East Gwillimbury offers visitors a wide variety of things to do. It boasts a combination of historical buildings and sites, plus recreational areas, marinas and natural forests. Throughout the year, there are many events that include fairs, parades, artist studio tours and equestrian shows.
Be sure to visit the Sharon Temple, a National Historic Site, for an interpretative tour. Another must-see historical destination is the community of Holland Landing, providing a glimpse of yesterday with its abandoned canal lock. Continuing north are a number of excellent marinas nestled along the shores of the Holland River, winding its way to Lake Simcoe.