Town event hosted by the Economic Development and Tourism Office.

Fall 2024

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

Join the Town of Georgina's Mayor's Motorcycle Ride and Poker Run.

A charity event benefiting Sutton Legion Branch #356

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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.

The 1/2 marathon and full marathon courses are measured and Athletics Canada Certified - which means they are accurate and qualify for things such as the New York and Boston Marathons.

Participants run 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.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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

Club 55 Open House

Club 55 Keswick is Georgina’s older adult active programming centre.

Members have access to special events, lunches, outings, programs and leagues that will not only keep you physically and mentally active, but provides a space where adults 55 years or older can come together to relax, socialize, meet new friends and have fun! 

Join us at the open house and learn about membership, program, league and special event information from our Club 55 – Keswick board of directors, program convenors and recreation staff members while mingling, enjoying light refreshments and club activities such as table tennis, billiards and carpet bowling.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Location: 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.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Location:  20798 Dalton Rd., Sutton (Sutton High School grounds)

This event is hosted by the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nations. Learn more by visiting the Facebook group.

 

Harvestfest*

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 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
  • Craft, vegetable and food vendors
  • Family fun and activities

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

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

 

Family Fright Fiesta

Attention all spooky seekers! Join us for a bone-chilling Family Fright Fiesta if you dare! Dress up in your most terrifying Halloween costume and prepare to be entertained with live performances and games. Don't forget to indulge in some devilishly delicious treats and enter to win some spine-tingling giveaways

Information about the 2024 event will be released soon.

Georgina Pioneer Village and Archives

26557 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick

 

Halloween Pool Haunt

Get frightfully soaked at our annual haunting of the Georgina Leisure Pool with enchanting games, ghoulish giveaways, and more hocus pocus. Spook-tacular fun and goodies for the whole family!

Georgina Leisure Pool
5279 Black River Rd., Sutton

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

One Dark Night

Georgina Pioneer Village, 26557 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick
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.

In partnership with: Georgina Paranormal Society

Note: During this event you will be walking from building to building, climbing stairs and spending long periods standing.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Remembrance Day

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Remembrance Day Ceremony at Keswick Cenotaph

Everyone is invited to attend Remembrance Day Ceremonies being held in Georgina.

Join us at the Keswick Cenotaph 130 Gwendolyn Blvd, Keswick, ON, at 11 a.m. to remember.

Remembrance Day Ceremony at Sutton Cenotaph

Everyone is invited to attend Remembrance Day Ceremonies being held in Georgina.

Join us at the Sutton Cenotaph High St and Burke St, Sutton, ON, at 11 a.m. to remember.

Winter 2024/2025

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Food for Swim

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Bring two non-perishable food items to the public swim and swim for FREE!

All donations go to the Georgina Food Pantry.

Regular admission and wrist band policies apply.

Santa Claus Parades

Mark your calendars! Santa Claus is coming to town.

Santa arrives in Georgina for the annual Georgina Kinsmen’s Santa Claus Parade.

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Whoville on High Street*

Get ready to get your Grinch on because this will be one event you will not want to miss !!!

Check back for details of the 2024 Whoville on High Street event.

Old Fashioned Christmas and Festival of Lights Countdown

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Old Fashioned Christmas

Grab a cup of hot chocolate and a cookie and get ready for some favourite seasonal pastimes, including traditional holiday games and family fun entertainment. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been naughty or nice – stop by the igloo to say hi to Santa and drop off your Christmas letters. 

Festival of Lights

Make your way to the front of the Pioneer Village bandstand to the countdown to the Festival of Lights. Enjoy a magical holiday tribute with festive animated lighting set to music and take part in a holiday sing-along with Mayor and Council. 

Georgina Pioneer Village
26557 Civic Centre Rd., Keswick

Pefferlaw Area Residents Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Come to the PAR Christmas Tree Lighting event.

This town-supported event hosted by P.A.R. (Pefferlaw Area Residents). Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Link Winter Market

Enjoy this popular one-of-a-kind shopping experience right in the heart of Georgina. Find gifts and treasures from local artisans, chefs, farmers and more. Check back for details of the 2024 event.

The Link
20849 Dalton Rd., Sutton

Be a Santa to a Senior

Make a difference in the life of a senior during the holiday season. Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Festival of Lights

The holiday spirit shines bright all season long, with the Festival of Lights. Explore the grounds of Georgina Pioneer Village and the Civic Centre for an enchanting holiday experience. Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Location

Georgina Pioneer Village and Civic Centre 26557 Civic Centre Rd., Keswick, L4P 3G1 Canada
Check back for details of the 2024 event.

ROC'n New Year's Eve Bash

Ring in the New Year with your family and friends. Due to unseasonable temperatures, the ROC outdoor operations will not be available, however, you can still join us indoors at the ROC Chalet for fun activities for the entire family. Come celebrate the new year with us! 

Regular prices are in effect for cafeteria menu items.

Free community event

Check back for details of the 2024 event.

Mayor and Council New Year's Levee

The ROC Chalet,
26479 Civic Centre Rd.

Check back for details of the 2025 event.

SnoFest

Snofest is the best winter event in Georgina. Check georgina.ca/Snofest for information about the 2025 event. 

The ROC 
26479 Civic Centre Rd.
Keswick, L4P 3G1

 

Valentine's Day Sweetheart Swim

Join us for our Valentine's Day Sweetheart Swim!

Check back for more information about the 2025 event.

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.