Experience York Region (formerly known as YorkScene) is your ultimate resource for all there is to see and do in York Region and the Region’s nine municipalities – Town of Georgina, Town of East Gwillimbury, Town of Newmarket, Town of Aurora, Town of Richmond Hill, King Township, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, City of Vaughan and City of Markham.
Just minutes north of Toronto, York Region is a special place – it is uniquely characterized by its rich cultural diversity, vibrant community life, vast green spaces and Lake Simcoe waterfront. As a resident or visitor, there are many opportunities to discover and experience everything York Region has to offer. Browse through ExperienceYorkRegion.com daily to learn about local events, activities, venues and places that cater to your individual interests and tastes. You will find that York Region is sizzling with arts, culture, golf, sporting, outdoors, culinary, shopping, nightlife and recreational entertainment, as well as plenty of places to stay.
ExperienceYorkRegion.com is the property of the York Region Arts Council and a collaborative initiative between the York Region Arts Council, the Regional Municipality of York, Economic Strategy Branch, and York Region Media Group, a division of Metroland Media Group. Throughout the past eight years, the site has been funded by a number of organizations, including the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, the Regional Municipality of York, Metroland Media Group, Central Counties Tourism and the York Region Arts Council. Experience York Region – It’s All Here!
The York Region Arts Council (YRAC) is a non‐profit, charitable organization that serves to advance, promote, represent and connect the arts and cultural community across the region to build awareness of, support for, involvement in and appreciation of arts and culture in York Region. YRAC’s vision is to foster the growth of the regional arts sector and its creative, economic and social potential. YRAC delivers value to its stakeholders through marketing, information, education, consultation and networking services.
About York Region Media Group and Metroland Media Group:
The York Region Media Group (YRMG) is the dominant information provider in York Region. Its award-winning community newspapers include Newmarket Era, Aurora Banner, Georgina Advocate, Vaughan Citizen, The Liberal (serving Richmond Hill and Thornhill), Markham Economist & Sun, Stouffville Sun-Tribune, and Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic. YRMG’s community website, Yorkregion.com, provides residents and businesses with local news and event information, a business and community directory and real estate and employment listings.
YRMG’s parent company, Metroland Media Group, is Ontario’s largest and most successful community newspaper publisher, publishing 113 community newspapers, with a total of 154 editions, concentrated in southern Ontario.
About Region of York Economic Strategy Branch:
The Economic Strategy Branch at the Regional Municipality of York is dedicated to creating the ideal place to live, work and invest. Its vision for the future means creating an environment that supports the sharing of information and ideas, while encouraging entrepreneurship and enhancing quality of place. York Region’s future success depends not only on economic factors but also on physical and social factors that include the support and encouragement of tourism, arts and culture. It is in this spirit that the Region has partnered with the York Region Arts Council and Metroland Media to bring you one central online resource with which to explore York Region – ExperienceYorkRegion.com
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