There are several special events held each year in the Municipality of Meaford. Some are hosted by the Municipality, and others are organized by groups of volunteers or local community groups. 

Your Special Event

If you would like to organize a special event in the Municipality of Meaford, please complete our Special Event Application Form at least 90 days before your event. This form gives us information on the Municipal services that you may need to support your event, like road closures, permits, or additional waste bins.

Also, be sure to post your special event to our Municipal event calendar, and let us know on facebook so we can share your event's information with our community.

Municipal Special Events

You can take part in Municipal special events by hosting a booth, being a vendor, or volunteering.

Family Day

Monday February 17, 2020

A fun filled day of FREE Family Activities! 

March Break

There's something to do with the family every day of March break 2020!

Registration will be open through PerfectMind on February 25, 2020 so check back soon!

March Break event schedule
 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday
Public Skating - 9 to 11 a.m. Stick and Puck - 9 to 11 a.m. Public Skating - 9 to 11 a.m. Stick and Puck - 9 to 11 a.m. Public Skating - 9 to 11 a.m.
Drop-in Dodgeball - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sing into Spring! -
10 a.m.
Babysitting Course - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drop-in Dodgeball - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sprouting in the Kitchen - 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Try It: Mini Chef's - 1 to 3 p.m. Home Alone Course - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Puppet Show: CMHA Fan Club - 1 p.m. Pickleball - 1 to 3 p.m. Sew Much Fun! -
1 p.m.
Viking Myths and Mysteries - 1 p.m. Dog Sled Demo -
1 to 3 p.m.
  Cartooning Workshop - 1 to 3 p.m.  


 Public Skating

Monday March 16, Wednesday March 18, and Friday March 20 - 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Saturday March 14, Sunday March 15, Saturday March 21, and Sunday March 22 - 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Meaford and St. Vincent Community Centre Arena

Free skating for the whole family! Sponsored by Sunday Morning League. FREE Hot Chocolate will be Provided.

 Drop-In Dodgeball
Monday March 16 and Thursday March 19

10:00 to 11:00 a.m. - Grades 2-4

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Grades 5-8

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre Dance Hall

Join us for some Dodgeball Fun! A variety of dodgeball variations will be played with your friends and our staff!

Fee: $2 Drop-In

 Try It: Mini Chef's

Monday March 16 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre Kitchen

Join Chef Gilles Hache in the kitchen for a quick cooking lesson!

Ages: 6-12

Pre-Registration: $2/participant

 Viking Myths and Mysteries

Monday March 16 - 1:00 p.m.

Meaford Public Library, 15 Trowbridge Street west

All Ages


 Stick & Puck

Tuesday March 17 and Thursday March 19 - 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre Arena

Public skating with stick handling! Practice your stick handling and agility. All ages welcome. Helmets required. Pucks and sticks not supplied.

Children 5 & under must be accompanied by an adult.


 Sing into Spring!

Tuesday March 17 - 10:00 a.m.

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre Dance Hall

Join Juno award nominated Children's performer Mary Lambert for a colourful and energetic performance with lots of audience participcation.

All Ages welcome.

Pre-Registration: $5/Participant (purchase tickets at: PM link)

 Home Alone Course

Tuesday March 17 - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Meaford Fire Hall, 81 Stewart Street

Get your kids ready to stay Home Alone this Summer! This course provides kids with all the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when they are home alone.

Ages 10+

Pre-Registration: $58/participant (register at PM)

 Dog Sled Demo

Tuesday March 17 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre

Join Green Feet Dog Sledding for an introduction and demonstration into the world of dog sledding! Presentation and demonstration take place indoors and outdoors (weather dependent).

All Ages

Pre-Registration: $5/person

 Babysitting Course

Wednesday March 18 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Meaford Fire Hall, 81 Stewart Street

This course covers everything from managing difficult behaviour to professional conduct as a babysitter. This course has a great emphasis on First Aid skills.

Ages 11+

Pre-Registration: $79/participant (register at PM)

 Puppet Show: CMHA Fan Club

Wednesday March 18 - 1:00 p.m.

Meaford Public Library, 15 Trowbridge Street West

All Ages


Try It: Pickleball

Thursday, March 19 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre Dance Hall

Try Pickleball with the Meaford Pickleball Club! A great chance for kids to learn the sport of Pickleball!

Ages 6+ (Children must attend with a parent/caregiver)


Cartooning Workshop with Brian Fay

Thursday March 19 - 1:00 p.m.

Meaford Public Library, 15 Trowbridge Street West


Sprouting in the Kitchen for Kids

Friday March 20 - 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre Kitchen

Kids will learn how to grow a yummy tray of edible sprouts! This workshop is intended to help kids learn observation skills and responsibility. During the workshop kids will prepare the soil and plant the seeds and learn about how to take care of these young plants in their home. This activity will connect children to growing their own food, and encourage them to get involved in cooking in the kitchen. Creativity and problem solving can be incorporated as kids are encouraged to find containers already available at home in order to grow even more sprouts.

Ages: 10+ (Children must attend with a parent/caregiver)

Pre-Registration: $15/Child

 Sew Much Fun!

Friday March 20 - 1:00 p.m.

Meaford Public Library, 15 Trowbridge Street West

Learn basic stiches and sewing projects with artist Karen Dueck

Ages: 5+


Registration will be open through PerfectMind on February 25, 2020 so check back soon!

Volunteer Appreciation

Wednesday April 22, 2020

We are so lucky to have wonderful volunteers in our community! This event is to thank each and every one of you! Join us for an evening of meals served and prepared by us and Chef Gilles Hache!

Check back early March for more details!

Earth Week

Earth Week 2020: April 19 - April 25

Check out our Spring/Summer Recreation Guide 2020 for more details about activities and events happening during Earth Week!

June is Recreation & Parks Month/Longest Day of Play

Longest Day of Play: Monday June 22, 2020

Check out the second Longest Day of Play next year!

No better way to celebrate Summer Solstice then with FREE outdoor activities! 

Canada Day

Canada Day 2020: Wednesday July 1, 2020 

Keep your eyes peeled for the Canada Day Flyer in June 2020! 

If you are interested in participating in Canada Day as a vendor, sponsor, community group or volunteer please contact, Emma Smith, Recreation Services Coordinator at 519-538-1060 ext. 1200 or

International Youth Day


Wednesday August 12, 2020, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Blue Dolphin Pool

Health and Wellness Fair

Check out the Health & Wellness Fair - Saturday September 7, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m! Lots of local health related vendors, including those for your four legged friends! 

All vendors that wish to participate in the Health and Wellness Fair must complete a Health and Wellness Vendor Registration Form.

All forms must be complete and returned by Friday August  30, 2019

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Emma Smith, Recreation Services Coordinator, at (519) 538-1060 ext 1200 or

2019 Vendors

  • Hear Well Be Well
  • Soul Reflex
  • Norwex
  • Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce
  • mutable ARTS and aerial arts studio
  • VOXX Life
  • HELP First Aid
  • Meaford Public Library
  • Owen Sound Family Health Team
  • Herbalife
  • Community Gardens & Second Harvests
  • Alzheimer's Society Grey Bruce
  • doTERRA
  • The Ear Clinic/Brenda Tullio, Doctor of Audiology
  • Canadian Mental Health & Addiction Grey Bruce
  • Align Pedorthics
  • Diabetes Grey Bruce
  • Jennifer Willams - Energy Practitioner 
  • Brain Injury Resource Centre of Grey Bruce
  • Grey Bruce Share the Care
  • Meaford Osteopathy
  • Taoist Tai Chi Meaford
  • Dr. Dorothy Roginksa
  • ENJO Canada
  • Grey Bruce Health Unit
  • Parkinson Society of Meaford
  • Weight Watchers
  • Brittany Stewart RMT
  • Women's House Serving Bruce & Grey
  • Alexandra Lynn Fitness
  • Meaford Hospital Foundation
  • VON Grey Bruce
  • Canadian Pet Connection
  • St. John Ambulance-Therapy Dogs
  • The Keto Guy of Meaford
  • Edward Jones
  • Lynda Stephens-Reflexology
  • Quest Marketing / Pruvit Ketones
  • Meaford Moves + 
  • Meaford Accessibility Committee 


Sponsored by 92.3 The Dock 



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