Each year, the Special Events Office organizes and coordinates many special events for residents and visitors alike.
If you are considering an event in Wasaga Beach, please contact our Special Events Office or review the forms available on this page, please note that our forms have changed, site maps are found within the Tool Kit:
We always need volunteers and your contributions help make our events successful. If you are interested in volunteering, please click HERE for more details.
Town Organized/Coordinated Events
Larger view of above calendar
Special Events Strategy
The Special Events Strategy has been completed, please click below to review.
Special Events Strategy
Special Events FAQs
Q: Is a liquor license required to run a beer tent or bar for special events?
A: Yes, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) regulates liquor licensing. For information, please visit www.agco.on.ca
Q: Do I need a permit to sell food at special events?
Q: How do I propose a special event?
Q: When do I need to complete my event application by?
A: All forms must be completed and returned to the Special Events Office located at 30 Lewis Street, at least 190 calendar days prior to the proposed event date (for events longer than one day) and 60 calendar days prior to the proposed event date (for event one day in length), along with the associated fees.
Q: How do I get an event put on your calendar?
Q: Where do I find the fireworks schedule?
A: As Fireworks are part of an event, the time and location will be made available on our event calendar located on our website home page.
Q: Is there event funding available through the Town of Wasaga Beach, such as a grant?
A: If your organization would like to apply for event funding through a Town of Wasaga Beach grant, fill out the Grants Policy Application Form or contact the Special Events Coordinator
705-429-3844 Ext. 2237
Please note grant applications must be provided by August 31 of the year prior to the event.
Q: I would like to have an event on the beach. Do I contact the Town or the Ministry of Natural Resources?
A: All Special Event Applications are facilitated through the Town of Wasaga Beach, Special Events Coordinator who will contact any / all outside agencies for approvals.
Q: Will I need Emergency Services (Police, Fire or Medical) at my event?
A: This question will be determined once you have completed the Event Application and your Operational Plan as each event is unique and therefore will have specific requirements that need to be met.