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 (*). 

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

July 1

ROC
26479 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick.

Winter 2022 / 2023

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

Old Fashioned Christmas and Festival of Lights Countdown

Event date Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 3 - 5:30 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 26 to kick off the holiday season in Georgina.

Take a walk back in time at Old Fashioned Christmas and experience a traditional 19th-century holiday celebration with the Georgina Pioneer Village decorated for the season. Enjoy live music, a chance to meet with Santa and complimentary hot chocolate and cookies. 

Admission:
$1 - under 15 yrs
$2 -16 yrs+

At 5:30 p.m. make your way to the front of the Civic Centre to join in on the countdown to the Festival of Lights. Enjoy a magical holiday tribute with festive animated lighting set to music, fun for the whole family!

Old Fashioned Christmas poster

Georgina Pioneer Village
26557 Civic Centre Rd., Keswick

Link Winter Market

Are you coming to the Link Winter Market? It takes place on Sunday, Nov. 27 and Sunday, Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be bustling with all kinds of artisans, crafters, bakers, artists, foodies, music and so much more. The place to be for that one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted gift or just to have a great Sunday.

The Link Winter Market poster

The Link
20849 Dalton Rd., Sutton

Be a Santa to a Senior

Make a difference in the life of a senior this holiday season by providing a Christmas gift to a long-term care resident at Cedarvale Lodge and River Glen Haven. Visit one of the participating stores in our community to pick up a Christmas wish tag and help spread a little holiday cheer.

  1. Select a “Christmas wish” tag from one of the local participating storefront locations.
  2. Fulfill the wish list and shop for your gift.
  3. Deliver your gift to one of the local participating storefront locations. After Dec. 11 gifts can be dropped off at Club 55 Keswick, 130 Gwendolyn Blvd.

Local store-front locations:
Canadian Tire, 24270 Woodbine Ave, Keswick
Shoppers Drug Mart, 411 The Queensway S, Keswick
Shoppers Drug Mart, 20917 Dalton Rd, Sutton
Giant Tiger, 20875 Dalton Rd, Sutton

Be a Santa to a Senior poster

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.

Register a float - 2022 registration form

Santa Claus Parade poster

Whoville on High Street*

Whoville on High Street Facebook

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

Grinch Scavenger Hunt
Grinch Live Characters
Grinch Photo Opp
Grinch Prizes
Free Giveaways
Grinch Outdoor Movie
Green Eggs and Ham
Face Painting
and so much more!

Tree Lighting ceremony takes place at Mill Pond Park at 7pm.

93.7 FM will be live-to-air broadcasting the event!

We are asking everyone who attends to bring a non-perishable food item which will be collected at Mill Pond Park and donated to the Georgina Food Pantry.

Whoville on High Street Poster

Festival of Lights Continues

Enjoy the lights all season long. Experience the Festival of Lights Nov. 27 through until Jan. 2, 2023. Travel along the ROC parkway and Civic Centre grounds in your 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.

Nov. 27 to Jan. 2, 2023
Dusk to 11 p.m. daily.

Festival of Lights poster

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 2023

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 to September
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 2023

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

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.

Date: TBA

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.

Date: TBA

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.

Date: TBA

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.

Date: TBA

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.

Date: TBA

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.

Date: TBA

Sutton Fairground
3 Fairpark Ln, Sutton, 

This event is hosted by the Sutton Agricultural Society.

Starlight Cinema Nights

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

Dates, times and locations to be announced.

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.

Date: TBA

Field to Table Farm Tour
Various locations

Fall 2023

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 time and details will be announced at a later date. 

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).

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.

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.

Date to be announced

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

Harvestfest*

Date and time to be announced

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 activities

 

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.

Dates and times to be announced

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.

Dates, times, locations and other details to be announced

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.

Dates, times and acts to be announced

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

Dates and times to be announced

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

Family Fright Fiesta

Family Fright Fiesta at Georgina Pioneer Village

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

Dates, times and other details to be announced

Georgina Pioneer Village and Archives
26557 Civic Centre Rd, Keswick

Halloween Pool Haunt

Registration for this event is now full.

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!

Dates, times and registration details to be announced.

Georgina Leisure Pool
5279 Black River Rd., Sutton

One Dark Night

Dates, times and event details to be announced at a later date.

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.