Local festivals among Top 100 list

Butter Tarts, Car Parts, Elvis, Carrots, Candles and more

Fourteen festivals and events from around Simcoe County and Muskoka have made it to this year’s Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) 2019 Top 100 list.

These festivals and events excel within the tourism industry.

Submissions from FEO members were received for consideration in the fall of 2018 and were judged by an independent panel of judges.


Barrie Automotive Flea Market  
June 6-9, 2019 & Sept. 5-8, 2019 www.thebafm.com

Barrie Winterfest
Feb.1-2, 2020 www.barrie.ca/winterfest

Carrot Fest  
Aug. 16-17, 2019 www.carrotfest.ca

Collingwood Elvis Festival  
July 26-28, 2019 www.collingwoodelvisfestival.com

First Light  
Nov. 21-Dec. 6, 2019 www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca

Creemore Springs Turas Mór  
May 25, 2019 www.creemorespringsturasmor.com

Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival  
Sept. 11-Oct. 22, 2018 www.scarecrowinvasion.ca

Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival 
June 8, 2019 https://buttertartfestival.ca/

Oct. 3-30, 2019  www.discoveryharbour.on.ca

Sidelaunch Days  
Aug. 10-11, 2019 www.sidelaunchdays.ca

Small Halls Festival 
Oct. 3-6, 2019 www.clearview.ca


Bala Cranberry Festival  
Oct.18-20, 2019 www.balacranberryfestival.on.ca

Festival of the Sound  
July 19-Aug. 10, 2019 www.festivalofthesound.ca

Fire & Ice Festival 
Jan. 25, 2020 www.fireandicebracebridge.com