Ontario 150 Tour & Feast Fest
July 21st-23rd, 2017 Harbourside Park, Midland Ontario
The ONTARIO 150 Tour & Feast Fest (presented by Redpath, Hyundai, MARCOM, Province of Ontario, Town of Midland, and Admiral Live) made its stop in Midland, Ontario on July 21st-23rd, 2017.
Featuring three days of fantastic 150 Tour programming including The World's Largest Rubber Duck, West Coast Lumberjack Show, Rhythm of The Nation/Rhythme De La Nation, and Feast Fest - featuring mouth-watering food vendors, craft breweries as well as FREE headline concerts from Bobby Wills (Friday, 19+) and iconic Canadian rock band Honeymoon Suite (Saturday, 19+). In addition to the tour line-up, families will love checking out the spectacular 150 fireworks (Friday, 10pm), thrilling midway rides, duck-themed games and merchandise, face painting and so much more!
DOWNLOAD THE FULL EVENT SCHEDULE HERE
PARKING & SHUTTLE BUS INFORMATION
PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO PARKING at the Midland Harbour parking lots during the festival. Please CLICK HERE for a detailed map of the affected 'no parking' areas, times of the restrictions, etc.
The Town of Midland (in partnership with 104.1 The Dock FM, and Wye Valley Business Park) will be offering FREE parking & FREE shuttle bus service to and from the event site. There are two main parking lots and shuttle bus stops located at the North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre (475 Len Self Blvd.) and the Wye Valley Business Park (1000 Wye Valley Rd.) running every 15 minutes on Saturday & Sunday.
Saturday service is 11am-9pm. Sunday service is 11am-8pm. CLICK HERE for a map of the parking sites and their relation to the event site.
Here is some more information about our featured events:
WORLD’S LARGEST RUBBER DUCK
The World’s Largest Rubber Duck is 61 feet tall, 89 feet long and weighs in at 30,000 pounds. The Duck has never before been to Canada and is joining the ONTARIO 150 Tour to help celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary! Created as a unique attraction to encourage waterfront visitors, the Duck has continued to delight and amaze people for 10 years.
RHYTHM OF THE NATION /RYTHME DE LA NATION
Rhythm of the Nation/Rthyme de la Nation is a Canada 150 Fund initiative written specifically for the ONTARIO 150 Tour. It is an interactive dance and musical performance centred around nationally-renowned street artist DJ Creeasian and hosted by bi-lingual actor Pierre Trudel. In each show our host interacts with the audience guiding our DJ and dancers through a cultural exploration of music and dance in Canada. A truly diverse multi-cultural Canadian performance will evolve as each show will be uniquely defined by the audience and musical influences.
WEST COAST LUMBERJACK SHOW
The West Coast Lumberjack Show is an action-packed, must-see Canadian show that will have you wanting to break out your plaid. The 45-minute show is comprised of non-stop Lumberjack events including logrolling, tree climbing, chainsaw carving & axe throwing, done by professional athletes, all of whom are current or former Canadian Champions.
Feast Fest will offer patrons free entry all weekend long, where you can experience an array of arts, crafts, live music (including Saturday night's headliner Honeymoon Suite!) and food vendors designed to appeal to all tastes. Feast Fest is all ages, however headline concerts will become 19+ after 8PM. More information about Feast Fest Midland on the their Facebook page or www.feastfest.ca