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The Town of Midland is situated at the gateway to Georgian Bay's picturesque 30,000 Islands. Our cultur​ally rich Town has become the nerve center of North Simcoe for economic prosperity, fabulous lifestyle in idyllic surroundings and an abundance of recreational pursuits.

A very safe, clean and hospitable community, Midland has a population of over 17,000. It is the economic hub of Southern Georgian Bay, which boasts a population exceeding 48,000 within a 25 km radius. In summer months, the area population grows to over 100,000 due to over 8,000 cottages, the resort hotels and the provincial and national parks.

 What Midland has to Offer

Awenda Park

​670 Concession 18 East, Tiny
(705) 549-2231​

Awenda Provincial Park is a provincial park in southwestern Ontario located on the northern tip of the Penetanguishene Peninsula on Georgian Bay. The park occupies an area of 29.15 square kilometres.​

Awenda Park

​Interested in visiting this attraction? Visit the Awenda Park websit​e​ for more information.​​

Bayshore Lanes

205 King Street, Midland
(705) 526-4887

Bayshore Lanes is a 12 lane Five-Pin bowling centre that offers something for everyone:
  • Organized leagues
  • Birthday parties for all ages
  • Open bowling
  • Corporate Events
  • Glow in the Dark bowling
  • Rock 'n' Bowl
  • Tournaments & Fundraisers
  • Jack & Jill Parties
  • School Groups
Bayshore Lanes

Interested in visiting this attraction? You can visit their website for more information.

Castle Village & the Enchanted Kingdom Park

701 Balm Beach Road, Midland
(705) 526-9683​​​

Do you have a few hours to spend with the kids?
Why not pack a picnic lunch and take them to The Enchanted Kingdom Park at Castle Village in Midland?
You can walk through the woods along the educational nature trail, and discover life-size fantasy cottages all decorated in detail inside according to traditional fairy tales.

Castle Village & the Enchanted Kingdom Park

Crock A Doodle Pottery Painting

​9292 County Road 93, Midland, Ontario​

  • Baby we love your toes! We capture precious handprints and footprints on pottery for the best gifts and keepsakes ever.
  • Hands-free kids! We help parents replace screen time with creative time…so kids grow up curious, confident and playful.
  • Ladies its your turn to play! Women get together with us to chatter and splatter, gab and dab, giggle and squiggle… socializing over pottery, creating fun art and friendships.
  • More Family Time! We bring families members of every age and ability together in an activity that everyone can enjoy.
  • Best birthdays ever! We host creative birthday parties that kids and parents both love…with a “loot bag” that lasts forever.

For more information, visit their website​.

Midland Curling Club Inc.

​474 King Street​, Midland
(705) 526-5631

In the same location since 1919! The Midland Curling Club’s mission is to provide our members and guests with a curling and social experience beyond their expectations. To achieve this goal we believe that all members and guests need to be treated as OUR best customers.

We are proud of our history and optimistic about our future!​

Midland Curling Club

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Discovery Harbour

93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene
705 549 8064

Discovery Harbour traces its roots back to the original British naval and military base in Penetanguishene, built to safeguard access to Upper Canada after the War of 1812. "His Majesty's Naval Establishment on Lake Huron", (as it was first called) kept ships prepared to supply British posts to the northwest. By 1820, it was home to over 70 people, including sailors, officers, shipwrights, and soldiers. Five large ships, 15 smaller vessels, and numerous workshops and dwellings were built.

Discovery Harbour salute

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Galaxy Cinemas

Highway 93​, Midland
705 527 5927​

Cineplex Galaxy is one of Canada’s largest entertainment companies and operates numerous businesses including movie theatres, food services, gaming, alternative programming (Front Row Centre Events), Cineplex Media, Cineplex Digital Solutions and the online sale of home entertainment content through CineplexStore.com and on apps embedded in various electronic devices. Cineplex is also a joint venture partner in SCENE – Canada’s largest entertainment loyalty program.​

Galaxy Cinemas

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Huronia Museum

​549 Little Lake Park​, Midland
(705) 526-2844

Huronia Museum features a replica of a “pre-contact” Huron/Ouendat village, including a lookout tower, wigwam and a full-size longhouse. The museum also features an exhibit gallery featuring tens of thousands of historic artifacts ranging from photographs, native archaeology and art by members of the Group of Seven, and others.

Huronia Museum

Interested in visiting this attraction? Visit their ​​website​ for more information.

Georgian Bay Islands National Park

​​​Beausoleil Island​

1-877-RESERVE (737-3783)​

Georgian Bay Islands National Park camping is only available on Beausoleil Island.

Beausoleil Island, the largest of the park's islands, offers 9 different campgrounds scattered along the eastern and northern shores. Access to the campgrounds is by boat only.

Island camping offers a unique experience comprised of tent-camping only (no trailers or RV's). Campers have the option of 'roughing it' by staying in a primitive campground, or enjoying the comforts of a more serviced offering of flush toilets, showers and drinking water available at Cedar Spring Campground. Cabins are available for rent in both the Cedar Spring area and at Christian Beach.​

​Interested in visiting? You can visit their websi​te​ for more information.​

King's Wharf Theatre

97 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene

Nestled within Discovery Harbour on Georgian Bay, the King's Wharf Theatre is a pleasantly rustic, 385-seat venue that offers all the comforts of a modern facility.  Flanked by the historic buildings of a 19th-century British naval and military base, the theatre is located at the end of a beautiful boardwalk that looks on to the homeport of replica ships H.M.S. Bee and H.M.S. Tecumseth.

King's Wharf Theatre

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Martyrs' Shrine

​16163 Highway 12 West, Midland

The Martyrs’ Shrine is the National Shrine to the Canadian Martyrs. The Shrine honours the eight Jesuit Saints who lived, worked, and died here over 350 years ago, celebrating the significant contributions they made to the introduction of Christianity into aboriginal culture as well as the founding of the Province of Ontario and the nation of Canada. This historic and holy site includes the famous Shrine Church, the Martyrs’ Hall and Education Centre, and 75 pleasantly landscaped acres which invite you into prayer and tranquillity. Within the Church are the relics of the Martyrs St. Jean de Brébeuf, St. Gabriel Lalemant, and St. Charles Garnier, while the grounds are home to beautiful walkways, monuments, and altars. The Martyrs’ Shrine welcomes over a hundred thousand people every year and continues to spread the word, history, and values of the Jesuits’ Mission. Offering insightful tours, engaging activities, and enjoyable pilgrimages, it is no wonder why the Martyrs’ Shrine is world-renowned!

Martyrs' Shrine

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Midland Cultural Centre

333 King Street, Midland

The ultra-modern Midland Cultural Centre (MCC) sits kitty-corner to the historic limestone Library, a lovely study in contrast and clever site location. Inside the MCC, the Roxy Café is a constant hub of activity, with actors, artists and townspeople alike dropping in for chats, delicious treats or to take in an event or visit the art gallery. Few towns anywhere can boast such a lovely centre of creativity and conversation as can Midland.

Midland Cultural Centre

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Midland Food Tours

Midland Food Tours​

Eat and discover local restaurants, food shops and the rich heritage of Midland and Georgian Bay. Enjoy a fun-filled day sipping and tasting delicious fare like a true local!

Our Food Tour Adventures​

Midland Guided Walking Food Tour. Three flavoursome-filled hours of guided strolling, sampling fresh cuisine and sipping local refreshments prepared by proud and passionate chefs.​

Georgian Bay Driving Food Tour

Three to five flavour-filled self-guided hours of the best local eats and postcard-worthy Georgian Bay views from the comfort of your vehicle.​

To learn more and book visit: midlandfoodtours.ca

Midland Public Library

​320 King Street, Midland
(705) 526-4216​

Library service began in Midland in 1880, only two years after the Town was incorporated, when a Mechanics' Institute opened in Heacock's store, which it soon outgrew. It moved further down King St. to a building owned by Mr. Bennett. In 1894 a fire destroyed almost the entire collection. That and funding difficulties plagued the service through the rest of the decade, but it continued with different Librarians and in different locations till the Carnegie building was opened on Hugel St. in 1915. That building is now the Library Restaurant.

Midland Public Library

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Midland YMCA

560 Little Lake Park Rd, Midland

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is a charity dedicated to the health of individuals and communities. We serve 1 in 5 people throughout Simcoe County and District of Parry Sound and Muskoka. We offer our participants opportunities for healthy living, personal growth, and community involvement. In keeping with our commitment to inclusiveness and accessibility, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka offers financial assistance programs to members of our community with lower incomes. The YMCA in Canada is dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body.

Midland YMCA

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Quest Art School & Gallery

333 King Street, Midland, ON
705-526-ARTS (2787)

Quest Art School+Gallery Logo 

A leader in the local art scene, Quest Art is dedicated to the education and development of visual arts in the North Simcoe region, offering quality visual arts programs for children and youth as well as continuing education for adults. Quest Art galleries provide exposure of the local and surrounding art scene via rotating juried and curated exhibitions, also serving the community through a variety of outreach programs, dynamic art events and community partnerships.​

For more information, visit QuestArt.ca​

Rounds Ranch

1922 County Rd 92, Elmvale, ON


Looking for a super fun place to take the kids?  Head on over to Rounds Ranch, just West of Elmvale.  Zip lines, pedal cart racetrack, giant jumping pillows, pony rides, mazes, petting zoo…. It’s acres and acres of FUN!​

Check out all the details at www.roundsranch.co​m

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

16164 Highway 12 East, Midland
(705) 526-7838​

Ontario’s first European Community, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was the headquarters for the French Jesuit Mission to the Huron Wendat people. In 1639, the Jesuits, along with French lay workers, began construction of a fenced community that included barracks, a church, workshops, residences, and a sheltered area for Native visitors​.

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

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Science North Summer Science Camp


Science North Summer Science Camps Coming to Midland​

Online registration available 24 hours a day at sciencenorth.ca/kids

About Science North

Science North is Northern Ontario's most popular tourist attraction and an educational resource for children and adults across the province. Science North maintains the second- and eighth-largest science centres in Canada.  Science North's attractions include a science centre, IMAX® theatre, digital Planetarium, butterfly gallery, special exhibits hall, and Dynamic Earth – Home of the Big Nickel, a separate science centre focused on mining and earth sciences. As part of its mandate, Science North provides science experiences throughout Northern Ontario including outreach to schools and festivals, summer science camps and more, and has a permanent base in Thunder Bay providing outreach to the Northwest.  Science North is an agency of the Government of Ontario. For more information please visit ScienceNorth.ca.​

Southern Georgian Bay Farmers Markets

​Connecting the community to its local farmers, food producers, and artists for a more sustainable future.

2022 Tentative Season Dates: May 22 - October 9!​

Every Sunday - 9:00am - 1:00pm
526 Bay Street, Midland​


S.S. Keewatin

​189 Port McNicoll

SS Keewatin is a passenger liner that once sailed between Port Arthur / Fort William (now Thunder Bay) on Lake Superior and Port McNicoll on Georgian Bay (Lake Huron) in Ontario, Canada. She carried passengers between these ports for the Canadian Pacific Railway’s Great Lakes Steamship Service. The Keewatin also carried packaged freight goods for the railway at these ports.

S.S. Keewatin

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Wye Marsh

​16160 Hwy 12 East​, Midland
(705) 526-7809​

As a non-profit organization we depend on tourism, donations, education, fundraising, and an active group of volunteers to fulfill the stewardship commitments of the Wye Valley and to sustain the day to day operations of the Wye Marsh. Connecting with the community is very important to the FWM. Our aim is to continue a year-round fully integrated series of educational experiences to ensure people understand the significance of protecting the environment, and more specifically the Wye Valley.

Wye Marsh

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 Golfing in Midland

Brooklea Golf and Country Club

8567 Highway 93, Midland

Brooklea Golf and Country Club is a beautifully manicured 27 hole facility featuring an 18 hole championship course and a 9 hole short course.

The championship course is 6,587 yards from the back tees. More than just a golf course...it's a challenge of your skills. With a links style layout, it features lightning fast greens, fully automatic irrigation system from tee to green, intriguing doglegs, mounded bunkers with white silica sand, tricky water holes, and challenging tee placements. We are the home of the 10 minute tee-time. Using our online booking system you can book up to 30 days in advance!

Brooklea Golf and Country Club

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Midland Golf and Country Club

9536 Highway 93 North, Midland
705 526 5822

Our Clubhouse reflects our heritage and the timeless feel is perfect for any event you’re hosting. With a variety of spaces we’re sure we can accommodate your needs. The Playfair Dining room has a full menu and is open to everyone. The dining room also hosts a number of specialty events. Enjoy our Between the Rounds bar with seven beers on tap including the MGCC specialty Brew. Book our Champions Room away from the hustle and bustle of the golfers, perfect for a small private function or meeting. Don’t forget about our Patio overlooking the first and ninth hole; enjoy those sunny summer days with us!

Midland Golf and Country Club

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Balm Beachway Golf Club

R.R. #1, Concession 11, Perkinsfield​
(705) 526-7711

The 9-hole Balm Beachway Golf Club in Perkinsfield, ON is a public golf course that opened in 1965. Balm Beachway Golf Club measures 2850 yards from the longest tees.​

Balm Beachway Golf Club

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White Pines Golf and Fishing

1235 Chemin du Loup​, Tiny
(705) 533-4004​​

White Pines is a 9 hole, par three golf course. The small bent grass greens and nine strategically placed bunkers make it an enjoyable challenge for the advanced or novice golfer​.

White Pines Golf and Fishing

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