|Tourism - Attractions|
BOWMANVILLE ZOOLOGICAL PARK
You can’t get any closer! Experience one-on-one Animal Encounters, take an Animal Ride, be amazed by the Animatheatre Show, witness the feeding of the Famous Carnivores and get wet and wild at The Animal’s Splash Bash.
OPEN: April 24 thru September 30 open 7 days a week - weekends only during October until Thanksgiving. Open at 10 a.m., closing times vary.
ADMISSION: Adults $19.50; Senior/Youth $16.50; Children $13.50; Children under 3 free.
340 King Street East, Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K5
Phone: 905-623-5655 • www.bowmanvillezoo.com
One of southern Ontario’s largest ski and snowboard facilities, featuring 21 trails, 11 lifts and two terrain parks. Only one hour from Toronto. Open six days and five nights a week. Lessons, rentals and retail store available onsite.
OPEN: December to March
4098 Regional Road 9, Orono, ON
Phone: 1-877-672-2582 • www.brimacombe.ca
CEDAR PARK RESORT
Unique Aqua Play centre with 3 giant waterslides, 2 children’s water play areas, public swimming pool, tennis court and miniature golf plus 30 acres of picnic grounds with plenty of room for families and large groups. RV and trailer camping available.
OPEN: Daily June10 thru September 6. Open at 10 a.m., closing times vary.
ADMISSION: Adults $9.50, Children 12 and under $8.50, Children 2 and under free. Waterslide and Miniature golf additional.
6296 Cedar Park Road, Hampton, ON
Phone: 905-263-8109 • www.cedarparkresort.ca
CINECHATS FILM SERIES
The world’s best cinema ﬁlms that will engage your mind and your emotions with powerful stories and award-caliber performances. Hosted by John Arkelian, ﬁlm critic for Artsforum Magazine.
OPEN: Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m., year round
UOIT Campus, 2000 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa, ON
Phone: 905-576-0359 • www.artsforum.ca
CLASS ACT DINNER THEATRE
Durham Region's premiere entertainment destination! Dinner theatre, concerts, special events! Plenty of parking.
104 Consumers Drive, Whitby, ON
Phone: 905.668.2229 • Toll Free: 877.426.5697 • www.class-act.ca
COURTICE FLEA MARKET
Browse the indoor and outdoor market, which features 242 vendors offering a wide selection of products. From a farmers market, antiques and collectibles, to new and used goods, they have it all. Also, the friendly vendors consider price haggling as part of the fun!
OPEN: Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Year Round
1696 Bloor Street, Courtice, ON
Phone: 905-436-1024 • www.courticefleamarket.com
There’s always something fun happening in downtown Oshawa. From unique shopping to ﬁne dining, from family activities to special events, there are over 250 businesses to serve you.
OPEN: Year round
Phone 905-576-7606 • www.downtownoshawa.ca
GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE
Located in the heart of Oshawa, it is the home of the Oshawa Generals (OHL) hockey team, has two ice pads and with a 5400 plus seat venue for hockey and seating for 6,400 for other events, various concerts, local events and trade shows are held throughout the year. See website for detailed list of events.
OPEN: Year Round.
99 Athol Street East, Oshawa ON
Phone: 905-438-8811 • 1-877-436-8811
GREAT BLUE HERON CHARITY CASINO
There is something for everyone, no matter your game! Join in the action at any of their 60 casino table games and spin the reels on any of their 545 state-of-the-art slot machines. Enjoy the award-winning all you can eat buffet at the Waters Edge Buffet.
OPEN: 24 hours, 7 days a week
21777 Island Road, Port Perry, ON
Phone: 905-985-4888 • 1-888-29-HERON
JUNGLE CAT WORLD
Located on 15 acres near historic Orono, just 25 minutes east of Oshawa, the park is home to a variety of rare and endangered wildlife from around the world. Meet the Zoo Keepers during the guided daily feeding tour at 1:30 p.m. Residential Safari Zoo Camp for children.
OPEN: 7 days a week, year round, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
ADMISSION: Adults $15, Teens/Seniors $10, Children $7.50, Children under 2 free. Group rates are available.
3667 Concession Road 6, Orono, ON
Phone: 905-983-5016 • www.junglecatworld.com
MOSPORT INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY
Canada’s largest automotive performance and motor sport facility is home to motor race event weekends consisting of major North American Championships, weekly stock car racing, a karting circuit, formula car racing school and advanced driver training programs.
OPEN: May long weekend –Thanksgiving weekend
ADMISSION: Rates and admission varies by event. See website for details
3233 Concession Road 10, Bowmanville, ON
Phone: 905-983-9141 • 1-800-866-1072 • www.mosport.com
Enjoy the world’s greatest music as you experience the thrill of Oshawa’s world-class symphony orchestra, the Ontario Philharmonic.
OPEN: Year Round
ADMISSION: Varies depending on events and seats
BOX 444, Oshawa, ON, L1H 7L5
Phone: 905-579-6711 • www.ontariophil.ca
OSHAWA LITTLE THEATRE
Oshawa little theatre has brought playful moments to life in Durham Region for over 60 years! Durham’s longest running community theatre presents outstanding live theatre throughout the year.
OPEN: Year Round
ADMISSION: Varies depending on event
62 Russett Ave, Oshawa, ON
Phone: 905-723-0282 • www.oshawalittletheatre.com
OSHAWA VALLEY BOTANICAL GARDENS
Featuring over 300 Peony varieties, hosta and lilac collections, a water feature, annual beds, hardscaping by local metal artist James Pronk and the fall blooming Memory Garden.
OPEN: 7 days a week, dawn until dusk
155 Arena St., Oshawa, ON
Phone: 905-436-5636 Ext. 2107 • www.oshawa.ca/ovbg
OSHAWA ZOO and FUN FARM PARK
If you’re looking for a Zoo that offers a clean, rural, child friendly experience for your whole family, look no further. Featuring 45 species of tame Exotic and Domestic animals that feed from your hand in an open interactive environment, it is situated on Oshawa’s Oak Ridge Moraine.
OPEN: May – mid-September, daily, including weekends and holidays (weather permitting), hours vary.
ADMISSION: Adults - $10, Seniors - $9, Children - $7 Season passes available. Group rates available.
3441 Grandview St. N., Oshawa, ON
Phone: 905-655-5236 • www.oshawazoo.ca
PINGLE’S FARM MARKET
A fully operational farm growing plants, strawberries, apples and pumpkins also offers seasonal events. Market features fresh produce, jams, crafts, etc. Play area and activities on special events. Amazing mazes created in late fall for Halloween fun.
OPEN: Daily May 1 thru December 24. Hours vary, call or visit website to verify prior to arrival.
1805 Taunton Road, Hampton, ON
Phone: 905-725-6089 • www.pinglesfarmmarket.com
REGENT THEATRE AT UOIT
Restored to its former glory, the Regent Theatre in downtown Oshawa is a spectacular 600-seat lecture theatre by day and a performance venue during the evening and on weekends.
OPEN: Year Round
ADMISSION: Varies depending on event
50 King Street East, Oshawa, ON
Phone: 905-721-3399 • www.regent.uoit.ca
SCUGOG ISLAND CRUISES
“Come aboard” the 100-passenger vessel for narrated historical tours on Lake Scugog. Enjoy sightseeing, brunch, lunch, and special dinner & dance cruises. Wedding packages and private/corporate charters also available.
OPEN: May to October, cruises daily.
ADMISSION: Family and group rates are available.
166 Water Street, Port Perry, ON
Phone: 905-982-1106 • 1-877-877-2091