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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
proudly celebrates:



March 27 - April 6 - 50% off Trail Passes at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

50% off Trail Passes at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

March 27 – April 6, 2015

Nordic trail passes are 50% off until Easter Weekend (April 6, 2015 - weather permitting).  Valid for either cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Open 7 days a week, 9am-5pm, including Good Friday and Easter Monday.  For daily trail report:  www.sceniccaves.com, or call:  (705) 446-0256 ext. 223

March 28 & 29 - Easter Egg Hunt

Come out to Rounds Ranch Farm Adventures for great
Easter Fun from 11 am to 5 pm

Bring you Easter Basket!

Rounds Ranch at 1922 County Rd #92
Elmvale, ON
705-322-6293

March 28 - Georgian College John DiPoce South Georgian Bay Campus Open House

499 Raglan Street, Collingwood, ON Call the campus for details at 705-445-2961

Spring Open House

The doors to all seven campuses will be thrown wide open Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your family and friends!

Register now for your chance to win a $250 gift certificate to Georgian Stores.

RSVP to open house!

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 3 & 4 - Easter Egg Hunt

Come out to Rounds Ranch Farm Adventures for great
Easter Fun from 11 am to 5 pm

Bring you Easter Basket!

Rounds Ranch at 1922 County Rd #92
Elmvale, ON
705-322-6293

April 4 - Easter Eggstravaganza

Location: Wasaga RecPlex - 1724 Mosley Street.
Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt - All ages 10:30 am.  First come; first served.
Give away bags for all egg hunters.

Easter Bunny, Easter Egg Hunt, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, BBQ and much more....

For more information call 705-429-3844 ext. 2287 or visit www.wasagabeach.com

April 11 & 12 - 22nd Annual Home & Garden Show

Location: Wasaga RecPlex, Oakview Centre, 1724 Mosley Street.
Time: Sat-10 - 5 p.m. / Sun - 10 - 4 p.m.

Hosted by the Wasaga Beach Lions Club.

Admission - Adults: $2.00 / Children under 12 are Free.

Free Draws, Door Prizes, Snack Bar, Children's Activities and more....

Many new Exhibitors, Home Renovations, Decorating, Landscaping. All proceeds go to community projects. For more information call the Lions Club at 705-429-3331

April 15 - Annual General Meeting

All Members of the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce in good standing are invited to attend
the Annual General Meeting set for Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 7 pm in the Chamber boardroom at 550 River Road West.

The AGM will consist of:

Financial Review for 2014

  • Motion to approve the 2014 Financial Report 
  • Motion to approve 2015 Membership Rates 
  • Motion to approve New Board Members
    Motion to approve New Vice President 
  • Motion to approve President
    Official Oathes, Witnessed by Council Member 
  • Motion to approve the 2015 Board of Directors for the
    Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce. 
  • Chamber Report by President

Please come and support the efforts of your Chamber of Commerce by attending its Annual General Meeting.  This is your opportunity to VOTE!

for more information please call the Chamber office at 705-429-2247

April 22 - Simcoe Hospitality Awards Gala

Gala Event Information

Simcoe Region ORHMA and Casino Rama proudly present…

2015 Simcoe Hospitality Awards Gala

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn and Conference Centre, Orillia

The 2015 Simcoe Hospitality Awards is your chance to recognize and celebrate the best in the hospitality industry  who have made an impact on your community.

The evening is a fantastic interactive culinary experience  featuring tasting stations hosted by some of the finest chefs and restaurants in the region. Each chef will be featuring their signature items as they are vying for the coveted “Silver Plate” award, voted by each guest.

Witness the energy in the room as awards are presented for the various People’s Choice Awards, Industry Recognition and the 2015 Silver Plate.

In addition to recognizing the best in hospitality, ORHMA’s goal is to raise $15,000 to be given as scholarship awards for students attending the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation at Georgian College.

Your contributions and support will help to ensure that Simcoe Region ORHMA can continue to provide our future professionals with the tools and opportunities they need to succeed, and support the economic, cultural and social well-being of Simcoe County and the surrounding regions.

This amazing culinary evening is available for $150 + HST per person, including  a cocktail reception, wine with dinner and the feature Marche style dining experience provided by our local chefs competing for the Silver Plate Award.

Limited number of seats available!

Buy Tickets: Click here
Or contact SHAwards@orhma.com

April 25 - Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival

50th Anniversary
EMSF • P.O. Box 3002, Elmvale, Ontario L0L 1P0

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 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
www.carlsonwagonlit.net

 



May 7 - Celebrating the Best in Business

Business Awards Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Wasaga Beach Business Awards
Wasaga Beach RecPlex

Planning committee is working on details now, more details to follow shortly.

If you have any questions 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 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 mccammonpatrice@gmail.com

10 am Registration at the RecPlex

June 12 & 13 - Wasaga Beach Cruisers - FUN RUN

Friday & Saturday
June 12 & 13, 2015

FUN RUN

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 info@wasagainfo.com

 

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 3 - 5 - Wings Over Wasaga

 

Visit Website for details!

The CF-18 Demonstration Team, and the renowned Canadian Snowbirds, have both confirmed their appearances at the inaugural Wings Over Wasaga, July 3-5.

July 6 - Barrie Colts Hockey School

Wasaga Beach the weeks of: July 6th, July 13th and July 20th

Contact:  Todd Miller

705-737-6855

tmiller@barriecolts.com

REGISTER TODAY AT
www.barriecoltshockeyschool.com

July 11 & 12 - Underground Series

Once again the beautiful sandy beaches of Georgian Bay will supply the backdrop for another tough competition. In 2014 we saw over 800 athletes run a surprise 5k, lift, carry, squat, climb, and balance their way through 4 fun and challenging workouts.

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

Beach Area 1 (Motorcycles Only on Beach Dr)

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 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 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.

 

August 30 - Wacky Boat Regatta

The 2nd annual Wacky Boat Regatta calls for individuals, families, businesses and organizations to register a team and create a boat designed entirely out of recycled material.  To register a team or for further details please check out the website.

September 6 - Loop Music Festival

Exciting new event from the people who brought you Electric Elements.

 

September 14 & 20 - Wasaga Beach Blues Festival

Chuck Jackson and the rest of the Wasaga Beach Blues Festival team are gearing up for Wasaga Beach Blues 2015 Sept. 18-20 at the Stonebridge Town Centre. It’s hard to believe this will be the fifth edition. Excitement is building and more people are coming on board.

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



Visitor Guidebook

Visitor Guidebook

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Beautiful Wasaga Beach, 2014 Visitor Guide Book

To read online: 2014 Visitor Guide Book

To request a hard copy:
info@wasagainfo.com or P.O. Box 364, Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 1A4
705-429-2247 or 1-866-292-7242
Or pick up your copy at the Visitor Centre: 550 River Road West, Wasaga Beach

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