Mariposa Folk Foundation

Record #: ORI0596
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 17 Oct 2023


Description (Service) The foundation works towards the promotion and preservation of folk art in Canada through song, story, dance and craft.

Mariposa Folk Festival is one of the pre-eminent folk festivals in North America. It is held on the shores of Lake Couchiching at Tudhope Park in Orillia.

The festival began in 1961

Service Details

Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-1 pm

Event: July 5th to the 7th, 2024 (historically the first weekend after Canada Day)
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Drop in or call for more information
Languages English
Fees Refer to website or call for more information

Address and Location

Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
10 Peter St S
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 5A9
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Intersection Mississaga St and Peter St
Physical Access Not Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-326-3655
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Twitter Twitter:
YouTube YouTube:
Primary Contact Chris Hazel, Manager; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 383 
Orillia, ON 
Canada L3V 6J8

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