Special Events 2018

Awenda’s Special Events:

Awenda Provincial Park is now open for camping and day-use! The Natural Heritage Education Department is back with Special Events and regular program scheduling for the 2018 season. We hope to see you there! Listed below are Awenda’s Special Events for 2018:

Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day / Ontario Parks 125th Anniversary Celebration – July 20th

Free day-use at all Ontario Parks! Parks everywhere are opening their doors to everyone in Ontario; there will be no charge for day-use visitation during the celebration.

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Park naturalist portraying Jean de Brébeuf during Awenda’s Spirit Night  Copright 2016 Awenda Provincial Park

“Spirit Night” Beach Campfire – July 28th

Join park naturalists on this beach campfire program as they are visited by some historical figures from Awenda’s rich past. From the early Europeans like Étienne Brûlé to the logging era to the sinking of the Reliever, this program has got it all! Packed full of interactive opportunities and stories, this is one evening you don’t want to miss out on!

No dogs are permitted on this program

Awenda’s Annual Corn Roast – August 17th

Come and get it! We’ve all been waiting and it’s finally here, sweet Ontario corn is ready and we’re cooking it up and serving it to you. Come on out as we celebrate the Friends of Awenda’s contributions to the park through a Corn Roast. Park Naturalists will be on site with their coolest stuff! Don’t miss it! Feel free to come early and help us shuck!

Awenda Inspired – TBA

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OCAD student capturing a moment on canvas during the park’s 2015 Awenda Inspired Event

Join the Friends of Awenda for the Annual “Awenda Inspired” – a day of creativity inspired by the fall beauty of Awenda Provincial Park! This is an opportunity to meet with local artists as they attempt to capture the spirit of Awenda on canvas and paper in an informal day of artistic exploration.