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It’s Your Festival has been a staple on the Hamilton event circuit for more than 5 decades, but for the past three years it’s gone online.

This year the Hamilton Folk Arts Heritage Council, a non-profit group that runs the festival, says it’s back to in-person programming.

For the first time since the pandemic you’ll be able to go down to Gage Park on the Canada Day long weekend and take in all the sights and smells of the cultural event, including long standing events like the baby contest and the Canada Day citizenship ceremony at the Bandshell.

But while it seems natural to be back in person, Olga Kwak with the Hamilton Folk Arts Heritage Council, says it’s thanks to some of the long standing relationships they’ve had with the community.

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