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Our Communications Officer works closely with local and social media to ensure information presented to the public is reliable, precise and current.​

Requests for use of the Town's official logo or to have information published to the Town's website and social media - should be submitted to the Communications Officer.

Media Contact:
Michael Jennings,
Communications Officer  705-429-3844 ext. 2237  705-429-7603  E-mail


Date: Friday, June 22, 2018
Location: Stonebridge

The 2018 WBC Fun Run Date has been determined, the biggest and best Fun Run will be held on June 22 & 23 2018, for more info, contact Dave Arsenault our Fun Run Director at 705-429-7490... Poker Run and BBQ on the Friday June 22nd and our Classic Car show on the Beach Saturday June 23rd, mark your calendars folks, a weekend you will not want to miss.​​

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Playland Lot

The 2018 WBC Fun Run Date has been determined, the biggest and best Fun Run will be held on June 22 & 23 2018, for more info, contact Dave Arsenault our Fun Run Director at 705-429-7490... Poker Run and BBQ on the Friday June 22nd at Stonebridge Plaza on Main Street and our Classic Car show on the Beach in Playland Park Square on Saturday June 23rd, mark your calendars folks, a weekend you will not want to miss.

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 24, 2018 6:00 PM
Location: Beach Area 1

The inaugural Heroes Festival is coming to the sandy shores of Wasaga Beach on June 23-24, 2018. This family-friendly festival will honour and pay tribute to Canada’s Military and First Responder Heroes. The weekend will feature static and interactive displays from the military, first responder agencies, suppliers and manufacturers. That means kids of all ages can climb on fire trucks, sit in police cars, lie on ambulance stretchers, put on firefigher gear, watch jets and eat cotton candy. An airshow featuring the Snowbirds, the CF-18 Demo Hornet, Skyhawks Parachute Team and some really cool civilian aerobatic performers. You can actually go for a swim as jets fly overhead.

Stick around on Saturday afternoon for a free beach concert and our Heroes Valour Awards where we will hand out the Police Officer of the Year, Firefighter of the Year and Paramedic of the Year awards.

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Date: Sunday, June 24, 2018 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Public Library

Need a CPR AED Level C Certification or simply want to learn critical lifesaving skills to help save a life, then this course is for you. Learn how to quickly and effectively respond to an adult, child or infant who is unresponsive or choking. This course if offered by CPR4Life, a training provider for the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the national leader in life-saving education. Click here for course and registration details:

https://www.facebook.com/events/219379721947597/

Judy Bounds

Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR Instructor

Heart and Stroke Foundation

CPR4Life Owner

CPR4Life.training@gmail.com

Music in the Market, Featuring Jeff Cunnigham
Date: Friday, June 29, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Come visit the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment June 29th to September 2nd. Live local bands will be on the Market Stage every Friday from 4-6pm.

For more information call 705-429-3844 x.2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018
Location: Multi-Venue

Georgian Triangle Music Festival is a multi-genre, multi-venue, music festival.

Located in Wasaga Beach, Ontario, this festival has welcomed over 150 musical acts since the  festival began in 2013. Georgian Triangle Music Festival features, great local and up and coming acts, from the Georgian Triangle and from across Ontario, at amazing establishments across town. 

2018 brings our 6th annual event, June 30th, 2018.

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Music in the Market, Featuring Kitty and the Boys
Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Check out the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment every Saturday on the Main Stage.Shows typically run from 1-3pm and 4-6pm daily. For more information call 705-429-3844 x 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Kitty and the Boyz, has been described as sharing something in common with the likes of Sheryl Crow, Janis Joplin, Melissa Etheridge and Journey. Lead singer Angela Penfound (a.k.a. Kitty) is the daughter of Jerry Penfound, an original member of the Band and the Hawks.



United Church BBQ & Concert
Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach United Church, 380 Zoo Park Rd.

The Wasaga Beach United Church are having a series of three concerts this summer.  Each is preceded by a BBQ at 5:30PM.  The cost of the BBQ is $6.00  and includes either a hot dog or hamburger and a drink.  The concerts are a "freewill offering" and start at 7:00PM.  The first concert is the duo Double Impact.  They perform vocals from many different decades from the sixties and seventies up to the top hits of today.​

Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Playland Park Square - 40 Mosley Street

Shawn Desman performing in Wasaga Beach on Canada Day weekend  

The Town of Wasaga Beach is excited to announce that Shawn Desman will be headlining our Wasaga Beach Canada Day kick-off at Playland Park Square on June 30.

Desman is a platinum selling Juno award-winning recording artist who has been a trailblazer in Canadian pop music, delivering chart-topping hits including “Shook", “Shiver", “Electric" and “Night Like This".

The concert will also feature DJ 4 Korners before and after Desman performs.

Tickets are $30 in advance and $45 at the door. A limited number of tickets are available.

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Date: Sunday, July 1, 2018 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Beach Area 1

Celebrate Canada's 151th Birthday on the Beach! July 1 activities in Playland Park Square, 40 Mosley St. start 12pm –4pm include new creative kids activities, maple syrup taffy, bouncy castles, giant inflatables, pedal planes, circus entertainers, Zoochanicals, bike valet, community partners, fantastic bands, incredible entertainment and much more! We have Active Arts, the Neema Children’s Choir Dance By Design, Glee Club, and in the Main Street Market on stage from 12 - 4pm.

Free parking in Beach Area 1 and 2 Municipal lots July 1!

Concert doors open at 4:00 pm with Tragically Hip - Tribute Band (same band 3000 came to see last summer) Little Bones, Scotty James Band, and headliner Justin Nozuka, an award winning Canadian-American singer and songwriter. The concert is free for everyone with a fenced ticketed, licensed *VIP area. And for the perfect evening incredible beach fireworks at 10 pm! 
Advance *VIP Tickets $20.00 at
Wasagabeach.ticketwise.com Limited tickets availabe - DON'T MISS THIS!!

For info: sec@wasagabeach.com or call 705-429-3844 x 2203

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Jazz & More in the Park - Huronia Hot Strings
Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

Huronia Hot Strings are a recently formed ensemble of seasoned musicians from many different genres of music, who have come together to perform in the demanding and elite style of upbeat, danceable and fun music.  Huronia Hot strings play an unique style of music known as Gypsy Jazz based on the music of the great Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli and the Hot Club Quintet of France.

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com​

Movies in the Market
Date: Occurs Wednesday every 1 week(s), from Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Join us for Dinner and a Movie Wednesday Evenings.

Movies start at dusk.

Details to follow.​

Wasaga Beach Midway
Date: Friday, July 6, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
Location: Playland Park Square, Beach Area 1

​Come experience the lights and excitment of the Wasaga Midway. Celebrating its 26th year in Wasaga Beach in Playland Park Square. For more details visit www.wasagabeach.com/events​

Music in the Market, Featuring Indigo River Band
Date: Friday, July 6, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Come visit the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment from June 29th to September 2nd. Live local bands will be playing on the Market Stage every Friday from 4-6pm.

For more information call 705-429-3844 x.2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Indigo River Band is a talented duo/4-piece band from Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada. The band started in 2011 as a cover band, but they now focusing on originals. The basic band consists of a singer / guitarist and a keyboardist / backing singer. 

Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018 - Sunday, July 8, 2018
Location: Beach Area 1

​Ultimate frisbee enthusiasts from aroudn the province will gather to see who will be crowned ultimate disc masters of the dunes. For more information visit www.playwithspirit.com​

Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Check out the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment every Saturday on the Main Stage. Shows typically run from 1-3pm and 4-6pm daily.  For more information call 705-429-3844 x 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Country Music Singer, Song writer, and performer Danny Thompson has been globally recognized as one of the top performers out of over 3.3 Million Artists on Reverbnation. Thompsons unique style has led to his chart climbing hit Miles & Miles, as well as being held in high regard among his fellow artists. Many listeners and followers say his song writing style is very unusual compared to most country music song writers in the industry. Songs like Miles & Miles are classics, so when an artist puts their spin on it and gets praised it’s a huge accomplishment.

Jazz & More in the Park - Lisa Hutchinson Band
Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

Captivating audiences, Lisa has been exciting Jazz & Blues enthusiasts with her soulful delivery of Blues, Jazz and R&B standards for over a decade. Lisa’s powerful, clean voice interprets music with passion and authenticity. She and her band of veteran musicans bring their own brand of Canadian soul to the blues. The band shows a deep respect for tradition while infusing their music with raw energy and authentic passion. Don't miss the opportunity to witness Lisa and her band stir up a crowd! 

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Music in the Market, Featuring Toonice
Date: Friday, July 13, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Come visit the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment June 29th to September 2nd. Live local bands will be on the Market Stage every Friday from 4-6pm.

For more information call 705-429-3844 x.2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Toonice offers a diverse musical backgrounds and have created the nattiest reggae sound around with 3 part harmonies, guitar, trombone, bass, keys, drums, kazoo, cowbell and tambourines! TooNice are performing songs from 3 original albums along with some favourites from the ska and reggae communities across the world!

Toomice has performed with The Wailers, The English Beat, Shaggy, Inner Circle, Beres Hammond, The Toasters among many more rising stars! An extremely entertaining and interactive Show for all ages! Dance, Sing and jam along with us and experience our unique stage presence filled with props!


 

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018
Location: Beach Area 2

4th Annual Wasaga Beach SUP Festival on the Ontario SUP Series including Race, Demos, Clinics and more!

Located at Beach area 2 at 3rd Street and Beach Drive. ​

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
Location: Beach Area 1

Along Beach Area 1 you can experience some Not​ So Pro Volleyball. Check out www.notsopro.com​ for details

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018
Location: Wasaga Country Life Banquet Hall

The film festival View and Vote ​ Events will kick off oin July 7th and run until July 13th. The Red Carpet Awards Gala will take place at the Wasaga Country Life Banquet Hall on July 14th. For info and tickets fo to www.sgbfilmfest.com​ or email info@sgbfilmfest.com

Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

Three time JUNO nominees, three time Canadian Folk Music Award winners and SiriusXM winners, Sultans of String create “Energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn!” Thrilling audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban, and South Asian rhythms, fiery violin dances with kinetic guitar, while bass and percussion lay down unstoppable grooves.

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Date: Friday, July 20, 2018 - Sunday, July 22, 2018
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The Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally returns to the sandy beaches of Georgian Bay for its 4th year. Visit www.wasagabeachrally.com​ for more info.


 

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018 - Sunday, July 22, 2018
Location: Wasaga Sports Park

SPT Wasaga Beach “Back to Back” #1

The Slo-Pitch Tour (SPT) is coming to Wasaga Beach three times in 2018.  In a SPT Tournament players register as individuals, or with a friend.  SPT makes all the rosters and schedules.  SPT plans on welcoming players from across Ontario to come to Wasaga Beach for our three tournaments, including our “Back to Back” weekends in July and our Provincial Championships in September. This is a great way to socialize with people from across the region.  All three events are Mixed (Co-ed) tournaments open to both men and women.  These events are limited to the first 480 players to register, creating 40 teams, all playing in one category for cash, prizes and the tournament Championship.  Players playing both weekends of the “Back to Back” will experience the SPT to its fullest, playing with different players each weekend.  To register, or for more information, check out www.SloPitchTour.com.  Come on out Wasaga Beach and enjoy the Slo-Pitch Tour.  Everyone Can Play, Anyone Can Win!   

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Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

The Georgian Sound Big Band has been playing "the sweetest music this side of heaven" since 1988. Featuring selections from the cherished classics 30’s and 40’s right up to modern Latin and Pop hits. Composed of musicians drawn from communities stretching from Stayner, Collingwood, Thornbury, Meaford to Owen Sound sharing their love of music, performing events for the benefit and enjoyment of our community, and to encourage young musicians to continue their interest in music and performance.

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Music in the Market, Featuring Madison Galloway
Date: Friday, July 27, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Come visit the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment June 29th to September 2nd. Live local bands will be on the Market Stage every Friday from 4-6pm.

For more information call 705-429-3844 x.2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Born and raised in small town Fergus, Ontario, Madison Galloway is a driven and dynamic multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter with a unique approach to her blend of folk, rock, and blues. Madison takes the stage with guitar, harmonica, and ukulele performing solo, as part of the duo Fork n' Harp, or accompanied by her band, The Mud Guppies and at just 18 years old, Madison already has over 160 shows under her belt. Her live performance is riveting for its energy and has been described as "upbeat" and "emotionally exhilarating". Imagine Janis Joplin jamming with Neil Young while Joni Mitchell looks over proudly.

Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 - Sunday, July 29, 2018
Location: Wasaga Sports Park

SPT Wasaga Beach “Back to Back” #2

The Slo-Pitch Tour (SPT) is coming to Wasaga Beach three times in 2018.  In a SPT Tournament players register as individuals, or with a friend.  SPT makes all the rosters and schedules.  SPT plans on welcoming players from across Ontario to visit Wasaga Beach for our three tournaments, including this second half of our “Back-to-Back” weekends in July.  SPT returns again for our Provincial Championships in September. All three events are Mixed (Co-ed) tournaments open to both men and women.  These events are limited to the first 480 players to register, creating 40 teams, all playing in one category for cash, prizes and the tournament Championship.  Players playing in two of the three tournaments (or them all) will experience the SPT to its fullest, playing with different players each weekend.  To register, or for information, check out www.SloPitchTour.com​.  Come on out Wasaga Beach and enjoy the Slo-Pitch Tour.  Everyone Can Play, Anyone Can Win!

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F-Series Truck Rally
Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Canadian Tire Parking Lot, 75, 45th Street

​A gathering of owners of Ford F-series pick-up trucks to show off their vehicles, trades tips and tricks and win great prizes. A Ford Motor Company representative will select the winners. All proceeds go to the Wasaga Beach Ministerial Food Bank​

For more information call 705.422.1526

Music in the Market, Featuring Toonice
Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Check out the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment every Saturday on the Main Stage. Shows typically run from 1-3pm and 4-6pm daily.  For more information call 705-429-3844 x 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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TooNice is Wasaga Beach's reggae ska band ready to give you that sweet summer vibe.  Sunbathe on the shores of Georgian Bay while listening to music played on the beaches around the world! TooNice is a high energy reggae ska band from Wasaga Beach Ontario Canada! Under the influence of Jamaican reggae (Bob Marley, Toots and the Maytals) SoCal punk ska (Sublime, Slightly Stoopid, Rancid) and British punk two tone ska (Clash, The Specials) TooNice has created the reggae ska sound of The Canadian Shield!

Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

The Toronto All-Star Big Band revives the spirit, style and sound of 1930’s and 40’s - that golden age of the big bands. Armed with brilliant programming, slick choreography and witty cultural nostalgia, this vibrant cast of awesome young talent has earned its position at the top of the list of presenters throughout Ontario and in the U.S. Theatrical engagements are far-reaching, and recent gigs have included the Port Hope Jazz Festival, Port Elgin Big Band Celebration, Beaches International Jazz Festival, Art Park in Lewiston N.Y. and Toronto’s famed Palais Royale and Casa Loma. 

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Music in the Market, Featuring Excellerater
Date: Friday, August 3, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Come visit the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment June 29th to September 2nd. Live local bands will be on the Market Stage every Friday from 4-6pm.

For more information call 705-429-3844 x.2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Thriving off the energy of their live performances, the boys in Excellerater have gained a thrashing momentum. Rocking the circuit of Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Alliston, and Owen Sound. The band has built a consistent, growing following. Playing venues like, Toronto`s iconic Horseshoe Tavern. Living up to their reputation, of a hardworking, underdog band Excellerater promises to deliver an entertaining, energetic show.


Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Check out the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment every Saturday on the Main Stage. Shows typically run from 1-3pm and 4-6pm daily.  For more information call 705-429-3844 x 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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"The Little Surf Band"is a funtastic Beach Party Band performing the music of The Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, Jimmy Buffet as well as Rock n' Roll classics from the 50's and 60's. For over a decade Jeff and his band have brought the beach to audiences both large and small throughout North America - inspiring folks of all ages to get on their feet and dance!

Music in the Market, Featuring Indigo River Band
Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Talented duo band from Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada. The band started in 2011 as a cover band, but we are now focusing on originals. The basic band consists of a singer / guitarist and a keyboardist / backing singer. Indigo River Band (duo) uses the highest quality backing tracks to deliver a fantastic full band sound and performance. They are the perfect choice whether small or large venues, cafes, restaurants or weddings, larger corporate events, parties, cruises or any other special event you wish to make memorable.

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Jazz & More in the Park - The Mike McCarthy Band
Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

The Mike McCarthy Band is a high energy, hard driving band. Specializing in Southern Rock, Blues and Americana. Collingwood based, this high energy crew are noted for their ability to connect with audiences. Their energetic, live performances bring fans back every time. The band plays a wide range of styles with all with a blues roots based contagious appeal.

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Date: Friday, August 10, 2018 12:00 PM - Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:00 PM
Location: 3rd Street Lot - Beach Area 1

​North America's best rib teams will serve award-winning, mouth-watering BBQ smoked ribs and amazing entertainment! Located in the 3rd Street Lot, Beach Area 1. Check out www.wasagabeachribfest.com​ for more information.

Music in the Market, Featuring The Mugs
Date: Friday, August 10, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Come visit the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment June 29th to September 2nd. Live local bands will be on the Market Stage every Friday from 4-6pm.

For more information call 705-429-3844 x.2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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When The Mugs hit the stage, you'll know that classic rock is alive and well with tunes guaranteed to get the crowd on their feet and yelling for more!

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Lot 2 - 3rd St. N

​Canada's #1 Fun Run! The 5K Foam Fest is a 5km adventure run for all ages and abilities with 22 of the most exciting obstacles in the world including the largest inflatable waterslide, slip and slides and mucky mud pits! For registration and information vist www.5kfoamfest.com​

Jazz & More in the Park - The Climax Jazz Band
Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

 British style traditional jazz, rooted in new Orleans, nurtured in pubs and clubs, will knock your socks off. This Toronto-based band of outstanding musicianship was formed in 1971, adapting through the years with the infusion of talented young players and fresh new tunes. Having played festivals in Canada and the U.S., tours in Europe and Japan and JazzSea cruises have made them many friends. Climax's performances are showcased in over 30 recordings and can be seen in scores of videos on YouTube.

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Music in the Market, Featuring The Browns
Date: Friday, August 17, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Come visit the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment June 29th to September 2nd. Live local bands will be on the Market Stage every Friday from 4-6pm.

For more information call 705-429-3844 x.2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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This husband & wife "duo" love to entertain by "bringing music to your soul" through a pretty blend of voice and guitar. The Browns enjoy "giving back to the community" and perform a variety of classic country, classic lite rock, folk and gospel that will appeal to all generations.

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - Sunday, August 19, 2018
Location: Nancy Island Historic Site

​Join us in commemorating the 204th anniversary of the sinking of the H.M.S. Nancy. Visit British, American, Native and British Naval encampments on Nancy Island Historic Site. Re-enactors will transport you back to the War of 1812 through musket and cannon firing, 1812 cooking, fashion and surgeon demonstrations and storytelling.  Musical entertainment.​ For more information visit www.wasagabeachpark.com​

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - Sunday, August 19, 2018
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​Roundnet or Spikeball is a new and exciting sport for all ages promoting friendly competition and active living. This summer brings the first ever Roundnet Ontario Tournament which aims to connect players from all around the province for a summer of fun, laughs and mutual growth! The fourth tournament will take place at Wasaga Beach on August 18, 2018 witha  recreational, competetive and women's division, and also features a co-ed division on the second day. 

Visit www.facebook.com/RoundnetOntario​ for more details or email roundnetontario@gmail.com​

Music in the Market, Stacey Renee
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Check out the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment every Saturday on the Main Stage. Shows typically run from 1-3pm and 4-6pm daily.  For more information call 705-429-3844 x 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Toronto Singer, Songwriter, Performer & Indie Rock Artist Stacey Renee has entertained crowds across North America - opening for such artists as The Trews, Treble Charger, Suzie McNeil, and has been featured on Much Music's television show "disBand".   CBC Music's Top 10 Searchlight Finalist, Stacey has rocked the stage at Nathan Phillips Square, Yonge Dundas Square, Copps Coliseum, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Canada's Wonderland, Ontario Place, The Hershey’s Centre, & many festivals, concerts, and events across North America. Stacey’s electric performances, unmistakable talent, and unique edgy, yet soulful vocal styles are impossible to ignore. With drive, passion, and heart, Stacey Renee is ready to show the world what Canadian girls are made of!

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Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

 Serving the City of Barrie and surrounding Simcoe County areas since 2004, this community band has a current membership of approximately 25 to 30 volunteer musicians.

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Mayor's Charity Golf Challenge 2018
Date: Friday, August 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Marlwood Golf and Country Club

This fabulous golf tournament is a special fundraiser for local charities. 2017 tournament proceeds were split between the Wasaga Beach Ministerial Food Bank, the Wasaga Beach Prime Time Club and the Wasaga Beach Youth Centre. 

For details contact msec@wasagabeach.com or call (705) 429-3844 ext. 2204

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Music in the Market, Featuring Rebecca Rain
Date: Friday, August 24, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Come visit the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment June 29th to September 2nd. Live local bands will be on the Market Stage every Friday from 4-6pm.

For more information call 705-429-3844 x.2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Drawing influences from childhood favourites like Loretta Lynn, June Carter Cash, and Patsy Cline, Rebecca Rain has crafted a sound that is equally modern and traditional, all delivered by a voice that is hauntingly pure, and with a reflective songwriting style wise beyond her years.With all the places that Rebecca’s music has, and will continue to take her, she is grounded by the strength of her roots, and in knowing that eventually, all roads lead to home.

Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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​This triathlon​ attracts more than 800 athletes of all abilities and ages from all over Ontario. Whether you are new to the sport or a seasoned pro there is a race for you. Visit www.multisportcanada.com​ for more information. 

Music in the Market, Featuring Over the Edge
Date: Saturday, August 25, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Check out the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment every Saturday on the Main Stage. Shows typically run from 1-3pm and 4-6pm daily.  For more information call 705-429-3844 x 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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A premier classic rock act that raises the standard of nightclub talent and performance. From tasteful melodic ballads to ground shaking rock anthems, every song is exhilarating. A power trio, with pounding drums, pulsating bass lines and searing guitar solos, Hardcover is what rock is all about: emotion, intensity, urgency, creativity and improvisation. Take an adventure with Hardcover into the world of raw sonic energy that rock music alone can offer.​​

Jazz & More in the Park - Regal Jazz Band
Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: RecPlex - 1724 Mosley St

Jazz up your night with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Wood Gazebo beside the RecPlex on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm until 9:00pm.

 The Regal Jazz Band, Collingwood’s Dixieland Band, has been entertaining audiences for over 10 years.
They play many Traditional and Dixieland tunes that were composed from the early 1900’s through into the ’20’s and ’30’s. The happy, toe tapping music makes people of all ages want to get up and dance.

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For information call 705-429-3844 x. 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Inflate-A-Fest
Date: Friday, August 31, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Playland Park Square

The Town's 3rd Annual Inflate-A-Fest! Three days of inflatables and amazing entertainment for all ages! Ticketed, cash only and weather permitting. Volunteers and sponsors welcome! More info soon! Contact Cathy at sec@wasagabeach.com or call 705 441-5339

Inflate-A-Fest
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Playland Park Square

The Town's 3rd Annual Inflate-A-Fest! Three days of inflatables and amazing entertainment for all ages! Ticketed, cash only and weather permitting. Volunteers and sponsors welcome! More info soon! Contact Cathy at sec@wasagabeach.com or call 705 441-5339

Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Check out the Main Street Market located at 12 Main Street in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment every Saturday on the Main Stage. Shows typically run from 1-3pm and 4-6pm daily.  For more information call 705-429-3844 x 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

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Most likely you’ve seen Sarah Smith before. As lead singer for Canadian rock band The Joys she earned international stardom, performed with the likes of Bif Naked, The Trews, Sam Roberts and Bedouin Soundclash. The Joys catapulted themselves all over the map and rode the radio waves across North America.

Now Sarah Smith has gone solo. Proving that her powerhouse vocal talent needs no accompaniment with her newest album Stronger Now, Sarah is killing it on her own!

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Inflate-A-Fest
Date: Sunday, September 2, 2018 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Playland Park Square

The Town's 3rd Annual Inflate-A-Fest! Three days of inflatables and amazing entertainment for all ages! Ticketed, cash only and weather permitting. Volunteers and sponsors welcome! More info soon! Contact Cathy at sec@wasagabeach.com or call 705 441-5339

Memories of Summer Fireworks
Date: Sunday, September 2, 2018 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Beach Area 2

​Please join the town of Wasaga Beach in celebrating a wonderful summer season. Our annual Memories of Summer fireworks display will take place on Sunday at dusk, about 8:30 p.m. (inclement weather date September 3rd) at Beach Area 2. 

​For more information visit www.wasagabeach.com/events ​or call (705) 429-3844 x. 2202.


Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - Sunday, September 16, 2018
Location: Stonebridge Town Centre, 291 Main St. W.

​One of Ontario's newest blues' festivals, Wasaga Beach Blues will feature a range of blues' musicians and styles. 

Boogie Woogie Blues Banquet: Friday, September 14, 2018 at the RecPlex. 

For more information visit ​​www.wasagabeachblues.com​

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Sunday, September 23, 2018
Location: Wasaga Sports Park

SPT Provincial Championships in Wasaga Beach

After playing in beautiful Wasaga Beach in back to back weekends in July, the Slo-Pitch Tour returns for our Mixed (Coed) Provincial Championships. Seeing as 2018 is our first season, SPT has decided everyone can register and play in this year’s SPT Provincial Championships.  In a SPT Tournament players register as individuals, or with a friend.  SPT makes all the rosters and schedules.  We do the work, you have the fun!  SPT plans on welcoming players from across Ontario to this very special tournament to end our first ever season.  All three events are Mixed (Co-ed) tournaments open to both men and women.  These events are limited to the first 480 players to register, creating 40 teams, all playing in one category for cash, prizes and the tournament Championship.  The Slo-Pitch Tour allows players to meet and play with new players every tournament, potentially creating new, life-long friends, along the way.  To register, or for more information, check out www.SloPitchTour.com​.  Enjoy Wasaga Beach and the Slo-Pitch Tour all summer.  Everyone Can Play, Anyone Can Win!

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Santa Claus Parade and Tree Lighting
Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Dunkerron to RecPlex

Saturday 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Bright Lights, Christmas parade! Starts at Dunkerron and ends at the RecPlex 1724 Mosley Street. Register your groups and build your floats. Countdown Tree Lighting in the Oakview Woods from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sing carols, free skating, photos with Santa and refreshments. 

Visit www.wasagabeach.com for complete schedule
Email sec@wasagabeach.com or call 705 441-5339

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