What's Happening! Festivals, Fairs & Events

MONTHLY EVENTS

Classic Movie Nights   • First Thursday of the Month
Some things never go out of style, especially the classics! Visit the Regent Theatre for Classic Movie Nights on the first Thursday of every month.
Location: 50 King St., E., Oshawa   Admission: $5.00, Children and Students are free. Movie times: 7:00 p.m.
905.721.3399
www.regenttheatre.ca

RMG Fridays   • First Friday of the Month
Join the RMG as they celebrate local talent on the First Friday of each month. The gallery is buzzing with live music, an interactive art experience, social mingling and more.
Location: 72 Queen St., Oshawa  Admission: Free  Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
905.576.3000   •
www.rmg.on.ca

OPG Second Sundays   • Second Sunday of the Month
Families of all kinds and sizes are invited to explore exciting exhibitions, art materials and fun hands-on activities together. Projects suit art lovers of all ages and skill levels. Ideal for children three and up, however kids work with their parents & art instructors.
Location: 72 Queen St., Oshawa  Admission: Free  Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
905.576.3000   •
www.rmg.on.ca

Show & Shine   • Every Wednesday in June to September
Oshawa City Hall Staff Parking Lot
Admission: Free   Time: 6:00 p.m.

www.downtownoshawa.ca/show-shine

Tank Saturdays   • Second Saturday in June to October
Visit the Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum on the second Saturday of each month from June through October to see live demonstrations of the Museum’s operational historic armoured fighting vehicles from Canada and its Allied Forces. You won’t have a better opportunity to see or hear these vehicles up close and in-person. The museum is located just west of the main entrance to the Airport’s South Field.
Location: 1000 Stevenson Road North,Oshawa   Admission: $20.00 per person, $10.00 Students and Seniors, $40.00 Family Fun Pass for four. All ages welcome.

Times: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Live Show: 1:00 p.m.
905-728-6199
•  www.ontrmuseum.ca

Summer Concerts in the Park   • Every Thursday in July and August
A  FREE Outdoor Concert Series at Memorial Park Bandshell on Thursday evenings throughout summer. Listen to the sounds of opera, country, rock, funk and jazz music. Visit the website for schedule and times.
Location: Memorial Park    Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
905-436-3311 •
www.oshawa.ca

MAY

May 2 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Princess Ball in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Website

May 7 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Walk for Alzheimer's 

www.support.alzheimer.ca

May 13 8:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Mother's Day Concert

www.regenttheatre.ca

May 14 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A Mother's Day of Music

Website

May 17 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Oshawa's 6th Annual Ride of Silence

www.rideofsilence.org

May 23 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Northview Community Barbecue

www.oshawa.ca

May 27, 28 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Aquino Tank Weekend 

www.ontrmuseum.ca

JUNE

June 3 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Big Give

Website

JUNE 4 – 7 BROOKLIN SPRING FAIR
Brooklin Fair Grounds
www.brooklinspringfair.com

JUNE 5
Pan Am Torch Relay
Civic Recreation Complex Oshawa City Hall
www.oshawa.ca/panam

JUNE 5
RMG Fridays: Boxing, The Sweet Science
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
905-576-3000
www.rmg.on.ca

JUNE 6
Ashley McIsaac – Crossover
Regent Theatre, Oshawa
905-721-3399
www.regenttheatre.ca

JUNE 7
A Tribute to Elvis in Concert
Regent Theatre, Oshawa
905-721-3399
www.regenttheatre.ca

JUNE 7
Downtown Oshawa Walking Tour
Oshawa Community Museum
905-436-7624
www.oshawamuseum.org

JUNE 13
Tank Saturdays – The Second World War
Ontario Regiment (RCAC) Museum
905-728-6199
www.ontrmuseum.ca

JUNE 13
An Evening of Comedy
Regent Theatre, Oshawa
905-721-3399
www.regenttheatre.ca

JUNE 13 – 14
11th Annual Peony Festival

Located  in the heart  of the beautiful Oshawa Valley Botanical  Gardens, this free event  displays  300  types  of Peonies  in the gardens and  100’s more in Children’s Arena. Artisans, live music, food, gardening  seminars, community displays and more are all part of this remarkable flower festival.
Location: Oshawa Valley Botanical Garden
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
905-436-3311 •  1-800-6-OSHAWA
www.oshawa.ca/peony

JUNE 17
Concerts in the Park (free) Oshawa Civic Band
Memorial Park, Oshawa – 7:30 P.M.
www.oshawacivicband.ca

JUNE 19 – 21
Canadian Historic Grand Prix
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
1-800-866-1072
www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com

JUNE 20
Artists in the Garden
Gardens throughout Oshawa
www.hearthplace.org www.artistsinthegarden.com

JUNE 20 – 21
Strawberry Festival
Pingle’s Farm Market, Hampton
905-725-6089
www.pinglesfarmmarket.com

JUNE 21
Fiesta Parade (12:30 P.M.) Multicultural Festival Downtown Oshawa
www.fiestaweek.ca

JUNE 21 – 27
41st Annual Fiesta Week

A Taste  of Durham!  Visit various  pavilions during  the  week-long  event in Oshawa where  people  are  able  to watch  cultural entertainment  and sample  ethnic  cuisine.  A passport is required  for entrance and  can  be purchased at all pavilions.
Admission: Pavilion passports: Adults $8.00, Seniors $4.00
Children 14 and under are free (when accompanied by an adult) Fiesta Parade (June 21st) starts at 12:30 p.m. in downtown Oshawa.
Fiesta Concert is held after the parade at 3:00 p.m. at the Memorial
Park Bandshell, Oshawa.
905-436-3311 •  www.fiestaweek.com

JUNE 27-28
Métis Heritage Celebration
Memorial Park, Oshawa
www.oshawa.ca/events

JUNE 27
Letter From Wingfield Farm
Regent Theatre, Oshawa
905-721-3399
www.regenttheatre.ca

JUNE 27 – 28
Strawberry Festival
Pingle’s Farm Market, Hampton
905-725-6089
www.pinglesfarmmarket.com

JUNE 28
13th Annual Soap Box Derby Downtown Oshawa
www.autofestoshawa.com

JULY

JULY - EVERY WEDNESDAY
Show & Shine – 6:00 P.M.
Oshawa City Hall Staff Parking Lot
www.downtownoshawa.ca/events

JULY - EVERY THURSDAY
Concerts in the Park (free)
Memorial Park, Oshawa – 7:00 P.M.
www.oshawa.ca/events
 
JULY 1
Canada Day Celebrations

Celebrate  being  Canadian  at  Lakeview  Park.  The  park  is  filled with displays and interactive activities and the day culminates with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk.
905-436-3311 •  1-800-6-OSHAWA
www.oshawa.ca/canadaday  • www.oshawamuseum.org

JULY 3
RMG Fridays: Canadian Celebration
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
905-576-3000
www.rmg.on.ca

JULY 9 – 12
Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
1-800-866-1072
www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com

JULY 10 - 25
Pan Am Launch Party & Cultural Acts
Civic Square and various downtown locations in Oshawa
www.oshawa.ca/events

JULY 11
Tank Saturdays – UN / NATO Ontario Regiment (RCAC) Museum
905-728-6199
www.ontrmuseum.ca

JULY 11
Durham Craft Beer Festival Downtown Oshawa
www.durhamcraftbeer.com

JULY 11
Driftwood Theatre – Hamlet
Outdoor Theatre
Parkwood Estate, Oshawa
www.driftwoodtheatre.com

JULY 11 – 15
TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games – Weightlifting
General Motors Centre
(Oshawa Sports Centre)
1-800-413-0017
www.oshawa.ca/panam/

JULY 15 & 29
Concerts in the Park (free) Oshawa Civic Band
Memorial Park, Oshawa – 7:30 P.M.
www.oshawacivicband.ca

JULY 18 – 25
TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games – Boxing
General Motors Centre
(Oshawa Sports Centre)
1-800-413-0017
www.oshawa.ca/panam/

JULY 25 – 26
The Highlands of Durham Games Elgin Park, Uxbridge
www.highlandsofdurhamgames.com

JULY 26
Summer Victorian Tea
Oshawa Community Museum
905-436-7624
www.oshawamuseum.org
 
AUGUST

AUGUST - EVERY WEDNESDAY
Show & Shine – 6:00 P.M.
Oshawa City Hall Staff Parking Lot
www.downtownoshawa.ca/events

AUGUST - EVERY THURSDAY
Concerts in the Park (free)
Memorial Park, Oshawa – 7:00 P.M.
www.oshawa.ca/events

AUGUST 7
RMG Fridays: Summer Sounds Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa
www.rmg.on.ca

AUGUST 8
Tank Saturdays – The Vietnam War
Ontario Regiment (RCAC) Museum
905-728-6199
www.ontrmuseum.ca

AUGUST 8
Bikes On Bond
Bond Street, Downtown Oshawa
www.downtownoshawa.ca/events

AUGUST 9
Oshawa Gospel Fest Memorial Park, Oshawa
www.oshawa.ca/events

AUGUST 9
Summer Corn Festival & Jamboree Courtice Flea Market
www.courticefleamarket.com

AUGUST 12 & 26
Concerts in the Park (free) Oshawa Civic Band
Memorial Park, Oshawa – 7:30 P.M.
www.oshawacivicband.ca

AUGUST 13 – 16
Durham Festival

A celebration of culture and creativity in Durham Region.
Location: Various locations throughout Durham
Including the Woodland Disco and Glowfest happening at Parkwood Estate, Oshawa on August 14 (www.oshawa.ca/events)
1-800-413-0017 •  www.durhamfestival.ca

AUGUST 14
Woodland Disco and Glowfest (Durham Festival)
Parkwood Estate
www.oshawa.ca/events

AUGUST 14 – 16
Superbike Doubleheader Weekend
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
1-800-866-1072
www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com

AUGUST 21
Kars on King
King Street, Downtown Oshawa
www.downtownoshawa.ca/events


AUGUST 22 – 23
22nd Annual Autofest
Lakeview Park, Oshawa
905-666-2307
www.autofestoshawa.com


AUGUST 28 – 29 BLACKSTOCK FAIR
Blackstock Fairgrounds
www.blackstockfair.ca


AUGUST 28 – 30
Chevrolet Silverado 250
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
1-800-866-1072
www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com

SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER 2
Show & Shine – 6:00 P.M.
Oshawa City Hall Staff Parking Lot
www.downtownoshawa.ca/events

SEPTEMBER 5 –27
Pingle’s Fall Fun Weekends Every Saturday and Sunday Pingle’s Farm Market, Hampton
905-725-6089
www.pinglesfarmmarket.com

SEPTEMBER 6 – 7 PORT PERRY FAIR
Port Perry Fairgrounds
www.portperryfair.com

SEPTEMBER 10 – 13 ORONO FAIR
Orono Fairgrounds
www.oronofair.com


SEPTEMBER 11
Neil Diamond Tribute Regent Theatre, Oshawa
www.regenttheatre.ca

SEPTEMBER 11 – 13
14th Annual Oshawa Rotary Ribfest Lakeview Park, Oshawa
www.oshawaribfest.com

SEPTEMBER 11 – 13 UXBRIDGE FALL FAIR
Elgin Park, Uxbridge
www.uxbridgefair.ca

SEPTEMBER 12
Tank Saturdays – The Ontario Regiment
Ontario Regiment (RCAC) Museum
905-728-6199
www.ontrmuseum.ca

SEPTEMBER 13
Union Cemetery Tour
Oshawa Community Museum
905-436-7624
www.oshawamuseum.org

SEPTEMBER 13
Fall Classic Car Show Courtice Flea Market
www.courticefleamarket.com

SEPTEMBER 15 – 16 SUNDERLAND FALL FAIR
Sunderland Fair Grounds
www.agfair.ca

SEPTEMBER 18 – 20 BEAVERTON FALL FAIR
Beaverton Fair Grounds
www.beavertonfallfair.ca

SEPTEMBER 19
Mike Mandel – World’s Greatest Living Hypnotist
Regent Theatre, Oshawa
905-721-3399
www.regenttheatre.ca

SEPTEMBER 25 – 27
Culture Days
Throughout Durham Region
www.culturedays.ca
 
SEPTEMBER 26
The Soul Brothers
Regent Theatre, Oshawa
905-721-3399
www.regenttheatre.ca

SEPTEMBER 26
Doors Open Oshawa Throughout Oshawa
www.heritageoshawa.ca www.doorsopenontario.on.ca

SEPTEMBER 26
Walking Tour of Camp X
(Part of Doors Open Oshawa) Intrepid Park, Oshawa
www.camp-x.com

SEPTEMBER 27
Harvest Tea
Oshawa Community Museum
905-436-7624
www.oshawamuseum.org

OCTOBER

OCTOBER 2 – 4
Annual Fall Art Festival Camp Samac, Oshawa
www.oshawaartassociation.com

OCTOBER 3 – 31
Pingle’s Fall Fun Weekends
Pingle’s Farm Market, Hampton
905-725-6089
www.pinglesfarmmarket.com

OCTOBER 17
Tank Saturdays – Roll Past Day
Ontario Regiment (RCAC) Museum
905-728-6199
www.ontrmuseum.ca

OCTOBER 17
Dean Brody & Paul Brandt
General Motors Centre, Oshawa
1-877-436-8811
www.generalmotorscentre.com

OCTOBER 17
Archaeology Day at the Museum
Oshawa Community Museum
905-436-7624
www.oshawamuseum.org

OCTOBER 25
Halloween Fun Festival Courtice Flea Market
www.courticefleamarket.com
 
NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER 10 – 15
Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling
General Motors Centre, Oshawa
1-877-436-8811
www.generalmotorscentre.com

NOVEMBER 11
Remembrance Day Parade & Ceremony Downtown Oshawa & Memorial Park, Oshawa
www.oshawa.ca/events

NOVEMBER 17
Barenaked Ladies
General Motors Centre, Oshawa
1-877-436-8811
www.generalmotorscentre.com

NOVEMBER 20
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Memorial Park, Oshawa
905-436-3311
www.oshawa.ca/events

NOVEMBER 21
 Santa’s Parade Of Lights Oshawa Downtown Oshawa – 6:00 P.M.
 A spectacular  night  time  parade   with  colourful  and  brightly lit  floats, dancers, and  marching  bands  winding their way through  the  streets of Oshawa much to the delight of little boys, girls and the young at heart.
 Location: Downtown Oshawa. Begins at 6:00 p.m.
www.oshawasantaclausparade.org

NOVEMBER 21
Aloha (Elvis Presley Tribute) General Motors Centre, Oshawa
1-877-436-8811
www.generalmotorscentre.com

DECEMBER

DECEMBER 5
Annual Lamplight Tour
Oshawa Community Museum
905-436-7624
www.oshawamuseum.org

DECEMBER 5 – 6
Santa’s Workshop Courtice Flea Market
www.courticefleamarket.com

DECEMBER 17, 18, 20
Victorian Christmas Tea
Oshawa Community Museum
905-436-7624
www.oshawamuseum.org

DECEMBER 20
Elvis: A Christmas Special
Regent Theatre, Oshawa
905-721-3399
www.regenttheatre.ca

DECEMBER 31
Oshawa Celebrates 2016
Legends Centre, Oshawa
www.oshawa.ca/events

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