Ambitious plans unveiled for upcoming Georgian Bay Festival

Georgian Bay Festival

The Georgian Bay Festival, a showcase of the music, agriculture, food, and talent that Tiny Township has to offer, will take centre stage on Saturday, Sept. 11. Preparations are underway for the one-day event at 4230 Crossland Rd., which will offer a family fun zone, hay rides, vintage vehicles, and more. “We have approximately 40 […]

Ontario investing in Huronia Historical Parks

Kings Wharf Theatre, Penetanguishene ON

The Ontario government is providing Huronia Historical Parks (HHP) with over $1.5 million in capital funding to help repair and rehabilitate its facilities to encourage and reinvigorate tourism in the region. The announcement was made at Discovery Harbour, Penetanguishene, today by Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, alongside Jill Dunlop, Minister […]

The Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives opens to the public today

Penetanguishene Centennial Museum

The Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives will be open to the public with a 50% capacity limit, starting Wednesday July 28th, 2021. Previously, in accordance with the Provincial Re-opening Plan, the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum remained closed to the public. “We are so pleased to be opening to the public again. Over the closure we have […]

Tiny announces “Beach Bundles” a 2021 Pilot Program to support local businesses

Township of Tiny Beach

The Township of Tiny is excited to announce a new pilot program intended to support Tiny businesses while providing opportunities for families to enjoy a day at the beach. ‘Beach Bundles’ will support the local economy by infusing monies in participating local merchants. Each bundle includes a single-day use parking permit valid on either Tuesday, […]

All Things Canadian Festival running July 23-25 in Penetanguishene

All Things Canadian Festival 2021

All Things Canadian is a 3 day outdoor festival that will celebrate our heritage and culture and our homecoming, gathering local residents, surrounding communities and visitors from across Ontario to celebrate who we are as Canadians. The event will focus on various activities, live music, food and entertainment that will bring together our local cultures […]

Kick-starting the tourism season in the Heart of Georgian Bay

Heart of Georgian Bay

Those working in the local tourism industry are optimistic the region will see tourists begin to return this summer. Many of the region’s local attractions have already reopened their doors; as the summer moves along, they will continue to expand their capacity and programming in line with the provincial plan to reopen. “There is demand […]

Ontario Releases Tourism Economic Recovery Report

The Ontario government released a report prepared by the Tourism Economic Recovery Ministerial Task Force, which makes recommendations on how to support the province’s $36-billion tourism industry recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, was joined by Tim Hudak, Chair of the Tourism Economic Recovery Ministerial Task […]

HHP hosting virtual National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Our top priority through this challenging time has always been protecting the health and well-being of Ontarians. Huronia Historical Parks is committed to protecting the health and safety of our staff and visitors. As a key tourism destination in South Central Ontario, offering two historic attractions and hosting a number of unique special events, we […]

County awards 2021 Tourism, Culture and Sport Grants

The County of Simcoe has approved 89 successful applications totalling more than $470,000 through the 2021 Tourism, Culture and Sport Grant Program to enhance existing tourism, culture and sport projects throughout the County. “We know how anxious everyone is to get back to “normal” as soon as it is safe, including our outstanding tourism, culture […]