Four local festivals have been named to the Festival & Events Ontario’s 2015 Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario.
Congratulations are in order for the Multicultural Council’s Carrousel of Nations, the Shores of Erie International Wine Festival in Amherstburg, Tecumseh’s Corn Festival and Balloonapalooza in downtown Windsor.
“Our government recognizes festivals and events as important economic drivers and we’re proud to support their efforts to create jobs, grow our economy and celebrate our diverse and vibrant cultural identity,” said the Honourable Michael Coteau, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. “I am pleased to join with Festival and Events Ontario in celebrating this year’s Top 100 recipients and I congratulate them all for achieving this
These Top 100 recipients represent festivals and events that excel within the industry. Included in the Top 100 are the Festivals & Events of Distinction, a select group which represent some of the most well-known and respected celebrations in the province; celebrations which draw
both an international and domestic audience.