The Alliston Potato Festival is a group of committed volunteers and organizations that come together each year to put on the festival.

Your Board of Directors

Rick Milne- Past President
Karen Lopez – Treasurer
Dennis Burt – President
Colin Oake – Vice President
Karen Lopez -Treasurer
Jaime Karsch – Director
Sarah Batchilder – Director
Darlene McLeod – Director
Dayne Polny – Director

Alliston Lions: Bill Train

Rotary Club of Alliston: George Scott

Alliston BIA: Linda Spurr

Nottawasaga Gilwell Club: Bob Martinell

Executive Director: Beth Wink

Our Media Corporate Sponsors


Over the years, one thing that has remained constant is that the festival is truly a community affair.

It has remained, for some of the non-profit organizations, their biggest fundraising event of the year. Over the years, the Alliston Potato Festival Committee has contributed to such organizations as:

• Alliston Relay For Life
• The Alliston Nikolettes Gymnastics Club
• The Alliston Cenotaph
• Modernize of the Alliston Library
• Alliston Minor Hockey Equipment
• Rotary Club for Beautification
• Alliston Arena Floor
• Signs at the Entrance of Town
• Fairground Pavilion
• Bandshell At Riverdale Park
• South Simcoe Pioneer Museum

• Alliston Rotary Pool
• Siding on Alliston Arena
• Eighth Avenue Youth Centre
• Gibson Cultural Centre
• Community Living for South Simcoe (CLASS)
• My Sister’s Place
• New Tecumseth Rodeo
• Alliston Home Show
• Beeton Fair
• Town of New Tecumseth

The Alliston Potato Festival will continue to play an active role in the community and lending a helping hand to various organizations.