Shop Downtown at Our Local Shops

You will find our local shops truly unique. Whether looking for antiques, vintage, artisan, heath & wellness, flowers, gift items, home decor to gift items you are sure to fall in love with our downtown.

Dine in One of Our Local Restaurants or Bakery

Our local restaurants offer a delicious selection of cuisine that will be sure to delight you and your family. Craving a delicious treat The Village Bake Shop in Orono is a must visit.

Explore Nearby Local Attractions

Orono is a great destination, we are within 20 minutes of some great attractions! Canadian Tire Motosport Park, Orono Jungle Cat World, Brimicombe Ski Club, Archibald’s Estate Winery, Clarington Adventure Park and so much more.

Bike and Walking Trails in Orono

Visit our Local Trails

Whether on foot or by bicycle you will find wonderful trails that will bring you closer to nature. Take the day to explore what Clarington, ON has to offer.

Downtown Orono, in Clarington, ON

Explore Orono

Come discover this quaint little Village in the Municipality of Clarington. Downtown Orono has a wide variety of antique shops, eclectic shopping, parks, entertainment and dining experiences. There is so much to see and do. Whether you like the excitement of a Fall Fair, the quiet of a small-town Christmas, or the pleasure of your own outdoor activities, Orono has something for you!

Located 1 hour East of Toronto, we are a short drive from the bustle of the city.  Our historic Town Hall is host to many weddings, musical entertainers, and various artisans and craft festivals.

Over the years Orono has been the site of a few motion pictures and television series 11.22.63 , American Gods,The Dead Zone, First do no Harm, and Dracula 2000, Wind at my Back. Orono has seen such stars as  John Candy, Meryl Streep, Gerard Butler, Christopher Walken, James Franco, and Martin Sheen.

The Orono Fall Fair, 159 years strong, is an annual event held the first weekend after Labour Day in September It’s Just Not a Car Show is a yearly event where contestant showcase their antique and vintage cars! The Antiques and Art Street Festival, a daylong event that fills Main Street with antique dealers, is fast becoming the destination to be in August. To see what is happening, view our event calendar here.

The ever popular Orono Park is a wonderful setting for your family reunion, family picnic or just a nice place to get together for a day of play, swimming, baseball, and now skateboarding. For park, information contacts the Municipality of Clarington here.

Another popular spot – the Orono Crown Lands – provides a trusted area for a variety of outdoor activities, including fishing, cycling, cross-country skiing, dog walking, bird watching, horseback riding, snowshoeing and tobogganing. Visit their website here.
Explore Orono today, we’re right on your doorstep!

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Visit Our Local Businesses


From Toronto: 

Get on Don Valley Pkwy N

Continue on Don Valley Pkwy N. Take Ontario 401 Express and ON-401 E to Concession Rd 5 (See Construction notice below) in Clarington. Take the exit toward Regional Road 17/Main Street/Orono from ON-115 N/ON-35 N

Follow Concession Rd 5 to Main St. Head North on Main St.

From Peterborough

Get on Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-115 S/ON-7

Merge onto Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-115 S/ON-7

Continue to follow ON-115 S

Continue to Mill St. Exit. Continue at Mill St. and continue to Main St.

From Belleville

Get on ON-401 W.  Follow ON-401 W to Concession Rd 5 in Orono (See Construction Notice Below).  Take the exit toward Regional Road 17/Main Street/Orono from ON-115 N/ON-35 N

Follow Concession Rd 5 and Main St/Durham Regional Rd 17. Head North on Main St.



Orono Branch – Clarington Public Library

127 Church St. Orono

Monday: 1 pm to 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am to 2 pm
Wednesday: 1 pm to 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 2 pm
Friday: 1 pm to 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm
Sundays: 12 pm to 5 pm

Orono Area**
2 Princess St., Orono

Orono Park*
61 Princess St., Orono

**no access to washroom when an event is hosted on the grounds.

* dependent upon time of year (June/July/August)

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