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Special Events

Community Events

Check out upcoming community events on our Community Events Calendar.  You can even add your own event to the calendar! 

Visit Blue Mountain Village for an up to date listing of events taking place at Blue Mountain Resort. 

Planning a Special Event? 

All special events taking place on municipal property require a Special Event Permit, a licence issued by the Town to conduct an event on municipal property within the confines of the approved Special Event Permit Application.

Licenced Events

All licenced Special Events require a Special Occasion Permit which is issued by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). For more information about AGCO permit requirements, please visit our AGCO page.

Lottery Licences 

If your event involves lotteries such as raffles and draws, you will need to obtain a Lottery Licence from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).  For more information and to obtain a copy of the Lottery Licence application form please visit our Licences page.     

List of Upcoming Special Events

This list of upcoming Special Events includes only those events requiring a Special Event Permit from the Town.

For a complete listing of community events, please visit our Community Events Calendar which includes links to official event websites where applicable. 

For more information about the events listed below and what stage of the Special Event Permit process each are in, please visit our Special Event Permits page.

Dates October 6 and October 7, 2018
Times 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Event Type Community Event
Location Down Town Thornbury, Clarksburg and Blue Mountain Village
Road Closures None
Organizer Website Apple Harvest Festival
Date June 23, 2018
Time 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Event Type Community Festival
Location Down Town Clarksburg
Road Closures Clark Street (between Margaret Street and Lion's Park Lane)
Organizer Website Artsburg Children's Festival
Dates September 8 and 9, 2018
Times

9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. on September 8

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on September 9

Event Type Community Event
Location Beaver Valley Community Centre and Moreau Park
Road Closures Victoria Street South (between Alice Street and Alfred Street)
Organizer Website Beaver Valley Fall Fair
Date May 2, 2018
Time 10:00 a.m.
Event Type Small Scale Cycling Event
Routes Bruce Street South - King Street West - Victoria Street North
Road Closures None
Organizer Website Big Bike - Heart and Stroke Foundation
Date June 30 and July 1, 2018
Time

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on June 30

7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on July 1

Event Type Municipal Event
Routes

Beaver Crawl Route

Parade - Marsh Street/Bruce Street South 

Road Closures

Victoria Street South (June 30)

Bruce Street South (July 1)

Organizer Website Town Canada Day Celebrations
Date September 14, 15 and 16, 2018
Time TBD
Event Type Large Scale Cycling Event
Routes TBD
Road Closures TBD
Organizer Website Centurion Cycling
Date September 30, 2018
Time 8:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Event Type Small Scale Marathon
Routes Route Map
Road Closures None
Organizer Website CIBC Run for the Cure
Date June 23, 2018
Time 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Event Type Small Scale Cycling Event
Routes Route Map
Road Closures None
Organizer Website Cycle for Sight
Date December 8, 2018
Time TBD
Event Type Community Event
Location Down Town Thornbury
Road Closures Bruce Street South (between Hwy 26 and Louisa Street)
Organizer Website Thornbury BIA
Date November 11, 2018
Time 10:30 a.m.
Event Type Municipal Event
Routes Jack Acres Park & Ravenna Memorial Community Park
Road Closures None
Organizer Website Town Remembrance Day Ceremonies
Date TBD
Time TBD
Event Type Community Charity Event
Location Thornbury Harbour
Road Closures None
Organizer Website TBD
Dates

May 24, May 25 and May 26, 2018

Times

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on May 24  

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on May 25

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on May 26

Event Type Small Scale Cycling Event
Routes N/A
Road Closures None
Organizer Website N/A
Date September 2018
Time TBD
Event Type Elementary School Event
Routes Napier Street East to Russell Street East
Road Closures Napier Street East 
Organizer Website Terry Fox School Run
Dates June 14 and June 16
Times

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on June 14

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on June 16

Event Type Large Scale Cycling Event
Routes Route Maps
Road Closures Victoria Street South (between Alfred Street West and BVCC Entrance) 
Organizer Website The Blue Mountains Gran Fondo
Date September 29, 2018
Time 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Event Type Small Scale Cycling Event
Routes Route Maps
Road Closures None
Organizer Website The Growling Beaver
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Link to Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)

Information about AGCO requirements relating to Special Occasion Permits for licenced events and Permits for fundraisers and lotteries

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Link to Special Event Permits

Details the Town's Special Event Permit process and provides status information for permit applicants


Contacts

Community Services
519-599-3131 x254