2016 Special Events & Festivals May – October

(For more details see Bruce Peninsula Press and Wiarton Echo)


Crowd favourite: Cardboard Boat Races at Chi-Cheemaun Weekend festival in Little Tub Harbour, Tobermory, June 19-21, 2015. This year it’s June 17-19.

Weekly Events
(Canada Day to Labour Day)

Lion’s Head – Bayside Astronomy guided stargazing, Marina Viewing Platform,  Fridays and Saturdays at dusk.

Lion’s Head – Harbourside Music free concerts at the beach, every Friday night 7:00-8:30pm.

Lion’s Head – Open Mike, Rotary Hall, every Saturday night, 7:00-10:00pm, Free Admission.

Sauble Beach – Cruise Night and Show and Shine your motorcycle, 6:30-9:00pm every Tuesday night, vintage cars.

Sauble Beach – Family Movie Night, 8:30-11:00pm, every Wednesday night, 34 Lakeshore Boulevard North. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and popcorn. Great family movies, www.saublebeach.com.

Stokes Bay – Car Show, Every Friday night, Beside General Store.

Wiarton – Car Show, Bluewater Park, Every Wednesday. 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Times vary and Live Music and Activites are added mid summer.

Festivals & Events

May 28 – Miller Lake, “Summer House Park Art Crawl”, 2-4 pm, Summer House Park.

June 3 & 4 – Tobermory, Bruce Peninsula Orchid Festival, www.orchidfest.ca.

June 4 – Wiarton, Amazing Race, Inquire and register at WiartonRotary.ca.

June 4 & 5 – Tobermory/Manitoulin, 6th annual Manitoulin Passage Cycling Ride, www.manitoulincycling.com.

June 11 & 12 – Wiarton, Air & Auto Extravaganza, Airplane, classic car and motorcycle exhibits, live music, outdoor markets, great prizes, tasty food and much more.

June 17-19 – Tobermory, Annual Chi-Cheemaun Festival, Ball Tournament, Fireworks on Friday (harbour at dusk), Cardboard Boat Races on Saturday, daily events, see Bruce Peninsula Press for details.

July 1 – Lion’s Head, Canada Day Celebrations (see Bruce Peninsula Press for details).

July 1 – Pike Bay, Canada Day Celebrations (see Bruce Peninsula Press for details).

July 1 – Sauble Beach, Canada Day Celebrations (see Bruce Peninsula Press for details).

July 1 – Tobermory, Canada Day Celebrations, Tobermory Community Centre. Fireworks, dusk at Little Tub Harbour.

July 1 – Wiarton, Canada Day Celebrations, Bluewater Park, Pancake Breakfast 8:00am, Various Events, Activities and Entertainment, Fireworks at dusk.

July 29 – August 1 – Lion’s Head, Bruce Peninsula Art Show, July 29 7:00-9:00pm, July 30 – Aug 1 11:00am-5:00pm, at the school.

July 29 – August 1 – Wiarton,  Annual Rotary Village Fair, Food and Game Booths, Sunday fireworks at dusk.

July 30 – Lion’s Head, Homecoming Street Dance, Main Street, 8:30pm-1:00am.

July 31 – Lion’s Head, Pancake Breakfast at the beach, 9:00-11:30am.

July 31 – Lion’s Head, Horseshoe Tournament, Fireman’s BBQ, Sandcastle Building Contest, Fireworks at the beach.

August 5 – 7 – Sauble Beach, Sandfest Annual Summer Party, Sandcastle Building Competition, Live Music, Prizes and More.

August 12 & 13 – Wiarton Multisport Race, Paddle, Bike, Run, more info at www.brucepeninsulamultisportrace.com.

August 27 & 28 – Lion’s Head & Area, Bruce Peninsula Artists Studio Tour, 10:00am-5:00pm. rain or shine, info and maps available at local stores, tourist centres and at www.brucepeninsulaart.ca.

September 10 – Cabot Head, Annual Cabot Head Research Station Open House, 9:00am-2:00pm, Cabot Head, www.bpbo.ca.

September 16 & 17 – Wiarton, Agriculture Fall Fair.

September 23-25 – Tobermory Trail Race Weekend, www.runtheedge.ca

September 30 – October 2nd – Tobermory, Bruce Peninsula Hiking Festival, www.pbtc.ca.