2020 FEO Award Winners and Top 100

2020 FEO Award Winners and Top 100

Best Community Outreach Program

$500,001 or more
Kitchener - Waterloo Oktoberfest - Downtown Kitchener BIA & Willkommen Platz

Best Greening of a Festival or Event

$100,000 - $500,000

$500,001 or more
Hillside Festival

Best New Festival or Event

$100,000 or less
Oshawa Bright and Merry Market

Best Promotional Campaign

$100,000 or less
Christmas in Cambridge

$100,000 - $500,000
Port Elgin Pumpkinfest

Sponsor of the Year

$100,000 or less
Small Halls Festival - Tim Hortons

$100,000 - $500,000
Winona Peach Festival - Tim Hortons

$500,001 or more
Toronto Caribbean Carnival - Grace Foods Inc

Best New Single Sponsorship Opportunity

Carrousel of the Nations
Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers

Sudbury Poutine Fest
Thornloe Cheese

Best Social Media Campaign

Vaughan Celebrates Canada Day

Best Volunteer Program

Town of Whitby

Best Youth Initiative

Paisley Blues Festival

Hall of Fame

Delores MacAdam
Deb Dalziel

Municipality of the Year

Pop 50,000 or less
Township of Centre Wellington

Pop 50,000 - 150,000
Town of Aurora

Pop 150,000 - 350,000
City of Richmond Hill

Service Excellence Awards

Entertainment Awards - Alternative Entertainment
Grand River Party Rentals & Inflatables

Entertainment Agency
Mega Magic Talent

Performer of the Year
Mega Magic Talent - Magician Mike D'Urzo

Operational Awards - Administrative Service Provider
Place My Booth

Foundational Product Provider
Modu-loc Fence Rental

Student Leadership Award

Stephanie Singeris - Niagara College

Volunteer Award

Family Volunteer of the Year
Pardalis Family - (Carrousel of the Nations)

Individual Volunteer of the Year
Seimone Kpiniong - (Hillside Festival)


2020 Top 100 Festivals and Events


Doors Open Ontario
Carrousel of Nations
Eat & Drink Norfolk:
Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show
TD Sunfest: Canada's Premier Celebration of World Cultures
Tecumseh Corn Festival
LaSalle Strawberry Festival
Western Fair
Amherstburg River Lights
Chatham Retrofest
Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival
Niagara Grape & Wine Festival
OPG Winter Festival of Lights
Pelham Summerfest
TD Niagara Jazz Festival
Niagara Falls Santa Claus Parade
Niagara Falls Canada Day
Canada's Largest Ribfest
City of Burlington's Canada Day Celebration
City of Burlington's Children's Festival
Dundas Cactus Festival
​It's your Festival
Paris Fair
St. George AppleFest
Sound of Music Festival
Telling Tales Festival
The Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek
Winona Peach Festival
​Christmas in Cambridge Festival of Events
Fergus Scottish Festival & Highland Games
Guelph Hillside Festival
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest
Belmont Village Bestival
Erin Fair Horse Tent
Acton Leathertown Festival
Brampton New Year's Eve
Canadian National Exhibition
Carassauga Festival of Cultures
Grace International Jerk Food and Music Festival (Jerkfest)
Luminato Festival
Mississauga Italfest
Redpath Waterfront Festival
Remembrance Day Parade and Service
Rogers Cup Presented by National Bank
SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival
TD Salsa in Toronto Festival
Streetsville Founders' Bread and Honey Festival Inc
Toronto Caribbean Carnival
Toronto International Film Festival
Brampton Winter Lights Weekend
Feast of St. Lawrence
Brampton Canada Day
Southside Shuffle Blues & Jazz Festival
Aurora's Christmas Market
​Brooklin Harvest Festival
Markham Canada Day
Canada Day Celebrations
Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival
Oshawa Peony Festival
Vaughan Celebrates Winterfest
Richmond Hill Ribfest
Markham Milliken Children's Festival
Newmarket 10 Min Play Fest
Bright and Merry Market
Barrie Automotive Flea Market
Barrie Winterfest
Carrot Fest
First Light
Creemore Springs Turas Mór
Lighthouse Blues Festival:
Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival
Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival
Port Elgin Pumpkinfest
Sidelaunch Days
Small Halls Festival
Paisley Blues Fest
Tottenham Bluegrass Festival
Havelock Country Jamboree
Buckhorn Festival of the Arts
Belleville Waterfront & Multicultural Festival
Kingston Sheep Dog Trials Festival
Canada Day Celebrations (Ottawa/Gatineau)
Ottawa Chamberfest
RBC Bluesfest
TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
Winterlude (Ottawa/Gatineau)
Tweed Elvis Festival
Bala Cranberry Festival
Festival of the Sound
Fire & Ice Festival
Haunted Fort Night
Snow Day on the Waterfront
International Plowing Match & Rural Expo (Verner, West Nipissing)
Live on the Waterfront
Battle of Fort William
The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival