Cool stuff this weekend

Event listing for Ontario

Athens Cornfest
Fun for all members of the family. Singing competitions to a Corn themed parade.
Free / $
Aurora Doors Open Aurora 2013 Free
Barrie Caribfest
The sights, sounds, and tastes of the Caribbean on the shores of beautiful Kempenfelt Bay.
Bayfield Bayfield Fall Fair
Youth talent show, displays, parade, horse shows, 4-H achievement, petting zoo and much more.
Blue Mountains Tall Ships Celebration
The Tall Ships are in both Owen Sound and Collingwood. Kids fun includes boat making, knot tying and the entertaining Captain Corbin.
Bracebridge Bracebridge Highland Games
Scottish cultural event including music, dancing, athletics and familial history. A day of fun for Scots and the “Scottish at Heart”.
Bradford Carrot Fest
Deemed “The World’s Greatest Carrot Fest”. Ontario Dockdogs Association Competition, Pro Wrestling, Carrot Fast 5km Charity Run, Midway, amusement rides, main stage acts, strolling entertainment, buskers, bands, and much more!
Burlington Children’s Festival
Takes place Sunday at Spencer Smith Park. Themed around jungle fun, children will enjoy great activities targeted to them such as: Live entertainment, Jungle Cat World, play zones, inflatables, Jungle Promenade Parade and more.
Calabogie Blues & Ribfest
Featured blues artists including Colin James, Johnny Winter, and more. Kidz Zone, camping, chairlift rides, vendors & more.
Cambridge Rock the Mill
Youth music festival featuring 4 stages with over 30 bands.
Cobourg Northumberland Ribfest Free / $
Dundas Dundas Cactus Festival
Performers include Lighthouse. Activities for the whole family such as live entertainment, family fun zone and lots more.
Dundas Dundas Cactus Festival Parade
Takes place Thursday night at 7pm.
Elora Riverfest Elora
Live performance including Born Ruffians and Ashley MacIsaac.
Forest Western Ontario Steam Threshers Show
Features antique steam engines and equipment.
Haliburton The Forest Festival
Seven concerts will be held at two venues in Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve.
Hamilton Hamilton Harbour Fishing Derby
Enjoy a day of demonstrations, activities, prizes, educational programs and lots of fishing on Hamilton Harbour. A catch and release fishing derby features 33 prizes and up to 1,000 free fishing rods.
Hastings Hastings Waterfront Festival
Havelock Havelock Country Jamboree
Performers include REBA, Trace Adkins, Travis Tritt, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Kix Brooks, The Charlie Daniels Band, and many more.
Jarvis Jarvis Cornfest
Country Family Festival with live performances. Fireworks.
Kitchener Kidspark
Children and families will enjoy live entertainment, story telling, crafts, workshops and activities. Takes place at Victoria Park.
Leamington Leamington Tomato Festival
Live music, parade, car show, Tomato Stomp, children’s village, local foods, crafts, wine, pancake breakfast, Firemen competition.
Lindsay Ribfest and Chili Cook-off
Ribs, chili, music, an outdoor movie, a Boat Poker Run and more.
Free / $
London Fanshawe Agricultural Fair
Threshing, exhibits, rare breeds display, musical entertainment and classic cars and more..
London Pawlooza – London’s Festival for Dogs!
One of North America’s largest festivals for animal lovers. Bring your dog.
Markham Markham Jazz Festival Free
Midland Tugfest Georgian Bay
Featuring more than 23 historical and distinctive work boats offering a full list of activities including a tug race, Friday night parade of lights, tug parade and tours of the vessels.
Free / $
Milton 50 Things To Do Before You’re 12 (at Mountsberg)
Activities include skipping stones on the lake, touch a snake, starting a fire without matches, finding your way with a map and compass, building a den or fort and much more.
Milton Corn Harvest Festival at Country Heritage Park $
Milton Creatures of the Night
At Mountsberg Conservation area. Fun games, crafts and activities, guest speakers, live animals and a night hike.
Milton Halton’s Extreme Race and Obstacle Scramble (H.E.R.O.S.)
Charity run for cancer at Kelso.There will be mud… there will be pain… and you’ll NEVER be the same.
Milton Milton Ribfest 0
Milton Milton Ribfest & Craft Beer Festival
Takes place at the Fairgrounds.
Free / $
Minden Annual Haliburton County Fair
Featuring a tractor pull, pony/horse pulls, mutt show, demo derby, petting zoo, pony rides, rock climbing wall, rope ladder and more.
Mississauga Port Credit’s Busker Festival
Local and international Buskers perform on the streets of Port Credit.
New Hamburg Moparfest
Canada’s largest all Mopcar car show.
Niagara-on-the-Lake Fife and Drum Muster and Soldiers’ Field Day
The sounds of fifes and drums, musketry and cannon firing fill the for.
Orangeville Doors Open Hills of Headwaters Free
Ottawa Greek Summer Festival Free
Ottawa Ottawa Lumiere Festival
Magical Evening of Light Celebration held this year at New Edinburgh Park.
Owen Sound Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival
50+ musical acts featured on 10 stages including 85+ workshop sessions throughout the park.
Owen Sound Tall Ships 1812 Tour
Family festival featuring deck tours on Tall Ships, live theatre performances, live entertainment tent, kids’ activities, and more.
Free / $
Picton Prince Edward County Jazz Festival Free / $
Port Dover Port Dover Summer Festival
Commonly referred to as Art in the Park.
Richmond Hill Five Senses Festival
The Village of Richmond Hill 5 Senses Festival is a vibrant celebration of arts and culture through the exploration of our senses.
Rockport Prohibition Days
Celebrate the history, arts, music & culture of the 1920’s era in the little heritage village in the Heart of 1000 Islands.
St. Catharines Niagara BuskerFest Free / $
Toronto Amazing Acro-Cats and Rock Cats at PawsWay
Cats perform feats of agility pushing carts, riding skateboards, rolling barrels, ringing bells, turning on lights, walking tight ropes, jumping through hoops, and much.
Toronto Beasley Bear’s Teddy Bear Picnic
Kids may bring their favourite stuffy to Centre Island for a healthy heart check up, meet Beasley Bear and Franklin the Turtle, enjoy face painting and balloon twisting, live performances and more.
Toronto Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)
Popular attractions include The Canadian Air Show, The Farm, concerts & a wide variety of interactive events.
Toronto canfitpro Consumer Fitness + Wellness Show $
Toronto Cityfest Toronto at Canoe Landing Park
Free festival connecting the vibrant CityPlace & downtown communities. Includes DJs, bands and a Karl Wolf performance.
Toronto FIGMENT Toronto 2013
Takes place at Toronto Island Park, Olympic Island. A free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible.
Toronto Mabuhay Philippine Festival at Harbourfront
The largest celebration of Philippine heritage and culture in Canada.
Toronto Momstown Summer Family Fun Day
Activities, entertainment, contests, a guest appearance from Kids’ CBC’s Super Why and much more. Takes place at Evergreen Brick Works.
Toronto Movies in the Park at Riverdale Park East
This Sunday’s showing is Ferris Beuller.
Toronto Sail-In Cinema at Sugar Beach on Toronto Harbour
Toronto Port Authority is holding its Sail-In Cinema, where boats can pull up to Toronto Harbour and watch Ghostbusters, The Princess Bride and Back to the Future.
Free / $
Toronto York-Eglinton International Street Festival Free
Walkerton/Brockton Brockton’s Buskers Festival
Buskers, giant inflatables, games, face painting, sweet treats and more.
Free / $
Walton National Championship Motorcross
Walton is located near Goderich.
Wasaga Wasaga Under Siege – A War of 1812 Experience plus Tall Ships 0
Washago Washago Music Festival
Located north of Orillia. Live music from Dr.Krane, Full Tilt, VK and the Narrows and Kirty.
White River Winnie’s Hometown Festival
Winnie-the-Pooh is originally from White River. Celebrate with a festival in his honour.
Windsor Balloonapalooza
Balloonapalooza is a cold air balloon festival and features giant inflatables; live music concerts; midway rides; sidewalk cafés; balloon artists, buskers and more.
Wolfe Island Wolfe Island Scene of the Crime Festival $
Woodstock Cowapolooza
Events include Soap Box Derby, Milking Contest, Strongman/Woman Competition, Beverage Garden, Buskers, Rides, Skateboard/BMX Thrill Show, Crafters, Professional Wrestling and 2 FREE outdoor concerts under the stars.
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