Alleycats Music is a vintage record and poster shop located in downtown Orillia, Ontario. We opened our doors in March 2012 in a 7 foot wide, 300 square foot store that until 1967 was an outdoor alley. In 2015 we connected the ‘alley’ with the store next door to offer more products including a large selection of posters, framed pictures, comic books, t-shirts and collectibles. Alleycats Music features a permanently set up PA system and stage where we host live music Sunday afternoons at 1:00. If you are a performer who would like to share some songs please contact us by email about playing. We are very involved with the community sponsoring and supporting music and art events including the Mariposa Folk Festival in Concert Series, Roots North Music Festival, the Orillia Jazz Festival and the Starry Night art crawl. Please enjoy browsing our website and we look forward to meeting you the next time you are in Orillia! We can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the shop or products.
Apple Annie’s Fine Chocolate & Gourmet Coffees is conveniently located on beautiful Mississaga Street in downtown Orillia, right in the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country. Since its inauguration in 1989, Apple Annie’s has become Orillia’s premier address for fine fudge, assorted chocolates, gourmet coffees, quality teas, chutneys and much more. The store is part of the famous Mariposa Market, Orillia’s one-of-a-kind shopping attraction for the whole family.
Astilbe established in 2015 bringing floral design to Horseshoe Valley Ontario, Designing in our 12 x 8 hand crafted studio focusing on local florals & Seasonal outdoor Markets. Expanding into the retail location today in Craighurst Ontario, Astilbe Floral Boutique & Marketplace. The Marketplace brings, entrepreneurs, artisans , farmers & wedding vendors under one roof. A place for creative workshops, community outreach, creative education and marketplace retail sales. At Astilbe we Host two seasonal outdoor Artisan Markets, In house workshops while showcasing & promoting local handcrafted creations & Floral Design. Astilbe carries a wide variety of high end boutique products, from fashion, natural organic skincare, jewellery,& farm fresh seasonal elements. *Open Tuesday – Sunday in Craighurst On At Astilbe we strive to support the local makers in our artisan marketplace, while providing floral boutique elements and design daily. #astilbeboutique #craighurst #shoplocal #markets #workshops#astilbemarketplace Thank you for #Shopping Local!
Bee by the Sea is a natural skincare company specializing in products made with locally sourced honey and sea buckthorn berry oil. The business started with a body cream and due to it’s success, expanded to include a face cream, natural deodorant, body wash, shampoo, conditioner and more! Everything is paraben-free, petroleum-free, sulfate-free, cruelty free and contains zero artificial fragrances. Skincare products containing sea buckthorn are known to aid in the healing of rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, burns, and other skin conditions. We currently sell to over 700 independent retailers across North America and have a showroom for customers to purchase Bee by the Sea products alongside unique gifts and artisan items.
Come experience that small town feeling while shopping for your everyday grocery needs in Washago. We carry everything from the freshest of produce to freshly baked breads and sweets. Located in Washago, ON
Are you looking for an amazing authentic Vietnamese & Thai Take Out Restaurant in Orillia? You need to try Chef Simon’s Kitchen! Chef Simon Chau is an award winning and recognized chef! Have a look at the menu and call in your order 705-259-8288 or place your order online at www.chefsimonskitchen.com/OurMenu We’re open Monday to Sunday 11 am to 9 pm! We’re located at 190 Memorial Ave. Unit Q, Orillia, Ontario! www.ChefSimonsKitchen.com
Chelsea Chocolates’ factory is located in the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country just north of Barrie in the village of Craighurst. Chelsea Chocolates has been manufacturing chocolates, truffles and specialty items since 1995. They make their own products in small batches using fine Belgian chocolate and the finest ingredients to ensure our customers the freshest chocolates. They also have a small retail outlet on site where local residents and visitors to the area can treat themselves to little taste of Lake Country. You can also purchase some of these lovely chocolates from other stores in Ontario’s Lake Country. Stop by and visit Gail & Sharon – you’ll be glad you did!
Lettuce, onions, fresh herbs, , honey, perennials, potted annuals, rhubarb, stain glass articles, knitted goods, garden ornaments, wooden chairs and garden items, jewellery.
This Landmark Grist Mill in Coldwater was constructed in 1833-34 for the Ojibwa natives who had been settled on 3969 hectares (9800 acres) between the Coldwater River and the Narrows at Orillia, on the western side of Lake Couchiching. It is a special piece of history for the village of Coldwater and is a beautiful site to see. The surrounding grounds with the river flowing by are a fantastic area for local events and a great area to gather. Plan a visit to the Grist Mill to learn more about its history, tour the inside including a local art gallery and craft shop located inside and include a lunch or dinner at the attached Mill St Bistro.
Coldwater is a small community located between Orillia and Midland on Hwy 12. Hidden surprises await when you come into our village. Come visit our main street and stock up on home, cottage, camping, building and boating supplies. While here you can visit the historic Coldwater Mill, build in 1833. Delightful Victorian homes and traditional churches grace the village streets. Be sure to visit the Georgian Style Library, constructed from field stone and adjacent to it , a monument to “Olympic Shotput Champion” George Gray. Come also and admire a piece of local history, The Woodrow Homestead, located at the Coldwater Canadiana Museum. Sports and Recreation enthusiasts can enjoy outstanding angling for trout and salmon. A launching ramp is also available for boaters & canoeists who wish to explore the quiet Coldwater River & Matchedash Bay. Coldwater is the gateway to the Severn River and the Big Chute Marine Railway on Upper Big Chute Road.
Our Story Copperpot Nuts started here on Matchedash Bay back in 2009. We built our own production facility and launched the brand right here, near Coldwater, Ontario. We started with just three varieties of your favourite beer nuts, and we’ve since grown to offer more than nine delicious flavours. All of our nuts are double roasted and packaged by hand in small batches. We source as many ingredients as we can from local producers. Mission At Copperpot Nuts great pride is taken in slow roasting natural nuts in small batches, using the perfect blend of fine ingredients to create really great candied nuts. It is our commitment to provide each customer with a unique shopping experience and maintain an ongoing fusion between local retail and authentic local production
Country Produce is a fruit and vegetable market in Orillia, Ontario that is dedicated to providing you with the freshest and highest quality of products available. Please explore our delicious website and discover the areas freshest market since 1975.
Located downtown Orillia, The Crows Nest has a treasure for everyone, a variety of miscellaneous goodies. The Crow’s Nest II has been a mainstay of the downtown of the “Sunshine City” of Orillia for over 20 years! We are a unique gift shop that has an eclectic and wide variety of gifts, gold and silver jewelry,antiques and collectibles, home and garden items as well natural beauty products, healing stones and “smudge” supplies. Drop in, have a chat with the friendly staff, browse around and find that one of a kind item.
Visit Orillia’s perfectly placed downtown just steps away from everything you need! Whether Downtown Orillia is your destination or just a pit stop, expect a wide variety of casual to fine dining restaurants plus dozens of specialty stores to explore! Within walking distance of the grocery and liquor stores, and steps from the waterfront. Downtown Orillia offers everything you want out of your all season getaway. Visit Downtown Orillia to experience everything from art to delicious food to year-round events, street festivals and even a weekly Farmers’ Market. For a list of Downtown Orillia Businesses Click HERE For a Map of Downtown Orillia Businesses Click HERE
We serve up gourmet soups, sandwiches, salads and chefs specials with a strong focus on using quality, local ingredients. Make every meal memorable.
Em’s Cafe, located in the heart of Coldwater (16 Coldwater Rd) provides a unique environment offering premium brewed and espresso coffee, grilled panini sandwiches, soups and gourmet desserts. The cafe is a family business and named after Dan & Kathy’s daughter Megan Emily. Whether you want to relax inside or take it with you, Em’s is a destination you won’t want to miss on your next visit to Coldwater. Call us today for inquiries at (705) 826-9967 Certified “Bicycle-Friendly” by Ontario By Bike.
Freskiw’s are growers of quality baskets, containers, herbs, annual and perennial flowers. We have five convenient locations in Ontario to serve you in Kawartha, HWY 11 North, HWY 11 South, Coldwater and Sudbury.
At Harold + Ferne you will find a wide ranging and changing variety of handmade goods. Each item will be unique and available for only a limited time so be sure to stop by the shop downtown to ensure you don’t miss out on a new collection or maker! Follow along on social media to stay up to date!
Peter and Jocelyn McArthur are the proud owners and operators of Heritage Estate Winery and Cidery, Barrie’s first and only boutique vineyard and cidery situated in the heart of Simcoe County. Heritage Estate offers beverages uniquely crafted out of 100% Ontario apples, free from additives or preservatives with less than half the sugar content of most larger commercial ciders. The sprawling estate includes a century farmhouse, tasting room, wedding venue and state-of-the-art on-site processing facility. Heritage Founded in 2014, Heritage Estate Winery and Cidery sprouted from the McArthur’s passion for wine. Peter learned the craft of cider making at Peter Mitchell’s Cider Academy at Cornell University which led to the planting of over 15,000 grapevines and 1250 fruit trees. Peter’s family first settled in the area in the 1850’s so it is no surprise that Heritage Estate features a century farmhouse in addition to over 20 acres of sprawling heirloom grapevines and apple orchards. The Process All production is on-site with state-of-the-art equipment providing superior quality and consistent taste. Peter’s experience as an engineering technologist with a business background in renewable energy gave him the confidence to invest in the production facility, providing Heritage Estate customers with the very best in […]
Hewitts have grown their own sweet corn since 1976, baked our own delicious Butter Tarts and Fruit Pies for nearly as long, and produced our own Maple Syrup since 1994. The amazing owners and products make this an amazing, must-see business! The Hewitts Family Farm is owned and operated by the Hewitt Family and they are committed to providing amazing baked goods, local quality products, and the freshest Ontario fruits and vegetables available anywhere! Market and stands include fresh Ontario seasonal fruits and vegetables, breads and baking, homemade jams and preserves, local Honey and Hewitts Maple Syrup. Now open 7 days of the week! We are open weekly! From Monday’s to Saturday’s 9-6 and Sunday 9-5 We can also be found at: The Orillia Farmers Market every Saturday starting May 3 2016 (located at ODAS Park off Fairgrounds Road) and at 2 locations in Barrie every day starting May 2 (see corn stand link for address of locations) July 2- September 21 – Summer Season at Fun Farm (CLOSED TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS) September 22-October 31 – Pumpkin Season begins, closed TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS. For more information visit hewittsfarmmarkets.com!
Quaint and cosy gift store,retailing local artisans. With excellent coffee and deserts. Great venue for acoustic music with a garden patio. Special events, and an ever-changing art, food and music.
A well known Surf shop in downtown Orillia ! Come in and get you top name brands with a wide selection of sporting grear for snowboarding or skateboarding.
Lavender Hills Farm is located on twenty-five acres just outside of Orillia in central Ontario. In addition to the existing hardwood and softwood forests, we now have a tall grass prairie that we created five years ago. Every year the prairie rewards us with an ever increasing floral display that contributes as a valuable resource for all our bees and other pollinators in our home yard. Orillia Farmers’ Market -Every Saturday all year ’round 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Photo courtesy of google images)
Marc Degagne is a master carver. He creates unique wildlife carvings in beautiful woods. It’s the natural beauty of wood that inspires him. The woods that he uses to create his pieces, are indigenous to this area. He carves on reclaimed woods, burls and knolls, much of which he purchase from a local arborist. The stones and driftwood used for bases are collected from the shores of nearby lakes. Many other bases are branches and pieces from the forest that surrounds us.
City meets country at Orillia Fairgrounds. Local farmers, fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, honey, artisans and live music! FREE PARKING! Our mission is to provide a venue where local farmers, food producers and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. The Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers’ Market encourages direct communication between consumers and growers, fosters social gathering and community building, and promotes nutritious food choices.
Our growers look forward to Saturdays on the Market, where they offer fresh-picked produce in season, and drug-free meats, with a variety of baked goods and ready-to-eat treats in a sociable atmosphere. Bring your family, meet your friends, shop the vendors, enjoy the talent of local musicians in the Market Cafe. The popular Orillia Farmers’ Market is one of the longer running farmers’ markets in Ontario with its roots going back to the 1840’s. This market continues to proudly boast of its range of locally produced foods as well as handmade crafts. At the height of the market season in July and August there are 50 to 60 vendors, some selling right from the back of their trucks.Vendors encourage their customers to support family farms and taste the real flavours of delicious healthy foods found at the market. It is good to know where the food you eat comes from; local is better for the environment and for you.
The Orillia Museum of Art & History is located in the historic 1894 Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building in the heart of downtown Orillia’s shopping and restaurant district. This unique art gallery and museum presents significant art & history exhibitions of both regional and national importance.
Serving the community since 1979. Rama Moccasin and Smoke has become the premiere destination for tobacco, cigars, accessories, native gifts, and much more. With a 24-hour drive through, and welcome to all – Rama Moccasin and Smoke houses the largest walk-in humidor in Canada, and the best selection of native merchandise in the area. Free parking, and a year-round heated patio means that you can enjoy your purchases in complete comfort. Located between the beautiful shores of Lake Couchching and Lake St. John in Rama First Nation. Located at 6413 Rama Rd, just 2 km north of Casino Rama on your right. Now theres another reason to visit Rama.
At our eco-conscious “refillery”, customers can bring their own reusable containers and fill up on over 200 + products! We are proud to offer: whole foods, local meats, eggs, dairy & dairy alternatives Fill up on: natural bath products, eco-friendly household cleaners and cruelty-free beauty products! New to waste-free living? Forgot your containers? We’ve got you covered. Choose from our selection of waste-free essentials!
We are a combination of two seasonal businesses at Shaws. Our Maple Syrup business has been in operation since 1904 and we are still tapping some of the same trees that we made syrup from over 100 years ago. Our catering service specializes in tasty food for outdoor parties. We grill with maple charcoal at your location and look after all your guest’s needs. Shaws Maple Syrup is a generational Maple Sugarbush/Pancake House open daily Mid February to Mid April 8-4 pm with horse-drawn weekend wagon rides and marked walking trails throughout the sugar bush.
Did You Know? 97% of internet users have searched for a local business. Orillia has more than 3,000 local businesses, offering a huge array of products and services • More than 50% of local businesses still don’t have a website or a professional online presence • Non-local companies like Amazon.com are extracting millions of dollars from Orillia’s economy because searchers can’t find what they’re looking for locally online ShopOrillia.com is here to help close the gap between local businesses and web searches! We’re building the best database of local Orillia companies to make it easier to find the products and services they’re looking for, so that they can shop locally and support local independent businesses. ShopOrillia.com’s district manager, Lynn Martin is proud to service the site for Orillia’s more than 600 local businesses and over 2,300 Facebookers have already joined us. Shoppers and searchers find ShopOrillia.com through Google, social media, links from Orillia’s most prominent organizations, and through our sign and sticker campaign. Once visitors arrive on the site through their smartphone, iPad or computer, they can find businesses, search and find products, services, gift certificates, download coupons & deals, browse events or participate in our frequent contests. ShopOrillia.com offers […]
Simcoe County provides the perfect conditions for maple syrup production. Visit our local maple syrup producers for fresh, authentic Canadian products!
Singing HeART Studios is a … Fibre and Mixed Media Arts Studio, a Canadian Artists Collective, and a Gallery. We empower imaginative thinking through creative expression. We offer convenient, unique opportunities to become engaged through imaginative, informative workshops and classes. Our Boutique features beautiful materials and kits for rug hooking, knitting, felting, upcylcing and re-purposing of fabric, furniture, and decor.Our focus is Canadian, environmentally friendly and socially conscious Art. Singing heART Studios inspires the imagination specialist in all of us. We are flexible and accommodating. Contact us today to experience the wonderful world of fibre and mixed media arts!
Sweet Time is here for all of your sweet tooth cravings, any time! Weather it’s to stock up a weekend at the cottage, a BBQ, or just simply to indulge!
Where We’re Coming From THE CHEESY PICKUP Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Soups, Salads. We know that there are many fine options to eat in Orillia, and we enjoy eating at many of them. When we decided to undertake this journey, we wanted to offer something different, a little cheeky, and fun. We all remember grilled cheese when we were young, well now we’ve grown up (perhaps), and so has grilled cheese. Many of our sandwiches have different combinations of meat and cheeses, as well as a couple of different “sauces” whether it be Maple Syrup sourced locally, or the increasingly popular homemade Maple/Mustard Sauce. We’ve set out to offer good value, yummy food, at a reasonable price. We hope we’ve achieved that and that you enjoy your experience at The Cheesy Pickup.
TIFFANY DINING LOUNGE & RESTAURANT offers a variety of dishes, including breakfast, that are sure to satisfy every taste. Visit the Village of Coldwater and include a stop at the Tiffany.