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Purple Onion Festival


Transition Town Peterborough is celebrating the culture and bounty of our exceptional community with its 7th Annual Purple Onion Festival and YOU’RE INVITED!!

The Purple Onion Festival is a family festival with something for everyone to enjoy. From tasty nibbles to festive fun, this is a festival you’re not going to want to miss out on. 

This years featured venues are the following

The Taste of the Kawarthas features 9 of Kawartha's finest chefs serving samples of their delicious, nutritious, locally grown food sourced from local farmers.

Relax, sing and dance along as you listen to this amazing line up of Live Local Music hosted by Sunstage Entertainment throughout the day
Brandon Humphrey 11AM
Sophia Radisch 12 Noon
Wylie Harold 1 PM
The High Waters Duo 2 PM
(Mike Kidd + Jeremy James Daignault)
Hosted by Michael Bell and Assisted by Deb

Electric Vehicle Meet~ The EV Meet is returns in 2017 and is even bigger and better. Peterborough Mitsubishi is the event sponsor and will featuring it's award winning all electric car, the i-MiEV. This year will also feature new electric cars and E Bikes from Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai and Green Street E Bikes. As an exciting addition, we will be adding music and food for extra entertainment while you enjoy this year’s EV Meet. Bring your Electric Vehicles and join in on the fun.

Kids and youth will have plenty to do at our Aktive Kids Korner, Eat Local Challenge Wall, Dance For The Climate, Earth Rights Rock – Youth Challenge, and our famous Proud In Purple Parade.

Earlier Event: September 23
Kidney Walk
Later Event: September 25
Large Article Pick Up