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Outdoor Festivals and Events

Outdoor Festivals and Events are always in season across Ontario.

Meet other outdoor enthusiasts for bird-watching in Point Pelee National Park, star-gazing from Manitoulin Island, or hiking the Bruce Trail events.

Cheer at a dog-sledding race in Haliburton, or at the Great Canadian Kayak Challenge in Timmins.

Sign up for the Toronto Dragon Boat races or party at Wakestock, the high-energy Wakeboarding festival on the Gerogian Bay.

Capture the annual tulip bloom in Ottawa or travel to Bruce Peninsula for the wild orchid season.

Check out Canada’s largest showcase of outdoor gear and adventure travel experiences at the annual Outdoor Adventure Show, February 19-21 at the Toronto International Centre. 

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When you are on the go, use our mobile app to find out what events, festivals and celebrations are happening near you.

Group of people paddling in a traditional canoe.


From artist’s studios to vineyards, there are plenty of fascinating cycling, walking or paddling tours across the province.