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Wasaga Open for Business​

Business Recovery Portal

Wondering which local businesses are open? Want to continue to support small businesses or organizations to help them out in this time of uncertainty? See below for a list of Shop Local directory listing.

If you are an existing business or local entrepreneur, visit our Business Resource page for the latest supports to help your business rebound this season. Additional resources can be found on our Economic Development page and our Starting a Business page. 

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Rediscover Wasaga

Open Space. Open Air. Open Hospitality.

The pandemic has been a rough ride for everyone. Many of us have been cooped-up indoors and socially distanced from one another. We have been busy sourcing and sharing information since the onset of the pandemic to better inform and support you and our business community through our COVID-19 information portal

We are happy to note that the Wasaga Beach business community has continued to serve you through these difficult times. We are proud of the safety measures local business operators have taken under the guidance of our local health unit to ensure safe reopenings. As we slowly welcome our residents and visitors back to our community we wish everyone a safe and enjoyable visit.

Summer is finally upon us so it is time for you to consider Wasaga Beach your Ontario playground and paradise destination. Are you looking for open space? Check. Are you looking for fresh air? Check. Are you looking for warm white sandy beaches that stretch as far as you can see? Check!  

Wasaga Beach is home to the World's Longest Freshwater Beach which stretches across South Georgian Bay and includes a panoramic vista of the Niagara Escarpment. Wasaga Beach is also home to the scenic Nottawasaga River and a dramatic and unique sand dune system, all surrounded by hectares of natural wetlands and woodlands. Wasaga Beach is truly a natural wonder and a recreational paradise with trails, cycling routes, parks, and waterfront access all year round.

Wasaga Beach is a vibrant and rapidly growing municipality in Ontario with over 21,000 residents and over 1.6 million seasonal visitors. Three commercial areas support the Town as well as shops, restaurants and services throughout the community. We are Open for Business and ready to provide you with our special beach side hospitality.

Have fun for the day, or relax for the week. Come and create new family memories with us on Ontario’s most epic shoreline. 

See Our Community Guides

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Visitor Information

Helping You Find What You Need.

We are happy to announce that as of July 30, 2020 the Welcome Centre located at 116 Mosley Street will be open to provide visitor information from Thursday to Monday between 10:00am-5:00pm until Labour Day. Staff will be available to answer questions and provide tourism information in the form of maps, brochures and guides. The Town of Wasaga Beach would like to acknowledge Ontario Parks and the Friends of Nancy Island for their support with this initiative as we continue to serve our local community.   

Please be advised Nancy Islan​d Historic Site​ remains closed due to COVID-19 and there will be no access to the Treasure Chest Gift Store and interpretive displays. Public washrooms will be available from outside from Thursday through Monday. Please note that Wasaga Beach is located within the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and visitors are asked to wear a mask or face covering when visiting various indoor public facilities, where you may come into contact with other visitors or park staff. We appreciate your cooperation.

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If you have visitor inquiries please contact Welcome Centre staff at 705-429-2728 during the office hours listed above. 

For information on the Provincial Park and local beach areas please contact the local Ontario Parks office at 705-429-2516 or visit their website.  

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