Several local festivals are receiving funds from Celebrate Ontario 2018.


Locally, the Russell Fair will receive $18,750 for an enhancement project at the fair, the Festival de la Bine will receive $32,361, the Festival de Noël will receive $14,125 and the Hawkesbury Western Festival, which takes place on July 28, will receive $975.

This year, the province is supporting 328 festivals and events, the highest in the history of the program, that celebrate Ontario’s diversity, heritage and culture.