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?

2024 Event Sponsorship Package   2024 Music Night Sponsorship Package 

Would you like to be an events food vendor?

2024 Events Food Vendor Application     

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.

Help us plan unforgettable moments in EG! 

East Gwillimbury (EG) is developing a municipal events strategy to enhance Town events and connect and engage with the community. Share your thoughts at by completing the brief community survey, at an upcoming Town event or a virtual workshop. 

Get involved with EG's Events Strategy 

Vendor at the market selling hot sauce
Farmers Market
Visit the EG Farmers Market Thursday's from 2 to 7 p.m. from May 9 to October 10, 2024 for food, craft and artisan vendors, live music and more.
Woman signing
Music Nights
Tuesday's in July from 7 to 9 p.m. for entertainment and food. Outdoors, rain or shine - dress accordingly and bring your own seating.
Mounty in stilts
Canada Day
Join us to celebrate Canada Day with activities, Mount Albert Lions BBQ, Food Trucks, and fireworks on July 1 at the Mount Albert Lions Community Centre from 6 to 10 p.m. Parking is limited. Take the FREE YRT shuttle to the event.
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Celebrating the Arts: A Taste of Culture
The ultimate event that connects the community through arts, culture, food and heritage. You won't want to miss this two-day event on Friday, August 9 from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, August 10 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Children observing nature
Nature Day
September 14, 2024
Enjoy trail walks, arts and crafts, nature education, trail walk and other activities to explore and learn about nature.
Werewolf costumer
Haunted Halloween Hike
October 25, 2024
Enjoy a spooktacular walk-through event with activities, treats and giveaways from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sharon Temple (18974 Leslie Street).
Poppys in a field
Remembrance Day Service

November 11, 2024
Each year we gather to honour the men and women that made and continue to make the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Join us at 10:40 a.m. outside the Civic Centre.

Child watching Santa Claus Parade
Santa Claus Parade, Christmas Market and Tree Lighting
Santa Claus is coming to town! Join us on November 19, 2023, for the Santa Claus Parade (at 2 p.m. from 19000 Leslie St. to 1914B Mount Albert Rd.), Christmas Market (2 to 6 p.m. at the Sports Complex) and Tree Lighting (5 p.m. at the Sports Complex).
People shooting confetti
Noon Years Eve
It's our biggest party to ring in the new year and celebrate 2024! Join us on December 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a countdown to 2024 (at noon) skating, music, crafts and more. This event is indoors and outdoors - please dress accordingly.
Pancakes with syrup
Mayor and Council Pancake Breakfast

January 13, 2024

Join Mayor and Council for a complimentary pancake breakfast and family skate from 9 to 11 a.m. at the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex!

Family playing in snow
Family Fun Day
February 19, 2024
Celebrate Family Day with activities, crafts and more from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex! Learn more
Children standing with Easter Bunny
Easter Bunny Hike

March 30, 2024
Join the Easter Bunny for an egg hunt, face painting, egg decorating and more.