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Girlfriends' Getaway Weekend

Featuring Michelle Wright Live in Concert

Plus ABBAMANIA, Fun Fitness, Workshops, Shopping & More!

November 4 - 6, 2016

Ladies, get ready to take over Muskoka again!  Make Deerhurst Resort your gal pals’ home base for a full weekend of shopping, food, music and laughs when Canada’s largest girlfriends’ getaway of its kind returns.  This year, special guest Michelle Wright will take the stage right in Legacy Hall at Deerhurst Resort. It’s sure to be a sell-out so be sure to reserve early!   

Booking for a group? Please designate your ‘lead gal pal’ so everyone knows what name the booking is reserved under on arrival.

See the 2016 Girlfriends' Getaway Agenda here.

Girlfriends' Getaway Package from $305*/pp

Two Nights From $305*/person
November 4-6, 2016


  • Two nights' shared accommodation
  • Friday night 'Disco Glam' party, including stand-up dinner, glass of wine and dancing to ABBAMANIA!
  • Saturday breakfast buffet
  • Choice of fitness & workshops (descriptions below, booking note available until Sept. 1)
  • Free shuttle to Huntsville shopping
  • Saturday night concert featuring Michelle Wright at Deerhurst Resort (reserved seating)
  • Saturday night 'Let's Get Wild, Cowgirls'  after party
  • Onsite Girlfriends' Marketplace - Friday & Saturday
  • Package meal gratuities

A nightly resort fee per room provides more benefits.

Booking for a group? Please designate your ‘lead gal pal’ so everyone knows what name the booking is reserved under on arrival.

Book online or call 1-800-461-4393

Fitness & Yoga Sessions

Choose one of the below Fitness & Yoga sessions to kick off your morning!

Note: Workshops will be available for booking as of September 6th. Make sure to keep checking for e-mail updates!

Heart Awakening Aromatherapy Yoga

Saturday | 8am - 9am

Heal your body, mind, and soul in a unique yoga class that encourages your heart to open by combining the beautiful aromas of pure essential oils with the relaxing properties of yoga. Suitable for beginners and intermediates the class incorporates gentle yoga postures with opportunities to experience, apply, and learn about the healing properties of essential oils.

Jennifer Kavanagh is founder of Pura Vida Soul Institute in Gravenhurst and an expert speaker, educator, and researcher dedicated to understanding stress and developing effective and holistic methods for calming the chaos caused by it. She teaches regular yoga classes and workshops at her studio in Gravenhurst and with many organizations and institutions across Ontario.

Power Pilates

Saturday | 9am - 10am

Power Pilates will be a fun core and breathing focused workout guaranteed to leave participants feeling strong, limber and revitalised. This workshop is geared for all fitness levels and all positions can modified if needed.

Lauren Mazur is Urbancore’s owner and founder, with many years of fitness experience and a proven record of success. Lauren's fitness career began at a young age through gymnastics and with hard work and dedication she began competing at a national level. Through sport and various certifications Lauren has developed a unique approach to training, working with the body and pulling together all aspects of health and wellness.

Groovalicious Dance

Saturday | 10am - 11am

This class is about bringing FUN and SIMPLICITY to dance so that everybody feels successful and motivated to participate. Flash mob is an opportunity to use dance as a form of expressionism to unite a group in one movement.

Liz Smith is a fitness and dance enthusiast. She has been dancing all her life and enjoys bringing her love of dance and fitness to everyone around her. Come and join the party!

Beauty, Décor & Lifestyle Workshops

Choose two workshops to enjoy from the list below.

Note: Workshops will be available for booking as of September 6th. Make sure to keep checking for e-mail updates!

Everyday Healthy

Saturday | 9:30am - 10:30am

Learn how to incorporate superfoods into your busy lifestyle. Michelle will demonstrate her low-pressure approach to buying and preparing healthy food without it being a burden.An interactive, educational workshop. Samples will be provided.

Michelle Shabatura really is a farmer’s daughter. Born and raised on a produce farm, her roots grow deep into her love of the land.

Discover Your Natural Beauty from the Inside Out

Saturday | 10:30am - 11:30am

Find your unique personal style and develop that around your own natural strengths and beauty! Learn easy to implement tips, tools and techniques from head to toe. Be inspired , rock self confidence and let your authentic self shine!

Victoria Baird's expertise has helped women get clear on their image and style from the inside out using easy to implement tips tools and techniques.  Her passion, high energy and communication style  make it easy to connect with Victoria on many levels. She has a dynamic presence in person and on the stage.

Catwalk to Closet: Making the Latest Trends Work for You

Saturday | 10:30am - 11:30am

Remaining current and up-to-date is extremely important as we get a little older. Learn what is trending now, if it works for you and how best to incorporate the look into your wardrobe.

Laura Adams loves working with people, and derives great pleasure from helping her clients with their wardrobe needs and image concerts. She has helped television and political personalities shine in the spotlight, young graduates pull together business wardrobes, seniors who are downsizing and busy executives all remain fashionable and on trend. Laura is an Executive Member of Fashion Group International.

Sprouted Superfoods: The Hows & Whys

Saturday | 10:30am - 11:30am

Explore the world of sprouts: nature’s vitamins. Participants will learn how to sprout nuts, seeds, grains and legumes, and create delicious, healthful meals at home. Sample several varieties, and take home recipes and inspiration to eat well. Sprouting kits and supplies available for purchase.

Steve and Sharon Bacon of Muskoka are what one might call “suburban farmers”. For many years they experimented with sustainable agriculture in their backyard, and grew sprouts indoors, before developing their sprouts and microgreens business, Four Season Greens. Having researched the nutrition of superfoods for many years, they are passionate about making these good-for-you superfoods both accessible and available locally.

Tap Into Your Girl Power!

Saturday | 11:30am - 12:30pm

Ever want to learn to unleash the Warrior Tribal Goddess within? This workshop teaches you to use music therapy and unleash your inner fire, creating measurable change in your chemistry that help overcome obstacles by boosting dopamine and testosterone. Want to find your girl balls? This is the class! Book signing following the workshop.

Chantal Heide is a Human Relations expert with a successful international practice, helping clients learn how to find and keep a “magical” loving relationship. She is a public speaker, workshop leader, private coach, published author of “No More Assholes - 7 Steps to Saying Goodbye to Guys and Finding the Real Man You’re Looking For” and “After The First Kiss - Making Your First Year Together Ridiculously Awesome, “ and frequent media contributor.

How to Teach Your Man to be a Better Lover and to Take Out the Trash!

Saturday | 11:30am - 12:30pm

When we get what we want, it’s easier to love our partner and have power conflicts. In this presentation, Gary will share insights and tips to get better love in the bedroom and partner in the household.

Gary Wilson is the Editor-In-Chief of Eligible Magazine, a luxury lifestyle relationship, sex and dating magazine available online, in Apple’s Newsstand for iPad and Google Play for smart phones. His articles have been featured on CNN.com, Slate.com, Thoughtcatalog.com and Askmen.com and he’s been quoted as an expert in the Toronto Sun, Canoe.ca, the Toronto Star, Active Adult magazine and others. His book "7 Things Women Want Men To Know, But Can Never Tell Us" will be published this year.

Friday Night Party Featuring ABBAMANIA

Friday, November 4 | ABBAMANIA

Dance the night away to the sound of ABBA! The Friday night 'Disco Glam' party includes a stand-up dinner and glass of wine, plus ABBAMANIA. 

Performing all the hits that made ABBA so famous, ABBAMANIA is an all Canadian cast that is the largest production of ABBA in the world. Incorporating the look, the vocals and the sound of a real live ABBA concert with 14 studio musicians, ABBAMANIA is the only production to perform twice for the cast of MAMMA MIA.

Make sure to pack your platforms...

Girls' Night Out Saturday Dinner Buffet

Girls' Night Out Saturday Night Dinner Buffet

Satisfy your cravings and indulge before you enjoy the concert! You and your friends can catch up while enjoying a bountiful buffet from soup, variety of salads, main dishes from salmon, chicken, carved beef, and finishing off with a chocolate fountain, what more could you ask for?

Peninsula Room | $39.99/person



Or try the à la carte menu in Eclipse. Reserve your table here.

HST extra.

Saturday Night Concert Featuring Michelle Wright

Saturday, November 5 | Michelle Wright

One of Canada's most recognized and awarded female country singers whose appeal extends well beyond any genre, Michelle Wright has charted more than 25 top ten singles, including 6 number one hits. With hits like "Take It Like a Man", "Nobody's Girl", "Guitar Talk", and "One Good Man", Michelle has graced concert stages across North American, Europe, Africa, South America, Australia and Asia. How she's joining us for one helluva Girlfriends' Getaway Weekend right here on the Deerhurst stage!

Learn more about Michelle here.


Have a look at what happened at last year's GGW weekend: "Chantal Kreviazuk delights the annual Girilfriends' Getaway weekend in Muskoka", Rosemary Counter, Toronto Sun

More great reads:

'Why You Need to Plan a Girls' Getaway'

Run Away to Deerhurst Resort, Jackie Gillard

Top 10 Girlfriends, Jackie Gillard

For vendor or sponsorship please contact Michelle Planche | michelle@paradigmevents.com 

*Rate is shown as per person, based on two-night stay and double occupancy in select accommodation, subject to availability. HST and resort fee are additional. Cancellation deadline for this package is 14 days prior to arrival, after which the deposit/prepayment will be non-refundable. 
Deerhurst Resort is not responsible for any package components or recreational facilities made unavailable due to weather and/or circumstances beyond our control. For complete details, including our deposit and cancellation policy, please click here.
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