Festival and Event Planning

Ethnic dancers perform on a stage. Ethnic dancers perform on a stage.

Tools and information for developing a new festival or event or growing an existing one.

Our Setting the Stage: A Community-Based Festival and Event Planning Manual is a fill-in-the-blank tool to help you with the planning, implementation and evaluation of your festival or event.

Festivals and events provide platforms to:

  • celebrate community identity and spirit
  • showcase local talent and achievements
  • educate, share and celebrate your community’s heritage
  • recognize the arts and culture where you live
  • draw tourists into your community and discover what you have to offer

For more information, contact the Destination Development.

Last reviewed/revised: October 6, 2017
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