Tartan DayApril 6, 2017 


Bust out your kilts and other tartan wear and join the fun!

Calling all residents and businesses in Bruce County: show your County pride by participating in #TartanDay.  You’re never too old or too young to wear the plaid!  Send pictures of you in your tartan to to share with your fellow citizens or tag them on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


May 1 - October 31

Explore the Bruce's Adventure Passport, County-wide


The 13th Annual Adventure Passport celebrates Bruce County's 150th Anniversary! All Adventure Passport Stops showcase Bruce County history and bonus experiences allow participants to experience past and present traditions. Learn more about the 2017 Adventure Passport here.

Military reunion DinnerJune 3, 2017

Bruce Remembers: Military Reunion Luncheon, Chesley Community Centre


Join us as we honour the 32nd Bruce Regiment, 160th Bruce Battalion, 97th and 97th Anti-Tank Batteries and all the men and women who have served our country over the generations.  June 3 marks the 101st anniversary of the Bruce Battalion's march to Chesley from Walkerton to receive their colours from Premier William Hurst, a proud Bruce County Native. 

Features Allan Bartley, Author of "Heroes in Waiting:  the 160th Bruce Battalion in the Great War"

Fee: $44.25/person + HST

June 10-11, 2017 

Bruce County Doors Open


Have you ever wondered what some of our most fascinating buildings and homes look like from the inside?  Bruce County Doors Open allows you the opportunity to explore some of our most interesting and significant landmarks throughout the County for FREE!

Sites are currently being confirmed.  Watch here or at:

Doors Open Ontario     

for sites as they are confirmed.

June 21, 2017 

CF Snowbirds / Snowbirds des FC, Saugeen Municipal Airport
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will perform in the name of the 150th Anniversary of Bruce County and Canada on June 21st, 2017 in the afternoon. During their 30 to 50 minute choreographed show, the Snowbirds will perform more than 50 different formations and manoeuvres, including thrilling solo passes, graceful nine-plane formations and exciting rolls and loops.


October 27-29, 2017 

Spooky Bruce, Bruce County Jail, Walkerton


Spooky Bruce is the biggest, best haunted event you’ve ever seen in Bruce County!  Join us for a fun-filled, scream-out-loud tour for all ages and fans of Halloween!


Past Events

Bruce County 2017 New Years PartyDecember 31, 2016

Bruce 150 New Year's Gala

Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, Southampton

For more information click here.

Curling Port ElginFebruary 11, 2017

Explorers Rock in Plaid Curling Funspiel

Port Elgin Curling Club, 818 Gustavus St., Port Elgin

Registration is now closed.

Join fellow curlers to celebrate the Bruce County traditional winter sport of curling.  Experienced and first-time curlers are welcome to enter a team or as a single for this fun-filled day of curling, fellowship, food and prizes for all. Event takes place from 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Fee: $50

Includes: two curling games, two other games, lunch and dinner

Most points wins - Everyone takes home a prize

If you have questions please email