The Big Feastival Canada




Exciting news: The Big Feastival, a popular UK event for all ages, is coming to Canada for the first time this year, and MEC is proud to be a festival sponsor. Join us for an awesome multi-day fest that’s about feel-good food, music and family fun. Camp on-site and get back to nature while you disconnect from your day-to-day and reconnect with what matters – the people you love most and really good times outside.


August 18–20, 2017


Burl’s Creek, Oro-Medonte (~20km north of Barrie)

Adult pricing

Ranges from $96.05 to $333.35
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Children’s pricing

Admission for kids 12 and under is free


Oro-Medonte, ON, Canada

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Things to know

See what’s waiting for festival-goers

Good food, good music, good times

Take an opportunity to learn from the best. Top chefs will be serving up samples and offering demos all weekend to keep you satiated. While roaming the grounds, join a session, or simply enjoy the Producer’s Market, Food Hub and more.

Enjoy a little taste of everything:

  • Learn from culinary experts like Chuck Hughes and Vikram Vij
  • Pick up the best artisan goods at the Producer’s Market
  • Learn a lesson at the Cooking School
  • Choose from tons of street food options
  • Imbibe a variety of local beverages
  • See full food and drink details



Top acts

We always say the more the merrier, and that’s why there are so many awesome acts to catch at The Big Feastival. Some of the highlights to catch are Weezer, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Strumbellas, OK Go, De La Soul, Magic!, Wintersleep, Dragonette and lots more. See the full line-up.

Have fun with the family

One thing that makes this event unique is its focus on family fun. There will be live performances, interactive activities and tons more for you and the kids to enjoy.


Looking for a few ideas? Enjoy Fred Penner, PAW Patrol and Splash N’ Boots at the main stage. Spend a day under the Big Top doing family yoga or listening to Storytime. Wake up early and get into gear at the Action Station for some fitness activity, win Family Lawn Games, or pet a furry friend at the farm park. See all the possibilities.

MEC at the Big Feastival

Festival goers can visit MEC at the Good Times Outside Grounds all weekend for ongoing and scheduled things to do, including yoga and fitness classes, a climbing wall and slacklining. The Big Feastival campers will also have exclusive access to the MEC Co-op Lounge for morning coffee, expert advice, last-minute supplies and gear rentals to ensure your weekend is the best of the summer.

Tickets and what’s included

Choose from different ticket options to set you up for the perfect weekend. Come for a day, camp for the weekend, or even sign up for a special option where you arrive to your site and have a new MEC tent set up for you (yours to keep once the festival’s over). VIP camping and glamping options are available too. See all ticket options.

Getting there

Sometimes it’s about the journey, but in this case the destination is pretty great too. Burl’s Creek is about 1.5 hours from Toronto by car or RV. Your can also get tickets for Sharethebus, which provides transport from Toronto to the event grounds.

Essential gear

Get set for a weekend of outdoor festival fun.

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