We are looking for a wide selection of engaging, lively, and talented performers to participate in Downtown Milton HolidayFest on Saturday, December 3, 2022.  Performances are typically 30-45 minutes, with 15 minutes reserved between performers for turnover, and will take place on the main stage in Downtown Milton. Performers playing a combination of holiday and non-holiday-themed music are preferred.

Event overview: 

  • Downtown Milton HolidayFest is hosted by the Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area (DMBIA) and will run from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event will feature music, visits with Santa, holiday displays, kids’ activities, and more.

Festival Goals and Objectives:

  • To bring the community together
  • To provide a festive and safe family-oriented event
  • To showcase Downtown Milton
  • To showcase local talent
  • To showcase all vendors
  • To provide increased opportunities for businesses
  • To provide a diverse, inclusive and unique event experience

Target Audience: Families and people of all ages from Milton and surrounding communities

By completing this application, all entertainers agree and consent to the following conditions:

  1. All performances must be suitable for a general family audience rating.
  2. Appropriate clothing must be worn at all times.
  3. Performances may not include any high risk or unsafe elements that may put the public or the performers at risk. (eg. use of knives, fire and other dangerous elements are not permitted).
  4. The comfort and safety of others must never be jeopardized.
  5. Drunken or lewd behaviour will not be tolerated.
  6. A portion of all music played must be holiday-themed.
  7. All entertainers must provide proof of $2 million liability insurance by November 4, 2022. The certificate of insurance must name the Corporation of the Town of Milton (Address: 150 Mary Street, Milton ON L9T 6Z5) AND the Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area (Address: 251 Main St. E, Suite 103, Milton ON L9T 1P1) as an additional insured. If required, you may purchase insurance through the DMBIA instead for a fee of $55.00 + HST.
  8. Payment details will be confirmed if your application is approved.
  9. Please note that HolidayFest will be receiving sponsorship from a number of partners and as such, entertainers may not seek out their own sponsorship related to their performances.

If any of the above conditions are not met, entertainers will not receive payment.

You must apply online to be considered as an entertainer.

The application deadline is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
ONLY selected performers will be notified via phone and/or email
on or before WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2022

For any questions or more information, please call 905-876-2773 or email events@downtownmilton.com

Entertainer Application Form

If under 18 years of age:

Thank you for your interest. ONLY selected performers will be notified via phone and/or email on or before WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2022.