Free Fernwood festival brings thousands of people to neighbourhood

›› Kathryn Juricic

What an amazing celebration of music and community! Thank you, Fernwood. We are beyond grateful to everyone who helped bring our 20th Annual FernFest to life.

While FernFest has recently grown, it remains an inclusive, fun and free celebration of local talent and our neighbourhood.

The amazing musicians who performed at FernFest were The New Groovement, The New Souls, Capital City Syncopators, Man Made Lake, Brothers in Farms, cAthedrAls, The Tower of Dudes, Masala, BOUSADA, Slim Sandy & the Hillbilly Boppers, Travel Light, Suzannah, Knacker’s Yard, Coastline, Fried Banshees & Fernwood favourite and friend, DJ Cold Beef.

Our friends who generously sponsored FernFest include Friendly Giant Window & Gutter Cleaning, Aaronson’s Pharmacy, Ocean Grown Medicinal Society, Larsen Music, Phillips Brewing Company, Merridale Ciderworks, Garside Signs, The Belfry Theatre, The Fernwood Inn, SOMA Active Health, ViVi Therapy, ReFUSE, Pigeonhole Home Store, Used Victoria, The Zone at 91-3, Aubergine Specialty Foods, Coastal Community Credit Union, Discovery Coffee, Coast Environmental, Games2U, Modo, Paladin Security and Shortt Sound.

Thank you to our local artisans, who bring creativity to our streets and to all our performers and groups on the Field of Dreams, who create a wonderful environmental for families to hang out!

Lats but certainly not least, a huge thank you to all the lovely people who volunteer their time and energy to FernFest. We could not do it without all our amazing volunteers.

Happy FernFest!