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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

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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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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​Thornton Farmers' Market - Every Friday from May 31, 2019 thru to October 25, 2019 from 1:00pm to 6​:00pm​

Check out our Farmers Market located at​ 4191 Innisfil Beach Rd (Tim Hortons Plaza). 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.

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

DETOUR NOTICEAngus Farmers Market Detour
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​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.

Closing Ceremonies - Sunday September 22 at 3:00 p.m.​

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

2019 Salmon Derby P​oster

2019 Salmon Derby P​a​mphlet

​Low Cost Rabies Clinic - October 5 and 26, 2019 10:00am to 3:00pm

Location:  Township of Essa Roads Garage, 5654 County Rd 21, Utopia​
Cost:  $40 Cash/3 year vaccination

​Roast Turkey Dinner, Live Auction and Live Entertainment - October 26, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Living Faith Community Presbyterian Church, 206 Murphy Rd, Baxter

​Angus Santa Clause Parade - November 23, 2019 at 10:00am

The Parade will start at Peacekeepers Park at 10:00am and travel along Mill Street to the Angus Recreation Centre, where refreshments will be provided at no cost along with a visit with Santa.

​​Christmas in the Village - December 1, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Celebrate the Community of Thornton.  Bring the family out to see Santa!  Hot chocolate will be served with treats for children.

Location:  Thornton Creek Gazebo

​​Tree Lighting Ceremony - December 1, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location:  Downtown Thornton

​Volunteer Firefighters' Santa Tour

Routes to be posted soon!

Thornton: December 14, 2019
Angus: December 24th