Music in Parry Sound

Festival of the Sound

Parry Sound hosts a nationally renowned festival of classical music from mid-July to mid-August. Ticket prices vary.
Music in Owen Sound

Summerfolk Music Festival

This epic three-day folk fest in mid-August draws world-class performers and artisans from far and wide.
Cultural in Manitoulin Island

Wikwemikong Pow-wow

The unceded First Nation of Wikwemikong (locals say 'Wiki') hosts a huge powwow on the first weekend in August. Expect vibrant and colorful displays of dancing, drumming and traditional games.
Theater in Manitoulin Island

De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group

Canada's foremost Aboriginal troupe, whose name appropriately means 'storytellers,' performs moving pieces of original work transcending various mediums. Check the website for the full story.
Performing Arts in Collingwood & Blue Mountain

Elvis Festival

Since 1995, every July Collingwood becomes a sea of Elvises in this, one of the largest competitions for Elvis impersonators in the world.
Sports in Collingwood & Blue Mountain


In August young wakeboarders descend on Collingwood with their expensive toys for this loud festival of action sports and music.