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, Montreal smoked meat, blooming onions, angel chips and sweet potato fries. Breakfast.
Apple Fritter Factory: Apple fritters (3 pc tray) made fresh on site, old fashioned funnel cakes with powdered sugar, funnel fries served in a cone; hand-dipped corn dogs, toppings—ice cream, whipped cream, whole strawberry sauce; blue, raspberry slushies.
The Bavarian Hut: Salads: cucumber, German potato, Greek, caesar, & bulgar wheat; the reuben, 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.
Big Bay General Store: Homemade ice cream using local/seasonal ingredients in waffle/sugar & gluten free cones. A selection from their 120 flavours which may include: pumpkin pie, coconut, aztec chocolate (spicy), apricot brandy, ginger, mango, chocolate caramel pecan, salted caramel, lemon, blueberry, pralines & cream, licorice & maple walnut.
Bread Heads Wood Fired Pizza: margherita (vegetarian), pepperoni, Hawaiian, pesto (vegetarian), Canadian, and veganator (vegan) at the Down by the Bay area.
Creative Choices: Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Vegan: Delicious brownies, date squares and cookies; grilled cheese – plain, havarti or Canadian cheese with veggie slaw; stuffed white or sweet potato jackets with choice of spicy dhal & chutney or veggie chili with avocado cream; muffins, bagels in the morning.
The Flying Chestnut Kitchen: Traditional Pow Wow Style Indian Tacos – Grey County beef or vegetarian using local cheddar; fresh shucked oysters, fresh sliced fruit.
Just A Cup: Birds & Beans triple certified fresh ground regular or decaf coffee; various teas, hot chocolate, iced coffee, ice tea, hot and iced chai latte and Italian sodas.
La Novela Food Truck: Authentic tacos: carnita, baja fish, cochinita, tinga chicken; sandwiches: Cubana and carne asado; burritos, cheese empanadas.
Leaping Beaver Beverages: Kettle corn and lemonade.
Maria’s Gelato & 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, Pepsi products.
Roti Mon: Curry chicken roti, curry goat roti, curry veggie roti (vegan), samosas, pakoras and butter chicken.
Top Dog: Deep fried mars/snickers bars, snow cones, candy floss.
Tropical Temptations: 100% Kona estate coffee, specialty coffees (hot & iced), caramel crunch, Irish hula, mocha cloud, coconut caramel coffee frappe, hot chocolate, iced raspberry tea & lemon zinger, housemade chocolate milk, hot teas of various flavours; brownies, cookies, butter tart bars, etc.
Veggie Vittles: Corn on the cob, garden, pasta & rice salads, chili, combos: chili/salad/corn, juices.
The Ultimate Food Truck: Burgers, hotdogs, fries and gravy, various poutine (Philly steak, jerk chicken, bacon, veggie & more), crispy chicken.