The Town of East Gwillimbury (EG) is a lively, family-friendly community with many spectacular events for everyone to enjoy throughout the year. Browse through our annual events below!

For community events, please visit our Community Event Calendar page.

2023 Event Passport

Join us at Town events this summer for your chance to win an EG Prize Pack!
Event Passports will be available for pick up at all Town run events, and at the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex. 

Get one entry into our EG prize pack draw for each EG event you attend. The more events you attend, the more chances!

 Visit the Town booth during each event to get your passport stamped. Passports must be submitted to the East Gwillimbury sports complex by September 8 to be entered.

Events that run from May until the end of August are part of the passport system - click here to see the Event Passport.

Would you like to sponsor an event?

2023 Events Food Vendor Application

2023 Event Sponsorship Package

2023 EGFM Sponsorship Package

2023 Tapestry of Taste Sponsorship Package

If you have any questions, please send us an email.

Volunteer at EG's Events!

Looking to volunteer in our annual events? Join our Engaged EG Volunteer Program! For more information on how to become volunteer, please visit our Volunteer EG page.

EG Events

Mayor and Council Pancake Breakfast - January 7, 2023 

Thank you for kicking off the New Year with Mayor and Council! 

Thank you to our event partners, Enbridge Gas. 

Family Fun Day - February 20, 2023

Thank you for celebrating Family Day with us!

Thank you to our event sponsors and partners.

Easter Bunny Hike - April 8, 2023

Join the Easter Bunny Hike on April 8, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Ross Family Complex! (19300 Centre Street, Mount Albert)

Enjoy a variety of activities to help you hop into the spring season. Attendees will be provided with an activity guide to help lead the way. Keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny and bring an Easter Bag to put your treats in!


  • Photo wall                              
  • Face painting
  • Egg decorating
  • Easter egg trail
  • and more!

Thank you to our sponsor Lee Lander from Lander Realty.

This is an outdoor event. 

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Volunteer Appreciation - April 17, 2023

Thank you everyone for attending our Volunteer Appreciation dinner. EG volunteers weave us together and we appreciate all of your many contributions.

Thank you to our amazing vendors: 

Photos from the event will be shared on the Town's Facebook page

Farmers Market - May 18 to September 28, 2023

Vendor at the East Gwillimbury Farmers MarketCome and join the Town of East Gwillimbury's (EG) weekly Farmers Market and enjoy local vegetables, artisan vendors, meat, cheese, baked goods, honey, soaps, and much more while supporting our local businesses. 

Check out our Farmers Market page for more information!

When is it?

You can visit the EG Farmers Market every Thursday from May 18 to September 28, 2023 and runs from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Grand Opening will take place on Thursday May 18 from 2 to 7 p.m.


Grand Opening Schedule:
2:00 p.m. - Ribbon cutting and giveaways for the first 50 families (while supplies last)
2:00 to 7 p.m. - VENDOR MARKET
2:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Caricature Artist (free)
4:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Face Painting (free)

Main Stage:
2:00 to 2:45 p.m. - Rainstone
2:45 to 3:15 p.m. - DJ Rockin Rick
3:15 to 4 p.m. - Rainstone
4:00 to 5:30 p.m. - DJ Rockin Rick
5:30 to 6:10 p.m. - Russ Clayton
6:25 to 7:00 p.m. - Russ Clayton

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The Farmers Market will be held at the East Gwillimbury Civic Centre at 19000 Leslie Street, Sharon.

Music Nights in EG - July 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023

Details to come.

Canada Day Event - July 1, 2023

Details to come.

Tapestry of Taste - August 11 and 12, 2023

East Gwillimbury’s Tapestry of Taste (TOT) is back for 2023! #TOT2023 is the ultimate event that connects the community through arts, culture, food and heritage.

TOT 2023 will is happening on Friday, August 11 from 5 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, August 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at 19000 Leslie Street, Sharon.

2023 Vendor Applications are open! Visit the Tapestry of Taste page for details. 

Nature Day - September 16, 2023

Details to come.

Haunted Halloween Hike - October 27, 2023
Details to come.
Remembrance Day Service - November 11, 2023

Each year on Remembrance Day we gather as a community to honour the men and women that made and continue to make the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms.

Details to come.

EG Tree Lighting and Christmas Market - November 12, 2023

Details to come.

Santa Claus Parade - November 12, 2023

Details to come.

NYE in EG - 'Noon' Year's Eve Event - December 31, 2023

Details to come.