Toronto’s Field Trip Festival Announces 2019 ‘Hiatus,’ Plans to Return Next Year


Toronto's Field Trip Music & Arts Festival, began in 2013 as a one-day occasion to rejoice the 10-year-anniversary of the document label Arts & Crafts, will take a yr hiatus, in line with a social media submit from A&C president and co-owner Kieran Roy.

The announcement eases into the information by first touting Field Trip's accomplishments, rising to a "multi-disciplinary, cross-generational occasion in contrast to another," and a "distinctive begin of summertime in Downtown Toronto." It additionally thanks the artists, companions, supporters and "most of all" the followers.

Field Trip takes place on the grounds of the historic Fort York and Garrison Common, which may accommodate as much as 10,000 individuals — in opposition to a backdrop of the town skyline, together with the long-lasting CN Tower — over two days.

"While the competition has grown extra significant with every passing version, we have now made the troublesome choice to take some much-needed time without work in 2019," the assertion reads. "Field Trip will go on hiatus with the aim of returning in 2020 with renewed imaginative and prescient and continued dedication to an unparalleled gathering of music, artwork, comedy, meals & drink, and household.

"We have been honoured by how Field Trip has been embraced by the town of Toronto and the humanities neighborhood at giant. Thanks to each single individual that has put their coronary heart into this competition – Field Trip belongs to you. We look ahead to seeing you down the road, after somewhat little bit of time to let the grass develop again."