There is a designated wheelchair and special needs seating area at the north-east side of the Amphitheatre, directly stage right.
There are 15 ‘Handicapped’ parking spaces beside the main front gate entrance. You must have a government issued permit displayed on the vehicle in order to use these spaces. Individuals who do not have a parking permit may drop off their passengers at the main gate and then find a parking spot. If you require special accommodations please contact the Georgian Bay Folk Society Office.
There are paved pathways in the park, as well as gravel and grass paths. The paved pathways reach to the Food Court, Artisans Village, the licensed area, Kid’s station and Amphitheatre stage.
Stages are not signed but we try to have several Braille programs available.
There are wheelchair accessible Port-a-potties located throughout the park.
The Georgian Bay Folk Society welcomes Companions and Personal Support Workers who are providing assistance to patrons with special needs at the festival. At no time will a person with a disability be knowingly prevented from having access to personal support while on the festival premises. A support person can be a paid professional, volunteer, family member or a friend. Recognized Companions and Personal Support Workers are admitted to the festival 50% of the admission fee.
Children under 12 are admitted free. If they have a disability, their Personal Support Worker is also admitted to the festival free of charge.
For the GBFS Persons with Disabilities Customer Service Policy at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxX_NSTe_BypTmRFbkxhei1BYjA/view
Here are the fine food vendors we have on site. All food vendors accept cash.
ALL SMOKED UP: Pulled pork, beef brisket, peameal bacon on a bun, chicken wings, bacon dogs, blooming onions, pulled pork nachos or poutine; angel wing chips and sweet potato fries. Breakfast: brekky sandwich/hash brown/juice and create your own omelette.
BACK EDDIE’S: Fair Trade Organic Arabica coffee, cappuccino, espresso, lattes, hot chocolate, teas, home made ice tea and iced coffee, Meredith’s ginger drinks, spritzers, kombucha, organic cookies, squares, granola bars.
THE BAVARIAN HUT: Salads: cucumber, potato, tabbouleh, Greek, Caesar, & Tuscan; hummus dip with naan bread; rice, noodles or wrap with a choice of: schnitzel, currywurst, sauerbraten, Zurich-style chicken in mushroom/cream sauce, sausage and sauerkraut, Bavarian meatballs, German home fries with sautéed onions & red peppers. Sticky German cinnamon rolls.
BEAVERTAILS NEAR NORTH: Beavertails with cinnamon sugar, cinnamon sugar/lemon, chocolate hazelnut, chocolate banana, maple, cinnamon apple, beaver bites, smoothies.
BREAD HEADS INC.: At the Down by the Bay tent – Wood-fired pizza Margherita (vegetarian), pepperoni, Hawaiian, pesto (vegetarian), Canadian, and veganator (vegan).
CREATIVE CHOICES: 3 varieties of homemade gluten free perogies, egg salad wrap, gluten free grilled cheese, gluten free/dairy free brownies, vegan/gluten free. date squares, variety of cookies, muffins (gluten free/egg & dairy free).
THE FLYING CHESTNUT: Traditional Indian Tacos Grey County beef or vegetarian using local cheddar; fresh shucked oysters.
JAPNEL FOOD WORKS: Miso, lentil & vegetable soup, salad with smoked salmon or shrimp, pork ribs, rack of lamb, Japanese sushi – vegan or fish.
JUST A CUP: Birds & Beans triple certified fresh ground regular or decaf coffee; various tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee, ice tea, iced chai drink and Italian sodas.
MAPLETON’S ORGANIC ICE CREAM: 9 plus flavours of ice cream – gluten free and nut free on organic spelt cone or dish, gluten free organic ice cream sandwiches, vegan fruit popsicles and frozen organic yogurt.
MARIA’S GELATO AND GRILL: Pasta with meat or marinara sauce; chicken parmesan, Italian beef sandwiches, ratatouille; dolce gelato, choice of four flavours.
PITA PIT: Vegetarian, chicken, Philly steak, ham, turkey, roast beef pitas; gyros and falafels.
LEAPING BEAVER BEVERAGES: Kettle corn and lemonade.
ROCKY RACCOON: Samosas, Nepalese momoes, veggie curry, chai tea, mango lassie, fish curry.
SOUL KITCHEN: Corn on the cob, quinoa, pasta, green & rice salads, chili, combos: chili/salad/corn, fruit smoothies.
THOSE PIZZA GUYS: Near the Gazebo/General Store area – Wood-fired pizza The Queen (tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil), Trotters Pepp (tomato sauce, mozzarella, trotters pepperoni), Aloha (BBQ sauce, mozzarella, bacon, prosciutto, pineapple), Nanny Goat (tomato sauce, goat cheese, red peppers, olives) Spicy Sriracha (tomato sauce, mozzarella, sriracha, hot sausage, banana peppers). All available gluten free or vegan.
TOP DOG: Deep fried mars bars, snow cones, candy floss, fruit, pop and water.
THE ULTIMATE FOOD TRUCK: Burgers, hotdogs, fries and gravy, various poutine (Philly steak, jerk chicken, bacon, veggie & more), crispy chicken.