Festival Resources

Inclusive Event Planning After COVID

Economic Impact of Folk Music Festivals in Ontario


Free Opioid Awareness Resources for Your Event

Naloxone – Frequently Asked Questions

Opioid Overdose Wallet Card

Opioid Overdose Awareness Poster

Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act Poster


2019 FMO Festival Retreat Resources

Bystander Intervention

NLFB-Audience Development Strategy


2018 FMO Festival Retreat Resources

Retreat Presentations List

AFM-Showcase & Festival Agreements

Cannabis Legalization – Best Practices

Cannabis-Canada Revised Public Health Approach

Cannabis-Ontario Approach to Federal Cannabis Legalization

Emergency Weather Matrix Template 2018

FMO Survey-Local Government and Festivals

Nordicity-Music Festival Online Impact Tool



Older Festival Retreat Resources

The Georgian Bay Folk Society has generously offered to share the following resources:

Operation Plan – current created last year (for AGCO and city compliance). Send one copy to Fire, Police, EMS, AGCO, City, Building Inspector


Comprehensive_By-Laws_Policies_and_Procedures_2010-003 – Currently under review and adjusting where required. This document can be used as a sample. There are both Board policy and Festival Procedures included. Cut, paste and adapt to your own festival or organization.


2014 FMO Festival Retreat Resources

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

AODA Policy Generic Template

Notice to Post In Reception about AODA

The AODA Customer Service Training video:

Changes to the Incorporation Act

Transitioning to the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act