2 DAYS OF SUMMER FUN
Sidelaunch Days Events and Activities
August 10-11, 2019
The Ontario Summer Splash SUP Race Series stops in Collingwood featuring demos and races through Collingwood Harbour. From 4 distance categories to sprint races and team races on Blu Wave’s giant SUP, these events are real crowd-pleasers and lots of fun for participants. Anyone can participate in distance categories: Elite (8km), Open (5km), Novice (2km) and Youth (1km).
Harbour Boat Tours
1.5 hour tour, exploring Collingwood’s beautiful harbour rich in maritime history and learn some interesting facts about the once active Collingwood Shipyards famous for side-launching new ships. Enjoy the rugged beauty of the Collingwood Terminals, cruise by the Nottawasaga Lighthouse and the Mary Ward Shoals with the picturesque escarpment in the background. Departs Saturday, 3:30pm and 5:30pm and Sunday 11:30am and 3:30pm. Sunset Tours aboard the Huronic cruise along the Escarpment as the golden sunset disappears behind the bay. 7:15pm-8:45pm.
Collingwood Adventure Voyages
FREE Kayak, Canoe, Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Try-it-On
Get out on the water and try out canoeing, kayaking, sailing and stand up paddle-boarding for free! It’s a great opportunity to practice your skills and enjoy being out on the water. Presented by Free Spirit Tours.
Try It On Sailing
Free sailing opportunities presented by the Collingwood Sailing School. Register onsite.
CrossFit Waterside Workout of the Day
Join in on the fun with CrossFit Mozomo’s current members & coaches! Come try an outdoor CrossFit Workout of the Day. Suitable for people of all abilities, age 13+. Presented by CrossFit Mozomo.
Saturday August 10 from 9:00am-10:00am at Millennium Park.
Kites Over Collingwood
Bring your own kite or pick up and decorate a complimentary one on site and enjoy the winds at Millennium Park.
2-day Pro & Amateur Wakeboarding Competition
Experience the thrill and be astounded by the sweet flips and crazy tricks performed by pro and amateur wakeboarders in a 2-day competition! Cheer them on from the promenade, enjoy summer at the Dockside Bar. Details
Kids Craft & Activity Centre
Create old fashioned handheld games and a range of arts and crafts for kids of all ages, presented by Re/Max Four Seasons Realty.
NEW! Woofjocks Dock Diving Dog Show
Not to be missed! Cheer on these “Canine All Stars” who will astound you with their speed, agility and obedience in a fast-paced dog diving one-of-a-kind show! Plus the WoofJocks’ have their special brand of un-fur-gettable comedy the whole family will love. Watch it all at Millennium Park
Saturday August 10th – 3 SHOWS ONLY
11:30am – 12:00pm
1:30pm – 2:00pm
3:30pm – 4:00pm
Collingwood Farmers' Market
Local vendors feature a wide range of organic vegetables and fruit, baking, meats and cheeses, flowers and trees, jams and preserves, handcrafted items and more. There will also be a special children’s craft station on site. Be sure to stop by for free, creative fun!
Endurable I Dockside Tours
Step aboard the Endurable I and meet members of the Collingwood Watts Skiff Club who constructed this replica skiff. Learn about the history of the Watts Skiff in Collingwood.
Entertaining us on Sunday, August 11, at 7pm is the renowned Freedom Train! This power-trio performs at over 200 shows annually including Massey Hall and MGM Grand in Las Vegas, winning audiences with their spin on classic rock, R&B, funk and reggae. Come celebrate the best timeless classics from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s! Details
Waterside Yoga Session
Join Shirlee Williams from Buddha Rider Yoga and Cycle studio for a FREE all levels yoga class. Enjoy the sweet sounds of live music presented by Victoria Yeh, and the expansive view of the Collingwood harbour with The Blue Mountains in the background. This class is suitable for everyone. BYOM (bring your own mat). buddharider.com
Try Out Wakeboarding
You can try out wakeboarding in the beautiful, safe and protected Collingwood Harbour. Get on your board and grab onto the cable as you are pulled through the wakeboard course, get up guarantee or it’s free!
Thursday August 9th from 10am-7pm, and Friday August 10th, from 9am-2pm.
Imagination Playground, Water Station & CrossFit Mozomo Play
Get outside, get active and enjoy free play activities with Healthy Kids and Mozomo. Get creative with the Imagination Playground, play an outdoor game with family and friends, test your balance on a slack line, try out a mini obstacle course for time, and get a family/friend picture taken at CrossFit Mozomo’s Fitness is Fun photo station!
Saturday, August 10 from 11am-4pm at Millennium Park