Why Pickering Shines All Year Round

No matter what time of year it is, Pickering is shining with tons of things to do! With excitement and adventure in every corner of the city, there’s no other place to call home like Pines Ridge in the vibrant city of Pickering. In this blog, we look at some of Pickering’s major destinations for annual events and festivals!


One The Esplanade

All throughout the year, you’re sure to find some exciting events hosted by the City of Pickering at One The Esplanade. Right in front of City Hall, you’ll find lively community events at Esplanade Park like Artfest, Canada Day, Cultural Fusion, and the Winter Nights, City Lights. Feel a sense of community in the heart of Pickering and enjoy these festivals and events to holidays throughout the year extra special.


Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex

Hit your fitness goals rain or shine, throughout the year at the Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex. With a wide range of recreational activities, group fitness classes, studios, and sports facilities, there’s tons to do at the centre.


This centre is not only home to world-class recreation, but is one of the main hubs for city events like the annual Pickering City Centre Farmers’ Market. From the beginning of the summer season to the first week of the fall, head to the local Farmers’ Market for locally grown produce, homemade artisan goods, and products from local wineries. Come every week for different themes at the market and enjoy the live entertainment as well!


Millennium Square

Living in Pickering means also living only minutes away from the gorgeous shores of Lake Ontario. Whether you’re in the mood for a stroll on the waterfront trail during the fall or if you enjoy the fresh lakeside breeze during the summer, heading to Millennium Square is a favourite spot among residents and visitors alike.


Not only is this one of the most picturesque destinations in Pickering, sometimes, you’ll find entertainment and events going on throughout the year! In the summer months, enjoy local talent and live music at the Waterfront Concert Series and in the fall, tons of fun activities at the annual Fall Fling!

Register now for Pines Ridge

Experience the year-round vibrance of Pickering at Pines Ridge, where the excitement never fades. From the lively community events at Esplanade Park to the wide range of activities at the Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex, there’s always something happening in this dynamic city. 


It’s time to call Pickering home. Make your year extraordinary and register now for Pickering’s newest luxury neighbourhood Pines Ridge.

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