Town of Georgina
Town of Georgina
Located along the south-east shore of Lake Simcoe, the location provides the opportunity to enjoy a day on the beach at Sibbald Point Provincial Park, De La Salle Park or Willow Beach Park, fishing, boating and snowmobiling. Georgina has earned the title “Ice Fishing Capital of Canada”. Georgina’s many festivals and events, parks, public beaches, and our newest facility, a multi-season recreation campus, known as “The ROC” provide opportunities for all ages to enjoy the outdoors.
Check out our Top 10 Things to do in Georgina:
- Experience Lake Simcoe’s sandy beaches and recreational opportunities (parasailing, sailing, fishing, swimming, boating, sunbathing, picnicking, sunset watching, ice fishing etc.). Lake Simcoe is a recreational paradise and so close! This beautiful lake is a must see, must go to place for families or individuals of all ages.
- Visit the ROC (Recreational Outdoor Campus) with Bike Trails, Bike Park, Walking Trails, Splash Pad, Tobogganing, Skiing, Tubing, and more! This premier sports facility in Keswick offers a wide range of sports and related programs, year round.
- Attend the Sutton Fair and Horse Show . For the past 157 years, the Sutton Fair and Horse Show has entertained and delighted thousands of attendees each year. The spectacular country fair offers a range of activities, including the Truck and Tractor Pull, FMX Freestyle Motocross, Demolition Derbies, Midway rides, Petting Zoo and much more.
- Experience the Festival on High this year.The Sutton Business Improvement Area, the Festival on High offers exciting activities, live entertainment, and an overwhelming amount of rubber duckies that get floated in the Black River Dam. This festival has something for everyone.
- Golf, Relax or Dine at any of the many golf clubs, including the historic Briars Resort. There are terrific golf courses in Georgina. Stay at the gorgeous Briars Resort and book your T-Time at the Briars Golf Club. You will be in awe of the resort, the golf course, and the surroundings.
- Take a bike ride, walk or drive along Lake Simcoe’s scenic shoreline. Even if you don’t swim, you will love Lake Simcoe for its pure scenery, year round.
- Enjoy beautiful art at the Purple Turtle Arts Festival. Art lovers and festival goers love this outdoor festival at the Briars Resort in Jackson’s Point. The Purple Turtle features amazing original paintings, sculptures, photography, pottery, jewellery, woodcraft, native art, and more.
- Discover Georgina Island with the Georgina Island Cultural Tours. Nanabush Trails are the pride of Georgina Island First Nation, which is located on the southeastern tip of Lake Simcoe – only an hour’s drive north of Toronto. Accessible only by the Aazhaawe ferry, you will float across the most tranquil section of Lake Simcoe to beautiful Georgina Island First Nation.
- Visit the Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives. Located near the south shore of beautiful Lake Simcoe, this ten-acre site is now home to sixteen structures that interpret the rich history of Georgina between 1850 and 1920, including a one-room schoolhouse, a general store, a train station, a blacksmith shop, an apothecary, among other significant historic structures.
- Visit the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery. The Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery is a unique gallery which provides space for music & meetings, a Gallery Shoppe that features contracted local artists and four in house exhibition spaces, as well as off site satellite spaces. The Centre is a teaching facility that offers various art classes, workshops and lectures for all ages.