Join Us In The Meadow

Showcase your services and products to our targeted audience.

We are seeking local businesses that want to reach 1000’s of Hamilton and area families. Join us for the 9th annual Telling Tales Festival on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Westfield Heritage Village in Rockton, Ontario. Festival proceeds support ongoing literacy projects in our community.

Why Exhibit at Telling Tales?

Telling Tales Festival is now recognized as Canada’s most important children’s literary festival.

Telling Tales has been recognized provincially as one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals since 2012.

In 2016 Telling Tales welcomed more than 6,000 guests.

Approximately 75% of our guests travel from the greater Hamilton area, while 25% of our visitors travel from the Greater Toronto area, Kitchener, Cambridge, Guelph, Waterloo, Brantford, Milton, Oakville, Burlington and the Niagara region.

A booth at the Telling Tales Festival provides many opportunities:

  • Generate new leads

  • Meet new customers in person

  • Inform and educate them about your business

  • Receive instant feedback

  • Develop a strong company image

Additional benefits:

  • Interact with 1000s of visitors in the Large Meadow, which features many popular family activities

  • Name recognition on the Telling Tales website with a link

  • Name recognition on our Festival App with a link

  • Name recognition in the Telling Tales Souvenir Festival Program

  • Name recognition in Festival Insert distributed in advance by the Hamilton Spectator and at the event

  • Festival promotion including radio, newspaper and magazine advertising

  • Interaction with Festival fans and followers on our social media networks

  • Preferred advertising rates in the Hamilton Spectator Festival insert (circulation 230,000, plus thousands are distributed during the Festival)

Who should exhibit?

  • Companies promoting learning and literacy

  • Businesses looking to access a family audience

  • Home based businesses

We Offer Great Value

We believe that Telling Tales will provide your business with an excellent opportunity to reach families with your advertising message. Don’t miss out – there is a limited number of spaces available, so sign up early to ensure a spot for your business at this award winning event!

Click to download and print our 2017 Exhibitor Application  today. Book and pay before June 30th and pay only $400.

We do offer special rates for Not-for-profit organisations so ask us!

For more information, please contact Kelly Russell, Festival Coordinator at: