Special Events

The following is a partial list of special events scheduled for the 2018 operating season. Please check the Calendar on this page. Click on the event for more details about it. Check back often for more upcoming special events happening in the Park!

Healthy Parks Healthy People – Free Day Use July 20, 2018

Healthy Parks Healthy People is a world-wide movement that celevrates the linkages between nature and human health. In 2018, Ontario Parks is joining this campaign with a celebration on July 20. Day-use access will be FREE at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park on this day. Special events supporting the Healthy Parks Healthy People theme are planned. For more information call Park Office at (705)429-2516.

Wasaga Under Siege: A War of 1812 Experience – August 18th – 19th 2018

© Enrique Photo Art

Watch out! Enemy forces are planning to attack Wasaga Beach! Our peaceful shores have not seen this many cannons, muskets, and bayonettes since the HMS Nancy sank in the Nottowasaga River in 1814. Join us on the battlefields, or at the encampment on Nancy Island Historic Site, as re-enactors attack and avenge the demise of the HMS Nancy. Full of events for the entire family to enjoy, you don’t want to miss out on this unforgettable experience. For more information visit: www.wasagaundersiege1812.com

New This Year – Saturday Evening Performance

In celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Ontario Parks and the 90th Anniversary of Nancy Island Historic Site, there will be a Saturday Evening Performance featuring David Archibald, Fife and Drum Corp, and the Hard Tackers Sea Shanty Crew.

Admission to the performance is FREE!

Gates will reopen at 7:30pm with David Archibald performing at 8pm.

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Mission Statement

The Friends of Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to furthering the educational and interpretive programs of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park and Nancy Island Historic Site.

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Wasaga Beach Provincial Park
Main Office
11-22nd Street North
Wasaga Beach, ON
L9Z 2V9
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Wasaga Beach Welcome Centre & Nancy Island Historic Site
(Seasonal)
119 Mosley Street
Wasaga Beach, ON
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Wasaga Beach Nordic Ski & Trail Centre
(Seasonal)
101 Blueberry Trail
Wasaga Beach, ON
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