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Published on May 15th, 2024

Southern Georgian Bay becomes a hub of excitement and adventure as the May Long Weekend approaches. Whether you’re looking for live music, outdoor activities, or a chance to relax, this region offers something for everyone. This guide will help you make the most of your weekend, ensuring you don’t miss out on any of the fantastic events and attractions in the area.


Start your adventure at Blue Mountain Village, where the excitement lasts all weekend long. Enjoy fantastic live music from headlining bands Ridin’ The Pine and the Greg Wyard Band alongside a plethora of family-friendly activities, delicious dining options, and thrilling outdoor adventures. Whether you prefer leisurely village strolls or action-packed entertainment, Blue Mountain Village has it all.

Get the summer vibes started at Wasaga Beach on Saturday. Their Summer Launch event offers a day of thrilling entertainment and family fun, culminating in a spectacular fireworks display to celebrate the arrival of summer.

Wine enthusiasts will love a visit to Georgian Hills Vineyards. This serene spot offers a delightful wine-tasting experience with a variety of cool-climate wines crafted from locally-grown grapes. It’s the perfect setting to relax and enjoy the picturesque landscape.

For a unique and educational experience, head to The Fishway in Thornbury. Learn about the migration of fish species in Georgian Bay and observe the fish ladder in action. This attraction provides valuable insight into the local aquatic ecosystem.

On Saturday and Sunday, The Reel History Film Fest in Collingwood will feature the film Blue Clay. This event offers a unique way to engage with local history through cinema, providing both entertainment and education.


Reset and relax at the Spring Renewal Retreat at 120 Tyrol Ave. This rejuvenating retreat features yoga, meditation, and wellness workshops designed to refresh your mind, body, and spirit.

Join a spring paddle excursion at Minesing Wetlands for a fantastic outdoor adventure. Paddle through the waterways of this unique natural area and take in its breathtaking beauty.

Browse through a wide selection of antiques and collectibles at the Thornbury Antique Market. Find unique treasures and vintage items, perfect for collectors and those looking for something special.

Explore the scenic 34-kilometre Georgian Trail, which runs from Collingwood to Meaford and is ideal for walking, jogging, or cycling. The trail offers stunning views of Georgian Bay, lush forests, and charming communities along the way.


Spend a relaxing day at Sunset Point Park in Collingwood. With picturesque views of Georgian Bay, picnic areas, walking trails, and a children’s playground, it’s ideal for a family outing or a peaceful stroll. Then, head over to the Collingwood Arboretum, a beautifully landscaped park featuring a variety of trees, shrubs, and flowers. Stroll along the pathways, enjoy the gardens, and relax by the waterfront.

Discover Collingwood’s history at the Collingwood Museum. With exhibits showcasing the region’s shipbuilding heritage, local artifacts, and historical photographs, it’s a fascinating place to learn about the area’s past.

End your day by popping into Northwinds Brewery in Collingwood to sample a range of craft beers brewed on-site. Pair your drink with delicious food from their menu, making it a great spot for a casual meal and drink with friends.

With this diverse mix of outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, and relaxing leisure activities, you’re sure to have a memorable May long weekend in Southern Georgian Bay.

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