Top Local Events to Attend this Summer

Posted by Treetops on Friday, 23 May 2014 in Local Amenities

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It's time to start planning for summer! We’ve put together a list of 6 great local events that you’ll definitely want to mark on your calendar now that the warmer weather is well underway.

Read on for our summary of these great events!

Beeton Honey and Garden Festival

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Photo Courtesy of the Beeton Honey and Garden Festival 
 

This year’s Beeton Honey and Garden Festival, taking place on May 24, is the biggest and best yet! You and your family will enjoy free admission and over 170 vendors who will line the streets with merchandise for your Treetops home and garden. Make sure to bring your appetite because there are over a dozen delicious food vendors to indulge in!  

Enjoy a Day at the Museum

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Taking the family to a museum is a great way to ensure you’re keeping young minds stimulated through the summer months! For an interactive afternoon of fun and learning, check out the Museum on the Boyne.The museum features a mixed collection of household, agricultural, industrial and archival artifacts that depict life in South Simcoe from settlement to present day. Throughout the year they offer educational programs, special exhibits, events and workshops, so be sure to check ahead before you visit!

Innisfil Summerfest  

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What’s summer without outdoor festivals? The 19th Annual Summerfest event, taking place from June 13th – 15th at Innisfil Beach Park, promises an entire weekend of fun that you won’t want to miss! Taking place from June 13th – 15th There will be tons of great events for everyone such as kids fishing derbies, rides, craft, retail and food vendors and also Innisfil's got talent! Make sure you stick around until dark on Saturday for a fireworks display! Come prepared with bug spray, snacks and a large blanket for the family to relax on.  

The 31st Annual Tottenham Bluegrass Festival

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The Tottenham Bluegrass Festival is three days of music and fun for the family. This year, it will be held June 20th - 22nd in the natural amphitheatre of the Tottenham Conservation Area, by the waters of the village pond. Some of the great attractions to look forward to include popular and award winning bands from across the United States and Canada, a youth talent contest, the Sunday gospel show, and hands on workshops and food an d craft vendors. Children under 16 years of age are free, so don’t miss out on this one!

The Alliston Potato Festival 

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The 41st annual Alliston Potato Festival starts on the evening of Friday August 8th with a parade the kids will be talking about until school’s back in! The festival continues until August 10th with a Wild West show, a dog agility presentation, lawn tractor races, highland dancers, an educational animal show, rides, games, food vendors and more. The event will close with a concert in the park on Sunday night. Check out some of this year’s fun and attractions.

 

Flavours in the Field

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Come and indulge in an afternoon of delicious food at Flavours in the Field. The event, which has you travelling on the South Simcoe Railway to a remote railside location, features culinary creations by some of the best restaurants of Beeton, Tottenham and the surrounding area. Make sure to book a babysitter for the evening as this is an adults only event! Mark your calendar for August 16th.

Now we turn it over to you: What local events are you most looking forward to this summer?

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Make sure you check out the Spring into Summer promotion we have going! It includes a free air conditioner and up to $7,500 in upgrades! Visit our Presentation Centre, and tour our four designer decorated model homes, to learn more about this special limited time offer.

 

 

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