Category Archives: Events

Ride Don’t Hide 2016: Cycle for Mental Illness

On Sunday June 26th, cyclists will ride through Oxford County in Ride Don’t Hide 2016.  This ride aims to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide in Canada.  Ride Don’t Hide is a country-wide event with … Continue reading

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Feel the beat and have a treat!

Oxford County is your summer destination for all things culinary and music.Whether you are looking to get your hands dirty milking a cow or sit back and enjoy talented folk artists while nibbling gourmet chocolates, Oxford County is a great … Continue reading

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Dairy Capital Cheese Fest – Made for Cheese Lovers

Oxford County’s title as the Dairy Capital of Canada is being recognized by a new exciting event – the Dairy Capital Cheese Fest on April 23, 2016 at the Oxford Auditorium in Woodstock. If you love food and drink festivals, … Continue reading

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4 Artisan sales you need to visit this holiday season

Tis the season for  artisan sales.  Take some time to explore four shows featuring artisans from Oxford County and the region. Woodstock Art Gallery 50/50 Exhibition and Sale The annual Woodstock Art Gallery 50/50 Exhibition and Sale offers a selection … Continue reading

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It is beginning to look at lot like Christmasfest!

If you are looking for a town in the Christmas Spirit head south – not north. For over 20 years Tillsonburg has hosted an annual Christmas Festival providing six weeks of festivities.  Here are a just a few highlights for … Continue reading

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The Halls Creek Festival of Creativity: See, do, taste, be entertained.

For a festival like you’ve never experienced before, head up to Centennial Park in Ingersoll this September for the Halls Creek Festival of Creativity. Halls Creek is an experience-based festival in which attendees can take part in the various art … Continue reading

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Tractor Pull Thunder in Oxford County

If you and your little tike love heavy equipment and mighty machines, then you’ll have a blast at Oxford County’s tractor and truck pulls this season.  For those who have never been to a pull, you can expect a great … Continue reading

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Ingersoll comes alive with the Canterbury Folk Festival

Take a musical cruise Up On Cripple Creek with Garth Hudson – long-time organist /pianist/mufti-instrumentalist of the iconic The Band. Relive The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down. Then add Garth’s talented wife Sister Maud who has wowed folks all … Continue reading

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Fun and Competition at the Embro Highland Games

Can you hear the sound of hundreds of drummers and pipers marching en masse to a Celtic rhythm? If you can then the Embro Highland Games are for you. The Embro Highland Games first began in 1856 when the Embro Highland Society was formed. … Continue reading

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Wienerfest: A Pawfully Good Time!

Where can you find thousands of wiener dogs all in one place? Wienerfest Home County Festival of course! Founded in 2000, The Wienerfest Home County Festival  promises to be one for the books. With celebrity dogs, sport competitions, dachshund shopping … Continue reading

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