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 28 - Business After 5
This month's "Business After 5" will be hosted by Wendy Fox of :
Studs Lonigans Pub located at 168 Main Street in Wasaga Beach.
The event will be held on Thursday April 28, 2016 from 5:00-6:30 pm.
All members of The Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Wasaga Beach Women's Business Association will receive free "After 5 Bucks" for attending this month's Business After 5.
These bucks can be used towards this month's After 5 auction and/or future auctions.
Use your "After 5 Bucks" to bid on the following 2 prizes:
- Two $50 gift certificates
Join us for a fabulous evening of networking, auction prizes, delicious food, and great people!
We look forward to seeing you all there to network and support our local businesses...remember to"shop local"!
"Where locals and tourists alike can come just as they are. Studs prides itself on its relaxed atmosphere where our customers can come for good food and good times.
Everyday we have specials including our famous wing night where each guest is given their choice of our 20 plus different sauces with a drink purchase.
We want our guests to be safe so we happily provide free shuttle service to and from the bar every Wednesday to Saturday after 9 pm."
April 30th - 51st Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival
One of the Largest One-day Maple Syrup Festivals
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 8 am to 5 pm
April 30 - Evolve Skateboard Demos & Try Its
Skateboard demonstrations and lessons from the experts at Evolve Skateboard Camps.
Bring skateboard and helmet
Food and Merchandise vendors
Free 20 minute group lessons for youth 2 pm - 4 pm
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 1:30 to 4:30 pm
WASAGA BEACH SKATE PARK
April 30 - WFF Red Carpet Gala Awards
5th Annual Wasaga Film Festival
The Red Carpet Gala Awards is scheduled for April 30th, 2016.
The Red Carpet Gala Awards will be held at the Wasaga Beach Rec Plex April 30th, 2016.
Address: 1724 Mosley St Wasaga Beach, ON
Doors will open at 6:00 pm for the Gala and Awards Ceremonies
April 30 - Bobby Curtola will attend the 5th Annual Wasaga Film Festival Gala
Canada's Original Rock n’ Roll Legend
set to perform at the
5th Annual WFF Red Carpet Gala Awards
WASAGA BEACH – The Wasaga Society for the Arts and the Wasaga Film Festival are delighted to announce Canada’s original rock’n roll legend, Bobby Curtola will be attending this year’s 5th Annual Wasaga Film Festival Red Carpet Gala Awards scheduled for April 30th at the Wasaga Beach RecPlex. Curtola will be presenting an award and performing at the gala event.
May 1st - 17th Annual MS Walk in Collingwood
For more information, contact Kris-John Kucharik:
email@example.com | 1-800-268-7582 x3154
May 1 - "With This Ring Bridal Show"
Wasaga Countrylife Resort will be hosting their
3rd Annual "With This Ring Bridal Show"
Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 10 am to 3 pm
Fashion Show starts at 1 pm
91 Theme Park Drive
VENDOR BOOTHS AVAILABLE
Call Nica at 705-309-1479
May 5 - EXPLORE CANADA IN 2016!
Join us for a "Canada Information Night" with Allana Haines of Anderson Vacations.
May 5, 2016 from 7 pm to 9 pm
Wasaga Beach RecPlex, Oakview Room
1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach.
RSVP by May 4th by calling: 705-429-4771 or 705-445-7733.
May 7 & 8 - Mother’s Day Weekend Specials at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
May 7 & 8, 2016: 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.
PLUS: Mothers AND up to 4 members of the family 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 (mobile not accepted). Book online: www.sceniccaves.com, or call: (705) 446-0256 ext. 227
May 13th - Happy Friday The 13th TRIVIA CHALLENGE
Friday, May 13, 2016
BRING YOUR OWN BRAINFOOD
Tickets: $10 adv. $12 at door Table: $75.00
Call to reserve your Table 705-44-1334
GNE Fairgrounds, 2220 Fairgrounds Road
May 14 - Arbour Day Tree Sale
18 th annual Arbour Day Tree sale on Sat, 14 May.
Time: 9 am to 12 noon.
Located at the Nordic Centre on Blueberry Trail(S of OPP).
Value pricing on a variety of saplings. Sponsored by the Ganaraska Hiking Club.
For large orders pls call Bill Crawford at 705-429-9365.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - COFFEE & LEARN - 9:20 am to 11:30 am
MEASURING YOUR MARKETING
Attendees of This FREE Presentation Will Learn
- How email open- and click-through reports can help you know:
- Which of your products/services are hot, which are not, and how to test for best results
- Out of a field of everyone, who is interested in what topics – so you can focus your precious time, efforts & energy
- The calls to action/messaging that actually WORK
- Best times, days and ways to get the response you want
- How evaluating event registration and survey response patterns can help improve your next campaign by leaps and bounds
- How social media engagement and click rates can tell you the topics, type of media posts, and frequency your connections really want
- How research, setting goals, monitoring campaign results and applying lessons learned will continually improve your results!
May 21 - 8th Annual Spring Fling
with THE DESOTOS
The Wasaga Beach United Church presents the 8th Annual Spring Fling on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at The Rec Plex, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach.
Dance to your favourite Rock'n Roll tunes with THE DESOTOS
The DESOTOS & Guests Vocalist, Madeleine French & Russ "Dr. Sax" Strathdee.
Tickets: $25.00 pp
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Tickets available at the Chamber of Commerce 550 River Road West 705-429-2247 or IDA Pharmacy 45th Street.
United Church Contact: Alan Ritchie 705-422-1028.
May 22 - Electric Elements Festival
ELECTRIC ELEMENTS FESTIVAL
Wasaga Beach has been world-renowned for it’s legendary May 2-4 long weekend parties for decades. Every year, thousands of people from all over the World flock to our sandy shores to celebrate the start of another incredible summer in the best way possible – surrounded by friends, and perfect strangers, all coming together for ONE huge party. Electric Elements is the annual May 2-4 Festival that’s capturing the action and taking this weekend-long party to the next level. It’s a celebration of life, music, and a brand new summer season just around the corner, full of memories just waiting to be made. It’s a guaranteed May 2-4 Weekend to remember.
The only thing we’re missing is YOU!
May 29 - Purina Walk for Dog Guides
"Dog Guides are provided at no cost to qualified applicants. Thanks to national sponsors, 100% of the funds raised from the Walk go directly to the six Dog Guide training programs. Dog Guides Canada has already provided their specially trained Dog Guides to more than 2,000 men, women and children from ages 4 to 88, all without any government funding. With your help more people can experience the mobility, safety and independence a devoted Dog Guide brings."
- Nancy Island Lions Club
- Wasaga Beach, Ontario
- Fred Heyduk
- 705 429 9249
- Sign in
- 10:00 AM
- Walk Start
- 11:00 AM
- Nancy Island Parking Lot
Wasaga Beach, Ontario
June 1st - E3 Community Services 29th Annual Golf Tournament
June 4 - Public Open House & BBQ
Join us for an Open House at the Sports Park from 12 noon until 2 pm.
Gather information, share ideas and see first-hand some of the equipment the Town uses to ensure your community is kept safe and clean.
The Youth Centre's Grill Team will be on-site offering a BBQ and refreshments for minimal cost.
June 24 & 25 - Wasaga Cruiser's Fun Run
Come for a weekend to view over 300 custom classic cars and trucks.
This event has something for every car enthusiastic.
Wasaga Beach Cruisers is a non-profit car club locatedin beautiful Wasaga Beach, Ontario Canada - the worlds longest fresh water beach. With approx. 100 members, whom operate the car club with the mandate to support locate local charities.
Our Annual Wasaga Beach Cruisers Fun Run offers a friendly BBQand poker run on the friday night and an excellent car show on the saturday. With excellent door prizes, vendors prizes, great dash plaques and of course goody bags.
Open to all cars and trucks pre-1989
For more information Contact Tom Parkes
(705) 422-0077 for more information
June 24 - It's Seniors Month! Dance Through the Decades with the Desotos
Dance Through the Decades with "The Desotos" featuring your favourite melodies from the past.
Join us as these acclaimed crooners traNsport us back to an unforgettable time of unforgettable music.
Friday, June 24 - 7:00 pm
Waterside Retirement Lodge
239 Zoo Park Road
June 30, July 1 & 2 - Georgian Triangle Music Festival
Georgian Triangle Music Festival Multi-Venue, Multi-Genre, Music Festival Wasaga Beach, Ontario
June 30th, July 1st & 2nd, 2016.
In 2016, we will welcome over 30 musical acts from different genres, to perform at various venues across our beautiful town.
July 1 - Canada Day Celebrations!
Canada 149! Join the Celebrations!
Spectacular Fireworks and more...
Starting Friday, July 1st, 2016 - Main Street Market
Main Street Market - Historic Main Street, Wasaga Beach
Experience local cuisine and shopping in an open air setting throughout the summer months, on Friday evenings, the market area will come alive with a variety of entertainment.
For schedule and information visit www.wasagabeach.com
July 2 & 3 - The Scott FireFit Championships
The Scott FireFit Championships is a competition based on fire fighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations. There are many different levels of Competitors, from the seasoned 10 year veteran to the first time rookies. The FireFt Event is very demanding. Training prior to competition is imperative. Your first Event will be an eye opener but will give you a base to work from. You will meet many other first time Competitors as well as those who have made this their sport and have been competing for years. Take advantage of the fact that the course is open for inspection, in most cases, the day before the Event takes place. Come down and meet the FireFit Crew as well as other Competitors!
We have a number of Events to participate in depending upon your level of fitness and commitment! Check out the Events FireFit Relay, FireFit X3 Relay, FireFit Team & FireFit Individual and get started today on your training!
We also provide events for Police, TopCop, and Paramedics, ParamedicFirstOnScene! Click on the links above for these competitions.
We look forward to working with Fire, Rescue & Emergency Personnel World Wide to make them the best that they can be.
July 8 - 10 - Underground Series
July 15 - 17th - 2016 Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally
July 15 - 17 - Official Campground of the Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally 2016.
July 16 - 2016 Mayor's Ride
Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally
Registration for this year's Mayor's Ride is filling fast. Space is limited.
Join Wasaga Beach Mayor Brian Smith for a sit down catered lunch after touring the Blue Mountains.
This year we are raising funds to purchase a Rescue ATV on tracks for the Wasaga Beach Fire Department.
Sunday, July 17, 2016 - Heels On Wheels RIDE
Join Joanne Blohm-Smith, First Lady of Wasaga Beach, for a ride through breathtaking Simcoe County.
The area boasts some of the best riding in Ontario. This 2 hour ride begins on Beach Drive Sunday morning and ends at the Great Northern Exhibition where a VIP reception awaits including lunch.
July 30 - F-series Truck Rally
A gathering of owners of Ford F-series pick-up trucks for a day to show off their vehicles and trade tips and tricks in Playland Park Square.
For more information call 705-422-1526
August 13 - 5K FOAM FEST
Saturday, August 13, 2016 in Wasaga Beach
8 am to 3 pm
5K FOAM FEST
August 19 - 21 - Center of Gravity
Canada's Hottest Beach Festival
The inaugural Wasaga Beach Center of Gravity will feature over 150 pro athletes competing in 5 sports: beach volleyball, freestyle motorcross, wakeboarding, skagteboarding and BMX, 2 stages, 4 beer gardens and bikini contests.
September 2 - Reflections of Red: a Tribute to Red Skelton
Red Skelton was one of the most beloved entertainers of the 1950s and 60s. His Characters of Clem Kadiddlehopper and Freddie the Freeloader became icons of the era.
Join Al Greenwood as he presents an astonishing tribute to the great entertainer. We guarantee an event filled with laughter and memories.
Waterside Retirement Lodge Inc.
239 Zoo Park Road
Friday, September 2 - 2:00 pm
September 17 & 18 - Stonebridge Wasaga Blues Fest
Let's Paint the Town Blues
November 23 - Essential Health Tips for Thriving, Not Just Surviving by Jayne Pritchard
Waterside Retirement Lodge
239 Zoo Park Road
Time: 1:00 pm
Do something healthy for your body and mind this November. Registered Nutritional Counsellor Jayne Pritchard will host a lively discussion on disease prevention and how changes in lifestyle can reduce your chances of becoming ill. Learn about proper nutrition for the brain and Jayne's Top 10 Tips for Healthy Living.
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