Special Events & Highlights


Ghost Tours at Discovery Harbour 

Wednesdays & Saturdays, from July 3 to August 28, 2019

Arrival 8:30pm    Tours start at 9:00pm 

Stories of misfortune and eerie tales of things unexplained. Lantern light illuminates the historic site, while you tour with guides through the historic buildings at night. 

  •  Admission is: $10 per person (plus HST).
  • Please note that this event is primarily outdoors with visitors walking throughout the historic site.  
  •  The tour goes even in rain.
  •  Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour.
  •  Service animals ONLY.
  •  Recommended for ages 10 and up.
  • Please NOTE: This is strictly a ghost tour and not a historic site tour. We are not planning on scaring you. We tell stories about unusual happenings associated with the historic site. We keep our Pumpkinferno & the Terror Zone for all the screams in the fall.

"Call up the Spirits" Dinner and Ghost Tour package available $22.95 per person + tax. SUPER PASS HOLDERS, please have your pass with you,  if you take advantage of this dinner package. Your cost is $17.95 + tax.  Please call Captain Roberts' Table Restaurant direct, to reserve 705-549-0713. 




HHP DH Pirates of the Bay 2016ARRR...Pirates of the Bay

Saturday August 3, 2019, from 10 am to 5 pm (last admission at 4:30 pm)

Join us for this swashbucklin’ event! Be sure to know your pirate name and beware landlubbers as Discovery Harbour will be transformed into the Pirates Lair!!   

Walk the plank and join the pirate crew for great famly fun!  Roving hornswaggler musicians, sink a ship with Cap't Tuna, visit the tattoo parlor, learn yer knots and swab the deck!  Be on the lookout for the Navy and Pirate Skirmish, pirate crafts, pirate inflatables', petting zoo and so much more! Be sure to git here!!  

Shuttles available at Penetanguishene Town Dock (Main Street).  RUNNING ALL DAY. This will be for King's Wharf Theatre goers as well. Catch the shuttle! 

Regular Admission rates (plus HST):  
Adults: $7    
Seniors/Students: $6.25     
Youth (6-12) $5.25    Children 5 and under FREE
Please USE your SUPER PASSES, Guest Pass, Pirates of the Bay and 'FUN' passes for this event.  No discount coupons will be accepted for this event.


BATTLE OF GEORGIAN BAY - Grand Tactical War of 1812

August 8th to August 11th 10am to 5pm each day. Saturday August 10th - 10am to 10pm

This amazing Grand Tactical will happen over the course of four days with battles and skirmishes involving 
both the Towns of Midland and Penetanguishene and the Townships of Tiny and Tay.

Over 600 British, American and Indigenous re-enactors from across North America will converge on the historic site staging battles and skirmishes. The historical encampment will be open to the general public for viewing. Visitors will be able to interact with the period merchants and artisan. Live musical entertainment and Jack's Nasty Face Tavern (licensed) for your enjoyment. 

Tall Ships that will be on-location (included in your price of admission)  H.M.S. Tecumseth, H.M.S. Bee, and the Huron Jewel.

Scheduled Battle Events: Saturday August 10th at 3pm - Sortie and Barrage    Saturday August 10th at 7pm - Siege of Magazine Island   Sunday August 11th at 2pm - Americans Last Stand. 

Tickets for this event at Discovery Harbour available at the door: 
$8.00 per person  Children 5 under are FREE  OR purchase single ticket for this event on SNAPD at https://midlandpenetang.snapd.com/events/view/1219758

The Town of Midland is hosting the TALL SHIPS Challenge Ontario on August 10th & 11th. You can purchase advance tickets for the weekend to board the vessels or to attend both attractions August 10 & 11 please go to https://www.midland.ca/Pages/TallShips2019.aspx

This is a Pan Provincial event that will travel throughout Ontario during the summer of 2019. The Town of Midland and Discovery Harbour will 
be participating in this event which is produced in partnership with Tall Ships Challenge, Great Lake series. SHIPS at Midland's Town Dock, The Pride of Baltimore II, The Madeline, The HMCS Oriole, The St. Lawrence II, and The Playfair.






Pumpkinferno Halloween Event operates Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting October 3 until  October 20.  Operates every evening from Monday October 21 to Wednesday  October 30 - 7pm-10pm (last admission at 9:30 PM)

$8 per person -Children 5 & Under are FREE - Food donations appreciated

VISA/MASTERCARDS/INTERAC/CASH accepted at the door. FREE admission for members of the Military and Veterans, family members at discount rate.

Pre-Purchased, Advance tickets and Season Pass holders, please go to the front of the line and use the PASS window.

FREE SHUTTLES running on Friday and Saturday nights, starting at 6:30 PM, at the Penetanguishene Town Docks.  

Service animals ONLY permitted. NO family pets. 

For safety reasons, NO facial masks allowed. 

Special Dinner and Event Admission Packages (Kids $15 & Adults $22.95 + tax and gratuities - INCLUDES event ticket) and Special Halloween Menu available at Captain Roberts' Table Restaurant (call direct 705-549-0713)

Have a great time and be sure to let us know how well we did by answering our survey at the end of your visit. Read more






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