September 13-17, 2017
Stimulate your senses with the unique and eclectic sounds of CityFolk. Set at Lansdowne, just south of downtown Ottawa, CityFolk aims to celebrate artistic creativity as well as community. The festival offers various musical performances, music workshops, family-friendly activities, craft beer, artisan and craft vendors, and much more.
Some of the performers this year include Jack Johnson, Father John Misty, Amanda Mashall and Post Malone.
- Founded in 1994, the Ottawa Folk Festival was inspired by Ottawa’s thriving folk scene. The festival changed its name to CityFolk in December 2014.
- The event is modelled on long-standing major Canadian folk festivals and features multi-faceted artistic disciplines and an inclusive programming philosophy.
- CityFolk is family-friendly, community-focused, culturally diverse and committed to sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives.
- CityFolk is about people working together to deliver a music festival that celebrates artists and their creativity as well as the community.