Celebrate Ontario is an annual grants program that supports tourism by assisting festival and event organizers develop new and improved experiences to attract more tourists and increase visitor spending.
Celebrate Ontario has three major funding streams – Main Stage, Signature and Blockbuster.
Celebrate Ontario Main Stage and Signature helps new and existing Ontario festivals and events enhance their programs, activities and services. This support helps grow tourism in the province by making it easier for event organizers to offer new and improved experiences that will attract more tourists and increase visitor spending.
Celebrate Ontario Blockbuster consists of two streams. The Event Bid stream supports bidding costs for major one-time events and the Event Hosting stream supports hosting costs for major one-time events.
For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to the Celebrate Ontario Main Stage and Signature and Celebrate Ontario Blockbuster programs please click here.
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