Here’s the schedule for this weekend’s Peterborough Folk Festival

Two days of free music and family fun August 17 and 18 at Nicholls Oval Park

The 2019 Peterborough Folk Festival takes place on Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th at Nicholls Oval Park in Peterborough. Pictured is Donovan Woods performing a free concert at the Pavilion Stage during the 2017 festival. Tickets are still available for Woods' 2019 festival kick-off concert at the Market Hall on Friday, August 16th, with Peterborough's Evangeline Gentle opening. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Folk Festival)
The 2019 Peterborough Folk Festival takes place on Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th at Nicholls Oval Park in Peterborough. Pictured is Donovan Woods performing a free concert at the Pavilion Stage during the 2017 festival. Tickets are still available for Woods' 2019 festival kick-off concert at the Market Hall on Friday, August 16th, with Peterborough's Evangeline Gentle opening. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Folk Festival)

The free portion of the 30th annual Peterborough Folk Festival happens this weekend (August 17 and 18) at Nicholls Oval Park (725 Armour Rd., Peterborough).

Below is the schedule of performers and activities over the weekend.

You can also download a PDF copy of the full schedule.

2019 Peterborough Folk Festival - Saturday, August 17

TimePeterborough Subaru Main StageCameron's Pavilion StageSolar StageChildren's Stage
11:00 AMChildren's Village (activities and crafts 11am-5pm)
12:00 PMDewe'iganag Nagamog
Missy Knott
Nimkii Osawamick
Dewe'iganag Nagamog
12:05 PMCellar Door
12:30 PMKerry Jayne
01:00 PMI, The Mountain
01:10 PMIrish Millie
01:30 PMMatthew MacLeod
01:45 PMSay Ritual
01:50 PMKattey Gatta
02:30 PMTribute to Joe Hall featuring Jay Swinnerton, Tiny Davis, and Wyatt BurtonGreg Roy
02:35 PMPeachkine
03:20 PMNarcy Youth Workshop
03:30 PMThe Redhill ValleysThomas Vaccaro (Peterborough Academy of Circus Arts
04:10 PMMayhemingwaysOberge
04:55 PMI, The Mountain
05:00 PMThe Lucky Ones
05:35 PMTribute to Joe Hall featuring Jay Swinnerton, Tiny Davis, and Wyatt Burton
05:45 PMWelcoming
06:00 PMMissy Knott
06:30 PMLatin Dancing (Latin Express)
06:45 PMThe Redhill Valleys
07:30 PMTim Baker
08:45 PMNarcy
09:45 PMA Tribe Called Red

2019 Peterborough Folk Festival - Sunday, August 18

TimePeterborough Subaru Main StageCameron's Pavilion StageSolar StageChildren's Stage
11:00 AMChildren's Village (activities and crafts 11am-5pm)
11:30 AMYoga with Sonja Martin
12:00 PMDub TrinitySista Jill & The Rock 'N' Roll Princesses
12:30 PMChildren's Parade (starts in Children's Village)Children's Parade starts led by Sista Jill & The Rock 'N' Roll Princesses
12:45 PMSista Jill & The Fam Jam
01:00 PMNimkii OsawamickTribute to Charlie Earle
01:10 PMFred Penner
02:00 PMFace painting and glitter tattoos by Lucie LaPlante of Kool Kidz
02:05 PMPaper Shakers
02:30 PMCartoonist Amara McFadden
02:45 PMMayhemingways
03:30 PMExpress & Company
04:15 PMKathleen Edwards
05:30 PMLauryn Macfarlane
06:00 PMMatt Mays

After each day of the festival, an after party takes place at The Historic Red Dog (189 Hunter St., Peterborough). Both after parties are 19+ with a $5 cover.

For Saturday’s after party, doors open at 11 p.m., with Paper Shakers performing at 12 a.m. and Fast Romantics at 12:45 a.m. For Sunday’s after party, doors open at 8:30 p.m., with Fred Penner performing at 9:15 p.m. and The Lucky Ones at 10:15 p.m.

Here’s a map of the festival setup at Nicholl’s Oval Park:

Peterborough Folk Festival map

Important note: If you’re driving to Nicholls Oval Park, due to road reconstruction Armour Road is only accessible from Parkhill Road East.

For more details about the Peterborough Folk Festival, visit www.peterboroughfolkfest.com.

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