Local businesses encouraged to complete COVID-19 Business Impact Survey

The Town of Orangeville is seeking input from all local businesses in every sector.  The Town of Orangeville recognizes the unprecedented challenges faced by businesses as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. To understand the impact on local businesses across all sectors and identify areas of need, the Town is asking all businesses operating…

Local businesses are ready to serve

Many of your favourite Orangeville restaurants and food shops are open and ready to serve you! Placing an order for take out or delivery is just one way to support these local businesses during this time.  Please call ahead to confirm hours, delivery and take out options. If there is business missing from this list or…

TIAO requests input from tourism businesses

In cooperation with partners, members, stakeholders and the office of Minister Lisa MacLeod, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) has today released an updated COVID-19 industry survey that focuses on the specific economic impact of the disruption on the ground to help shape an economic recovery package. The survey asks about cancellations, lay-offs and temporary or…

Visitor Information Centre closed, but still here to help

The Visitor Information Centre at 200 Lakeview Court is now closed to walk-in traffic until further notice. We will continue to provide information and support via phone or email during office hours. Please connect with us at: Phone: 519-415-8687 Email: [email protected] Tourism-related businesses that require support or information are encouraged to contact the Orangeville &…

Auditions for summer jobs open to emerging artists

Ontario Musicians Co-operative Inc. (OMCI) is offering young, emerging artists a unique opportunity to work in the music industry this summer.  Musicians can apply to audition on Wednesday, March 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Theatre Orangeville Rehearsal Hall. The OMCI Summer Emerging Artists Program provides high-quality work experiences specifically geared to musicians,…

Call for Artists announced for Orangeville’s growing public art collection

The Town of Orangeville has issued a Call for Artists to offer local artists an opportunity to help beautify the community through the installation of public art. This year, up to five utility boxes will be transformed into colourful works of art and new mural installations will be added to Alder Recreation Centre’s walking track.…

Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival recognized as Top 100

The Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival has once again been recognized by Festival and Events Ontario (FEO) as one of the 2020 Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario. The Top 100 recipients represent festivals and events that excel within the industry. This award represents the ninth year that the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival…

Enjoy the great outdoors at Island Lake this winter

There will be no time for hibernation this winter when you discover Island lake Conservation Area’s impressive offering of outdoor experiences. Located on the northeast corner of Orangeville, the outdoor oasis features 332 hectares of lake, wetland, and forest and provides a year-round selection of recreational pursuits. February’s full calendar of events and activities will entice…

Orangeville welcomes visitors with new guide

Warm welcomes are in our nature and the Town of Orangeville invites tourists to discover our vibrant community with a new Visitor Guide. The four season publication introduces Orangeville’s impressive collection of sights and activities. The charm and character of our downtown is featured along with the many shopping and dining options. Theatre Orangeville’s live…

New online map showcases Utility Box Art Display Program

Orangeville’s growing collection of public art can now be explored online. The recently launched web-based map features the Town’s unique Utility Box Art, an initiative that recognizes local artists, celebrates the Town’s culture and history, and promotes Orangeville as an arts and culture hub. The collection has grown to included 17 colourful works of art.…

New tree sculptures unveiled as part of public art program

Four new pieces have been added to Orangeville’s Art Walk of Tree Sculptures. The popular program features more than 50 unique sculptures that depict the Town’s people, stories and history.On Zina Street, a tree sculpture has been sponsored by local residents Lynn and Dan Lubitz. While contributing to the beauty and charm of the street,…

2019 Arts & Culture Award winners announced

As a kick-off to Culture Days, the 10th annual Town of Orangeville Arts & Culture Awards were announced on September 26. The event celebrated the local art and culture sector and paid tribute to the outstanding contributions made by individuals, businesses and organizations throughout the region. Several nominations were received for eight award categories, with…

Four art submissions chosen for utility box displays

Four art submissions have been selected by Orangeville’s Cultural Plan Task Force to be featured on utility boxes throughout Orangeville. The Utility Box Art Display Program recognizes local artists, celebrates the Town’s culture and history, and promotes Orangeville as an arts and culture hub for the region. The program launched in 2016 with three unique…

Nominees announced for 2019 Arts and Culture Awards

The Town of Orangeville received 30 nominations for the 2019 Arts and Culture Awards.  An impressive selection of individuals, businesses and organizations have been acknowledged for their contributions to arts and culture in Dufferin County.  The nominees for the 2019 awards are: Established Artist of the Year: Darlene Hassall Heather Katz Roland Kirouac Beckie Morris…

Downtown Orangeville features food, fashion and more this August

Downtown Orangeville is an inviting destination in the heart of the community and provides the perfect location for many of the Town’s most popular annual events. Two of these events – Great Taste Fashion Gala and Taste of Orangeville – happen in August and showcase downtown Orangeville’s impressive selection of local food and fashion.    Great Taste Fashion Gala is the…

Theatre Orangeville presents a once-in-a-lifetime dream

Since 1994, Theatre Orangeville has played an important role in creating and supporting the community’s vibrant arts and culture sector. Under the stewardship of David Nairn, Artistic Director since 1999, Theatre Orangeville has become more than a theatre. It’s commitment to youth, inclusion and diversity is continuously demonstrated through its diverse playbills, support of emerging artists, and…