“You can leave your chairs set up and come back to them and no one has touched a thing.”
“Beautiful location, fabulous folkie line-up, extraordinary volunteers…highlight of my summer.”
“…our family outing since our children where tykes.”
“It is such a beautiful setting…Fabulous music and food. It just doesn't get any better!”
“The energy at the folk fest is always awesome!”
“…very welcoming and peaceful community vibe”
“There is no age barrier at this event, and it appeals to a wide audience. Perfect.”
“Absolutely an incredible weekend of music and talent…”
“3 days of family, fun, and world class music in a beautiful park.”
“Nothing beats that Mariposa zen!”
“Great festival that always leaves me refreshed and relaxed.”
“An incredibly well organized festival. Clean, safe, comfortable. Awesome memorable acts. “
“Love everything…from the beautiful location on the shores of Lake Couchiching to the amazing talented artists!”
“Great weekend! Great musical lineup! Great people! Fun times!”
“I loved it from beginning to end, and great camping!”
“I just love the music, the artisan area, the food... the wonderful, magical atmosphere of this outstanding festival event!”
“Great music, venue, and diversity of talent!”
“Amazing interaction between fan and performer.”
“…great spontaneous music…fan 'freakin' tastic!”
“…laid-back, positive, non-commercial… And the location is simply gorgeous!
“Clean, family friendly, great food, wonderful music, and the best festival camping ever!”
“Love the music and the vibe, great camping.”
“The atmosphere is so wonderful, and everyone is loving and caring…I long to come back every year…”
“Great tunes and incredible people. The vibe is amazing!”
“Magnificent music, friendly people, tasty food, good drinks, interesting vendors…”
“Great camping, beautiful site, awesome music and fine folks”
“The whole festival emanates feelings of love and harmony…”
“Who wouldn't love…being surround by artists of all kinds in such a beautiful setting?”
“Mariposa is an amazing festival for both musicians and festival goers. Definitely five stars!!”
Children 12 & under admitted FREE!
*Must be accompanied by a ticket-bearing adult.
Come out and enjoy Mariposa’s 58th annual 3-day outdoor event, taking place July 6, 7 & 8, 2018. Our festival profiles emerging and established folk artists and attracts audiences of all ages. Programming includes song, story, dance and crafts.
Volunteer Registration is now closed. Please watch for it to open January 2018.
Mariposa Folk Foundation is a member-based, registered charitable arts organization with the mission to promote and preserve folk art in Canada through song, story, dance and craft.
Artisan Village registration is now closed.
Roam Through the Artisans’ Village.
Mariposa Folk Festival is an all-inclusive showcase of Canada’s heritage, cultures and talents, and fosters community engagement. Our Festival profiles over 100 artistic performances of emerging and established folk artists on 11 stages. Mariposa Folk Foundation is a proud member of Folk Music Ontario, Festivals and Events Ontario, Folk Alliance Canada, and the Archives Association of Ontario.