“I just love the music, the artisan area, the food... the wonderful, magical atmosphere of this outstanding festival event!”
“An incredibly well organized festival. Clean, safe, comfortable. Awesome memorable acts. “
“Beautiful location, fabulous folkie line-up, extraordinary volunteers…highlight of my summer.”
“Great music, venue, and diversity of talent!”
“…very welcoming and peaceful community vibe”
“…laid-back, positive, non-commercial… And the location is simply gorgeous!
“There is no age barrier at this event, and it appeals to a wide audience. Perfect.”
“Nothing beats that Mariposa zen!”
“…our family outing since our children where tykes.”
“You can leave your chairs set up and come back to them and no one has touched a thing.”
“Clean, family friendly, great food, wonderful music, and the best festival camping ever!”
“The energy at the folk fest is always awesome!”
“Magnificent music, friendly people, tasty food, good drinks, interesting vendors…”
“3 days of family, fun, and world class music in a beautiful park.”
“It is such a beautiful setting…Fabulous music and food. It just doesn't get any better!”
“Great weekend! Great musical lineup! Great people! Fun times!”
“…great spontaneous music…fan 'freakin' tastic!”
“Mariposa is an amazing festival for both musicians and festival goers. Definitely five stars!!”
“Amazing interaction between fan and performer.”
“Who wouldn't love…being surround by artists of all kinds in such a beautiful setting?”
“Great festival that always leaves me refreshed and relaxed.”
“Great camping, beautiful site, awesome music and fine folks”
“Great tunes and incredible people. The vibe is amazing!”
“Love everything…from the beautiful location on the shores of Lake Couchiching to the amazing talented artists!”
“The atmosphere is so wonderful, and everyone is loving and caring…I long to come back every year…”
“Absolutely an incredible weekend of music and talent…”
“The whole festival emanates feelings of love and harmony…”
“Love the music and the vibe, great camping.”
“I loved it from beginning to end, and great camping!”
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.