Special Events and Festivals in Dryden, Ontario, Canada

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Dryden is full of special events and festivals year round. Below is a listing of some of the events in Dryden, Ontario.

Dryden Winter Festival - February. 
Enjoy a pancake breakfast to start off your morning, then go skating indoors or outdoors, ice fishing, snow sculpting, sleigh riding and afterward warm up to a tasty hot chocolate in front of a bonfire. For more information call 807-223-1426

Conservation Club Sports and Home Show - Mid-week in April. 
Contact Erwin Burgstaler at 807-938-6943

tbaytel Walleye Masters Tournament - June 
Catch & release tournament usually running near the middle of June. There are lots of cash prizes.

Canada Day Celebrations - July 1 
Held at the Dryden Arena/Cooper Park. There are activities for all ages. Call the Chamber of Commerce for more information at 807-223-2622.

Windsurfing Regatta - Beginning of July 
This is a FUN regatta for all levels held at Sandy Beach. For further info contact: Brad Woodworth 807-216-6759 or Paul Matousek 807-737-3673.

Dryden Dragon Boat Festival - Early July 
The races are held on the Wabigoon River at Skene's Landing. This event is in support of local breast cancer initiatives and programs. 

Northern Lights Classic Quarter Horse Show - Early July 
At the Agricultural Society Fairgrounds.

Dryden Days of Summer - Thursdays in July and August
On King Street downtown from 3:00-6:00pm. activities, shopping and more.

Teddy Bear Picnic - July
Children can participate in games and story time, meet some of their favourite cartoon bears, have cake with Smokey Bear and make crafts. Held at Pronger Park.

Max the Moose's Birthday - Third week in July
Everybody welcome. Crafts, games, cake and more.

Annual Gun and Collectible Show - Mid August 

Held at the Dryden Fair Grounds. You can Buy, Sell or Trade. Rifles, pistols, shotguns, hunting accessories, customs knives and more. For more information contact Chris Jonassen 807-216-6772

Dryden Fall Fair  - End of August each year
Rides, food, animals, exhibits and more!

Home & Trade Show - First or second week in September. 
Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 807-223-2622 for more information.

Santa Claus Parade - Near the end of November.