Always the weekend after Thanksgiving
Bala Cranberry Festival
October 18 - 19 - 20 2019
Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-5,
The Purpose of the Bala Cranberry Festival is to EXTEND the tourist season, and to IMPROVE the quality of life in our community by providing financial assistance to organizations and individuals in need.
estimated attendance of just over half million people over the last 34 years (not bad for a small town of 700!)
hundreds of local community groups and non-profit associations supported
over $100,000 in scholarships disbursed
over 125 local musicians have graced our main stage
over 5000 volunteer hours per decade
successfully 'moved' the end of the season to what is now called 'cranberry'
awarded as a Festivals and Events Ontario Top 100 Event