Turtlefest Takes Over Tillsonburg

Turtlefest starts at 5:00 pm today with a block party and the fun continues all weekend long, rain or shine.

TILLSONBURG - Tillsonburg is the place the be this weekend. 

Turtlefest starts this evening with a Block party starting at 5 pm and a concert starting at 7 and then the fun continues all weekend long. Organizer Suzanne Fleet says they have so many events planned for Saturday and Sunday as well.

"We are doing a new thing this year called Dad's Day challenge. Dad's can come in with a son or daughter and get a passport, all they need to do is complete 4 out of 12 challenges and put their ballot into the ballot box and they are put into a contest to win a Napoleon BBQ, sponsored by Stubbe's Brand Source. We also have Beach Boys tribute concert tickets, Blue Jays tickets and a camping excursion." 

Turtlefest will happen rain or shine all weekend long. The only way they will post pone events is if we get thunderstorms. You can watch for updates on social media or on the Turtlefest web site here. You can also find a complete list of events on the Turtlefest web site.  

More from Local News

  • Classic Cars and Trucks Stolen From Tillsonburg Warehouse

    Police have made an arrest and recovered a stolen vehicle, however they are still on the lookout for more suspects after five classic cars and trucks were taken from a warehouse in Tillsonburg.

  • Web Chat With the Mayor


    Mayor Trevor Birtch talks about his plans for the summer, Art in the Park, WAG and what you should do when you see kids selling lemonade in the Friendly City.

  • Pocket Your Keys

    Criminals flock to rural areas because they know some drivers are stuck in the habit of leaving their keys in their vehicles.

  • Wanted Wednesday

    Stratford Police continue to search for Jay Foreman, who is wanted on several charges including assault with a weapon and resisting arrest.

  • Woodstock Remembers John Harada

    John Harada passed away suddenly from a bacterial infection on Monday night, however his legacy will forever live on in Woodstock.

  • Summer Storm Season is Upon Us

    Oxford County is reminding residents to be prepared for when severe weather hits, whether it's a thunderstorm, flash flood or even a tornado.

  • Shining a Positive Light on Canadian Pork and Beef

    Following China's restrictions on the imports of Canadian meat products, the provincial government has responded by launching a campaign with Foodland Ontario.

  • Violent Crash In Norfolk

    Police had to close off the intersection of Brantford Rd and Burford Delhi Townline Rd after a crash between two vans. Two people in their 20's from Norfolk County were taken to hospital with life threatening injuries.

  • Approval of Zorra's Strategic Plan Is Anticipated

    Council for the Township of Zorra will vote on the Strategic Plan today at their council meeting. Last week they hosted a couple of open houses for the public to offer feedback on the plan in Embro and Zorra.


Add a comment

Log in to the club or enter your details below.