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AUGUST 16 and 17 - 2019

2019 TugFest Georgian Bay Sponsors

Gold Sponsors


TugFest & HarbourFair is scheduled for August 16 and 17 at the town dock in beautiful town of Midland located on the Southeast corner of Georgian Bay, just half an hour north of Barrie. TugFest will offer visitors over 20 historic and interesting tugs and work vessels with exciting activities. The days' schedule will include the following events - subject to change:
Entertainment until 6pm

Thurs, Aug. 15: Tugs start arriving at Town Dock
Friday, Aug. 16:
12:00 noon 
Horn Blast and boats leave dock
12:30 pm

Tug Race start off main dock

3 - 9pm
Vendors on Walkway
6:30 pm
Midland Pipe Band performs on Dock
 7- 9pm

Entertainment on the Dock

08:45 pm(dusk)

Light parade of tugs

Saturday, Aug. 17:

10:00 am
Entertainment until 6pm
12:00 am
Tugs leave dock for sail past
Displays on dock
Artisans of Georgian Bay and Vendors on walkway
Kids Area, buskers and magician
12:30 pm
Tug demonstration and tug push contest
02:00 pm
Tugs return to dock
3-5:00 pm
Select tugs open for tours. Entertainment on the dock until 6pm
Sunday, Aug. 18:  
Boats disperse back to their Ports of Call