2022 Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival: Call for Vendors
Makers of Madawaska Valley, we are pleased to bring back the 36th Annual Artisan Festival after a brief, pandemic-induced hiatus! This year’s event will take place on Saturday July 9 at the Railway Station in Barry’s Bay.
Please find more information on the festival below, and complete our online form to apply. You may also print and complete the form and deliver it via mail or in person drop off.
Applications are being accepted until 3 June 2022.
Celebrating four heritage communities, the Kashubian Griffins, Algonquin Thunderbirds, Irish Shamrocks, and German Black Eagles play for the Heritage Cup in this annual hockey tournament in Barry’s Bay.
Where: Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry’s Bay
When: Last weekend in March
Who: This event is organized by local heritage organizations.
Stroll through the Polish Kashub Heritage Park and take in local music, great food, and other special events in celebration of the region’s Kashub heritage.
Where: Polish Kashub Heritage Museum and Park, Wilno
When: First weekend of May
Who: This event is organized by the Wilno Heritage Society
This event sees our busy Main Street in Barry’s Bay close for the day to allow for this annual all-day event, featuring live music, sidewalk sales, family fun, and more.
Where: Downtown Barry’s Bay
When: May Long Weekend
Who: This event is organized by the Barry’s Bay BIA
Every summer and fall local growers and makers sell their wares at two great local Farmer’s Markets.
Where: The corner of Mill St and Highway 62 in Combermere, and at the Royal Canadian Legion in Barry’s Bay
Combermere: Saturdays, 8:00- 11:30 am, from the 3rd Saturday in June until Thanksgiving, at the corner of Mill Street and Highway 62.
Barry’s Bay: Fridays, 11 am-4 pm, from the May long weekend until Thanksgiving.
Who: these events are organized by their respective committees
Held annually on Canada Day, the Township of Madawaska Valley marks the occasion with family-oriented events and a spectacular lakeside fireworks show!
Where: Lakeshore Park and downtown Barry’s Bay
When: July 1
Who: This event is organized by the Township of Madawaska Valley
It starts with the swim in clean, beautiful Kaminiskeg Lake, then cycle the scenic and challenging hills around Barry’s Bay, with the run finishing at the beach on Lakeshore Drive, just a few minutes walk from downtown Barry’s Bay. This event attracts athletes from across the province.
Where: Lakeshore Park, Barry’s Bay
When: Late June/Early July
Who: This event is organized by its respective committee
Get in the spirit of the season with this parade through downtown Barry’s Bay, ending of at the Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre. Local businesses and organizations show off creative floats and Santa caps off the event.
Where: Downtown Barry’s Bay
When: First weekend of December
Who: Barry’s Bay Lion’s Club