Downtown Parry Sound features a number of small boutiques featuring Canadiana crafts and souvenirs, as well as men and ladies' clothing, home decor and books. Throughout the year, special events are held - in 2013 there will be a muskoka chair auction, sidwalk sales and midnight madness sales.
Parry Sound Summer Market
Every Tuesday morning in the summer, the Parry Sound Summer Market offers patrons the opportunity to purchase smoked meats and fish, local maple syrup, fresh fruits and vegetables and local artisan arts and crafts such as jewelry, stained glass, pottery, hand-made furniture, baked goods, preserves and much more. The market is held at Market Square Park in downtown Parry Sound.
Learn some of Parry Sound’s less savoury history with a guided tour by Terry Boyle, author and host of CTV’s “Creepy Canada” Learn about the rough justice that ruled the earlier days of the area and hear the stories of the ghosts and see the orbs that appear in various locations.
Thursday, July – Sept.
This Artist Collective runs several galleries around the Parry Sound area – at 54 James Street, in the Spirit Gallery at Lakeland Long Term Care, and at the Museum on Tower Hill. Mediums range from watercolours and acrylics to stained glass and sculpture. You are always encouraged to come and browse – and if you are lucky, speak to a local artist or two about their work and local inspiration.
Not to worry! The Twin Strand Movie Theatres offer the latest releases, while Georgian Lanes offers a fun and inexpensive way to exercise and pass the time with 5-pin bowling. You can rent the special shoes, and everything else required is provided in the lane rental costs.