Haliburton has a very vibrant social scene with lots of things to see and do ranging from festivals, arts & crafts and many summer and winter activities. Great web sites to check for ideas are www.fyihaliburton.comhttp://www.yoursoutdoors.ca, as well as www.myhaliburtonhighlands.com

A sampling of a few activities:

Minden County Farmers Market

When: Saturdays from 10-2 pm
Where: Minden Municipal Buildings

Haliburton County Farmers Market

When: Tuesdays from 12-4pm 
Where: Head Lake Park

Haliburton Highlands Museum

When: Tue-Fri from 10am to 5pm

Haliburton School of Art + Design

When: Throughout the summer 
Where: Fleming College, Haliburton Numerous programs, see web for details: www.flemingcollege.ca

Mountain Biking

When: Season opens June 3 
Where: Sir Sam’s, Eagle Lake www.sirsams.com

Silent Lake Day of Discovery (canoeing)

When: Twice monthly Where: Silent Lake Provincial Park

Haliburton County Fair

When: June 10 all day 
Where: Minden Community Centre

Release of the Butterflies

When: June 18, noon—2pm 
Where: Minden Cultural Centre

Canada Day

When: July 1 
Where: Communities throughout Haliburton County each have their own special Canada Day celebrations

Annual Dorset Kids Fish Derby

When: July 8 
Where: Public Dock, Dorset

High Falls Hike & Lunch ($50)

When: July 12, 10am – 2pm 
Where: Deep Woods Adventure Hub,Wilberforce

Wild Game Dinner

When: July 15, 5pm 
Where: Galway Community Centre, Kinmount www.irondaleontario.ca

Minden Hills Bluegrass Festival

When: July 20-23 
Where: Minden Fairgrounds

Haliburton Art and Craft Festival 54th Annual

When: July 21,22,23
Where: Haliburton Village

Garlic Festival

When: July 27, 10am - 4pm 
Where: Abbey Gardens

Tour de Forest Summer Studio Tour (16 studios, 27 artists open their studios to the public)

When: Aug 5-7

Annual Garden Show

When: Aug 11 & 12th (times vary) 
Where: Minden Community Centre

Forest Festival

When: Aug 16 - 20
Where: Haliburton Forest www.theforestfestival.com