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Feature Days 2019

Wondering which day is best to come to the festival?

With 3 great days to take in the sights, there’s a little something special for everyone.

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Seniors Day 2019

Start your cranberry journey on Friday October 18th. Seniors 65 & over save $2 on festival admission. The lighter crowds make for a more enjoyable festival-going experience. Your group will love their first pick at holiday gifts, home decor, jewelry & fashion!

Friday Feature Concert: None other than the King of Rock and Roll himself will be taking the stage for an afternoon concert on Maple Ave. This will be a can’t miss show, and is included with festival admission. Catch 2 Elvis Tributes by Gino Monopoli. This concert is made possible with the support of the Township of Muskoka Lakes Grants to Organizations Program.

12:30pm | The “Gold Lame Jacket”
1:30pm | The “White Jumpsuit”

Looking for dinner & a show? Let us help you reserve a spot at one of our local restaurants or churches. 

Coming with a bus? Send us an email so that we can help you.


Family & Kids Day 2019

Sunday October 20th is geared to the young and young at heart. With family friendly events.

Sunday Maple Avenue Stage: We have a great line up of children and family shows including:

Cindy Cook | From Canada’s most popular children’s TV show Polka Dot Door

Jam Sandwich | Muskoka’s beloved children’s band

Sawyer Bullock | International, Award Winning Magician Ordinaire

We are also excited to have Bébé Station Sponsored by One Kids Place on site, for parents to feed & change their young ones in their lounge. This Station will have available free diapers, wipes, change pads and samples provided by PC Organics. 

Families can also enjoy: the petting zoo, Ontario Planetarium, face painting, children interactive booths, mini midway with unlimited rides and more! Check back often as we update more attractions. 

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Saturday 2019

If you like crowds then Saturday is your day to come. Traditionally the busiest day of the Cranberry weekend. Vendors are fully stocked and ready to assist you. Live local entertainment on Maple Avenue Stage, a busker square, mini midway with unlimited rides, Axe throwing, petting zoo, and children interactive booths. See our full line up of activities for 2019. 

Saturday Night Feature Concert: one of the weekend highlights is the Saturday night concert at The Kee to Bala. This year's concert will feature ABBA Revisited. Tickets are now available.


2019 Entertainment & activities

With a variety of things to do for the whole family, you are sure to find something for everyone at the festival. 


Community Concert

Our Community Concert night is back! This year’s feature is ABBA Revisited. Their North America’s #1 tribute to ABBA and its members will dazzle and take you on a musical journey, while recreating the magic with authentic costumes, spectacular harmonies and note-perfect musicianship.

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Daytime Community Stage

Be entertained by new and upcoming artists on the stage at Maple Avenue. Catch Elvis on Friday, local talent on Saturday, and family & children talent on Sunday along with a magic show.


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There is so much to see and do Saturday and Sunday

Included in your festival pass:
Mini Midway with Unlimited Rides, Cranberry Face Painting, Buskers on the hour, Axe Throwing (Sat), Corn Maze, Meet & Greet mascots (Sun),  Indoor & Outdoor Markets, Judged Exhibits, Petting Zoo, Shop & Sip Market, shuttle buses to get you around, and so much more!

North America’s #1 tribute to ABBA is coming to Bala!

North America’s #1 tribute to ABBA is coming to Bala!

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The Cranberry Festival presents for your Saturday evening entertainment

An amazing show featuring:

ABBA Revisited

Along with 2 great opening acts

Sticks N’ Tones
The Grady Brothers

The Kee to Bala Doors open 7pm
 19+ Event

tickets available online,  or in person in advance at the Festival Office, & Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce

$27.00 each (plus HST) 

ABBA Revisited

Look no further, as ABBA Revisited comes to Bala on Saturday October 19th. North America’s #1 tribute to ABBA recreating the magic with authentic costumes, spectacular harmonies and note-perfect musicianship for a musical journey back in time– giving audiences exactly what they came to feel and hear.

The Grady Brothers

A Muskoka locals favorite! Get pumped up for ABBA with The Grady Brothers, which includes Andrew on vocals, the bass playing brother Ted, guitar playing brother Matt, and "the brother from another mother" drummer Russ Fairley.

Sticks N’ Tones

Another Muskoka local favorite this exciting and comedic musical duo. Marc Ekins on vocals, guitar, keys and harmonica; Neil LaFortune on Drums, Percussions and vocals.