Top Festivals Named
Sunday, March 6, 2016 11:45 AM by
Festivals from across the region recognized by Festival and Events Ontario.
Two local events are getting recognition from Festivals and Events Ontario.
The FEO announced the winners of their 2016 Achievement Awards on Friday.
Clearview's Small Halls Festival won for Best Promotional Campaign in the $100,000 to $500,000 category.
And the Apple Harvest Festival and Apple Pie Trail in Blue Mountains won for Best Community Partner Outreach Program in the under $100,000 category.
In a news release, the awards -- handed out to FEO members -- showcase various elements of festivals and events that those submitting believe stood out in the previous festival year.
Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) also announced the 2016 Top 100 Festivals and Events in the province.
The list includes;
Barrie Automotive Flea Market (Oro-Medonte) Jun 2 - 5
Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival (Orangeville) Jun 2 - 5
Salsa at Blue Mountain (Blue Mountains) Jun 17 - 19
Lighthouse Blues Festival (Kincardine) Jul 8 - 10
Mount Forest Fireworks Festival (Mount Forest) Jul 15 - 17
Festival of the Sound (Parry Sound) Jul 15 - Aug 7
Collingwood Elvis Festival (Collingwood) Jul 20 - 24
Jambana™, One World Festival (Brampton) Jul 31 - Aug 1
Carrot Fest (Bradford) Aug 19 - 20
Canada’s Only Guitar Trail (Blue Mountains) Sep 10
Meaford Scarecrow Invasion & Family Festival (Meaford) Sep 16 - Oct 16
Blue Mountains Apple Harvest Festival (Blue Mountains) Oct 8 - 10
First Light at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons (Midland) Nov 24 - 26
Barrie Winterfest (Barrie) Feb 4 - 5, 2017