FAQs

What is the schedule of shows?

The full schedule will be announced in the Spring.

What do you look for in selecting your small halls and how can we submit our Small Hall to be considered for 2021?

Hall Submissions for the 2020 festival are now closed. For information on applying for the 2021 series, please follow this link: HALL SUBMISSIONS 

How can a business sponsor The Festival of Small Halls?

We’d love to hear from you! Please send an email with your expression of interest to info@ontariosmallhalls.com 

How can I get involved in the Festival of Small Halls as an artist?

At present, the Festival of Small Halls is an entirely curated festival, managed by the festival’s artistic team. We do not have the ability to accept or respond to artist queries, and so we ask that you do not contact us to request being booked for the festival.

Where can I stay nearby (hotel)?

There are beautiful lodges, inns and bed & breakfasts within close proximity to our venues. Please visit the Lodging Page.

How can I get involved in the Festival of Small Halls as a volunteer in my community?

If we are coming to your community, please get in touch with us and let us know. We will forward your details to the head of the Host Organization in your town, and see you there.

What can I bring/not bring?

Please don’t bring outside food/alcohol/cameras/bad attitudes.

Do you have a cell phone policy?

We ask that you kindly turn your cell phones to silent at the shows, and please refrain from taking videos of the performances.

Will there be an ATM?

More than likely, no.  Please bring cash with you for door sales, merch and in certain locations, intermission snacks, and community events held before the shows. Visit our Community Events Page for more information.

What is the parking situation?

Parking will be specific to each hosting venue.

Are the participating venues accessible?

Most, but not all Small Halls are accessible. Scroll to the bottom of each HALL page and look for the symbol to see which venues are accessible.

Where is the venue and how do I get there?

Please take a look at the Locations Map for more information. Unfortunately there will not be public transportation offered to these venues.

Can I leave and come back (re-entry)?

Yes

Are service animals allowed?

Yes

How do I get a media/press pass?

For all publicity inquiries, please contact Rosanne Lake at publicity@ontariosmallhalls.com 

Will the events be livestreamed / can I watch the events online?

These events will not be livestreamed. Stay tuned for more information regarding online access.

For all other inquiries, please email us