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Entertainment Calendar

Check updated date at top of each page to know when info was last updated.

Note re Covid-19 Virus. 

Most of Cobourg's entertainment venues are closed.  For details and to see what's open in the Covid-19 era, go here.

Try the Trivia section for some online entertainment.

Go here for the latest overall updates on the crisis

See the Calendar page for some organizations with Virtual Events - some Major Virtual events are listed below.

For when things are "normal"

A guide to What’s On in Cobourg – where to find places, shows, events.  cinema tickets for two350Information and links are provided to find Movies, Live Shows, Outdoor events, Art Galleries, Speakers, Sports clubs plus a listing of Annual events.

Not included are club meetings - see the list of clubs here.

The Calendar page lists all of Cobourg's available Entertainment Calendars.

The town has also issued a Leisure Guide.  Download the 2021 edition here.

Movies

Music & Plays

Northumberland Players & Firehall Theatre 

Northumberland PlayersLive Theatre - Includes a dinner theatre at the Best Western  - "Birds and Bees"  October 22 to November 7, 2021 - contact Best Western). For information about subscriptions, tickets, auditions, and volunteer opportunities, check online at www.northumberlandplayers.ca  

Victoria Hall - Re-opening November 1, 2021

For events/programs of events at Victoria Hall, see the Concert Hall events page - including ticket information.

The Victoria Hall Box Office (currently closed) sells tickets for several of the other organizations - go to this page to see them all.

The Cobourg Loft

This venue is known for quality movies (including Opera and Ballet) and Live shows.  Their current program is here. They are located at 201 Division Street - second floor - over the Craft Food House.

Les Amis Concerts 

Les Amis LogoChamber Music at the Loft and at Victoria Hall. Concerts are managed by Michael Pepa.  Go to their comprehensive web site here. There are some virtual concerts and some live concerts.  Four Concerts starting September 2021.

VOS Theatre - Cancelled

Musicals.  Originally called Victoria Opera Society but VOS now mostly stages more widely popular productions. At Victoria Hall - Web site - Expected to re-open November 2022

Northumberland Orchestra & Choir - Cancelled

Concerts at Trinity United Church, Cobourg or in Port Hope; Tickets at Victoria Hall Box Office  Web site

Oriana Singers - Cancelled

Web site: Oriana Singers

La Jeunesse Choir - Cancelled

Youth Choir Performs at Trinity United Church Cobourg. Web site. (Note - a separate organization called La Jeunesse Orchestra performs in Port Hope.)

New Ventures Band - Cancelled

Actually consists of three bands at various stages of learning from beginners to accomplished. They have public concerts from time to time - usually in Trinity Church.  Web site

Capitol Theatre Port Hope -  live theatre shows now scheduled

I know, it's not Cobourg but a lot of people travel the short distance to Port Hope to see their live shows.  Their web site is here.

Music in Victoria Park

Concert Band of Cobourg

Their history here.

Northumberland FM 89.7 - Music in the Park

Each year since 2017, FM 89.7 has provided popular music in the Bandshell in Victoria Park on Wednesdays in mid-summer.  2021 not happening.

Speakers and Seminars

This group has talks on topical subjects at different venues in Cobourg and Port Hope.  Full details at web site.

Art


Mailing Lists for Entertainment

Some organizations have free mailing lists to let you know what they have on.  Here are their links:

Sports

See web sites for 2021 status

Check with the web sites

Only teams on the web are listed below. 

Hockey

Lacrosse

Baseball

Cycling

Other

Annual events

Staged by DBIA, Town of Cobourg, Lions, Rotary and others.  DBIA events are Downtown.

Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm - from May to late December. Behind Victoria Hall on Albert Street in Rotary Park (In normal years: except on July 1st weekend when it moves to the Market square - no move in 2021). Facebook pageThis is happening in 2021.

Restaurants

Here is a list of Cobourg based restaurants (that is, not chainswho have web sites or Facebook pages.  Many have Patios which are open. Not all of these are active so check their web sites. 

123 Chinese Food  - 441 King East
Ale House (Pub) - 246 Division
Arthurs (Pub) - at Best Western, Burnham & Elgin
Buttermilk Cafe - King st
Castle John's - 900 Division St (Facebook)
CJ's Tap & Grill - 1 Strathy Rd
Craft Food House - 201 Division St.
Corfu Mediterranean Grill - 8 King East
The El - 74 King West (Facebook)
Five Star Chinese - 500 Division St. (Facebook)
George and Orange - 67 Orange St. (Facebook)
Golden Chopsticks -  26 King West (Facebook)
Home Plate - 955 Elgin W. (Facebook)
Human Bean - Café - 80 King West (Facebook) 
J & J Steak & Burgers - 8 Elgin East
Jim's Pizza Palace - 134 King West (Facebook) 
Kelly's Homelike Inn (Pub) - 209 Third (Facebook)
Pat & Robs - Café - Lunches - 32 King West (Facebook)
The Mill - 990 Ontario
Oasis - 31 King East (Facebook)
Rustic Bean - Licensed Café - 91 King West (Facebook)
Sakura Sushi - 96 King West (Facebook)
Shuck it - 92 King West (Facebook)
Soula's Tea Garden - 260 George (Facebook)
Wok & Roll Chinese - 900 Division St.

Cobourg also has chains: Swiss Chalet, East Side Marios, Subway, Mr. Sub, Boston Pizza, MacDonalds, 4 Tim Hortons, Wimpys, Dairy Queen and KFC.

Go to Trip Advisor for reviews of some of these.

Live Bands at Restaurants

In normal times!

Annual Fundraising Galas

Walking Tours

Self-Guided

Get a map and walk around Cobourg - especially the Waterfront Boardwalk and Park.  Full details. Includes locations of public washrooms.

Occasional events – check each web site

Looking for social activity?

Join a club or volunteer in an organization.
Click here for list of clubs and organizations to join. Check their web sites for their status

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