Peterborough Folk Festival 2017

August 18- 20th

The Peterborough Folk Festival happens August `18, 19, 29, 2017   It’s a three-day music and art festival in the heart of the beautiful city of Peterborough, Ontario. With lots of music, workshops, food and craft vendors, we’re certain that you’ll love our festival as much as we do! The Peterborough Folk Festival’s mandate is to foster the artistic and professional development of local culture. We encourage local artists to apply to Emerging Artist Program and to apply as performers. The Festival is FREE but donations are greatly appreciated and encouraged so we can continue to put on a great weekend of music and arts . 

The Peterborough Folk Festival is primarily a volunteer run organization led by a board of directors, and as such we’re always looking for volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact the festival by  completing  the form on our volunteer page.





2017 Performer application

The Peterborough Folk Festival is a FREE 3 day festival that takes place in Peterborough,ON Canada, We would love to hear your music and look forward to it! 

August 18-21 2017 are our dates ! 

Due to the high number of applications we will only contact succesful applications 


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Sign up to Volunteer!

The Peterborough Folk Festival is a volunteer-led, not-for-profit organization. We're always looking for engaged, passionate individuals to donate some of their time to help make PFF a success. We reward our volunteers with a limited edition volunteer t-shirt, complimentary food and drinks during the festival, and first access to our year-round programming. If you think you have what it takes to volunteer, and want to see PFF flourish in years to come, please sign up below.

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Where would you like to help the PFF?

2016 Emerging Artist Award Recipient Nick Procyshyn



Peterborough Folk Festival
751 George Street North, Room 203
Sadleir House
Peterborough, ON

General Inquiries
Malcolm Byard (Board Chair)

Alana Farmer


Artists/PR inquiries

Ryan Kemp