Fun & Festive Committee

Festivals and events continue to be a significant contributor to local, provincial and national economies.  In Ontario, festivals and events are estimated to contribute $2.3 billion annually to regional GDP, supporting almost 50,000 full-year job equivalents and generating approximately $1 billion in taxes according to research completed by Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

In the Headwaters region we know that festival and events contribute significantly not only to our economy, but drive tourism visitation to the region and support a quality of life that is embrace by our communities, residents and businesses.


Resources for festival and event operators:



Guide to Accessible Festivals and Outdoor Events EN

Planning a Green Festival