Ontario Getaways Featured For Summer Vacations
This weekend in July (July 5-7) offers up good reasons for a last-minute Ontario getaway. Exciting musical events are taking place in Orillia on Lake Couchiching, in Penentanguishene on Georgian Bay-Lake Huron, in Lakefield the heart of the Kawartha Lakes, Blue Mountain near Collingwood, Bracebridge in the Muskoka Lakes, and Ramsey Lake in Sudbury Ontario. All of the possible Ontario getaways are either on a lake or are close to great summer beaches. Find additional 2013 Ontario summer getaways.
Blue Mountain Village
Jazz on the Mountain, July 5-7 is Canada’s newest Jazz festival! Over 30 free and ticketed concerts, master class workshops and the late night club series will light up Blue Mountain. See iconic Canadian songstress Holly Cole, legendary saxophonist Kenny Garrett, and the British pop/jazz phenomenon Swing Out Sister! Stay at resorts, inns, hotels for a Blue Mountain-Collingwood Ontario getaway
Mariposa Folk Festival: Orillia, Ontario
July 5, 6-7: The Mariposa Folk Festival is a three day event renowned for its wide range of folk/roots artists and performances of every kind on its 9 stages including music, dance, craft, and spoken word. Stay overnight at resorts, inns, hotels in Orillia Ontario or for an Ontario day trip getaway.
Lakefield Jazz, Arts and Craft Festival–Kawartha Lakes
July 6: Enjoy a wide variety of jazz music at the 15’th Jazz, Arts and Craft Festival. Enjoy colourful works for sale by artisans and crafters. There will be interesting foods and ice cold beverages to enjoy on the shores of Lakefield’s scenic Otonabee River. Stay at resorts, inns, hotels in Lakefield and the Kawartha Lakes for your Ontario summer getaway.
Northern Lights Festival Boreal City of Greater Sudbury-Ramsey Lake
July 5, 6-7: Northern Lights Festival Boreal is Canada’s longest continuously running bilingual, aboriginal and multicultural outdoor festival. It offers a rich blend of music, visual arts, independent films, crafts, dance and storytelling. This is an exciting destination for a northern Ontario summer getaway. Featured accommodation: Moonlight Inns & Suites
Reggage Muskoka in Bracebridge
July 6-7: Celebrate Reggae Muskoka the earthy roots, rock reggae music of Bob Marley while enjoying authentic Caribbean foods and crafts. Featured Muskoka accommodation and Ontario getaway packages can be found at Romantic Muskoka Getaways.
Plan Ontario getaways this summer to events and festivals north of Toronto. See featured events and festivals for summer fun.