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Civic Holiday in Ontario is August 5, 2013. Summer-fun filled events and activities for kids and families can be found all over the map, north of Toronto. Many events are perfect for a quick day trip or parents can plan a long weekend getaway surrounding these great events.

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Ontario Kids August Long Weekend Festivals
Ontario Civic Holiday Family Events

blue-mountain-village-beach-party BLUE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE BEACH PARTY
Blue Mountains

TIt's the summer's hottest party for all ages – featuring a Bob Marley Tribute Show, Calypso music, Live Music, Yoga and family fireworks by the Mill Pond.

http://www.bluemountainvillage.ca

SUPERBLUE'S THE GIANT KNITTING NANCY
Barrie @ Kempenfest

In partnership with the MacLaren's Youth Advisory Council and TGIF, Superblue's The Giant Knitting Nancy community arts project will be recreated for Kempenfest 2013. Visitors of all ages are able to engage in a simple knitting technique and create art in an area of gathering and conversation for people to enjoy throughout the festival.

http://maclarenart.com

STREEST ALIVE - Outdoor Art Festival
Orillia

City streets are alive with 6 foot high metal letter sculptures, transformed into exciting works of art by area artists!

http://orillia.com

MIDLAND FARMERS' MARKET
Midland

The Midland Farmers' & Artisans' Market hosts an incredible collection of farmers and vendors who offer traditional and organic produce, fruits, vegetables, jams, herbs, crafted products, meats, baked goods, furniture, jewellery, sauces, honey, maple syrup, bedding plants, garden sculptures, recycled items, ceramics, skin care and so much more. Located in beautiful Downtown Midland, across from the town docks.

http://www.midlandfarmersmarket.ca/

WET N SCALY & BIRDS OF PREY SHOWS
Midland

Interact and learn about Ontario's wildlife at the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre. Meet the animals and see for yourself!

http://www.wyemarsh.com/

MUSIC IN PARK
Midland

Sunday evening head down to Little Lake Park in Midland for live music! The bandstand if located right beside the play area and is a great evening for families. Play or sit and listen, something for everyone in the family!

http://www.midland.ca

TWEED STAMPEDE & JAMBOREE
Tweed

What could be better than going to the Tweed Stampede & Jamboree this August 2 - 5 at Trudeau Park in Tweed? Why, going with free admission, of course! Follow the link below to find out 3 ways that you can win!

View the video on our video page!

http://ontarioshighlands.ca

mactier-big-weekend-festival-2012 MACTIER BIG WEEKEND
Mactier

The 6th Annual Big Weekend Festival is taking place in MacTier this Civic Long Weekend, August 2, 3 and 4th and you don't want to miss it! As always, the weekend will be an affordable and fun time in Muskoka, featuring plenty to do for the whole family.

http://www.bigweekendfestival.ca

ontario-sup-race-seriesSUMMER SPLASH SUP RACE SERIES
Collingwood

Come check out the SUP races! This relatively new sport to North American involves standing up on a surf boad and paddling. It's great the the waters in Ontario and people of all ages are starting to really enjoy this sport!

http://ontariosupseries.com

 PIpiratefest-gravenhurst-75x75RATEFEST
Gravenhurst

August 3. 
Be a pirate for a day!

http://discovergravenhurst.ca

GEORGIAN BAY STEAMSHOW
Cookstown

August 2-5. 
The show is filled with parades, tractor pulls, wagon rides, demonstrations, vendor booths, singing and dancing performances and more. The talent contest will be held on Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. for adults, and Sunday evening for juniors. Admission for adults is $8 per day and children aged 12 and under enter for free. Parking is free and a shuttle service is available from the Cookstown Outlet Mall.
Get overnight Accommodation in Alliston or Barrie

http://www.steamshow.ca/

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