Nov 23

The Celebrate Ontario 2019 program is now open for applications!

Celebrate Ontario supports programming improvements at new and existing festivals and events that attract tourists for longer stays, create great experiences for visitors and support communities across Ontario.

What’s new for Celebrate Ontario 2019?

  • Simplified single application form, making it easier to apply to the program
  • Streamlined funding formula applicable to all festival and event budgets
  • Funding support focused on programming improvements and marketing to tourists

Applicants are encouraged to read the Celebrate Ontario 2019 Application Guide carefully for information about the program.


Information Sessions Are Back!

To help with the application process, we are once again offering online information sessions that will be delivered via webinar and teleconference. Applicants can register for a session by choosing their preferred option below:

English: Thursday, November 29, 2018              10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EST)
English: Thursday, December 6, 2018                 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (EST)
French:  Friday, December 7, 2018                     10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EST)

Tourism Advisors are available to help with any questions about the Celebrate Ontario 2019 application process.

The deadline to apply for Celebrate Ontario 2019 is Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (EST).

 Information about how to apply to the program is available on the Grants Ontario website.

Help spread the news!
Please feel free to share this notice with your members or other tourism partners in your area!