Featured Events in York Durham Headwaters

Jan 20-21

Fire & Ice Festival and Alton Millpond Hockey Classic

Starts: Jan 20th, 2018 9:00 am
Ends: Jan 21st, 2018 5:00 pm

Alton Mill Arts Centre
1402 Queen Street West Village of Alton
Caledon, Ontario L7K 0C3

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A festival of flames, food, and fine art! Enjoy a winter weekend full of outdoor fun, featuring the Alton Millpond Hockey Classic. Attractions include millpond skating, live ice sculpture, bonfires, a snow slide and snowshoe demonstrations, and a special fire sculpture at dusk on Saturday. Local food and beverage vendors in attendance. Indoor arts and culture fun for the family; storytime and crafts.

Cost: Admission by donation.

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Feb 3

AWBF BluesBash

Feb 3rd, 2018 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Highland Automotive Professionals
15783 Yonge Street
Aurora, Ontario L4G1P4

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The AWBF BluesBash Festival Kickoff event is one of the MUST attend social events in Aurora. The annual fundraiser is a happening experience which hosts a live music stage, professional band, dancing, special appearances, silent and live auction, food stations, licensed bar, the Blues Brothers, live painting to the beat and many other fun activities. The featured band is Sons of Rhythm a high energy funk/soul group which will keep you dancing and entertained all evening along with our showcase of local youth musicians who'll provide an upbeat and memorable night of music. Don't miss out on this amazing night which sells out every year!

Thanks to our hosts the Highland Automotive Professionals Team who transform their dealership into one of the hippest pop-up clubs in York Region!

BluesBash Tickets
Aurora Winter Blues Fest 2018

Cost: $55

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Feb 11

Vaughan Celebrates Winterfest 2018

Feb 11th, 2018 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

Vellore Village Community Centre
1 Villa Royale Ave
Vaughan, Ontario L4H 2Z7

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The City of Vaughan will host its 29th annual Vaughan Celebrates Winterfest event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Vellore Village Community Centre. FREE family fun entertainment and activities include outdoor stage shows, an Official Welcome by Mayor and Members of Council, as well as midway rides and inflatables, face painting, arts & crafts, a photo booth, horse-drawn wagon rides, a free pancake breakfast, and so much more!

Cost: FREE

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Feb 23

AWBF Journeymen Blues

Feb 23rd, 2018 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm

St. Andrews College, Ketchum Theatre
15800 Yonge Street
Aurora, Ontario L4G 3H7

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The AWBF is thrilled to present on the same bill the talented and Award Winning Steve Strongman, Jack De Keyzer and Michael Schatte in our "Journeymen Blues" Showcase Night.

AWBF Journeymen Blues Tickets

Aurora Winter Blues Fest 2018

Cost: $57-$62

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Feb 24

AWBF Mad Dogs & Englishmen Tribute Show

Feb 24th, 2018 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm

St. Andrews College
15800 Yonge St.
Aurora, Ontario L4G 3H7

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The AWBF is proud to present the tribute show "Mad Dogs & Englishmen - The Music of Joe Cocker and Leon Russell" as our feature act. As the opening act, the AWBF is thrilled to bring you Dan McKinnon, one of the brightest up and coming artists on the Canadian Blues scene.

Mad Dogs & Englishmen Tribute Show Tickets

Aurora Winter Blues Fest 2018

Cost: $57-$62

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Jul 1

Vaughan Celebrates Canada Day 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 Noon to 8:00 pm

Boyd Conservation Area
8739 Islington Ave
Vaughan, Ontario L4L 1A6

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The City of Vaughan will celebrate Canada’s 151st anniversary of Confederation at its award-winning annual Canada Day event on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 12 - 8 p.m. at the Boyd Conservation Area. This fun-filled event will feature FREE admission, activities and entertainment for the whole family including live performances, inflatables, face painting, arts and crafts, a business zone, and a food zone to make for a very exciting day!

Cost: FREE

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Jul 14-15

Culture Bridge Festival

Starts: Jul 14th, 2018 4:00 pm
Ends: Jul 15th, 2018 8:00 pm

Riverwalk Commons
200 Doug Duncan Dr.
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y0C1

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Imagine! The exciting colourful diversity of world cultures. Leave your passport at home and experience your neighbour’s culture here in your own community. CULTURE BRIDGE FESTIVAL, with past attendance of 5000, plans a variety of social experiences for everyone, children through to grandparents, that will bring them out of their homes and into the community to sing, dance and eat together.

Experience an exciting, inviting intercultural exchange with a marketplace, music, dance and food (so come hungry) that reflects the rich artistry and cultural expressions that contributes to Canada’s welcoming mosaic.

Admission to all events is FREE. Attendees are encouraged support our annual FOOD DRIVE and bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Food Pantry.

Cost: Free admission

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Sep 15-16

Art on the Finge

Starts: Sep 15th, 2018 10:00 am
Ends: Sep 16th, 2018 5:00 pm

Uxbridge Historical Centre - Museum
Uxbridge, Ontario

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More than 20 exhibitors ... painting, ceramics, fibrer arts and more
Free admission ... accessible
Music and refreshments

Cost: FREE