Attractions

ARCHIBALD ORCHARDS & ESTATE WINERY
Taste award-winning fruit wines ranging from dry to ice types! Located 45 minutes east of Toronto with 40 acres of orchards nestled in the Oak Ridges Moraine. Browse the winery boutique full of preserves, specialty cheeses and beautiful gift ideas for all occasions and budgets. Seasonal activities include apple picking, cider demonstrations and children’s play area. Daily tastings! Tours by appointment.
Season: Spring to December – Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; March – Thursday to Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. January & February, CLOSED.
6275 Liberty Street North, Bowmanville
Phone: 905-263-2396  •  www.archibaldswinery.com


BRIMACOMBE
Rated  “The Best  in the  Snow  Business”  by the  Canadian Ski Council, Brimacombe caters  to the traditional skier as well as the snowboarder and features  21 trails, 10 lifts and 2 terrain parks spread over 65+ acres. Less than 45 minutes  east  of Toronto. Open  six days  and  five nights a week. Lessons, rentals and retail store available onsite.
OPEN: December to March, weather and snow conditions permitting
4098 Durham Road 9 (Ganaraska Road), Orono
905-983-5983 •  1-877-672-2582 •  www.brimacombe.ca

 
CAMP X EXHIBIT
The Lynn Philip Hodgson  Camp-X Collection memorializes the contributions of the air force during World War II. In addition, the exhibit details the once highly secret exploits of Camp  X, a nearby spy school  that operated during the war, sprawling over the town lines of Oshawa and Whitby. This permanent collection is located at the Region of Durham Headquarters.
OPEN: Exhibit open year round on all week days and only closed on
Statutory holidays. Visit website for details.
605 Rossland Road East, Whitby • www.camp-x.com


CANADIAN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM
In 1961,  a group of Oshawa businessman created the Canadian Automotive Museum to preserve the automotive history of Canada. Located in downtown Oshawa, over 75 vehicles dating from 1898 to 1981 are on display including Canadian automobiles and European racing and luxury cars.
OPEN: Year round except Christmas Day. Special rates and hours can be arranged for group tours – call for details!
99 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa  • 905-576-1222 www.canadianautomotivemuseum.com
 

CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK
Recognized  as Canada’s Home of Motorsports, the 750  acre  multi-track facility hosts  just about  every class  of road  racing  including Formula 1, IndyCar, sports cars, stock cars, endurance racing, motorcycles, motocross, showroom stock, historic vintage racers, “Big Rig” trucks and karts.
OPEN: May long weekend to Thanksgiving weekend
ADMISSION: Rates and admission varies by event. See website for details.
3233 Concession Road 10, Bowmanville
905-983-9141 •  1-800-866-1072  
www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com


CANLAN ICE SPORTS OSHAWA
Breakaway   from  boredom   and  unleash   your  inner  athlete  at  Durham Region’s  most  popular  sports   and  entertainment   complex.  The  facility boasts two  NHL sized  ice  surfaces, four  championship   caliber  beach volleyball courts and Durham’s largest patio bar overlooking Lake Ontario.
1401 Phillip Murray Avenue, Oshawa
905-725-6951 •  www.icesports.com


DOWNTOWN OSHAWA
There’s  always  something  fun happening  in downtown  Oshawa.  From unique  shopping  to  fine-dining, from family activities to  special  events, there are over 250 businesses to serve you.
OPEN: Year round
905-576-7606 •  www.downtownoshawa.ca


DOWNTOWN OSHAWA MURALS
Downtown Oshawa displays various murals, painted by top Canadian artists, which help celebrate Oshawa’s history, culture, and people  – from the early days of the automotive industry and its influence on the City of Oshawa, to the  famous  Oshawa Generals to Northern  Dancer.  The mural beside  the Cenotaph depicts  the military history of the area  including the famous  spy school – Camp X. This is a self-guided walking tour.
905-436-3311 •  1-800-6-OSHAWA  • www.oshawa.ca
 

TRIBUTE COMMUNITIES CENTRE (formally known as the General Motors Centre)
As Durham Region’s  premier  Sports  and  Entertainment  Facility it is the home of the Oshawa Generals (OHL) hockey team, the Durham TurfDogs Lacrosse team and the Oshawa Sports  Hall of Fame.  Various concerts, local events  and trade  shows  are held throughout  the year. See  website for detailed list of events.
99 Athol Street East, Oshawa
905-438-8811 • 1-877-436-8811
www.tributecommunitiescentre.com


GREAT BLUE HERON  CHARITY CASINO
Great  games, great  food, great  people!  Join in the action at one of the 60 thrilling casino  table  games, play  at  any  of  the  539  state-of-the-art   slot machines or indulge in the award winning all-you-can-eat buffets at the Waters Edge Restaurant. There is something for everyone, no matter what your game!
OPEN: 24 hours, 7 days a week
21777  Island Road, Port Perry
905-985-4888 •  1-888-29-HERON
www.greatblueheroncasino.com
 

JUNGLE CAT WORLD  WILDLIFE PARK
Located on 15 acres  near historic Orono, just 25 minutes east of Oshawa, the park is home to a variety of rare and endangered wildlife from around the world.
OPEN: Year Round. 7 days a week, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily feeding tour at 1:30 p.m.
ADMISSION: Adults $15, Teens/Seniors $10, Children $7.50, Children under 2 free. Group rates are available.
3667 Concession Road 6, Orono
Phone: 905-983-5016 •  www.junglecatworld.com


LIVEACT DINNER  THEATRE
Durham   Region’s   premiere   entertainment    destination!   Dinner   theatre, concerts, special  events!  An evening  at  the  Dinner Theatre  is a  night to remember.
104 Consumers  Drive, Whitby
905-668-2229 •  1-877-426-5697 •  www.liveact.ca


NEB’S FUNWORLD
NEB’s FunWorld is #1 for family fun in Durham Region with a huge variety of entertainment that includes bowling, rides and arcade.
OPEN: 7 days a week with rides running daily
1300 Wilson Road North, Oshawa
905-723-2631 •  www.nebsfunworld.com


OCALA ORCHARDS FARM WINERY LTD.
When you visit Ocala you will discover a countryside winery housed within a turn of the century dairy barn complete with timber beams, board floors and oak doors. Ocala produces grape, orchard fruit and berry wines as well as non-alcoholic sparkling juices. Tour the winery, sample the wines or browse the Wine Boutique for interesting gift ideas.
Season: Spring to December. January to April, limited Retail Store Hours. Call for hours of operation.
971 High Point Road, Port Perry
Phone: 905-985-9924  •  1-866-985-9924
www.ocalawinery.com


OLG SLOTS  AT AJAX   DOWNS
Do you like the charm of the classic reel? Prefer the flash of the video slots or electronic  table games? With over 800  machines,  they have the thrills you desire!  And when it comes  to exciting your taste  buds,  the Getaway Restaurant  has you covered  24/7.
OPEN: Year Round, 24 hours, 7 days a week
50 Alexander’s Crossing, Ajax
905-619-2690 •  1-866-445-3939
 www.olgslotsandcasinos.ca/olg-slots/ajax-downs


ONTARIO REGIMENT (RCAC)  MUSEUM
The museum  houses the largest  collection of operational  tanks  and military equipment  in Canada. On  display is the Ontario  Regiment’s  (RCAC) long history of service  and  gallantry. Also on display is the  Ontario  Regiment’s Ferret Club’s extensive collection of restored military vehicles, which includes a number  of tanks,  wheeled  and  tracked  vehicles.  Check  the  website  for “TANK DAYS” where history comes  to life.
OPEN: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holiday Mondays (noon to 4 p.m.)
from May until 11 November. Off season: by appointment. ADMISSION: Adults $5.00, Veterans/Seniors/Students $3.00, children
under 12 free. Group Tours available by appointment. $5.00 per person on Tank Days
1000 Stevenson Road North, Oshawa
South Field, Oshawa Municipal Airport
905-728-6199 •  www.ontrmuseum.ca
 

OSHAWA CENTRE
Oshawa Centre  is the largest  shopping  centre  East of the GTA with over 230 fashion and lifestyle brands including Sephora, Victoria’s Secret, Roots, Pandora  and lululemon. The Oshawa Centre underwent a $230M redevelopment to add 60 new stores to the centre, with phase 2 of redevelopment still underway.
419 King Street West, Oshawa
905-686-6408 •  www.oshawacentre.com


OSHAWA  COMMUNITY  MUSEUM & ARCHIVES
Located in Oshawa’s beautiful Lakeview Park, the museum depicts local history through the interpretation of three restored 19th century homes,  providing a greater  understanding of the lifestyles of Oshawa’s early inhabitants.  Henry House portrays the lifestyle of the minister’s family from 1850 through 1890s and gives insight into Thomas Henry, an activist in the development  of early Port  Oshawa.  Gift  Shop,   archives,   group  tours,  changing   displays  and children’s programs  are offered year round.
OPEN: Year round, hours vary.
ADMISSION: Adults $3, Children $1, Seniors $2, Family $7
1450 Simcoe Street South, Lakeview Park, Oshawa
905-436-7624 •  www.oshawamuseum.org
 

OSHAWA LITTLE THEATRE
Oshawa Little Theatre  has  brought  playful moments  to  life in Durham Region  for over 60  years!  Durham’s  longest  running community theatre presents outstanding  live theatre throughout the year.
OPEN: Year Round
ADMISSION: Varies depending on event
62 Russett Avenue, Oshawa
905-723-0282 •  www.oshawalittletheatre.com


OSHAWA SPORTS HALL OF  FAME
Located inside the General Motors Centre, the Museum displays an impressive collection  of  artifacts,  photographs  and  memorabilia  depicting  Oshawa’s sports scene and honours the achievements of Oshawa individuals and teams who have attained prominence  and distinction in sports.
OPEN: Year round, hours vary.
General Motors Centre, 99 Athol Street East, Oshawa
905-245-0360 •  www.oshawasportshalloffame.com
 

OSHAWA VALLEY BOTANICAL GARDENS
Featuring  over 300  peony  varieties,  hosta  and  lilac collections,  a water feature,  annual beds  and  the fall blooming Memory Garden, this unique garden  links the parklands  and natural terrain of the Oshawa Creek  Trail system with the nationally-designated  heritage gardens of Parkwood Estate.
OPEN: Year round, 7 days a week, dawn until dusk
ADMISSION: Free
155 Arena Street, Oshawa
905-436-3311 •  1-800-6-OSHAWA  • www.oshawa.ca/ovbg


OSHAWA ZOO and  FUN FARM
If you’re looking for a Zoo that offers a clean, rural, child friendly experience for  your  whole  family, look  no  further.  Featuring  45  species of  tame exotic and  domestic  animals  that  feed  from your hand  in an  interactive environment, it is situated on Oshawa’s Oak Ridge Moraine.
OPEN: May to Thanksgiving. Call ahead to confirm daily open  hours.
ADMISSION: Adults $12, Seniors $10, Children $8, Family Pass $40. Season passes and group rates available.
3441 Grandview Street North, Oshawa
905-655-5236 •  www.oshawazoo.ca


REGENT THEATRE AT UOIT
Restored to its former glory, the Regent  Theatre in downtown Oshawa is a spectacular 600-seat lecture  theatre  by day and  a performance venue during the evening and on weekends.
OPEN: Year Round
ADMISSION: Varies depending on event
50 King Street East, Oshawa
905-721-3399 •  www.regent.uoit.ca


PARKWOOD  NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE AND  HERITAGE GARDEN
Historical home  of R.S.  McLaughlin, a pioneer  in the  automotive  industry and founder of General  Motors of Canada, it is now a national historic site. Features include the famous 55 room mansion filled with original furnishings and artwork, and a 12 acre landscaped garden with walking paths, greenhouse and gazebo. Enjoy guided tours, heritage gardens, special programs, Summer Garden  Teahouse  Restaurant, Greenhouse Tearoom and much more.
OPEN: Year Round, hours vary. October through May 31 open for public tours, Tuesday to Sunday from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. . Guided Tours: Adults $ 10; Seniors $ 9; Youth (14-17 yrs.) $ 8; Children (6-13 yrs.) $ 7; Family of  Four (2 adults + 2 children under 13) $ 25
270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa
905-433-4311 •  www.parkwoodestate.com


THE ROBERT  McLAUGHLIN GALLERY
Durham  Region’s  largest  public  art  gallery, the  RGM holds  a  permanent collection of over 4000  works  of art, four galleries  of diverse  &  changing exhibitions, a significant collection of Modern  and  Contemporary  Canadian art, including a collection of works by Painters  Eleven, the Group  of Seven and Douglas Coupland.
OPEN: Year Round, hours vary. Guided Tours: By reservation.
Open 7-10 p.m. on the first Friday of every  month  for RMG Fridays.
ADMISSION: By donation
72 Queen Street, Civic Centre, Oshawa
905-576-3000 •  www.rmg.on.ca


TREETOP ECO-ADVENTURE PARK
Become  one  with nature! Kids and  adults  will love exploring this one-of- a-kind AERIAL tree  top  outdoor  adventure  park.  Some  of the  features include giant Tyrolean Zip lines, suspended bridges,  floating logs, ladders and platforms, Tarzan rope  swings,  nets  and much more. New this year: Outdoor  Archery Games with an awesome 50’ by 80’ Combat  Archery arena to do battle in. Reservations are required.
OPEN: Year Round.
53 Snow Ridge Court, Oshawa
905-655-1113 •   1-855-655-1113
www.treetopeco-adventurepark.com

 

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