Sidelaunch Days Events and Activities

August 12-13, 2017





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Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Races & Demos

The Ontario Summer Splash SUP Race Series stops in Collingwood featuring demos and races through Collingwood Harbour. From 4 distance categories to sprint races and team races on Blu Wave’s giant SUP, these events are real crowd-pleasers and lots of fun for participants. Anyone can participate in distance categories: Elite (8km), Open (5km), Novice (2km) and Youth (1km). Register at

August 6
10 am – 4 pm
Sidelaunch Basin


Live & Original Encore Concert

Three of the top four Collingwood Live & Original Songwriter Showdown contestants perform at twilight. Don’t miss Sohayla Smith, Alyssa Pridham, and the 2016 L&O Songwriter Showdown winner Mike Charette. Sponsored by Cranberry Golf Resort, Living Water Resort & Spa, Fresh 93.1, B101, and 95.1 The Peak FM. Be sure to visit the “Upper Deck”, Side Launch Brewing Company’s outdoor bar atop the Shipyards Amphitheatre & Greenspace.

August 6
7 pm



Endurable I Dockside Tours

Step aboard the Endurable I and meet members of the Collingwood Watts Skiff Club who constructed this replica skiff. Learn about the history of the Watts Skiff in Collingwood.

August 6 & 7
10 am – 4 pm
Sidelaunch Basin


Kitefest-CollingwoodKites over Collingwood

Bring your own kite or pick up and decorate a complimentary one on site and enjoy the winds at Millennium. Or just relax and watch the professionals!

August 7
12 pm to 4 pm
Millennium Park



and SO MUCH MORE … sidelaunchdays