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Streets Alive! Orillia's Festival of Outdoor Art - Steph Whalen

Nestled between two beautiful lakes, Couchiching and Simcoe, lies the “sunshine” city of Orillia. The drive north from Toronto takes approximately an hour, however, summer cottage traffic usually makes the trip longer – but still definitely worth the trek. 2,698 more words

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Mariposa Folk Festival

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Possibly one of Orillia’s best known events, the Mariposa Folk Festival, for its 56th year this past weekend. The Festival was my first real introduction to Orillia and I have been attending now for three years straight and it is a great example of why Orillia is such a wonderful place to live. 380 more words

Gordon Lightfoot Visits Orillia (again!)

In addition to attending Mariposa Folk Festival, I was lucky enough to be a part of an event on the closing day of the festival. Earlier this year in October, the City received a beautiful bronze statue commemorating Gordon Lightfoot and the anniversary of his Golden Leaves album. 317 more words

Youth Summit, Sept 23-25, 2016 in Orillia, Ontario.

MK Nature Design is inviting all young environmentalists to take part in the Youth Summit for Biodiversity and Environmental Leadership on Sept 23 to 25, 2016 at the YMCA Geneva Park in Orillia, Ontario.   252 more words

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Get a Homely Feeling and Ambience in the Rented Cottages - Ontario

In order to get the perfect experience of a home away from home, booking the Lakefront Cottage Rentals Orillia is one of the wisest moves on your part. 412 more words

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Sidewalk Sale & Streets Alive

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The May Sidewalk Sale and Streets Alive are two staple events in downtown Orillia that mark the launch of the spring and summer tourist season. 444 more words

Orillia Farmers' Market

Last weekend was the spring event launch in Orillia with the May Sidewalk Sale and new Night Market. These events are overseen by the Downtown Orillia Management Board, the association dedicated to developing the downtown. 287 more words

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