August 16th – 18th, 2024

Community Village

Applications for 2024 are now

Summerfolk49 Community Village

Piloted in 2022, the Summerfolk Community Village is a festival attraction that aims to showcase local nonprofits and community-based organizations! The Community Village is located on top of the hill at the south end of the park, towards the Down By the River stage, and will feature a range of informative and interactive booths.

Interested in being a part of it? Organizations can learn more & apply by clicking the button at the top of this page.

Check back to learn more about the community booths and activities that will be at this year’s festival!

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
Canadian Mental Health Association of Grey Bruce (Friends and neighbours club
Community Waterfront Heritage Centre
Eat Local Grey Bruce
Grey Bruce Climate Action Network
Grey Bruce Pride
Grey County Tourism
Harmony Centre
Home & Community Support Services Grey-Bruce
Women's Centre Grey-Bruce
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
Owen Sound Tourism
Safe n Sound Grey Bruce
Sistema Walkerton
Sustainability Network Regenerate Grey Bruce

Friends and neighbours (FAN) club

The Grey Bruce Friends and Neighbours (FAN) Club program is a children’s mental health awareness program for children ages 4 to 11 using child-sized hand and rod puppets to discuss social issues affecting them. It has been providing presentations as a program of CMHA Grey Bruce since 2003.  The program reaches over 10,000 children and students each year.  Some of the topics discussed are dealing with feelings, dealing with anger, dealing with change, coping with bullies, peer pressure, disclosure and self-esteem.