Whoop & Hollar fills two days with an expanded schedule

Whoop & Hollar fills two days with an expanded scheduleA little bit of rain didn't get in the way of making the 7th Annual Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival this past weekend one of the best yet. The forecast for the two-day festival was miserable — 80 and 90 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms on both days, but the worst didn’t come to…

Whoop & Hollar Folk Fest continues Sunday

Whoop & Hollar Folk Fest continues SundayThere’s still lots of Folk Fest left to enjoy this weekend. Sunday is Day 2 of the 7th Annual Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival and will take place on the green bandstand on Island Park Sunday, August 25th — Noon to 10 p.m. Venue 2: Island Park (green bandshell on the southeast side of the…

Whoop & Hollar early bird ticket sales ends Thursday

Whoop & Hollar early bird ticket sales ends ThursdayYour chance to buy early, skip the lines and save on Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival tickets ends on Aug. 22 when the discounted early bird ticket promotion ends. Full weekend passes, as well as day passes for Saturday or Sunday can be picked up at Hill's Drug Store at 200 Saskatchewan Ave. E. or…

Whoop & Hollar Folk Fest introduces free shuttle service

Whoop & Hollar Folk Fest introduces free shuttle service  A free, hop-on shuttle service will be offered for the first time at the Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival this weekend. The weekend-long festival will take place at two locations this year—the usual festival site along Hwy. #331 on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Island Park's southeast stage on Sunday, Aug. 25 with gates opening at 11…

Whoop & Hollar festival lineup to be released tonight at Open Mic

Whoop & Hollar festival lineup to be released tonight at Open Mic

Whoop & Hollar festival lineup to be released tonight at Open MicThe Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival will release its summer festival lineup tonight during its final Open Mic & Jam Night of the season. Dubbed the “Lineup Release Party”, the fun gets underway at the Royal Canadian Legion at 7 p.m. René Jobin of local band Proper Operation and local radio personality will MC as…

Local festival “whoops and hollars” over tourism marketing award win

Local festival “whoops and hollars” over tourism marketing award win

Local festival “whoops and hollars” over tourism marketing award winYears of hard work, planning and yet more hard work is making the Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival “the little festival that could”, something great here, but a little recognition now and then will deservedly help propel the festival onto the next plateau. Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival organizers, partners and volunteers were recognized April…

Whoop & Hollar introduces RV camping in 2019

Whoop & Hollar introduces RV camping in 2019An expanded Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival for 2019 has led to interesting improvements, including RV camping in a unique forest setting on an adjoining property. “This year’s festival is a weekend-long event and we want the experience to be fun and accessible for all,” says artistic director, Josh Wright. Organizers are excited to have…