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. 

Easter BunnyEaster BunnyEaster Bunny Hike
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 EG Farmers Market will have weekly entertainment, live music, kids activities and events, a variety of vendors, exclusive offers and more! See our themed Market dates below and save the dates!

Upcoming Special Events:
JUNE 29 - Pride Month
JULY 6 - Celebration of the Arts
JULY 27 - Kids Week
AUGUST 31 - Little Farm Friends
SEPTEMBER 28 - Final Market Date

Previous Special Event Dates:

MAY 18Grand Opening 'Let Us Shine'

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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

Get ready to sing and dance along at the Town of East Gwillimbury's Music Nights!

Music Nights in EG will take place on Tuesday July 4, 11, 18 and 25 at the East Gwillimbury Civic Centre at 19000 Leslie Street, Sharon. The events take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Come at 6:30 p.m. to pick up some dinner ($) from our vendors! 

Don't forget your lawn chairs!

Below is our Entertainment and Food Vendor Schedule:

Tuesday, July 4 
Performance by: Sheer Heart Attack - Queen Tribute
Food Vendor: Zucca's on the Go ($)

Tuesday, July 11 (Cancelled)
Performance by: Chic'n Waffles Band 
Food Vendor: Mount Albert Lions BBQ ($) cash only

Tuesday, July 18 
Performance by: Rob Watts
Food Vendor: Zucca's on the Go ($)

Tuesday, July 25
Performance by: The Shades
Food Vendor: Mount Albert Lions BBQ ($) cash only


Canada Day Event - July 1

Celebrate Canada Day with the Town of East Gwillimbury!
East Gwillimbury's Canada Day Celebration takes place on Saturday, July 1 from 6 to 10 p.m., at the Mount Albert Lions Community Centre, located at 5057 Mount Albert Road, Mount Albert

Join the fun as we celebrate!

Event Activities - from 6 to 9:45 p.m.

Party Tyme Treats & Amusements
Glitter Tattoos (free)
Hula Hoop Fun Zone

Main Stage Schedule

6:30 p.m. - Welcome Speeches
7 to 7:30 p.m. - Bex in Motion
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Music 
8:30 to 9:55 p.m. - Travelling Milburys Band

Additional Entertainment

6 to 10 p.m. - Stilt Mountie
9 to 10 p.m. - Light Wands at Sunset

Food and Beverages

Mount Albert Lions BBQ, by donation 
Zucca's on the Go ($)
Sweet n Salty Elephant Ears ($)


Event Shuttle

Due to limited parking, shuttle buses are available to pick up attendees every 40 minutes at the following Town facilities:

To plan your trip, please view the schedule below: 

Canada Day Shuttle Bus Schedule

Tapestry of Taste - August 11 and 12, 2023

Tapestry of Taste Event Ad 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.

#TOT2023 takes place 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.

There's still time to be a #TOT2023 Vendor! Visit the Tapestry of Taste page for details. 

Nature Day - September 16, 2023

Stop by the Ross Family Complex (19300 Centre St) on September 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Nature Day! Entry starts at 9:45 a.m. 
Join us for:

  • Trail walk and nature stories
  • Nature scavenger hunt
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Music using nature songs
  • Aquatics station
  • Arts and crafts
  • A truth and reconciliation station
  • Nature sensory activity
  • Emergency and Community Safety Services station
  • EG Gardeners and Butterflyway station
  • Colouring pages
  • Wildflower garden station
  • Monarch Teaching Network
  • Mount Albert Scouts
  • Tiny Seedlings
Haunted Halloween Hike - October 27, 2023
Enjoy a spooktacular walk-through event with a variety of activities, treats and giveaways on October 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sharon Temple (18974 Leslie Street).
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.

Santa Claus Parade, Christmas Market and Tree Lighting - November 19, 2023

Santa Claus Parade
Santa Claus is coming to town! Join us on November 19 at 2 p.m. for the EG Santa Claus Parade. The parade begins at the Mount Albert Road and Leslie Street (19000 Leslie Street in front of the Civic Centre) and ends at the Sports Complex (1914b Mount Albert Road).

Register a float or walking group

Santa Claus Parade Route 2023

Christmas Market
Start your holiday shopping early with EG's Christmas Market and grab something unique for the special people in your life. The Christmas Market runs from 2 to 6 p.m. at the EG Sports Complex (1914b Mount Albert Road).

Register to be a vendor
Enjoy a free skate from 2 to 5 p.m. inside the Sports Complex on the New Roads Pad!

Thanks to Tiny Seedlings for sponsoring!

Tree Lighting
Join Mayor and Council for our official holiday Tree Lighting which begins at 5 p.m. at the EG Sports Complex (1914b Mount Albert Road).

Thanks to Tiny Seedlings for sponsoring!

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

Details to come.