Canadian Ice Fishing Expo
Date:      Saturday, December 16th & Sunday, December 17th  
Location:     Barrie – Barrie Molson Centre - 555 Bayview Drive
Details:     The 2-day, open-to-public consumer show will be packed with fantastic features that guests will not want to miss! There will be many things for your family to enjoy together including: over 100 Exhibitors under one roof, seminars and tips from industry leading professionals, first ever YouTube ice fishing video clip contest, new product demonstrations, prizes and giveaways, buy the latest tech and gear.

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
Date:      Saturday, December 2nd, 9th, 16th
Location:     Downtown Orillia near the shops
Details:     An old-fashioned shopping experience!  Hop aboard a horse-drawn wagon, explore downtown & get into the Christmas spirit!

Horseshoe Resort & Kahuna Surf Shop Snowboard Demo Day
Date:      Saturday, December 16th – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location:     Barrie – Horseshoe Valley Resort - 1101 Horseshoe Valley Road West
Details:     Winter season has officially arrived at Horseshoe Resort and we are buzzing to get out on the slopes and burn some turns! What better way to celebrate the welcome back to winter than strapping on a fresh snowboard and riding the chair with all of your friends! Horseshoe Resort, in partnership with Kahuna Surf Shop, is pleased to kick off the season with a massive Snowboard Demo Day!

Collingwood Holiday Artisan Market
Date:      Friday, December 15th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location:     Collingwood - Georgian Bay Hotel - 10 Vacation Inn Drive
Details:     Join us for the first ever Collingwood Holiday Artisan Market!

Grand Central Circus
Date:      Saturday, December 16th - 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM, 7:00 PM
Location:     Collingwood - Simcoe Street Theatre - 65 Simcoe Street
Details:     This 1920's themed circus show is comedy fun for all ages.
Featuring aerial silks, aerial lyra, LED hula hoop dancing, acro balance and more! There are 3 show times to suit your weekend fun: 11am (special kid's price); 3pm (part of proceeds to Youth Haven) and a VIP 7pm show with after party including aerial bar tending and a musical performance.

Relish and Whisky Muskoka Tasting
Date:      Friday, December 15th – 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Location:     Huntsville – Hidden Valley Resort - 1755 Valley Road
Details:     Relish and Whisky Magazine will be hosting a Muskoka Tasting on Friday December 15th between 6pm and 10pm at the Hidden Valley Resort in Huntsville.

Sleigh Bells and Brass
Date:      Sunday, December 17th - 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:     Orillia - St. Paul's Orillia - 62 Peter Street North
Details:     The Orillia Silver Band will be performing its annual Sleigh Bells & Brass Christmas concert. The concert will feature the traditional music of Christmas, offering some new and exciting arrangements of your seasonal favourites.

Moreston By Candlelight Winter Evening
Date:      Saturday, December 16th - 4pm - 8pm
Location:     Owen Sound - Grey Roots Museum & Archives - 102599 Grey Rd 18
Details:     Come out to the Moreston Heritage Village at the Grey Roots Museum for an old fashioned Christmas! The historic buildings of Moreston, 1850s to 1940s, will be open and dressed in seasonal decor. Hear stories of Christmases long ago. This event is a truly unique Christmas experience for all ages and has become an annual tradition with many local families. Because the event takes place outside, visitors are reminded to dress for the weather.

Breakfast with Santa
Date:      Saturday, December 16th and Sunday, December 17th
Location:     Penetanguishene - Penetanguishene Centennial Museum - 13 Burke St.
Details:     The perfect event to get into the Christmas spirit! Waffles/sausage/beverages, visit with Santa, games, crafts and more!! Live Reindeer on Saturday.

The Ontario Travel Information Centre is at Mapleview Drive and Highway 400 in Barrie. They are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit for more.