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Please send us an email with the details of your upcoming Community Events!
Each year the Township of Zorra hosts numerous recreational and cultural events. Here are a few you won't want to miss!   

Calithumpian Days
The Village of Thamesford hosts Calithumpian Days on Victoria Day weekend in May. Activities held during Calithumpian Day include: dances, amusements, a trout brunch, parade, and fireworks.  

Lakeside Triathlon
The Village of Lakeside hosts a variety of triathlon races sponsored by Multisport Canada in June each year.  For detailed information on all the race events, directions to the venue or area accommodations, please visit the Multisport website.  

Embro Highland Games
The Village of Embro comes alive every July 1st for the Embro Highland Games sponsored by the Caledonian Society.  Activities at this event include: 10km road race, heavy athletic events, an avenue of the clans & Scottish vendors, tug-of-war competitions, highland dancing, solo piping and pipe bands. This event is the oldest Highland Games held in Ontario.  

Embro Fall Fair
Embro hosts an annual Fall Fair the third weekend of September sponsored by the Embro & Zorra Agricultural Society. This is an old fashioned fair with events including 4-H competitions, parade, Zorra King & Queen competition, livestock shows, baby show, tractor skills competition, live entertainment and amusements.

The Embro-Zorra Community Centre hosts the popular Wienerfest in late June every year. This event attracts thousands of visitors every year, including both 2-legged and 4-legged fans!  Please visit the Wienerfest website for more information.

Torurism Oxford has released a video of area festivals that includes Wienerfest!  Check out the tourism video here.
Some Special Events require a permit from the Township.  Click here for a Special Event Permit Application form.  For more information, please contact the Township Clerk, Karen Martin at 519-485-2490 ext 228.
Some Special Events may require an exemption from the Township's Noise By-law.  For more information, please contact the Township Clerk, Karen Martin at 519-485-2490 ext 228.

Upcoming events which have been granted exemptions from the Noise By-law will be posted here for information.