News Release - Small Halls Festival Kicks Off October 3rd

Date Published: 
October 2 2019

On Thursday, October 3rd the 6th annual Small Halls Festival, a Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) Top 100 Event since 2017, kicks off at 6:30 PM with Canadian Folk Music Award Winner Ken Yates accompanied by wine tasting and charcuterie at the Singhampton Community Centre.

Taking place from October 3rd to the 6th, the Small Halls Festival features 27 exciting events! Enjoy local food and drink at events such as the Local Cider & Food Pairing Oct. 4th with Sommelier Andre Derrick, Get to Know Your Beer with a qualified Cicerone, celebrate OktoberFEAST complete with music, full Octoberfest menu and one-of-a-kind beer steins, or experience live theatre with your meal at the Murder Mystery Night or The Drawer Boy – A Staged Reading, all taking place on October 5th, and don’t miss Taste of the Township Oct. 6th for bite-size samples of local fare.  

There are many all-ages events for families to enjoy throughout the festival as well. Watch the hilariously entertaining Magician ‘Graemazing’ at The Friendly Magic Show Oct. 4th, unleash your inner Rockstar at Good Enough Live Karaoke Oct. 5th or take in a new way to do Improv at Monkey Toast Improv, a six-time Canadian Comedy Award-winning show on Oct. 6th.  

A festival staple, check out the live music events, including the talented multi-instrumentalist Jamie Williams on Oct. 4th, and Alberta Country Music Awards Group of the Year, Nice Horse with opening acts Kansas Stone, a fan favourite & local rising star Dayna Reid on Oct. 5th.

There will be limited availability to purchase tickets at the door, so secure your spot before-hand by buying your tickets online at For the full schedule of events, to learn more about the event or to buy tickets visit See you there!

For more information, please contact:

Amanda Murray
Community, Culture & Tourism Coordinator
(705) 428-6230 ext. 249