Friday, June 2nd
The Festival opens on Friday night at 5PM with the ever-popular Blues Cruise on Broadway sponsored by MacMaster Buick GMC, Orangeville Chrysler and Orangeville Volkswagen. The Blues Cruise will feature over 250 classic cars being proudly showcased by their owners.
Saturday, June 3rd
To get things started on Saturday, the Orangeville Business Improvement Area (OBIA) Farmers Market will be operating from 8AM to 1PM featuring some of the finest local farm fresh produce and meats, ready-to-eat sweets and savories, handcrafted goods, and more! In addition, Broadway and Mill Street will be vehicle free to allow for a pedestrian friendly festival environment with over 60 food and artisanal market vendors on Mill Street and First Avenue beside Alexandra Park.
Special performer workshops will be presented at the newly opened Marion Hall (Covenant Alliance Church) with a harmonica workshop featuring Guy Belanger; followed by a Blues & Jazz dance workshop with Dance Orangeville; and a Blues guitar workshop with Brandon Isaak.
Sunday, June 4th
The Blues & Bikes event, sponsored by Barrie Harley-Davidson, will take place along Broadway and Mill Street hosting hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts proudly displaying their bikes and enjoying live music.
Join us for an upbeat parade through Downtown Orangeville in N’Awlins style. Be sure to get involved in the fun as we bring the Mardi Gras spirit to town!