Festivals & Events
Celtfest is a free afternoon of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, performed in the natural amphitheatre of Gemmill Park in the heart of Almonte. It is a time to share the historical Celtic traditions with today’s local performers.
Arts Centre Hastings is a showcase for the arts in Centre Hastings. An ideal venue for memorable performances, exhibitions or special events, our 1800 square foot sustainable building is a remarkable, community cultural gathering place.
Drum Nation Festival celebrates the artistic expression of the drum and its presence in all cultures. An interactive festival providing new life experiences with energetic performances, wonderful demonstrators, exhibitors and more.
Ecotay Education Centre is located in a group of beautifully restored heritage barns. A variety of special events are held at the Center, including: concerts, fairs, and trade shows. Also available for private rentals for weddings, reunions, and retreats.
The Friends of Bon Echo Park is a non profit organization dedicated to preserving the natural and cultural heritage of Bon Echo Provincial Park. We are empowered to serve this active provincial park by our commitment to our natural and cultural heritage.
We work to enhance the natural and cultural heritage of the park. The annual Heritage Mica Festival interprets the Silver Queen Mine and its history. The archaeology program brings history to life for students working with professional archaeologists.
Annual event held the weekend before Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving weekend featuring the studios of Haliburton County artists. Visitors have the opportunity to explore the County during the most colourful season and "treasure hunt" for one of a kind art.
Colourfest: Named "Best fall fest yet!" by Haliburton Echo. It boasts vibrant street displays, headliner entertainment, vintage cars, hockey tournament/dance, OPP Golden Helmets, inflatables, see colours bus ride, contests, and a pancake breakfast!
The Harder's live in an energy efficient home, which is off the grid. They live and teach sustainable living, working with heavy horses on 50 acres. They teach the art of driving draft horses, living off grid and eating food produced on the property.
The Hilly 100 Road Bike Tour takes place on Saturday, September 7th 2013. 6 distances weave their way through the Canadian Shield, ancient granite bedrock, beautiful lakes and forests. We spoil you with checkpoints, breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
Here, you can experience Haliburton area's own Highlands Opera Studio present some of the best-loved works of the world of opera. One of our mandates is to encourage the growth of theatrical talent within our community.
Come visit us in the summer and experience our Highlands Summer Festival that produces local live theatre, musicals and concerts. We have a show for everyones enjoyment. Open during the months of July & August.
Marmora SnoFest is held the first weekend in February in Marmora, Ontario, Canada. Our dog races may be our claim to fame, but over the years we have learned the importance of diversification, and we can now boast a total weekend of activities.
Dedicated to the revitalization of Matawatchan & area through events and activities related to arts, heritage, health & wellness. Settlers & Algonquin, through colonization to present day. Embrace the past~Encourage the Future~Enjoy Today
The Haliburton County Fair, sponsored by the Minden Agricultural Society is celebrating it's 149th anniversay in 2013. Features live entertainment, exhibits, kids activities, horse pulls, demolition derby, and much more.
Step back into the late 1800s, exploring the Minden Hills Museum’s historic pioneer village. There are seven historic buildings on site, including the oldest log home in Haliburton County. This all comes to life in programs and events about the pioneers
North Lanark Agricultural Society owns and operates the Almonte Fair and grounds. It is a seasonal destination for the Almonte Fair, Truck/Tractor Pull, Car Toot Bingo, Bus Fusion and many private and public events. A beach and boat launch are available.
The Ottawa Valley Music Festival is a non-profit charitable corporation which promotes the appreciation of classical music by presenting a series of classical music concerts from April to September each year throughout the Ottawa Valley.
Perth Running Goats Club is a charitable service club that organises and sponsors running races. Perth Kilt Run over 1000 entrants, Spring Run, Over Rainbow Run, Rideau Trail run. Major tourist attraction to Perth area $ 50K charitable donations last 3 yr
Held in Almonte, Ontario, Canada, Puppets Up! is a two-day international festival devoted to the art of puppetry and the creation of fun! We are proud to present our 9th event in Almonte on August 10th and 11th,
The Langton family and friends would like to welcome you to the fifth annual Ranch Lake Motor sport event. This year, we hope to see you starting on Friday night and through out the Weekend of August the 10th, 11th & 12th.
This fall, enjoy a Rural Ramble set against the beautiful backdrop of Autumn in the Ottawa Valley! Every year thousands of visitors flock to the region to bask in the glow of the brilliant fall colours and experience the Ottawa Valley first hand.
The School House Museum is owned and operated by the Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie & McKay Historical Society. It contains a unique collections of artifacts and photographs -some dating back to the 1800's - illustrating the history of the Upper Ottawa Valley.
SRC music sells used & new music instruments, amps, sound equipment, lighting & accessories. SRC music school offers music lessons for young children to older adults & provide entertainment at local fundraising events & festivals.
Under a canopy of majestic maple trees, the Stewart Park Festival in Downtown Heritage Perth brings together an eclectic variety of Canadian and International musicians for a great weekend of over 30 free outdoor concerts.
June18&19,2011 at 435 West Front Stirling. Show&Shine/Sponsor&vsendor display/Drive a Big Rig/Seminars/Food Show/Children's Show/Green Show/Circle Check&Pit Crew Challenge/Truckers Wedding/Food Booths/Sun.Jam Session/Gospel Music/odessa Mater/Camping&More
The Forest Festival is an annual, eight concert series featuring professional Canadian performers. The Festival occurs in mid-August and is produced by Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve. It uses 2 venues - one of which features a floating stage.
The Outdoor & Adventure Travel Show is THE event for the exploding outdoor adventure community of eastern Ontario and western Quebec! Join us March 16-17, 2013, at the CE Centre in Ottawa-Gatineau. Come in for the day. Get out forever!
Located in the Heart of the Rideau Canal - Ontario's only UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site - Smiths Falls offers a unique mix of natural attractions and leisure activities set against a scenic backdrop of farmland and recreational waterways.
Trudeau’s Resort and Event Centre is in Tweed. The resort has been newly renovated, and is known locally as the premire wedding and banquet facility. Over the last few years we have been hosting a lot of different entertainment events. Everything from The
The Festival of Trees in Tweed is holding their 8th annual Festival from Thursday, December 1st, to Sunday, December 4th, at the Agricultural Building on Louisa Street in Tweed. Admission is $4.00 for adults, $2.00 for seniors and students. The theme
A 3-day tribute to the King presenting Elvis Tribute Artists competing for prizes and the right to represent Tweed at the International Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist competition in Memphis, Tennessee.
The annual Tweed Stampede & Jamboree! After all the success in 2011, we are bringing back all your favorite attractions: The Ram Rodeo Tour, Hercules aircraft flyby, classic car/truck show, free kids zone, larger camping area, and more!
Featuring Mozzarella di Bufala, scarmora and ricotta cheeses produced from local water buffalo milk, locally raised water buffalo meat and additional tastes with an authentic Italian twist!
Agricultural Fair -weekend after the August civic holiday. Great family fun with lots to see and do. Our mission is to provide a family oriented, kid friendly, volunteer rich, fun, affordable, hands-on, memorable summer event with a glimpse of times past