Formed in 2001, The Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee is an organization of volunteers. The committee hosts Kirkland Lake's 18-day Winter Carnival (late Feb & early March) plus Kirkland Lake's Homecoming Week (moving to Civic Weekend in 2018).
With the assistance of hundreds of volunteers and partnerships with several local organizations, KL Festivals organizes and hosts live concerts, pubs, family events, kids shows, sporting events, fish derbies, fireworks, Canada Day celebrations and other events for the people of Kirkland Lake and area.
The Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee's army of volunteers received the 2015 CJKL Citizen of the Year award. Both Kirkland Lake Homecoming & Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival have been named Top 100 festivals by Festivals & Events Ontario
KL Festivals has presented concerts featuring The Tragically Hip, Hedley, Blue Rodeo, Serena Ryder, Arkells, Tom Cochrane, Simple Plan, Chantal Kreviazuk, Marianas Trench, Bruce Cockburn, The Sheepdogs, Classified, Alan Doyle, The Trews, Down With Webster, April Wine, Carly Rae Jepsen, David Wilcox, Colin James, the late Jeff Healey and more.Mailing Address