Spend the day in downtown Milton on June 1 and experience one of the best festivals in Ontario. Milton’s Main Street, between Bell and Fulton Streets, will be closed for a full day of entertainment, food, shopping and more. Awarded as a Top 100 Festival in the province by Festivals and Events Ontario (2014, 2015 and 2017) the Downtown Milton Street Festival presented by ROCKWOOL runs from noon to 11:00 p.m. on the first Saturday in June.
Now in its 12th year, the event began in 2007 as a celebration of Milton’s 150th Anniversary, and has since grown to attract over 90,000 attendees annually. Visitors can enjoy free transit to the festival sponsored by Mattamy Homes, along with free admission. There will be music for all tastes and all ages, including folk, jazz, rock, hip hop, soul, big band, Celtic, country and more, with the event headliner this year being The Spoons. Performances will take place at three stages of live entertainment, including: ROCKWOOL stage, BMO Community Stage and RBC Insurance Performance Area. Visitors can also enjoy over 100 participating vendors, shops and businesses, as well as restaurants and expanded outdoor patios. Other features this year will include a Beer Tent, Food Truck Zone, and Milton Toyota Kidz Zone.
To help keep our community green, visitors are encouraged to bring refillable water bottles to the event and take advantage of the water hydration stations and recycling centres.
Main Street will be closed as of 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 for festival set-up. The Farmers’ Market will not run that day and will resume the following Saturday, June 8. The Downtown Milton Street Festival is hosted by the Town of Milton and the Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area (DMBIA). A detailed event schedule, map and transit information are available at www.downtownmiltonstreetfestival.ca.
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