As a non-profit organization, the mission of the Fête du Lac des Nations Inc. is to organize a major event to promote Sherbrooke and the Eastern Townships province wide. The objective is not to make a profit, but to invest in the cultural and tourist offer of the region.

The organization is proud to generate great economic benefits for the City of Sherbrooke and all its retailers, but especially to give back to the community:

  • Donation of 1 100 daily tickets in 2023 to low-income families by the Corporation de développement communautaire de Sherbrooke;
  • Operation of the bars by organizations to whom all tips are given (nearly $30,000 collected in 2023);
  • Surounding parking lots operated by organizations (0ver $ 40,000 raised in 2023) ;
  • Presence of the Fondation du CHUS (over $ 14,000 raised in 2023) ;
  • Hiring of more than 400 volunteers from different backgrounds;
  • Partnerships with local businesses;
  • Selection of local suppliers, kiosks and restaurants;
  • Accommodations for people with restricted mobility.
  • Free access for children 11 years old and under.

Awards & distinctions

  • 2023 – NPO Events awarded at Sherbrooke Chamber of Commerce Gala de la Reconnaissance Estrie 2023
  • 2023 – Waste Management Award, Les Vivats Gala