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Things To Do in Orillia
Whether you’re passing through on vacation or a day-trip or live here year-round you’ll find many fun things to do in Orillia Ontario
For residents and visitors alike, there’s no end of fun things to do in Orillia. One of the top Orillia attractions – and, in fact, one of the top places to stay in the region – is Casino Rama. Well-known as the region’s leading entertainment and concert venue, the casino draws musical talent from around the world.
Orillia and its surrounds are also where you can enjoy some of the best live music in Ontario, with the famous Mariposa Folk Festival drawing big name artists such as Gordon Lightfoot and Kathleen Edwards, while the vibrant Burl’s Creek Event Grounds plays host to rock stars the Rolling Stones. Orillia has also made a name for itself for its theatre, much of it centered around the iconic Orillia Opera House.
Fun in the Great Outdoors
Outdoor enthusiasts are also spoiled for choice when researching the best Orillia things to do. Leading the way in adventure sports is Horseshoe Valley, popular for its ski and snowtubing experiences in winter, and its biking, hiking, and golf fun in summer (Settlers Ghost is another of the area’s most popular golf courses).
For boaters, there’s endless opportunity for exciting sailing, yachting, or canoeing and kayaking adventures on the many surrounding lakes. Popular choices include Bass Lake, as well as the larger Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe, accessible from Georgian Bay and the Great Lakes thanks to the Trent Severn Waterway. And for families, the many excellent Lake Simcoe beaches make for endless summer fun.
Whatever your preference, be sure to bookmark LuxuryOrillia as your go-to source for Orillia upcoming events and the top things to do in Ontario’s Lake Country.
A Trip Down Memory Lane with The Men in Black Tribute
Contributor Kim Kerr puts on her boogie shoes in readiness for the stunning Bee Gees Now in Orillia at the Opera House this September 10th
Come Down From Up River is Simply Superb
Andrew Wagner-Chazalon shares this review of the latest super summer theatre offering, Come Down From Up River, at the Orillia Opera House
Driving Miss Daisy is an Opera House Triumph
Contributor Andrew Wagner-Chazalon gives a tip of the hat to Orillia Opera House’s latest theatrical offering, Driving Miss Daisy
Doris and Ivy in the Home is Cause for Celebration
Contributor Andrew Wagner-Chazalon sings the praises of the Orillia Opera House’s latest show, Doris and Ivy in the Home
The Canadian Opera Company’s Return
Contributor Andrew Wagner-Chazalon provides this update on the Canadian Opera Company’s plans for a return to (near) normal in 2022
Yamaha Adventures in Horseshoe Valley
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Horseshoe Resort Biking Adventures Fun for All
Horseshoe Resort Biking trails feature some of the best mountain biking Ontario has, including a lift-access park with cross-country & downhill terrain
Boots and Hearts Returns to Orillia in 2023
Boots & Hearts, Canada’s biggest country music festival, hits Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte again in 2022
That’s Entertainment: Casino Rama Concerts 2023
LuxuryOrillia looks forward with anticipation to the top upcoming events and Casino Rama concerts for 2021 – 22 in Orillia Ontario
Top Things for Kids To Do Online at Home
Our Contributors share their list of the top fun things for kids to do online at home during the current Coronavirus situation. Stay safe!