Creemore Children's Festival | Activities
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2018 Activities

Mill Street Happenings


  • It would not be a children’s festival without some dress-up play and theatre. SandCastle Theatre is back with their costumes and drama!
  • School’s Out For The Summer – Come play with the professionals. Meet the Simcoe County Elementary Teacher’s Federation, the Simcoe County Elementary Occasional Teachers and the Simcoe County Designated Early Childhood Educators. Make Your Own Buttons, do some water sponge printing and discover all you need to know about school.
  • Speaking of school, what would your school bus look like? Paint the bus with First Student!
  • Stay sharp this summer and with brain games brought to you by Dragonfly Outreach Services.
  • You’re  In the Army Now – Play with the Army Cadets and see what Base Borden brought in. Try your skills in the inflatable obstacle course.
  • If an obstacle course seems to challenging, try out the inflatable slides sponsored by the Old Mill House Pub.
  • Check out the Wee-Line  Zipline Adventure Station. Ride on!
  • Take a stroll through our Wishing Tree Forest. Make a wish and tie it to a branch. Dream and be inspired!
  • Princess Emilee is back this year. Visit her kingdom for some play, song and dance.
  • Visit Creemore’s own, Darci Que for some balloon fun.
  • Take a trip to Toddler Town with Miss Margie of the Ontario Early Years Centre.
  • Preview Wasaga Beach Library’s Mini-Con! Check out your favorite comic book heroes and villains.
  • Pet the Ponies and learn all about miniature horses with Wendy Eagle from Wellspring Equine.
  • Learn about Clearview Community Theatre’s latest production. Here’s a hint, pirates will be serving up some snow-cones and popcorn!
  • Try your hand at Mega Jenga, Kerplunk and even a Mini Ninja Course with Clearview Community Church.
  • Meet Lionel, the Boston Pizza mascot and play with some real dough!
  • How unique we all are! Make your own handprints with Samantha from Knowledge First Financial.
  • Learn to fish with our guests from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
  • Get up close and personal with some hardback friends. Discover Kids for Turtles Environmental Education programs.
  • Build a gigantic cardboard village at Cardboard Castles Children’s Emporium.
  • Be a baker and create your own cupcake masterpiece at Affairs Bakery and Café. Adult supervision is required for this one!
  • Get creative and tickle your tastebuds all at the same time, making Jelly Jar Smoothies at the Creemore 100 Mile Store
  • Hit the runway with Edenvale Classic Aircraft Foundation’s Pedal car airplanes and ezy rollers.
  • Our festival wouldn’t be the same without some water play with the Cleaview Firefighters. Can you aim to put out the flames?
  • Take me out to the ball game. How fast is your pitch? Test your speed and aim with Smith Brothers Baseball Central.
  • Hit the nail on the head and practice your construction skills with the crew at Creemore Home Hardware.
  • Through experiments and play, learn about water challenges faced by Indigenous communities. Hosted by Water First.
  • Read on! Enjoy crafts and story time at Curiosity House Books and Gallery.
  • Drop by and create with the Bay School of Art at the Mill Street Studio.
  • Get fancy with some painted nails by the team at Teddy Bears Picnic.
  • Make Your Own Water Bracelets to learn all about the water on our planet! Use Microscopes to discover and get a close up of Really Cool insects and bugs. Presented by Water First

Be sure to check out The Children’s Maker Marketplace. 

Keep an eye out for some special guests roaming the streets. 

Support our young buskers.

Log Cabin and North America’s Smallest Jail


  • Venture down Caroline Street East to visit the Clearview Public Library, Creemore’s Historic Log Cabin and North America’s Smallest Jail for quieter play and a cooling centre. Introduce yourself to a very special guest, a real, live, tropical Owl!
  • Join the women from MILDBAGSunlimited at Creemore’s Historic Log Cabin. They will be demonstrating and providing a hands-on opportunity on how to make milk bag mattresses.

  • Hug-a-Tree and Survive is an AdventureSmart program that helps lost children survive in the woods. It teaches children how not to become lost in the woods, and what to do should they become lost. Visit the local Georgian Bay Search and Rescue Team in front of the Library throughout the day.



Cosmos Art Co.

Face the Art



Bank Café – cinnamon buns, burgers

Creemore Minor Hockey – hot dogs

Affairs – pulled pork, grilled cheese, milkshakes, corn and ice cream

O’Sheas – fries/poutine

The Leaky Lemon – lemonade

Mitchell Family Farms – sausage on a bun

Clearview Theatre – snow cones, popcorn

Collingwood U16 Soccer – ice cream cones & candy

The Fruit & Veggie Stand

Pizza by the slice served up by our friends from Life’s A Slice.