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Summer Festivals in the Haliburton Highlands

As a year-round vacation destination, there’s always something happening in the Haliburton Highlands. Make the most of your time in the Highlands withAll-Season Cottage Rentals, and plan your stay around one of our annual summer festivals. There is something for everyone's interest, from arts and crafts festivals to family-friendly fairs and community theatre events. Browse our catalogue of over120 Ontario cottage rentals and find the perfect basecamp for summer events throughout the Haliburton Highlands:


Haliburton Art and Craft Festival

TheHaliburton Art and Craft Festival has been a summer tradition for over 60 years, welcoming the region's best artists to an inspired open-air festival every July. Join the tradition and shop for original crafts and art at Head Lake Park. Discover pieces from over 100 artists featuring ceramics, glass, fashion, accessories, woodworking, cottage decor, jewelry, visual art, and sculptures. 

If you want to discover more art this summer, you can also attend theTour de Forest studio tour in August. 

Haliburton Summer Festival

TheHighlands Summer Festival brings five live theatre performances to cottage country every summer. Every season brings a new collection of productions, from fun musicals to riotous comedies.Purchase tickets ahead of time and head to the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion for a night of entertainment. 

Wilberforce Fair

Located 20 minutes from Haliburton, theWilberforce Agricultural Fair provides family-friendly fun at the biggest little fair around. Plan your visit this August to attend this charming fair hosted by the Wilberforce Agricultural Society. Expect attractions like Homecraft Exhibits, petting zoos, pony rides, free wagon rides, pet shows, and more. 

Minden Pride

Come as you are and celebrateMinden Pride this August. This week-long festival provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ members and allies to celebrate the Haliburton Highlands' culture, heritage, and diversity. Attend various events throughout the week, including drag storytimes, art exhibitions, comedy nights, trivia nights, and family movies. 

Garlic Festival

Calling all garlic lovers to the annualGarlic Festival at Abbey Gardens this August. This festival will feature garlic growers, live music, special deals, and a farmers market with fresh garlic, garlic-inspired products, and garlic-infused finds. Stop by for workshops, demonstrations, samples, and live music.

Summer Cottage Rentals in the Haliburton Highlands

Book your stay withAll-Season Cottage Rentals and attend one of the summer festivals in the Haliburton Highlands. Browse oursummer cottage rentals and find the perfect lodging for your getaway. All of our properties have private lakefronts, each equipped with watercraft and water toys for your enjoyment. Whether you are looking for a cozy two-bedroom cabin or a 10-bedroom estate for the whole family, we have you covered!


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