Collingwood has a great warmth and sense of hospitality that is evident to first-time tourists, as well as repeat visitors. Our community is rich in history and culture, and we are extremely proud of our downtown Heritage Conservation District. We hope you have a chance to explore our vibrant community.
We are located on the shores of Georgian Bay, and our waterfront provides endless opportunities for boating, fishing, recreation activities and so much more!
Over the years, the Collingwood area has been recognized again and again as a world-class tourist destination. We are ideally located between the ski hills of the Niagara Escarpment and the sandy shores of Georgian Bay. Collingwood is truly a four-season destination with something for everyone!
As the retail, entertainment and employment hub of the region, Collingwood’s historic Downtown Heritage Conservation District boasts an exciting array of boutique shops, services and restaurants.
Named for Admiral Collingwood (Lord Nelson’s second in command at the Battle of Trafalgar), the Town of Collingwood has a noteworthy history. By the time of incorporation in 1858, Collingwood had schools, churches, sidewalks and regular steamship traffic throughout the upper Great Lakes, and has prospered ever since!
Collingwood, ON, Canada
Tue, 15 August, 2017, 9:00 am