We are so excited to be bringing everybody to our town for the

18th Annual Fireworks Festival!

The Spectacular Fireworks Display

Where: Mount Forest & District Sports Complex, 850 Princess St. When: Saturday, July 21st at dusk It’s in the name! Fireworks. This is it. It’s the crowd maker.  It’s the showstopper. When it is over, there’s not much left to say but WOW! It’s one thing to see the...

Mario Kart

Mario Cart Peddle your way to the top on July 21st for the Mount Forest Fireworks Festival where we’re bringing Mario Kart to life! Grab your friends and your costumes to show us what you’ve got. When: Saturday July 21st Where: Cork Street – Festival Grounds X Infused...

18th Classic Car Show

18th Classic Car Show For 18 years the Car Show has been a staple of the festival.  We shut down Main St. Mount Forest to make way for over 500 classic and show cars from all over Ontario and beyond. Leave yourself lots of time to take in all of the sights on the Main...

Cork St. Entertainment

BATL | THE BACKYARD AXE THROWING LEAGUE Always wanted to try your hand at Axe Throwing?  BATL , Backyard Axe Throwing League is coming to this year’s festival! BATL staff will be on-site to teach you this sport.  See if you can hit the Bullseye! ** for Ages 16+ only...

Food Truck Rally

When: Saturday, July 21st, all day Where:  A variety of food tucks will be located in 2 separate areas. During the Car Show, make your way to King St. where you will find a food court area.  Admission to the Car Show is free. Starting at 12pm Food Trucks will be open...

Main Stage Music

2018 Main Stage Entertainment Scheduled 5:30pm Eric the Juggler (MAIN Stage) 6:45pm The Aaron Muir Band (MAIN Stage) 8:30pm The Rifters (MAIN Stage) Eric The Juggler SO WHO ARE WE, EXACTLY? Eric The Juggler and Classy M’Lassie are large and in charge at this...

The Kids Zone *NOW EXPANDED*

Kids Zone features many activities for toddlers to pre-teen including inflatable mazes and feature shows: Power Paws Dog Show by R&R Pet Paradise– 4:45 pm & 7:00 pm The R&R Pet Paradise POWER PAWS will bring you an action-packed show comprised of a variety...

The Albion Amusement Rides

Albion Amusements has a wide assortment of rides and concessions. They currently own over 20 rides and has been their goal to acquire at least one new ride per year. A variety of Games to be played by all. A variety of Rides for young and old. Albion Amusements does...

Great Lakes Helicopter Rides

Great Lakes Helicopter Rides Take Flight!   If you’re looking for an extra thrill, look no further than a scenic helicopter ride.                                                                                 If you live nearby, let the pilot know and you might be...

There is so much happening this year! Including new events like RIBFEST!
So plan your week here.

Go to the Events page, or click on one of the Categories on the side of this page and see what is happening!

We have so many great sponsors of the festival as well as event sponsors that make this event possible. Check out our great sponsors here.

Mount Forest Fireworks Festival is the BEST FAMILY event around. Learn more by contacting  The Chamber of Commerce.

Get involved in one of many areas of the festival and earn your wristband! Do you need volunteer hours?
Check out the volunteer section of our website here.

A Top 100 Festival in Ontario

Official Schedule of Events