Waterdown ArtsFest

Waterdown ArtsFest
Dates: August 19th & 20th
Location: Downtown Waterdown (Griffin, Franklin and Main Street)

A celebration of arts in all its forms – this year ​Waterdown ArtsFest is bigger and better than ever! On August 19th & 20th, Historic Waterdown will be the home of​ free concerts, fine art exhibits, artisan vendors, theatr​ical performers, and many more ​activities for the whole family ​ – and it’s all free!​

Join JAZZ.FM91’s CEO and President, Ross Porter, the Gallery Stage host, ​with live performance​s, including​:

Saturday, August 19th:​
Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy’s​ Celtic Kitchen Party​; Lunch at Allen’s the songwriting supergroup featuring Murray McLauchlan, Ian Thomas, Marc Jordan and Cindy Church; Robert Michaels, Les Survivorman Strong; Valdy, ​Walter Ostanek and more!

Sunday, August 20th:
See the Order of Canada Jazz Ensemble with Sophie Milman, Alex Pangman, Genevieve Marentette and the Swing Shift Big Band; Canadian Brass, the Shuffle Demons, Susan Aglukark, The Mozart Effect Orchestra, ​and the Canadian 150 All Star Blues Band with JAZZ.FM91’s very own Danny Marks … and many more!

ArtsFest Family Zone features live entertainment, theatrical and dance performances, interactive craft & art activities, storybook reading – there’s something for art lovers of all ages!

In addition to a number of featured artists with pop-up galleries during the festival, ​make sure to ​visit True North Gallery​ on the festival site​ – the world’s ​only ​fine art gallery dedicated to visual art by musicians.

​Waterdown is only 40 minutes west of downtown Toronto, on Highway 403, between Burlington and Hamilton.​ For full festival info and line-up, visit artsfest.ca