The Mariposa Folk Foundation Announces Mariposa Virtual Festival 2020 – a free online concert on the Mariposa Virtual Stage

Mariposa Folk Festival Orillia, Ontario – July 2, 2020  – Mariposa Folk Festival is excited to announce that, although its […]

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Mariposa Folk Festival Takes The Virtual Stage For Summer 2020

Orillia, Ontario – June 23, 2020 – Mariposa Folk Festival has announced, that for the first time in its 60-year […]

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Mariposa Folk Festival in partnership with Sawdust City Brewing Company launches Mariposa Sun Lager

Mariposa Folk Festival in partnership with Sawdust City Brewing Company alleviate some of the pain due to cancelled festivals with […]

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Mariposa Folk Festival 2020 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Today, organizers of the storied Mariposa Folk Festival announced the cancellation of this year’s festival scheduled for July 3-5, 2020, […]

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Serena Ryder Joins the Mariposa Lineup

An already strong lineup for the 60th anniversary of Mariposa Folk Festival got a big boost today with the addition […]

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Mandolin Orange Added to the 60th Anniversary Lineup

Mariposa Folk Festival has announced the addition of Mandolin Orange to the 60th anniversary artistic lineup. This Americana roots duo has […]

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The Iconic Mavis Staples Joins the Lineup

Mariposa Folk Festival has announced that the iconic R&B and gospel singer and civil rights activist, Mavis Staples, is joining […]

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John Prine Coming to Mariposa

Mariposa Folk Festival is kicking-off the announcements for this summer’s lineup with a very big bang. The rare talent, true […]

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Album Release Party at Mariposa Folk Festival

You’re invited to a party at Mariposa Folk Festival. What could be more fun than that? Join with VK & […]

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Half Moon Run Coming to Mariposa

Mariposa Folk Festival announced the addition of Half Moon Run to the artistic lineup today, bolstering an already impressive roster […]

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Owen McBride to be Inducted into the Mariposa Hall of Fame

Born in Ireland, Owen McBride arrived in Canada in 1963. Literally, within a matter of days he was performing at […]

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The Travellers to be Inducted into the Mariposa Hall of Fame

If you are a Canadian, you know our version of Woody Guthrie’s classic This Land is Your Land – where […]

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Tell Us Your Volunteer Story

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Mariposa Folk Festival back in Orillia. To help mark the occasion, we are […]

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Sharon, Lois and Bram to be Inducted into the Mariposa Hall of Fame

It began at Mariposa in the 1970s and it appears that it will be ending at the 2019 Festival in […]

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Tom Cochrane with Red Rider and Stars join the lineup

Mariposa Folk Festival announced two big additions to the lineup today, bolstering a weighty and innovative artistic offering that is […]

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Jason Isbell is Mariposa Bound

Mariposa Folk Festival announced today that renowned Americana artist, Jason Isbell, will perform at this summer’s festival taking place July […]

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Alan Doyle – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview, Alan Doyle discusses how the dynamics as a solo artist are so different from being the front […]

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Lance Anderson – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview, musical arranger/director and legendary bluesman, Lance Anderson, discusses The Matchedash Parish, a dream team of 12 diverse musicians […]

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Free Festival App

Get the most out of your Mariposa experience. Download the festival app to your mobile device: Create your own personal […]

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We Are Recruiting for Candidates for the Mariposa Folk Foundation Board of Directors

For nearly 60 years, the Mariposa Folk Festival has been an icon of Canada’s cultural scene. This all-inclusive showcase of […]

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