Festivals throughout Muskoka are set to receive some Provincial funding.  There was a recent $19-million announcement through the Ministry of Tourism’s Celebrate Ontario Program and over 270 festivals and events in Ontario are getting money. Local ones that are being funded include the Huntsville Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend which is getting $45,000 and the 35th Annual Vintage Boat Show in Gravenhurst which will receive $21,744.

Huntsville

  • August 30 Huntsville IRONMAN Muskoka Experience $45,000
  • November 13 – November 15 Huntsville Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend $45,000
  • February 26 – February 28 Huntsville’s Winter Comedy Carnival $31,500
  • June 2 – June 26 Huntsville Festival of the Arts $59,400
  • June 13 Huntsville Half Marathon: Band on the Run $45,000
  • June 20 Huntsville Live It! $27,000

Gravenhurst and area

  • August 14 – Gravenhurst August 16 Dockside Festival of the Arts  $13,500
  • June 20 – June 21 The 22nd Annual Gravenhurst Car Show $8,010
  • July 11 Gravenhurst  The 35th Annual Vintage Boat Show $21,744
  • July 24 – July 26 WayHome Music and Arts Festival in Oro-Medonte $135,000
  • August 1 – August 2 PIRATEFEST Gravenhurst $15,300

Lake of Bays

  • February 13 – February 16 46th Annual Dwight Winter Carnival Lake of Bays $3,964

Bracebridge

  • October 2 – October 4 Bracebridge – What’s Cooking Bracebridge: The Great Muskoka Cookbook Adventure $30,352
  • August 2 Griffin Session Muskoka Bracebridge $45,000
  • January 30 – January 31 Fire and Ice Festival Bracebridge $5,544

Muskoka Lakes

  • August 14 – August 23 Muskoka Chautauqua Muskoka Lakes $48,600

Parry Sound

  • August 1 – August 2 Parry Sound Coleman Turtle Music Festival (was Boots and Spurs Stampede festival in 2014) $45,000