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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


Movies in the Market - Ready Player One
Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Join us Every Wednesday during July and August at the Main Street Market for a Free Outdoor Movie. Bring a lawn chair or use one of ours. Many food and beverage options available for purchase.

This weeks features - Ready Player One
When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

** Movie Starts at Dusk **

Watch the trailer here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSp1dM2Vj48

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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

Movies in the Market - Paddington 2
Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Join us Every Wednesday during July and August at the Main Street Market for a Free Outdoor Movie. Bring a lawn chair or use one of ours. Many food and beverage options available for purchase.

This weeks features - Paddington 2
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

** Movie Starts at Dusk **
Watch the trailer here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5B6A0UrYJsk

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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

Movies in the Market - Thor: Ragnarok
Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Join us Every Wednesday during July and August at the Main Street Market for a Free Outdoor Movie. Bring a lawn chair or use one of ours. Many great food and refreshment options available for purchase.

This weeks features - Thor: Ragnarok
Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela.

** Movie Starts at Dusk **
Watch the trailer here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue80QwXMRHg

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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

Music in the Market, Featuring Hubbards Hustlers
Date: Friday, August 31, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Wasaga Beach Main Street Market

Check out the Main Street Market located in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment Saturday's on the Main Stage. Show times can be varied but typically run from 1-3pm and 4-6pm daily. For more information call Candice at 705-429-3844 x 2204 or email msec@wasagabeach.com

Featuring Hubbards Hustlers "FOUNDED IN HUBBARD’S, NOVA SCOTIA. OUR MUSIC EVOLVED ON THE BEACHES ACROSS CANADA. ​INSPIRED BY BONFIRES, GOOD VIBES, CRASHING WAVES AND SUNNY DAYS."

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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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Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Nancy Island Historic Site & Town Archives

​Doors Open Ontario

County of Simcoe & Tourism Simcoe County

Located in Central Ontario, County of Simcoe's culture and language have been shaped by the topography of the region and the four dominant cultures: Indigenous, English, French and Metis.

This year, 11 of the County's 16 municipalities are participting in Doors Open Simcoe County. Each offers a unique experience with the opening of historically and architecturally significant sites.

Every location tells part of the story of settlement and development of the communities in which they are found.

To learn more and to view participating heritage sites, visit: www.doorsopenontario.on.ca h

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: from Edenvale to Wasaga Beach Sports Park
Nature of the Nottawasaga River Canoe Trip
An Educational and Environmental Experience"
Sponsored by the Wasaga Beach Healthy Community Network
(In collaboration with Free Spirit Tours)

On Saturday, September 29th 2018, join local environmental experts and professional paddling guides for a canoe and kayak trip along the Nottawasaga River. We will be paddling from Edenvale, downstream through Jack's Lake to the Wasaga Beach Sports Park canoe launch. Join us in exploring some of the intriguing geography and hidden plant and wildlife gems of the Wasaga Beach area.

This casual, flat-water trip will last approximately 4 hours and is suitable for the entire family. No previous paddling experience is necessary. We will be departing from the Edenvale Conservation Area canoe launch at 10:00 a.m. Kayaks and canoes are available for rental or you may bring your own.  Please register in advance for this “Nature of the Nottawasaga" adventure, by filling out the registration form below and returning it to Peter Willmott, 19 Oaklea Blvd, Wasaga Beach, L9Z 2V1 (willmottp@sympatico.ca) or drop it off at the Wasaga Beach Planning Department at 30 Lewis St. Wasaga Beach L9Z 1A1. If you need additional information e mail Peter or call him at 705 422 1469.

 

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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