Celebrate Music and Culture at Peterborough Folk Festival 2024

Experience the 35th annual Peterborough Folk Festival, a free-admission event showcasing diverse artists and community spirit from August 15-18, 2024, at Nicholls Oval Park.

Join the 35th annual Peterborough Folk Festival from August 15-18, 2024, at Nicholls Oval Park by the Otonabee River. This longstanding free-admission event draws over 15,000 attendees each year, celebrating music, culture, and community.

Experience four days of diverse performances and inclusive spirit. As a volunteer-run charity, community support is essential to sustain this cultural tradition. Last year, the festival featured 30 artists with a focus on diversity, including Indigenous, LGBTQ+, and artists of colour. Your involvement helps preserve and promote this cherished festival for all to enjoy.

Come enjoy the 35th annual Peterborough Folk Festival on August 15-18, 2024!
Canada’s longest running free-admission folk festival is now in its 35th year! More than 15,000 people come together to enjoy our region’s second largest cultural event.

Mark your calendars for August 15-18, 2024 for four days of music, culture and community as we come together on the hillside at Nicholls Oval Park next to the mighty Otonabee River.

As a volunteer-run registered charity, your community leadership and support is vital to the success of promoting and preserving this cultural gem that’s inclusive, welcoming and accessible to everyone. In 2023, Peterborough Folk Festival welcomed 30 artists, including 12 local performers. The lineup featured full gender parity and strong diversity, including Indigenous artists, artists of colour and artists from the LGBTQ+ communities.

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