On behalf of the Mullin Group I would like to extend my congratulations to all of the Headwaters Tourism Award winners and nominees. The comprehensive list of nominees supports our belief and message that Dufferin County is a great place to live. As stated by Michele Harris in her press release, “clearly businesses are helping to position Headwaters area as a top rural tourism destination.” The winners are:

Best Arts & Heritage Visitor Experience: Dragonfly Arts on Broadway

Best Fresh & Local Visitor Experience: Snowberry Botanicals

Best Fun & Festival Visitor Experience: Caribfest (Soulyve) and Mud Hero Toronto North

Best Nature & Leisure Visitor Experience: Seven Bridges Run (Orangeville Lions Club)

Best Horse & Country Visitor Experience: Grand River RAM Rodeo

Best See, Shop, & Stay Visitor Experience: Millcroft Inn& Spa and Wicked Shortbread

Best New Tourism Business: Alabaster Acres

Tourism Innovator of the Year; Credit Valley Conservation (New Amphitheatre)

Tourism Partnership: Lavender Blue

Tourism Champion of the Year: Philip DeWar (Soulyve)

There were sixty-six nominees which speaks volumes about the number of tourist oriented activities that flourish in and around Orangeville.

The photos feature Seven Bridges Run, Island Lake Conservation Area’s Amphitheater, Dragon Fly Arts, Philip DeWar, Wicked Shortbread and Lavender Blue