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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

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

Township of Essa > Community > Community Events

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If you are organizing an event for the public to attend, and would like to see it advertised on our website, please contact the Clerk's Department.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​Thornton Farmers' Market - Every Friday from May 31, 2019 thru to October 25, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm​

Check out our Farmers Market located at the Tornton Recreation Centre. Our market guests are treated to a full variety of products; from fresh produce and farm meats, to cheese, wine, baked goods, maple syrup and honey, as well as ready-to-cook meals.

Pre-Kick Off for Lions Canada Day Celebrations - June 30, 2019 - 5:00pm-9:00pm

Start the Canada Day Weekend by joining us at Community Park for a tasty BBQ dinner, then sit back and enjoy the live band and beer tent. Located at 6 Huron St in Angus.

​Canada Day Celebrations - July 1, 2019 -​ 4:00pm
Location: Utopia Hall, 8396 6th Line, Utopia

Free BBQ at 4:00pm followed by a concert of great Canadian folk tunes with Sue and Dwight ​at 5:00pm.

Canada Day with Sue and Dwight

Canada Day Celebrations - July 1, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:30pm

Join us at Community Park in Angus this Canada's Day for a fun filled day of activities which includes karaoke, live bands, games for the kids and of course great food and refreshments!

8:00am - Pancake Breakfast

10:00am - Opening Ceremonies, Parade of Flags

Canada Day Fireworks - July 1, 2019 - Dusk

End the day at the Essa Agriplex located at 7505 10th Line, Thornton for an exceptional display of Fireworks that will be sure to amaze you!

Please visit for more information.​

​​Angus Farmers' Market - Every other Thursday beginning July 4, 2019 through to October 10, 2019 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm 

Join us for the Angus Farmers Market, located in front of the Angus Library. Together we can share a growing experience, raising local organic and healthy foods, and building new friendships. We hope to see you there!

Playing for Connor - August 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Help support local mental health initiatives, including the RVH Simcoe Muskoka Child and Youth Mental Health program in memory of Connor Warren at this year's Playing for Connor baseball tournament on Sunday August 18, 2019. 

Location: Angus Community Park, 6 Huron St. Angus

Cost: $20.00 

Playing for Connor 2019

Elvis and Patsy Cline in Concert - August 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Presented to you​ by the Angus United Church, please join us at the Royal Canadian Legion to see Elvis and Patsy Cline live in Concert!

Location:  15 Fraser St, Angus - Royal Canadian Legion

Cost: $20.00; Tickets available at the Angus United Church, or by calling 705-424-2313

Ivy Family Day - September 14, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm 

Location:  Victoria Park and Ivy Orange Hall

17th Annual Essa Salmon Derby - September 21 - 22, 2019

Come out and test your luck at the 17th Annual Essa Salmon Derby. Registration starts at 6:45am on September 21, 2019. For more information please call 705-424-9770 ext. 107.

Location: Nottawasaga Fishing Park, 366 Mill Street, Angu​s​