100th Anniversary Celebrations

100th Anniversary Event - RESCHEDULED

Due to the COVID-19, The 100th Anniversary Event on May 31st 2020 at Hymers Fair Grounds has been rescheduled. At this time a date has not been determined. 

Please keep an eye out for updates on the website, social media platforms, community newsletter, and eventbrite.

Call the Township Office at (807) 475 - 3185 if you have any questions or concerns!

About the Event:

Sunday May 31st, 2020 marks the 100th Anniversary for the Corporation of the Township of Gillies.  The Township will be hosting a celebration throughout the 2020 year. The date has not been determined.

The 100th Anniversary Event will be held at The Hymers Fair Grounds                          (47 Hymers Fair Dr.) from 3:00pm to 10:00pm.

Council is also seeking interested members of the public to participate in the planning for the celebration. 

If you are interested in assisting in planning of this exciting celebration - please come out to the Township of Gillies 100th Anniversary Celebration Planning Meeting



Gillies Market - Calling all Local Businesses

The Township of Gillies wants to showcase local businesses at the 100th Anniversary Event on May 31st, 2020. The market building will be open from 3:00pm until 6:30pm. 

Preference is given to Gillies businesses and this market will not be opened to other businesses until March 31st, 2020. 

Handmade/Local businesses are preferred for this event.


Only prepackaged food items from a properly inspected kitchen will be permitted in the Market.

Potential Market Vendors are asked to contact Jenna Hakala, the Clerk-Treasurer, at the Township Office (807) 475 3185 to reserve your table today. 

Calling all Volunteers

The Township of Gillies is looking for fun, friendly and outgoing people to help us with the upcoming 100th Anniversary Event which is taking place at the Hymers Fair Grounds on Sunday May 31st, 2020.

There are several opportunities for this amazing event including event day and pre-event tasks that any individual can sign up for!  

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for this event, please contact the Township Office at (807) 475 3185 or via email or for more details on these fantastic opportunities.