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Golden Horseshoe Feis

Contact Information
Office Phone 289-259-2700
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Gary Brown, Chair, Golden Horseshoe Feis
Alternate Contact Melanie May, Registrar; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) The Golden Horseshoe Feis was established in 1998 by the Reaney Academy of Irish Dance, and incorporated in 1999 as a registered non-profit corporation under the name "Hamilton-Wentworth Feis Association". The organization is comprised of a group of dedicated volunteers throughout the Golden Horseshoe area, including the communities of Milton, Mississauga, Burlington, Hamilton, Stoney Creek, and Grimsby. Their mission is to cultivate and support Irish heritage and culture by holding an annual Irish dance, art, and soda bread competition in Milton.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1999
Primary Executive Gary Brown, Chair & President, Golden Horseshoe Feis
Funding Donations ; Fees - Competition Fee
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * annual one-day event for traditional Irish dance, music, art, and soda bread competitions held on the 3rd Saturday of June 
* attended by up to 600 competitors from Ontario, Quebec, and neighbouring American states 
* opportunity for children and adults to showcase their talents in Irish dance, music and art 
COVID-19 UPDATE > 2021 date moved temporarily to Aug 28/29. 2022 will be back to 3rd Saturday in June
Hours 8 am - 4 pm
Dates Annually, 3rd Saturday in June
Areas Served Ontario ; Not Limited
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up
Application Email or visit website for information and registration details
Languages English
Fees Admission - Fees based on competition level and category * Soda bread and Tir Na Nog dance competitions have no entry fees
Site Information
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
Milton Sports Centre (competition location)
605 Santa Maria Blvd
Milton, ON L9T 6J5
View Google Map
Intersection Hwy 25 and Derry Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Festivals & Special Events ; Special Events
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Programs ~ Irish Community ; Special Events

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