Collingwood Sidelaunch Days Festival

Open Marketing Programs Collingwood Sidelaunch Days Festival by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad) As you may know, Collingwood is located on the shores of Georgian Bay. As such, it had always had an enormous relationship with boating and shipping. In fact, up until 1986, ship building wasRead more

Canada Day In Wasaga Beach…

Open Marketing Programs Canada Day in Wasaga Beach... by Judi "Scoop" McWilliams Canada Day in Wasaga Beach is quite different! As you may know, the Nomad (Gary) and I have enjoyed a number of Canada Day celebrations. So when the opportunity came to visit Wasaga's Canada DayRead more

Hanover Sights and Sounds Festival

Open Marketing Programs Hanover Sights and Sounds Festival by Judi "Scoop" McWilliams There is something about a Soap Box Derby that I love. Maybe it's the "homemade" Soap Box Cars... Maybe it's the thrill of the race... Or, maybe it's just the excitement of the kids andRead more

Goderich Winterfest Retrospective

Open Marketing Programs Goderich Winterfest Retrospective by Wanda Keith, Festivals & Special Events Coordinator (Tourism Goderich) GODERICH WINTERFEST 2021 CANCELLED Tourism Goderich had been hopeful that Goderich Winterfest could happen with an amended format, unfortunately the event has been cancelled for 2021.  In order to remain inRead more

Port Hope Santa Claus Parade

Open Marketing Programs Port Hope Santa Claus Parade by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad ~ aka Winterman) You have all heard the phrase, "Santa's Coming to Town"! That's what happens each year in most Ontario towns. And, you can count Port Hope as one of those communities.Read more

Snowmobiling in Ontario (Video)

Open Marketing Programs Snowmobiling in Ontario by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad ~ aka Winterman) Ever since the snowmobile was invented, snowmobiling has become an ever increasing winter activity in Ontario! For example, thee are 184 member snowmobile clubs in the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC).Read more

Santa’s Coming to Town!

Open Marketing Programs Santa's Coming to Town! by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad or Winterman) "You better watch out You better not cry Better not pout I'm telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town!" That's right, Santa is coming to town! Some people don't believeRead more

First Light at Sainte~Marie among the Hurons

Open Marketing Programs First Light at Sainte~Marie among the Hurons by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad) Judi and I love the winter holiday season. Especially, the special events. So, when we were invited to attend the opening ceremonies of First Light at Sainte~Marie among the Hurons, weRead more

Santa Claus Parades

Open Marketing Programs Santa Claus Parades   by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad ~ aka Winterman) Who doesn't love a Santa Claus parade? I suppose that there a lot of people who don't, but I'm not one of them! As a result, I've been to quite aRead more