A number of festivals across the region have will get funding from the provincial government, MPP Norm Miller announced yesterday. In total the Ontario government will be injecting $1,229,865 for events within the riding.
“These events are crucial to the fabric of Parry Sound – Muskoka,” said MPP Miller. “Many of these events are hallmark events for our communities and attract visitors to our area in all seasons. I’m pleased to see this funding support an array of entities including some of our Chambers of Commerce, Municipalities, non-profits, charities, volunteer-led initiatives and independent businesses.”
Events that were granted funding in South Muskoka include:
- Bracebridge BIA, Fire and Ice Festival – $23,550
- The Town of Bracebridge, Best of #TheBridge – $6,325
- Bala Cranberry Festival – $82,881
- Muskoka Chautauqua Arts & Culture Festival in Windermere Village – $113,500
The announcement was part of a wider one wherein the Ontario government said they are investing nearly $50 million to help festival and event organizers deliver innovative and safe experiences that allow people to safely reconnect with their communities.
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