Paint the Town red, enjoy Canadian Heritage show & virtual fireworks

Celebrate Canada Day 2020 and “Paint the Town Red”. This year’s Canada Day celebration will look a bit different, both in Orangeville and across the country. Residents are being encouraged to join in the festivities by hanging Canadian flags and decorating their homes in red and white to demonstrate their Canadian pride. Gather the family…

Orangeville hosting virtual town hall to discuss tourism strategy

Residents are invited to attend a virtual information session and join the conversation about the future of tourism in Orangeville.  Continuing its work of developing a five-year Tourism Strategy & Action Plan, the Town of Orangeville will host a virtual public information session on July 7, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m. for all residents interested in learning more about the project.…

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…

New ways to shop local launched by Orangeville BIA

There are new ways to shop local in Orangeville. To support downtown businesses and Farmers’ Market vendors, the Orangeville Business Improvement Area (BIA) has introduced three ways to order your local goods online. The Downtown Orangeville Marketplace features a growing number of products being offered by over 20 downtown businesses. You can shop by collection…

Town of Orangeville commits to development of Tourism Strategy

Resulting plan set to position the Town for COVID-19 recovery in the short-term, while addressing long-term opportunities The Town of Orangeville has begun the process of developing a five-year Tourism Strategy & Action Plan which will incorporate COVID-19 recovery measures, as a way to determine important next steps for the community’s short- and long-term economic…

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…