Festivals & Events

In addition to Gravenhurst's Special Events below, you can also use this calendar to stay informed about everything there is to do in Town. Listings are constantly being updated with new events and fun things going on in the 'Gateway to Muskoka'. Be sure to check often to make sure you aren’t missing out on anything!  

Special Events

Gravenhurst Triathlon - June 10 & 11

Hosted at the Muskoka Wharf Sports Fields and featuring a JUMP from the iconic Muskoka Steamships, Gravenhurst has been one of the most sought-after events in the MultiSport Canada Triathlon Series for over 10 years. Features Olympic Triathlon, Olympic Duathlon, Sprint Triathlon and Sprint Duathlon options. For more information visit Multisport Canada's website.

Tall Pines Music & Arts Festival - June 16 & 17
The Tall Pines Music & Arts Festival returns to the picturesque Muskoka Wharf. Featuring artists I Mother Earth, Classified, Tokyo Police Club, Serena Ryder and Blue Rodeo. New this year: check out the Block Party on Saturday, June 17 in Downtown Gravenhurst. Visit TallPinesFestival.com for more information.
Gravenhurst Car Show - June 17

Come and see the gleaming chrome, pristine whitewalls, throaty V8s and all the sights and sounds at the Gravenhurst Car Show. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 705-687-4432 or visit the event website

Toronto Outboard Racing Club Boat Race - June 24 & 25

From Sea Fleas to Hydroplanes to Classics, this event showcases the wonderful world of custom built water craft to raise funds for kids cancer camps in Ontario. For more information visit Torc.ca  Takes place in Gull Lake Rotary Park.

Canada Day Celebrations - July 1

Put on your red and white and join in this free family celebration! Interactive tents, Junior Firefighter Challenge, BBQ, cake & more! For details call 705-687-3412.  Takes place in Gull Lake Rotary Park from 11am - 3pm

 Antique and Classic Boat Show - July 8

Check out the wood and glory of days gone by. The largest in water display of Antique and Classic Boats is back at Muskoka Wharf. For more information visit ACBS.ca 

Open Water Swim Championships - July 15 & 16
Taking place at Gull Lake Rotary Park, Swim Ontario hosts an incredible weekend of open water competition with 1 km, 2 km, 3 km, 5 km & 4 x 500 m relay. For more info SwimOntario.com
Muskoka Boat & Cottage Show and Muskoka Ribfest - July 21 - 23

Smokin’ ribs, cold beverages, hot music and incredible vendors make this event an annual tradition you don’t want to miss. Check out the entertainment line up and get all the info at MuskokaShows.com 

Civic Holiday Fireworks - August 5
Muskoka Wharf is the backdrop to this family favourite! Come by car, bike, boat or on foot and see the show! Fireworks begin at dusk. For more info 705-687-3412. 
Make a Splash! August 12

Join us for a fun-filled day of people-powered water sports and other great beach fun!  Taking palce at Gull Lake Rotary Park from 10am to 3pm.

Northern Pass Bike Ride - August 12
The Northern Pass returns to Muskoka for a seventh incredible year! Get your crew together and join us for another full day adventure as we weave our way through one of Ontario’s most beautiful landscapes in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. For routes and to register visit NorthernPass.ca 
Dockside Festival of the Arts - August 18 - 20

A celebration of summer in Gravenhurst with artisans, gourmet food, music, family fun, and more. Part of the Muskoka Music Festival. For more info visit MuskokaMusicFestival.com 

Muskoka Fall Classic Rowing Regatta

The Georgian Bay Rowing Club hosts 3 km rowing races on Gull Lake from 8 am to 4 pm. To register a team for this event visit GeorgianBayRowing.wixsite.com/GBRC 

Annual Severn Bridge Fall Fair

Taking place at the Severn Bridge Fairgrounds, enjoy live music, games, horse show, livestock displays and competitions! For more information, visit SevernFair.org or call 705-689-6470.

Gravenhurst Autumn Arts Tour - September 30 & October 1

Don’t miss this new event! Celebrate Gravenhurst’s rich artisan heritage with this two-day art tour during the peak autumn season. Featuring the work of over 60 artists from all over Muskoka. Gravenhurst.ca/ArtsTour 


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