Ontario is providing almost a $1-million boost to festivals and events across the District of Muskoka. 

Through the Reconnect Festival and Event Program about $940,000 in support is going to ten events and festivals in the region. 

In Huntsville, Muskoka Winter Lights is getting $145,757, the Huntsville Festival of the Arts is getting $140,000 and the Huntsville SnowFest is getting $54,575.

In Muskoka Lakes, the Sandhill Fall Celebration is getting $149,650, Muskoka Chautauqua Arts and Culture Festival is getting $113,500 and the Bala cranberry Festival is getting $82,881.

In Bracebridge, the Fire and Ice Festival is getting $23,550 and Best of #TheBridge is getting $6,325. 

In addition, Oktoberfest Muskoka in Gravenhurst is getting $19,652 and Georgian Bay’s Honey Bee Festival is getting $205,675.