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Weekend Family Events in Cottage Country North of Toronto July 26-27

Larger festivals and special events are always a good bet when planning a family day trip or weekend getaway. Areas north of Toronto are rockin’ summer right now with some really fun events for kids that adults not only can handle but will find themselves having fun at too. 

Whether you’re staying at a nearby resort or cottage, live in the next town over or are looking to get out of the hot city, we recommend heading to cottage country for these featured events. 

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Summer Shredders
Hardwood Ski and Bike
The NEW 4-Week Summer Shredders Starts Saturday July 26. Every Saturday for 4 Weeks (July 26, Aug 2, Aug 9, Aug 16) from 10am – 11:30am. The program is for children 6-11 years old and will be focused on trail riding with some games and skill building included. Only $89 (trail pass included). 

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20th Annual Collingwood Elvis Festival
Blue Mountain Village
All hail the King! In cooperation with the Collingwood Elvis Festival, the Village will host the hottest Elvis entertainment. Thank you very much! 




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Six Hour Challenge
Sir Sam’s Ski and Bike
Get a team together for this 6 Hour Challenge on Sat. July 26, 2014 .This annual cross country race for solo to 4 person teams generates a lot of fun & excitement. Most 5 km laps win. Prizes for all categories- $50.00 entry fee includes end of race BBQ .



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Family Discovery Day
Discovery Harbour
Family Discovery Day features children’s activities, toy ships, games, and pirate hats in the on-site Children’s centre, quill pen writing, pioneer baking, musical entertainment, and the swashbuckling Captain Corbin! Adult $7.00 Senior and Student $6.25 Youth 6-12 $5.25 Under 5 Free.


Watercross Racing
Little Lake Park
Little Lake Park in Midland is hosting a watercross race July 26th! First race is at 9:00am. Watercross involves snowmobiles competing against one another as they try to glide across the water and navigate through a marked course.


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Music in the Park
Little Lake Park
Sunday music at the park bandstand. 



Orillia Beatles Celebration and Street Festival
Downtown Orillia
Celebrating the world’s greatest band, come and enjoy two days of Beatles tribute artists, films, vendors, outdoor stages, street dance and more!

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We also recommend visiting any or maybe all of our Featured Farmers’ Markets and Farms


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Visit our website for family friendly accommodations in these areas 

Have a fun weekend! 

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