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.

Would you like to sponsor an event?

Please fill out our 2022 Event Sponsorship Package form. 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
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Family Fun Day - February 21, 2022

Family Fun Day 2022

Thank you to our event sponsors, Picone Real Estate and Youth and Community Initiatives Fund.

Easter in East Gwillimbury - April 16, 2022

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Easter Bunny Hike!

Easter Bunny Hike

Thank you to our event sponsor Lander Realty!

Volunteer Appreciation - April 25, 2022
2017 Volunteer Appreciation Event

Thank you for coming out to our Volunteer Appreciation Event! We hope to see you in 2023!

Operations Centre Opening - May 14, 2022

Join us for the grand-opening of our new Operations Centre on Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come tour the facility and learn more about the work completed here!

This opening will also include our Big Truck and Gear event where you can come meet our fleet and get up close to our big EG trucks. We'll have a BBQ, family activities, big trucks and more!

Swing by to see our participating organizations:

  • EG Emergency and Community Safety Services
  • York Regional Police
  • Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
  • Mount Albert Lions Club

Big truck and gear eventBig truck graphic

Farmers' Market - May 19 to October 6, 2022

Vendor at the East Gwillimbury Farmers MarketEnjoy local fruit, vegetables, perennials, eggs, meat, cheeses, baked goods, honey, soaps, and much more while supporting our local businesses with minimal contact.

Check out our Farmers' Market page for more information!

When is it?

You can visit the EG Farmers' Market every Thursday from May 19 to October 6, 2022 and runs from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Grand Opening will take place on Thursday May 19 from 2 – 7 p.m.

Where?

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

Recreation and Parks Month - June 2022

EG is proud to embrace the movement, June is Recreation and Park Month (JRPM). Along with many other communities throughout Ontario, we use JRPM to promote local recreational programs and amenities that are available for everyone to enjoy.

Please visit our Recreation and Parks Month page for more information!June is Recreation and Parks Month logo

Canada Day at the Market - July 1, 2022

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 Visit our Canada Day page

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at our 2022 Canada Day Event, please fill out and submit a vendor application form.

 Vendor Application Form

Tapestry of Taste - August 12 and 13, 2022

East Gwillimbury’s Tapestry of Taste (TOT) event is back and ready to make a comeback in 2022!

This will be the ultimate event that will connect the community through Arts, Culture, Food and Heritage. TOT provides a place for everyone who would like to join, and allows everyone to express their identity and themselves at our event through the large variety that will be at the event.

TOT 2022 will take place on Friday, August 12 from 6 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, August 13 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., at 19000 Leslie Street Sharon, ON, L0G1V0.

Stay tuned for event details and updates. Updates will be posted on our Tapestry of Taste page.

Movies at the Sharon Temple

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Event Map  
 Movie Nights in EG Map

 

Music Nights

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at our 2022 Music Nights, please fill out and submit a vendor application form.

 Vendor Application Form

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Nature Day

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Haunted Halloween Hike

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Remembrance Day Service

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Tree Lighting & Skate 

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Santa Claus Tour

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Santa Claus Facebook Live

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Dare to Care

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Emergency and Community Safety Services collects toy, food and cash donations
at local grocery stores to support EG's Holiday Toy and Food Drive! 

Fire truck image pulling flag that reads be a holiday hero

Present boxes with last year event photos of people making donations

 

NYE in EG - 'Noon' Year's Eve Event - December 31, 2022

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