Ready, Set, Book!

It’s time, girlfriends. We’ve got all the details on the amazing sessions, samplings, workshops and activities for you this November. Book your GGW sessions in advance using the booking links below.

Be a true gal pal and please register for a maximum of one session within each category (fitness, tastings, wellness, etc.) to make sure everyone gets a chance to attend.

Friday November 3, 2023

Come on Barbie Let’s Go Party

6pm – 9:30pm | Dinner

9pm – 11pm | Lindsay Brohan cover band concert

11pm – 1am | DJ Party

Opening night roaming dinner buffet & party. Come in your Barbie-best and enjoy a roaming dinner buffet spread throughout Waterhouse Rooms 4-5, Eclipse, Compass and Peninsula Room. Live music and after party follows with concert and dance fun in Legacy Hall. No reservations required.

Immersive Photo Experience

6pm – 11pm

Experience our Peninsula ballroom transformed into Instagram photo paradise with barbie backdrops, photo props, barbie box, ring lights and even a 360 photo booth for your very own celebrity red carpet moment.

Bar Tasting Activations

Aperol Spritz

Molson Vizzy Seltzer

The teams at Aperol and Molson will be giving girlfriends a warm welcome with two bar activations Friday evening. Try something new or enjoy a classic favourite to get the weekend started.

Girlfriends Marketplace

3pm – 9pm | Friday

8am – 5pm | Saturday

Shop ’til you drop! With over 20 different vendors from near and far you’ll be able to shop beauty products, clothing, jewellery, home goods and so much more. No reservations required.

Silent Auction

4pm – 12am | Friday

9am – 12pm | Saturday

Browse and bid on amazing prizes from marketplace vendors and local suppliers as we raise money for Muskoka Women’s Shelters and Services. No reservations required.

Saturday November 4, 2023

Yoga with Lorraine

830am – 915am

Let’s slow things down a little. Stretch and strengthen your body gradually with emphasis on building awareness of the breath and the body. Practice movements at a slower pace with extra attention to alignment and detail. This class is appropriate for all levels looking for a soothing, relaxing, and restorative experience. Wear breathable, long and form – fitting tops paired with comfortable pants.

Three people doing a yoga lunge stance

Culinary Cooking Demos

9am – 9:30am | 10am – 10:30 am | 11:30am – 12:15pm

Sweet or Savoury? In the morning sessions Deerhurst’s pastry chef will show how to turn strawberries into chocolate tuxedo’s with bowties and other delicious chocolate tricks. At 1130 another Deerhurst culinary expert will demonstrate how to make different styles of vinaigrettes, how to transform regular salad into looking like a beautiful bouquet of greens and other garnishing tips. Just in time to learn some new tricks right before the holiday hosting season, this is a demo you won’t want to miss.

Sweat with Olympian Dara Howell

TONE: 9:30am – 10:15am

FLOW: 11:30am – 12:15pm

A winning combination of local small town roots and boundless energy, Dara is approachable and authentic with a proven track record. She embodies a ‘work hard /play hard’ mentality while championing others to maximize their personal potential. Her growth mindset and persistence continue to remain a source of inspiration for Canadians who seek to live their authentic life through health + wellness.


10:30am – 11:15am

Latin Cardio blends Latin rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a one-of a-kind fitness program. The routines feature interval training where fast and slow rhythms and training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Fun and fitness combined in one class. Dress is cool, casual and comfortable – wear running shoes. Leave your inhibitions behind, come ready to move and have FUN.

On Air with Chic Mamma

11 am – 12 pm

No tickets required, all are welcome to Legacy Hall for this brand new session featuring Chic Mamma, Pina Crispo and Kelly Bos of The Parenting Show. Sit down, listen in and learn as they discuss relationships. From self care, to single life, to long term relationships, dating and divorce, these two are prepared to cover it all on this live radio recording airing on 640 Toronto.

Lifford Cellars Wine Tasting

1pm – 1:45pm | 2:15pm – 3pm

Join Brendan Jerome of Lifford Cellars for a sampling session and knowledge boost. Taste Pinot Grigio from Italy and Chardonnay from California while you learn about the flavour profiles of these two grape varieties. Between sips of vino, discuss tannins, aromas, and how exactly a wine can have good legs.

wine glasses with red and white wine

Line Dancing with Judy Smith

2pm – 2:45pm | 3:15pm – 4pm

Let Judy cure your achy-breaky heart in this fun-packed session of Line Dancing. Dress is cool, casual and creative. Ladies…get ready to Swayze your way through a weave, ramble and mambo simply divine dance class! Judy Smith is a veteran Line Dance Instructor, certified POUND instructor, certified Old Adult Specialist and certified Spin Instructor

Let Judy cure your achy-breaky heart in this fun-packed session of Line Dancing. Dress is cool, casual and creative. Ladies…get ready to Swayze your way through a weave, ramble and mambo simply divine dance class! Judy Smith is a veteran Line Dance Instructor, certified POUND instructor, certified Old Adult Specialist and certified Spin Instructor

Coffee, Cocktails & Trivia with Muskoka Spirits

1:30pm – 2pm | 2:30pm – 3pm | 3:30pm – 4pm

Join Muskoka Spirits in this session and test your knowledge on all things coffee and cocktails related, while sipping on their newest beverage, the luxurious Muskoka Spirits Nitro Espresso Martini! Prizes to be won for the winning team of gal pals, so bring your thinking caps!”

Zig Zag Axe Throwing

9 am – 9:30am | 10:30am – 11am | 12pm – 12:30pm | 1:30pm – 2pm | 3pm – 3:30pm | 4:30pm – 5pm

Come Real-Axe at Zig Zag Axe! Axe Throwing is a popular new activity at Deerhurst and under the guidance of our certified axe master, you’ll learn how to compete in this newest craze. The fee to participate is $18.50 (plus tax) and you’ll join up to 14 others for one hour of sheer fun and entertainment. We go rain or shine, so dress for the weather! Footwear is important! No high heels, sandals or open toed shoes please. Must be over 16+ to participate.

What Your Pelvic Floor Is Telling You @BoxWellness

10am – 10:45am | 12:30pm – 1:15pm | 2pm – 2:45 pm

Are you curious about your pelvic floor? Do you experience leaks, pelvic pain, pressure, or constipation? Did you find that things changed “down there” when you were pregnant, postpartum, or going through menopause? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this workshop is for you! Aliya Dhalla, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist + Educator will be giving you a crash course on your pelvic floor. You’ll leave this session with a better understanding of your body and tips to improve your pelvic health right away.
Open to women of all ages + life stages.

Cannabis 101

9:30am – 10:15am | 11:30 am – 12:15 pm | 1pm – 1:45pm

Kasa Kana was created by a family whose passions are cannabis and people. They are developing an elevated cannabis experience and learning to improve the industry by working closely with top licensed producers from across the country. Through hand selection and with eyes on the newest growers and strains, they provide their communities a safe and welcoming experience. During this Cannabis Education session, learn the difference between THC & CBD, the Dues and don’ts with Cannabis as well as a Edible and Beverage sampling (un-infused).

Molson Coors Tasting

4:30pm | Peninsula Room

NEW session added* Join the team from Molson Coors as they sample their refreshing beverages to thirsty girlfriends in this bubbly session.

Saturday Night Concert

9pm | James Barker Band Concert

After an amazing day with your girlfriends what better way to continue the non-stop fun than with a concert and after party! James Barker Band will bring their fun loving country-rock hits in Legacy Hall, you bring your dance moves.

Wild Wild West Party

6-9pm | Mechanical Bull Rides

10:30pm | After Party

Get in the western spirit and dust off your cowboy boots! Put your western wear to good use and test your luck on the mechanical bull for a ride to kick off the evening. After an amazing concert by James Barker Band, keep on rocking with the Wild Wild West video after party with DJ in Waterhouse Room until 1am.

Weekend Dining

From roaming buffet stations to full breakfast and restaurant a la carte service in between, we’ve got you covered. With four dining outlets and a stellar culinary team you can look forward to tons of tasty dishes all weekend long.

Reservations are strongly encouraged for dinner at Eclipse restaurant Saturday evening. Friday’s dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch, and Compass dinner seatings are walk ins only – no reservations required.

Still Need to Book Your Weekend Package?

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