What's Happening in Wasaga Beach
Check this Events page often as we post what's happening in Wasaga Beach on a weekly basis including networking opportunities and community events.
For more information contact:
The Chamber of Commerce at 705-429-2247 / 1-866-292-7242
The Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce
April 1 - 30 - Treetop Walking & Ziplining at Scenic Caves
April Limited Time Offer! Treetop Walking and Ziplining at Scenic Caves
April 1 – 30, 2015
Save $30-OFF an Eco Adventure Tour booked April 1- 30, 2015. Experience treetop canopy walking and ziplining on tours scheduled Sunday to Friday (May 2 – Nov 1, 2015 with some exclusions). Height/weight/age restrictions. Limit of 5. Date and tour time must be reserved when booking. Telephone reservations only: (705) 444-8230. May not be combined with other offers or group discounts and conditions apply. Further details: www.sceniccaves.com
April 23, 24, 25 & 26 - Wasaga Community Theatre presents "The Wizard of Oz"
April 23, 24, 25, 26 - Wasaga Community Theatre presents "The Wizard of Oz"
Location: Wasaga RecPlex, 1724 Mosley Street.
Time: April 23, 24 at 8 p.m. / April 25 at
2 p.m. & 8 p.m. / April 26 - 2 p.m.
Tickets are: Adults - $20 / Children - $15 in advance or $25 for Adults / $20 for children if purchased at the door.
For more information visit www.wasagacommunitytheatre.com
April 29 - Wasaga Beach Short Film Festival National Canadian Film Day Celebration
JOIN US at the Waterside Retirement Lodge in the Waterside Theatre at 6:30 pm APRIL 29, 2015 WASAGA BEACH
Please RSVP 705 429-2247
SHORT FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNING FILMS TO BE PRESENTED
NO ADMISSION FEE (Donations accepted by the WBSFF)
National Platinum Award sponsored by Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. The Arctic Experiment by Kenneth Edwards
Regional Action, Comedy, Drama Platinum Award sponsored by Re/Max of Wasaga Beach Severed Ties by Matt Tipold
Regional Music Video Platinum Award sponsored by Zancor Homes Burn – TooNice by Mary Ann Watts
Regional Video Advertisement Category Platinum Award sponsored by Caithkin Treatment Foster Care The Smoke – Collingwood by Cam Dyment
Special screening of the documentary “Behind The Red Carpet – TIFF” produced by Tom Strand from Mountain Goat Film Company will be highlighted during the evening
May 1st - Youth Celebration Gala
For Immediate Release:
Do you know an amazing young person in grades 6-8 that lives in Wasaga Beach, On Canada? We invite you to nominate them to attend the first annual, semi-formal Youth Celebration Gala being held on Friday May 1st 2015 as a kick off to Youth Week 2015. Full event details can be found on www.whatsuphut.com under Wasaga events for May.
Attendees will enjoy a dinner amongst fellow youth leaders, guests and local dignitaries while being celebrated throughout our inspirational evening of engaging speakers and multi-media presentations.
4 Nominated Youth Leaders will also be awarded for demonstrating outstanding leadership in;
Environmental Projects: Sponsored by Anytime Fitness
Entrepreneurship: Sponsored by the Wasaga Beach Women’s Business Association
Arts and Culture: Sponsored by the Town of Wasaga Beach
Community/Philanthropy: Sponsored by Wasaga Beach Rotary
Our speakers include: Jason Ruttan, Malcolm McSorley, Michele Smeh and our Mayor, Brian Smith. Each will share a brief message of motivation to overcoming obstacles, rising above the rest and how each of us – no matter our age can make a difference and create an amazing life for ourselves and impact our community.
The business community has rallied around supporting this event in tremendous way, without our sponsors – this event would not be possible. They include; TD Canada Trust, The Town of Wasaga Beach, What’s Up Hut.com , Pita Pit, Foodland, Plaid Toad Studios, Taste of Paradise, South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, GlitznGlam Wedding Décor Rentals among others.
How to nominate a young person: Visit www.whatsuphut.com between April 9th and April 23rd and click on the Celebrate YOUth Image to complete and submit the form. There are a limited number of spots available. Each confirmed attendee will be invited to bring 2 guests to celebrate with them.
Youth must LIVE in Wasaga Beach but can attend school outside of the community. They must be in grades 6, 7 or 8.
Nominees should have demonstrated leadership qualities or have the poten
May 2 - Recognition Day & Athlete of the Year Ceremony
Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 1 pm at the Wasaga RecPlex
- Athlete of the Year
- Sport Certificates
- Volunteer Award Presentation
For more information contact the Recreation Dept 705-429-3321
May 5 - Celebrity Cruise Information Evening
Be our guest at our upcoming Celebrity Cruise Information Evening, and experience Modern Luxury!
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 7 pm to 9 pm in the Oakview Room at the Wasaga RecPlex.
Refreshments (snacks & beverages) provided.
With Guest Speaker - Maxine Gundermann
District Sales Manager, Celebrity Cruises.
RSVP by May 4th by calling 705-429-4771
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
1295 Mosley Street, Unit 5
Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 2Y7
May 6 - Jobs, Education & Career Expo
Location: Wasaga Beach Public Library, 120 Glenwood Drive.
Time: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Job listings, career guidance & helpful education direction in Wasaga Beach & beyond!
Expo partners include: Career Solutions, Georgian College, Breaking Down Barriers, Collingwood Campus - Learning Centres, Lakehead University and Wasaga Beach Public Library.
For more information contact: the Library at 705-429-5481.
May 7 - Let's Recognize Great People and Great Business
Business Awards Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Wasaga Beach Business Awards
Oakview Room, Wasaga Beach RecPlex - 1724 Mosley Street
Awards & Recognition Ceremony + Citizen of the Year Award
Judging will be done by four non-partisan individuals from the Wasaga Beach area.
$50.00 per person HST Included. Cocktails: 5:30 pm * Buffet Dinner: 6 pm * Cash Bar
Chance to win a $50.00 VISA Card just for taking the time to nominat someone!
For details, tickets and information please call the Chamber of Commerce at 705-429-2247
May 8 - Trivia Challenge
Who's the Smartest in the Land?
Friday, May 8, 2015
The Great Northern Exhibition
2220 Fairgrounds Road
Tickets: $10 in advance or $12.00 at the door
Table - $75.00
PRIZES, CASH BAR, Bring your own BRAINFOOD.
Call to reserve a table at 705-444-1334
May 9 - ARBOUR DAY
17th Annual Sale - Wasaga Beach Ganaraska Hiking Club
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 9 am to 12 Noon
Where: Blueberry Trail at Nordic Centre Parking Lot
Turn south at O.P.P. station off River Road, West.
For information call:
Bill Crawford at 705-429-9365
Irene 705-352-1060 or
Shirl at 705-429-7747
Native Trees and shrubs purchased from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority.
May 9 & 10 - Mother's Day Weekend Specials at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
May 9 & 10, 2015: 9am – 6pm
Two days of Mother’s Day Specials at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures. Saturday and Sunday, Mothers receive FREE park admission with paid child admission (ages 3-17) for caves/suspension bridge/mini-golf package (printed coupon required). PLUS: Mothers AND each member of the family (up to 4) receive $20-off an Eco Adventure Tour (guided treetop canopy walking and zip cable gliding). Add the new Thunderbird Twin Zip ride for even more adrenaline-pumping excitement. Age/height/weight restrictions apply. Printed coupon and reservations are required for the Eco Tour. Book online: www.sceniccaves.com, or call: (705) 446-0256 ext. 227
Save $30 on 2015 Eco Adventure Tours – Limited time offer !
May 12 - Wasaga in Motion
Dr. Sarah Adams, BSC, DC, CAFCI (Acu) & Regina Featherstone ROHP, R. BIE
Host WASAGA IN MOTION
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
RecPlex in the Oakview Room
Dr. Sarah is presenting: 'Fit in 15'
Designed by the Canadian Chiropractic Association . Creating a fitness habit in
15 minutes is something everyone can do.
Regina is presenting: '7 Steps to a Healthier You'
7 easy steps to healthy eating habits which will improve your energy, and reduce the signs of fatigue and aging.
Pre-register for this event at Beach Chiropractic - 705- 429-0911 for a chance
to win a 60 minute Massage or a 60 minute Reflexology appointment.
There is no charge to attend and light refreshments will be served.
May 13 & 14 - Culture Grows Here Barrie's Bi-Annual Cultural Conference
Hear from the leading experts working in tourism, business development, cultural infrastructure and events & festivals on the role that culture plays in engaging communities.
SAVE THE DATE!
Information contact: 705-739-4299
May 17 - 2015 - Electric Elements
Check out the website for details on who's appearing
and ticket sales.
May 23 - Plant Sale
The Wasaga Beach Garden Club welcome you to their annual Plant Sale
held at the Oakview Woods Gazebo at 1724 Mosley Street, next to the RecPlex
Start time: 8 am
Contact: Maureen Aderson at 705-429-8714
May 31 - Hike for Hospice
Come Hike with us!
HIKE FOR HOSPICE - Sunday, May 31st
11 am start your 7km journey
along the shore of the bay
Contact: Patrice McCammon 705-429-5511 or email@example.com
10 am Registration at the RecPlex
June 12 & 13 - Wasaga Beach Cruisers - FUN RUN
Friday & Saturday
June 12 & 13, 2015
For more info:
Tom Parkes - 705-422-007
FRIDAY - Poker Run ($5) & BBQ
SATURDAY - Showtime: 9 am to 3 pm
Awards at 2 pm - $10 entry fee
OPEN TO MODEL YEARS 1989 AND OLDER!
June 20 & 21 - Wasaga Beach KITEFEST
Join us for our 15th Annual
Father's Day weekend KITEFEST 2015
June 20 & 21, 2015
Saturday & Sunday
11 am to 4 pm
Great Family Fun!
Main Beach Area - Free Admission.
Prizes for Largest Kite, Best Line laundry display & best ground display.
Submit you best photo of KITEFEST to the Chamber of Commerce for a chance to win $100.00
For more details call the Chamber of Commerce at 705-429-2247 or 1-866-292-7242
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 27 & 28 - Scorpions Ontario Youth Volleyball
Youth Volleyball Tournament for ages 12 - 18
Call Paul - 519-654-0089, Email scorpionsvolleyball(at)yahoo.ca.
June 27 & 28 - Beachfest
This two day action packed festival is a great way to kick off the summer. Live entertainment, buskers, games and much more! Along Beach Drive.
July 3 & 4 - Georgian Triangle Music Festival
Rock Hop Music Canada Presents:
Georgian Triangle Music Festival
Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada
July 3rd & 4th, 2015.
Multi-Venue, Multi-Genre, Music Festival for ALL ages.
For more details visit: www.georgiantrianglemusicfest.com/home.html
July 6 - Barrie Colts Hockey School
Wasaga Beach the weeks of: July 6th, July 13th and July 20th
Contact: Todd Miller
REGISTER TODAY AT
July 11 & 12 - Underground Series
Wasaga Beach is one of Ontario’s premier summer vacation spots with over 14km of pristine sand.
We plan on taking over the beach for 3 days and turning it into the competition of the summer.
July 19 - "Gardens of the Beach" Garden Tour
The Wasaga Beach Garden Club are pleased to annouce their 2015 Garden Tour.
Times: 10 am to 4 pm
Tickets are $12.00 up to the Plant Sale on May 23rd and $15.00 after May 23rd.
For more information contact: Maureen Anderson at 705-429-8714
July 17 & 19 - Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally
Supporting Wounded Warriors Canada
Friday Night Launch party
Classic Rock Concert Saturday Night in Festival Square
Mayor's Ride Saturday Morning
Vendors, Vendors, Vendors
oh yeah, and cold frosty beverages with a hint of bbq in the air.
Details to follow
August 8 & 9 - Palaver International Literary Festival
Celebrating Caribbean literature, culture, cuisine & the arts.
More details coming.
New website coming soon.
August 14 - 16 - Wasaga Beach Ribfest
Wasaga Beach Ribfest will be a celebration of food, music and activities for all ages.
Wasaga Beach Sports Park
Details to come
August 15 & 16 - Wasaga Under Siege
Wasaga Under Siege is Back Again in 2015
Enjoy a War of 1812 Experience, August 15th and 16th
Watch out! Enemy forces are once again planning to attack Wasaga Beach! Join us in commemorating the 1814 sinking of the H.M.S. Nancy in the Nottawasaga River at Nancy Island Historic Site.
For two days, re-enactors will transport you back to the War of 1812 through Musket, Cannon & 3 Line Firing demonstrations, Native drumming & storytelling, War of 1812 Surgeon & Cooking demonstrations, Uniform and Fashion Shows and much more. Visit the British, American and Native Encampments on Nancy Island to experience life in 1812.
For more information, visit www.wasagabeachpark.com.
August 29 - 30 - MultiSport Triathlon
Wasaga Beach is happy to be hosting the Multisport Triathlon and Marathon. This event is for people of all skill levels.
September 6 - Loop Music Festival
Exciting new event from the people who brought you Electric Elements.
October 18 - 1st Annual Show and Grow Your Business Expo
Reserve the date!
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 1st Annual Show and Grow Your Business Expo
The Business Show & Business Expo are joining forces and moving to October!
Organizing partners are:
- Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce
- Wasaga Beach Women’s Business Association and
- Small Business Enterprise Centre to have a one day event held at the start of Small Business Week, on Sunday October 18th, 2015.
Planning underway - details coming soon!
Wasaga Beach Lions Club Bingo
Wasaga Beach Lions Club Bingo every Friday night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Contact: Lions Club at 705-429-3331