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Summer is here, and Wasaga Beach’s summer staples are open! To help you navigate what is and is not open, we have put together a list of some of our favourites. Keep reading to learn more about what is open in and around Wasaga this month.
Note: While we do our best to ensure this information is correct upon posting, to be sure we recommend calling ahead prior to visiting any establishments mentioned in this article.
As of July 13th, Simcoe County has made it mandatory to wear a mask when in any indoor public space or public transit. Learn more here.
Wasaga Beach is home to many different types of restaurants, pop ups, and beachside bars for you to enjoy year-round. This summer, The Township of Wasaga Beach and 97.7 MAX are launching the Flavours of the Beach Contest! When you order from one of these fabulous food spots in Wasaga from July 1st until August 30th, you can immediately enter for a chance to win $400 to one of Wasaga’s local spots.
All you have to do is eat at any Wasaga Beach Restaurant, then submit a photo of your receipt through the form here. You can also win a $50 gift card to any of Wasaga’s restaurants through random draws! The restaurant that gets the most receipts submitted will themselves win a $1000 advertising package from 97.7MAXFM, so make sure to save your receipt after you eat!
Steak – Paella – Seafood
Whether it is a casual lunch, date night, or anything in between, you are sure to have an unforgettable meal at Catch 22.
Fried Chicken – Waffles – Poutine
Comfort food while you lounge on the beach—what could be better than Honey Monster’s beachside snacks!
Ice cream – Pot Pies – Butter Tarts
This Wasaga staple is a summertime tradition for visitors and residents alike!
Try something new with Pizza Forno, an artisanal pizza made in three minutes—in a 24/7 automated pizza oven!
Pizza – Pizza – Pizza
Whether the morning before or after a big adventure, Stacked Pancakes is a great breakfast spot that will not disappoint at lunch!
Pancakes – Burgers – Chicken Wings
Known for its diverse dishes and substantial beer selection, the Iron Skillet leaves a lasting impression on its patrons’ taste buds.
BBQ – Schnitzel – Wraps
Summer is about making new memories, meeting new people, and unforgettable adventures. Listed below are some of the local Wasaga adventure spots that are currently open. Make sure you call ahead and book your adventure in advance!
Pirates are stranded in Wasaga—and so is their treasure! Visit Skull Island Mini Golf to work on your short game or your best Jack Sparrow impression! Already mastered both? If you get a hole in one on the 18th, you win a free game!
Paintball, escape rooms, axe throwing, and so much more can be found at Wasaga Adventure Park! This family friendly facility is the perfect place to spend an afternoon being active together.
Free Spirit Tours is a great place to visit not only for fun times on the water, but also for cool learning experiences. Join the Free Spirit team for Forest Therapy Walks or even learn how to forage safely.
Do you like to drive FAST? Check out Wasaga 500 not just for excellent go-karting, but also for mini-golf and batting cages. Bonus: if you move to Georgian Sands, you will live right across the street!
There are now many city services that are officially open to the public again. Town Hall, the RecPlex Office, Fire Hall Station 1 Office, and Public Works are open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Wasaga Beach Public Library is now open, too! The library is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and has a variety of programs for you to enjoy. Thursdays they host a weekly LEGO challenge over Zoom (and will go the extra mile to help you set up Zoom if need be), BYOB (Bring Your Own Book online meeting) and even virtual talks given by popular and local authors.
If you or someone you know operates a recreation-based business that has closed or a personal trainer unable to operate because of gym closures, Wasaga Beach’s Town Council has a solution! Recreation-based businesses may use municipal parks until Sept. 30, subject to provincial and health unit regulations, through the Open Parks program (learn more here).