- October 4, 2017
- Posted by: Jason Duliban
- Category: Events
The Ball’s Falls Festival is just around the corner, so it is time to pack your bags and head to the four day family event. Ball’s Fall Thanksgiving Festival 2017 will be a major attraction in the Ball’s Fall Conservation Area located at 3292 Sixth Avenue, Lincoln, ON, L0R 1S0. This year’s festival will mark its 42nd anniversary and will offer more than 150 performers and entertainers.
The Ball’s Fall Festival attracts thousands of visitors each year from all parts of the country and from the United States. This year’s four day long celebrations will be held from October 6th, 2017 to October 9th, 2017 (Friday to Monday). The timings will be between 10 am until 5 pm.
The first ever Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving festival was held in 1975 at the same location and has remained the preferred venue for marking the festival. The core purpose of the festival is to raise funds for the conservation and environmental programs of the region and is the only source of funding available for Ball’s Falls Conservation area. From the very first festival, the one-day craft show has remained a popular attraction for families and visitors attending.
The tickets are priced reasonably to make it affordable for everyone with special discounts for the elderly community. Here are is pricing structure for this year’s Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival
General Admission Charges
Seniors 65+ (FRIDAY ONLY)
Children under 14 when accompanied by an adult
Every year, the Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival features exclusive musical shows with some of the most renowned artists to keep the crowd entertained. This year’s musical shows will offer continuous live music to keep the visitors entertained.
Musical performances this year:
- Rebecca Reeves,
- Cory Cruise,
- Scoop McCoy,
- The Mudslingers
- Ryan Langdon
In addition to these, there will be a kids karaoke session to keep the younger lot entertained and excited. Some additional performers at the Venue will feature Jessica Wilson, Rich Cloke, Frank & Jay, Lindsay Brohan, Josh Ross, Judi Rideout, Elton Lammie, Jessie T, Kentucky Rails, Ron Whitman, J. P. Yantha, Courtney Bowles, Wnedy Linn Snyder, and Brad Battle. There are more exciting contests lined up for kids such as the cupcake eating contest with exciting prizes.
Why Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival
Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is a wonderful family experience. The four day long festival is suited for every age group including the elderly – Even grandpa will enjoy his time at the Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival. This year’s festival will be special for families and visitors who want to enjoy quality time.
Canada is home to some of the biggest carnivals and festivals that tend to ignite the heritage of the country by replicating actual scenarios. However, Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is unique as it generates funds for conserving the natural elements of the country. This is a great opportunity for local patriots who want to contribute towards preserving the culture and tradition of Canada.
Additionally, Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival is the perfect getaway from routine life and offers enthusiasts a chance to explore the conservation area, which makes a good adventure spot. Taking your family to Festival will be entertaining. You can experience nature, adventure, live music, variety of savory food items and souvenirs to remember the perfect family getaway.
Important Tips for the Ball’s Fall Thanksgiving Festival
You need to take appropriate gear along and be prepared for long walks. On a sunny day, make sure you wear hats or keep umbrellas to avoid direct sunlight. In order to manage the great number of visitors, there is a huge parking area is organized at the venue, but you need to walk for quite a distance. Therefore, wear sports shoes or trekking shoes for added comfort. There are multiple kiosks and food outlets at the venue where you can buy freshly prepared meals and snacks. You can carry your own water bottles or purchase them from the venue. For elderly who have trouble walking, a wheelchair is advisable.
We hope you have an amazing Thanksgiving weekend and look forward to seeing you around!
From Toronto: follow QEW Niagara bound to Exit 71 – Christie Street in Grimsby. Follow Regional Road 12 (Christie Street becomes Mountain Road). Turn left onto Fly Road then turn right at Victoria Avenue (Reginoal Road 24) – Follow Directional signs to Ball’s Falls.
From Niagara Falls/Buffalo: follow QEW Toronto bound to Exit 55 – Jordan Road. Follow Directional signs to Ball’s Falls.
The four day long annual festival will offers a great opportunity to witness the heritage and prevailing traditions of Canada. This will be a moment of rejoice for youngsters who are unfamiliar with the cultural roots of the country. It offers a unique opportunity to explore the flagship conservation area and gives access to the Farmer’s market where people can purchase local produce as well as high-grade local made wine.