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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9770 TTY: 705-424-5302 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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Essa Salmon Festival and Riverbank Derby Logo​Essa Salmon Derby

The Essa Salmon Riverbank Derby Committee is revving up for the Annual Salmon Derby the 3rd weekend in September.  2017 will mark Essa's 15th Annual Salmon Derby.  The event is a huge success with participation from residents and visitors (near and far).  The Salmon Derby is organized by the Township's Economic Development Committee in conjunction with the Angus and Area Chamber of Commerce.  It is held annually on the 3rd weekend of September.  This year the Salmon Festival and Riverbank Derby is being held on September 16th and 17th.

More information will follow as it becomes available.

Flashback to Previous Winners

2016 Salmon Derby Winner-Paul Ferri.jpg


2016 - Paul Ferri was the big winner last year.  Congratulations Paul!