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2018 Concessions

Chocolate Covered Bananas
A chocolate-y treat with a healthy middle, chocolate covered bananas come with many possible toppings and are a cool frozen bite on the hot days. Frozen fruit bars and real fruit smoothies, too!

Family Affair Catering
A multi-generational family business serving hand battered Fish and Chips, cooked fresh to order to ensure the highest quality.

Fantasia Italiana (Family Area)
Bueno! Gelato, cappuccino, granita, Caesar salads and pasta. One of the spots for your caffeine fix—try an affogato! Mama mia!

Fat Franks (Beer Garden)
A true Edmonton classic—get your dogs and smokies to go with your cold beer in the beer garden.

Filistix (West End)
Eclectic menu items and signature favourites: slaw, green onions cakes, lentil curry, minced pork and pineapple. Also melon, ginger, and mint infused water to quench your thirst!

Frida Antojitos Mexicanos (West End)
With family recipes directly from Mexico, and named after famous painter Frida Kahlo, Frida Antojitos Mexicanos brings healthy and delicious street food you’ll crave.

Govinda's Veggie Bomb
Govinda's Veggie Bomb is 100% vegan and gluten free. Enjoy a nutritious rice bowl, or snack on a battered potato Bomb Fries with house made ketchup.

Hoang Long Casual Fare
Flavours of lemongrass and papaya feature on this Vietnam inspired menu. Skewers and Banh Mi sandwiches and don’t forget the decadent Vietnamese coffee.

It Takes Two to Taco (West end)
Need tacos? From the folks who brought you Filistix comes this new Mexican-style street food booth.

Jackie O’s (Top of Hill)
New to the festival and worth the climb up the hill. Jackie O’s features gourmet mini donuts in in flavours like maple bacon, apple delight and “death by donut.” Hot and cold drinks available as well.

Langano Skies Ethiopian Restaurant
Ethiopian food with a spicy kick. Wash it down with a cool mango shake.

Little O’s
This is a festival classic. Whether you’re an elephant ear or mini donut type, it can all be found at Little O’s. This is also a great spot for breakfast, as they serve up oatmeal, breakfast wraps and toast.

Lunchpail Catering

Come for some grilled cheese strips with gooey cheddar and Monterey jack cheeses and house-made chips. There’s also as a variety of grilled meat sticks, soups and salads. Coconut limeade or Earl Grey iced tea rounds out your meal.

Mediterranean BBQ
Fill up on grilled chicken or Merguez sausage pita, grilled veggie pita, dolmades, paella and combo plates.

Native Delights
Did somebody say bannock? Burgers, both beef and buffalo on bannock buns.

The Crazy Italian (West End)
The Crazy Italian brings hot and delicious Italian sausages, meatball sandwiches, and fresh italian sodas to the west end of the fest.

Noorish
An organic vegetarian eatery and superfood elixir bar. Noorish’s menu includes a variety of organic, local, raw, vegan and gluten‐free options bursting with flavour and nutrition.

Numchok Wilai
Classic Thai dishes like pad thai, green curry—chicken and tofu and combo plates with veggie spring rolls.

Original Canadian Kettle Korn (Beer Garden)
Sweet and salty popcorn to curb any craving.

Padmanadi Vegetarian Restaurant
Padmanadi serves up delicious vegan versions of ginger beef, chicken curry, lemon prawns as well as spring rolls and the Indonesian salad, gado gado. An Edmonton favourite that even meat eaters adore!

Perogy Palace
Food that would make your Baba proud. Perogies, kubasa, and cabbage rolls plus a crunchy giant kosher dill pickle to top it off.

The Popcorn Place (Top of hill)
Your top of the hill headquarters for buttery movie theatre-style popcorn, sno cones and many other carnival treats.

Punky Potato
The festival spot for all things “pub food” – burgers, fries – plain or with fixins, sweet potato, or classic thick cut; hot dogs, appetizer platters and then for your sweet tooth – deep fried chocolate bars and oreos.

Royal Ice Cream Treats
Scooped ice cream and yogurt and every ice cream novelty you can imagine. Get your brain freeze here in the yummiest way possible.

Soner Donair and Kebab
Get your donair fix here—in standard form or as poutine or a salad. Dolma, spinach pie, shish kebabs round out your meal.

Summit Hut/Kick Ass Coffee
Summit Hut will take care of all your caffeine needs. Espresso, cappuccino, lattes and mochas… or even just a regular coffee. They have baked goods to go along with your drinks. A good morning stop.

Taste of Mongolia/#YEG Green Onion Cakes
The classic green onion cake spot. It wouldn’t be the Folk Fest without this on the menu. Also serving spring rolls, dumplings, ginger beef, lemon chicken and chow mein.

Whistler Wood Fired Pizza
Did somebody say pizza? Nine varieties of wood fired oven baked pizza in slice, personal pizza and large forms! A great meal for sharing back on your tarp.

2018 Crafts

Aruna
With over 30 years of experience in mehndi body art designs, Aruna excels at both traditional and the latest elegant and intricate designs to suit the festival mood.

Boreal Folk Apothecary
A mobile, solar powered skin care company creating natural, plant based goods from sustainably gathered wild botanicals.
Borealfolk.ca

Britt Bidlake Studio
Made for those who are inspired by nature and our beautiful country, Britt Bidlake Studio creates bisque fired, glazed, and glaze fired ceramic jewelry.
brittbidlakestudio.ca

Burlap Sac
Burlap Sac creates skillfully crafted goods with all the beauty, character and charm needed for the journey they will experience with you. With roots in Alberta, their inspirations are drawn from cultures around the world.
Burlapsac.com

Caricatures by Susanne
Here’s your chance to become a cartoon! Leduc, Alberta based artist Susanne Richie has been drawing faces ever since she could pick up a pen. She says “ask me what I can doodle for you!” – Area 4 Marketplace
Artformsillustrationgraphcdesign.blogspot.ca

Dahlia Drive
Dahlia Drive tells stories on recycled materials, sewing curtain sheers into canvases upon which to paint and print art for the female form.
dahliadrive.com

Flight Path Designs
Flight path Designs creates handmade leather products with a focus on utilitarian goods. Inspired by a love of bold patterns, each piece is crafted with attention to detail, with a commitment to creating an alternative to mass produced products.
flightpathdesigns.etsy.com

Fwegga Leather Design
Fwegga Leather Design has been making unique leather products for almost a decade. Every time you visit Fwegga’s booth, you can be sure to find something new! Leather masks, belts, and mini top hats are only a sampling of the items you might find.

Karen Bishop Artist
Karen Bishop is a watercolour artist inspired by landscape. Her art is often competed on location, where rather than worry about the finished painting, she allows the watercolours to dictate how she should proceed.
Karenbishop.ca

Kat Cadegan Jewelry
A collection of high quality hand-made sterling silver jewellery influenced by her natural surroundings in Revelstoke, BC and her love of travel. Each piece is lovingly handmade, incorporating recycled materials when possible. Wearable art to last for years to come.
katcadegan.com

Lavanderia Market
Traditional millinery with a modern twist. Handblocked straw and felt, made in Edmonton hats.
lavanderiamarket.com

Les Arts Plastiques
One of a kind, limited run jewelry inspired by art deco and midcentury motifs. Les Arts Plastiques works in sterling silver and brass, with raw, colourful gemstones.
lesartsplastiques.ca

Little Rock Jewellry Studio
A collection of jewelry that is sculptural and colourful, with clever mechanics and rustic finishes.

Loden
Loden is an original hand-painted clothing label from Vancouver Island. Vibrant clothing using high quality sustainable fibres and artistic screen prints.

Marc Simard
Marc Simard hand-makes everything using only his own, original artwork working with recycled, off-cut and scrap leather, fabric and wood. Quality and functionality are the most important elements in the creation of these unusual pieces
Marcsimardartisan.com

Old Hat
All hats are made by Nathan Dueck in Winnipeg MB, using recycled fabrics. Used ice cream pails are salvaged to provide the stiffener in the visors. Made with care and uniquely numbered since hat #0001.
Oldhat.ca

Pixie Glassworks
A glass studio in Edmonton most fondly known for their line of hand-blown glass aromatherapy jewelry. They also make solid glass jewelry, sculptures, pipes, marbles, terrariums, and more.

Rimanchik
Handmade leather bags, backpacks, wallets, watches, belts and more featuring distinctive design, and top quality workmanship. Offering styles for both men and women.
Rimanchik.com

Rubble Road
Sandstone starter kits in many fun animal shapes. Carve your own folk fest souvenir at the Rubble Road booth in our Area 4 Marketplace.
rubble-road.com

Sa’s Henna Artistry
Natural Henna Art in traditional and non-traditional designs in the Area 4 Marketplace.

Sabrina Butterfly Designs
Naturally comfortable women’s clothing to satisfy your soul. Made from an array of natural fibre fabrics, and available in sizes 4-18.
sabrinabutterflydesigns.ca

Salgado Fenwick
Edmonton made apparel for the whole family. Hand silk screened with artwork inspired by Canadian wildlife. Each print is a limited edition that may come and go with the seasons.
salgadofenwick.com

Salvaged Earth Designs
Unique wooden kitchen utensils, wall art, and jewelry from salvaged and upcycled materials.
salvagedearthdesigns.com

Sashiko Studio
Using traditional Japanese patterns, Lynne hand-stitches ancient designs on modern fabrics to create unique textile crafts. Exceptionally intricate and lovely.

Sheppards Hook
Sheppards Hook jewellery has a wild, rustic expression for environmentally conscious individuals who strive to attain a bold, unique look. Each piece is hand-crafted using naturally-shed white-tailed deer antler from the forests of Manitoba.

SNOWALLIGATOR
Jason Blower’s illustration style is pure whimsy. His is artworkthat portrays Edmonton landmarks and much more. Jason approaches his work from a “sunshine and lollipops” point of view, where everything is fun and happy.
Snowalligator.com

Splat and Co.
An ecopunk lifestyle brand speciallizing in 100% Canadian wool accessories, including dryer balls, coffee cozies, merino knitwear, and more.
splatandco.com

Sylvan Temple World Instruments
A diverse array of forest inspired, salvaged wood instruments. From darbukas, to cajons, ouds to ukuleles, may the wilderness be felt.

Urban Forest Design Studio
Urban Forest specializes in beautiful, earthy pottery design that integrates traditional techniques with local materials and modern ideas. Using waste wood as fuel for their kiln allows them create beautiful things while leaving as small an environmental footprint as possible.
Urbanforestdesign.com

Whiteout Workshop
Silk-screened apparel and artwork designed and inspired by current surroundings of nature, and from years of travel and photographs. Every design is screened by hand by Natasha in her studio in Edmonton.
whiteoutworkshop.com

Wholly Mama
Made with a lot of heart, Wholly Mama offers homemade, organic aromatic products to soothe the body, soul, and senses. From our home to yours.
Etsy.com/ca/shop/whollymama

Yeonhee's Jewelry
Where nature and art meet. Jewelry with ceramics and gemstones, handmade by Yeonhee.
yeonheesjewelry.com

Zam!
Zam! is zany, amazing, and magical. Powered by the whimsy, love, laughter, and the sparkle of life. Inspiring creative play with toys, juggling balls, jester hats, wings and more. Wander by the wonderful world of Zam! and play with us.

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