Sudbury Poutine Fest returns for second annual, Aug 24-26!

The French-Canadian classic dish was a huge hit at last years' inaugural Sudbury Poutine Fest, which drew over 21,000 people over the festival weekend. Organizers have expanded programming efforts for their second annual Poutine Fest, while moving the event to Bell Park at 900 Paris St, Sudbury.

This years' event features multiple poutine vendors servings a wide variety of poutine options, whom will be sourcing most of their ingredients locally. Patrons can also indulge in arts, crafts, axe throwing, a kids-zone, face painting, live music and evening headliner concerts featuring Friday night country headliner Jason Blaine, and Saturday night classic-rock headliners Goddo with special guests The Kings.

Saturday night of Poutine Fest is host to an 80’s themed party that will award best 80’s outfits, with a number of prizes including an iPad.

Admission to the food and licensed entertainment grounds is only $2 before 8pm (free for children 12 and under), $5 thereafter for evening headliner concerts. Evening concerts are 19+ after 8pm. An optional VIP reserved seating upgrade for evening concerts is also available on the festivals website.

For full festival details, visit www.SudburyPoutineFest.ca

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Sudbury Summer Festivals now accepting Artist & Vendor applications for 2018

Some of Sudbury’s biggest summer events are being held at Bell Park this year, including Feast Fest, Sudbury Poutine Fest and Budweiser New Music Fest, which are now accepting artist and vendor application submissions for 2018.

Feast Fest (June 15-17) and Sudbury Poutine Fest (Aug 24-26) are both in their second year (2018), which organizers promise a much bigger overall festival program for each, including more food options, vendors and family friendly programming. Each of these festivals will offer patrons an array of arts, crafts and live music, a kids-zone, beverage sampling and of course food & beverage options for all tastes.

Both food festivals will offer daily admission for only $2 (children 12 and under free). Evening concerts will be 19+ after 8pm, which details of are yet to be announced. In 2017 these Sudbury food festivals collectively included headliner performances by Honeymoon Suite, Jojo Mason and Bobby Wills.

Budweiser New Music Fest (Sept 14-15, 2018) will be offering both a country and rock night as part of the two-day music festival, now in its 11th year since its inception in Barrie, ON. Past NMF’s in Sudbury have included performances by Tim Hicks, Big Wreck, Aaron Pritchett, Monster Truck, Moist, River Town Saints, The Glorious Sons, Arkells, Mother Mother, USS, The Trews and many more. All ticketing and artist info is yet to be announced for 2018.

 

Early-Bird Vendor Application incentives are available until Feb 23rd. For more festival information, please visit respective festival websites:
www.FeastFest.ca
www.SudburyPoutineFest.ca
www.NewMusicFest.ca

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