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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9770 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.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​40th  Anniversary of the Essa Historical Society - Saturday May 25, 2019 - 11:30am 

Located at the Countryside United Church - 7 Roberts Street, Thornton.  Join us to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Essa Historical Society. To view the event poster please click here Essa Historical Society. RSVP by May 15th, 2019  to Olive Lee by phone 705-458-9971 or email

Spring Tea & Bake Sale - Saturday, May 25, 2019

Being held at Angus United Church, 56 Jonas Street, Angus from 11:00am to 1:00pm​.  The cost is $5.00 with takeout being available.  For more information please contact Gail at (705) 424-2723.

**Please note that this venue is not wheelchair accessible**​

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

Location: Thornton Recreational Complex, 246 Barrie Street, Thornton

Essa Challenge Golf Tournament - June 6, 2019

Location: Bear Creek Golf Club
Call 705-424-9917 ext 107 / 121 or email for more information!

Essa Challenge Registration Form

Pre-Kick Off for Lions Canada Day Celebrations - June 30, 2019 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm

Location: Community Park, Huron Street Angus
Live band and beer tent, food for sale on site.

Canada Day Celebrations - July 1, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Community Park, Huron St, Angus

Canada Day Celebrations - July 1, 2019 - 9:00pm

Location: Essa Agriplex, 7505 10th Line of Essa Township

Please visit for more information.​

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

Location:  Victoria Park and Ivy Orange Hall

17th Annual Essa Salmon Derby - Sept. 21 & 22, 2019 Registration at 6:45am Sept. 21, 2019

Location: Nottawasaga Fishing Park, 366 Mill Street, Angus