Pre-registration may be required for some of these events. Please visit iReg to reserve your spot.

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.

Mayor and Council Pancake Breakfast
Start off the year with a delicious complimentary pancake breakfast served by Council as well as a free family skate. We hope to see you in 2022!
Family Fun Day
Family Day 3v3 Hockey CompletionHave some fun with the ones you love at our Family Fun Day Event!

The Town of East Gwillimbury (EG) holds an annual event on Family Day each year. The event typically includes a free skate, a list of fun activities, crafts and more!

Stay tuned to find out what's in store for 2022. 

Volunteer Appreciation
2017 Volunteer Appreciation Event

Each year, we shine a light on our volunteers who inspire us to make our community a better place. Volunteer Appreciation is a day where we recognize our volunteers' impact on building a stronger community. We acknowledge our volunteers who lend their time, talent and voice to make a difference in EG. 

COVID-19 Response:

The Town is implementing a number of precautionary measures in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Until further notice the Town of East Gwillimbury's Volunteer Appreciation Event has been cancelled.

Registration is now on hold and will be open to Volunteers in EG when the event is rescheduled. Please visit our COVID-19 page or further updates regarding Town events and rescheduling.

Thank you for understanding.

Easter in East Gwillimbury
Easter Bunny HikeHop into the spring season and celebrate Easter with EG! Enjoy fun activities and crafts with your family!

We hope you enjoyed your EGGcellent Easter activity box and scavenger hunt. We hope to see you in 2022!

If you were unable to claim a box, crafts have been uploaded below for reference. 

Farmers' Market
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?

The 2021 Farmers' Market starts June 3 and ends October 7.

The market will run every Thursday from 2 to 7 p.m.


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

Recreation and Parks Month
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

This year for Canada Day, the Town of East Gwillimbury will be planning a “walk through” Canada Day event in partnership with the Market on July 1st. Market vendors will incorporate a Canadian theme into their booth. We will also organize various stations with take-home crafts, activities, in-person games if precautions allow and giveaways. We are also hopeful that we can have live entertainment if provincial regulations indicate it is safe to do so.

Check back for more details closer to the time of the event.

Movies at the Sharon Temple
Enjoy a movie night at the  Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum!

We will be showing a list of movies on Wednesday nights throughout the month of August and the beginning of September.

Check back here for more details on what's playing and additional information closer to the event. Registration is required for the event and COVID-19 precautions will be in place


All Movie Nights will be held at the Sharon Temple (18974 Leslie Street, Sharon).


Movies at the Sharon Temple will run on:

  • Wednesday, August 11
  • Wednesday, August 18
  • Wednesday, August 25
  • Wednesday, September 1

For more information on our Movie Nights or Sponsorship opportunities, please contact our Events Team.

Nature Day
Thank you for joining us on our 2020 Nature Day Event! Check back in September 2021 for more details on this event.
Hallo'week' in EG
Thank you for joining our first virtual Hallo'week' event! Stay tuned to find out what's in store for 2021!
Remembrance Day Service
Thank you for joining the Town for a virtual service honouring the men and women who fought for our county. Please visit out Remembrance Day Service page for more information.
Santa Claus Parade
Santa Claus is coming to Town! Every year, East Gwillimbury (EG) holds an annual Santa Claus parade event. Thank you for joining us on our first Santa Claus Tour! Watch Santa's tour around EG's community's from the safety of your own property. A map of the route, dates and times will be released closer to the time of the event.
NYE in EG - New Year's Eve Event
Thank you for joining our first ever virtual New Years Event! You can enjoy two hours of live performances right from your own home. Stay tuned to see what's instore for 2021!

Would you like to sponsor an event?

Send us an email to for more information.

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.