Since Ontario’s introduction of the Family Day holiday back in 2007, it’s become a much-needed respite for those suffering from the February blahs. Who doesn’t love a long weekend in February? Here in Grey County, a long list of Family Day activities offers a great chance to chill out with your family.
The countdown to Christmas is on and if you’ve yet to tackle your list, the staff at Grey County Tourism & Economic Development have put together a few of their local favourites to help you out. From local food to local arts and local beer to local baking, you’ll find that unique gift right here in your Grey County backyard.
Santa Claus is comin' to town...or at least a town near you in Grey County! The holiday seasons brings us many parades and celebrations for the little ones to visit the man in red, and share their Christmas wish lists.
The changing of the leaves is upon us in Grey County and we want to keep you posted on the fall colour progression. It's hard to predict exactly when the colours will be at their peak, but hopefully this report will be helpful in showing you how things are looking here and you can plan your visit accordingly. Our friends at Owen Sound Flight Services have offere
Welcome to Ontario's Apple Country - a special place where the moderating effects of Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment create perfect conditions for growing amazing apples - and baking perfect apple pies!
Grey County is home to many talented artists and fall is the best time to tour the backroads while visiting their unique studios. Locally, there are five studio tours running from late August until Thanksgiving weekend.
In rural communities, fall provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate the growing season. Work winds down as the harvest is brought in. Appetites quicken as the nights get cooler and longer. The variety of fresh, local foods is better than at any other time of year. So why not take some time to enjoy?
Fall fairs are well underway in Grey County. Most still celebrate the season the way it has been done for well over a century in rural Ontario, with livestock and trained animal shows; bake-offs; fruit, vegetable, flower and preserve contests; parades; quilt and art shows; farm equipment displays; BBQ dinners and live entertainment.