Manitoulin Country Fest

Manitoulin Country Fest
August 17, 18 and 19, 2023

• 3 days of quality family entertainment.

• Located in Little Current, Ontario

• Affordable camping on site

• Licensed beer garden

• Kid Zone



Frequently Asked Questions

MCF is in Little Current, Ontario on Manitoulin Island.

181 A Harbour Vue Road

There is no replacement on lost or stolen tickets. Please guard them like cash.

MCF is August 17, 18 and 19 2023

MCF is owned and operated by Manitoulin Radio Communication Inc.

Unfortunately we do not offer refunds on purchased tickets.

Your ticket(s) can be transferred to another person, please call 1-866-755-7425 if you sell or give your ticket(s) away

Camping Cancellation Policy: There is a $25 cancellation fee before July 1st. After July 1st no refunds will be issued.

Thursday – 6:00pm

Friday – 3:30pm

Saturday – 1:00pm

*may be subject to change

Children 9 and under get in free.

Age 10 to 15 need a youth pass.

16+ is an adult admission pass.

You can check in starting Tuesday, August 15th at 5pm.  The front gate will be open 5pm-10pm Tuesday and 9am until 10pm on Wednesday.

There are no showers available on site.  However, the NEMI Rec Centre (at the corner of Harbour View Road and Highway 6) will be open 8am until noon on Friday, August 18th and Saturday, August 19th for use of their showers.  Please note, DONATIONS ARE WELCOME to the Rec Centre.

Yes. In fact Manitoulin is famous for its waterways. There are many marinas in the Town of NEMI. The closest to the MCF venue is Harbor Vue Marina. It is within walking distance of the MCF venue. If you would like to stay within Little Current, you can also stay at the town docks, Boyle Marine or Spider Bay Marina.

Folding chair, hat, jacket or sweater, sun screen and maybe rubber boots for rainy weather. Manitoulin is a dark sky sanctuary, bring a flashlight! Our walk ways have limited lighting so we recommend you bring a flashlight. Don’t forget your camera, and in case you forget something, we have a General Store on site.

There will be various food vendors on site with a variety of food/snacks and beverages for sale. Remember – alcohol can only be consumed within the confines of the beer gardens in the staging area.

Coolers will not be allowed on the venue site unless accompanied by a doctor’s note. Those with coolers may be subject to inspection by a security guard.

What if it rains?

MCF will continue rain or shine. We encourage you bring a rain poncho and rubber boots; however we discourage umbrellas, as they block the view of those behind you.

Tickets are available online ONLY at

Due to the high volume of foot traffic, personal ATV’s/golf carts are not permitted. Only MCF approved golf carts and ATV’s will be allowed on the property. Anyone found violating this rule will be given a warning, failure to limit the activity will result in eviction.

Yes, you will be able to purchase merchandise from your favorite artists as well as MCF merchandise. In addition, your favorite artists MAY be available to sign merchandise or photograph free of charge!!!

*Please note – some artists are unable to stay to sign autographs.

There will be porta potties on site in a variety of areas.

Gates open at the same time for VIP as they do general admission. The “VIP Wine and Cheese” on Friday starts at 3:30pm – one hour before the show. (time subject to change)

The VIP area is located just to the left of the stage – you will see a tent with tables set up. You must have your VIP wristband on in order to gain access to this area. This area will be controlled by security.


We would be thrilled to have you as a volunteer as there are many opportunities available.  Volunteers will receive a complimentary MCF weekend wristband and we will feed you for every 5 hours you work. 


For more information and to apply to be a volunteer, please see the application link above.  Kindly complete your application and return by email to  This is a great opportunity for community service hours for high school students!

There is so much to see and do while you are on Manitoulin Island. From hiking the Niagara Escarpment, exploring the shipwrecks while scuba diving, fishing one of the 100 inland lakes or visiting one of the six First Nations communities. There is a tremendous amount to see and do. Or quite simply just relax and enjoy the splendor.

Please visit the Manitoulin Tourism website or call 705-368-3021 for information.

Camping is filling up.  The cost is $125 for the weekend.  Please send an email request to indicating your trailer size and we will do our best to accommodate you.