Port Hope Arts Festival

Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 8:00 am - 3:00 pm , Venue: Memorial Park , Address: Queen Street, Port Hope

The 16th annual Port Hope Arts Festival is a celebration of art, agriculture and community. Art and Farm vendors will be set up behind Town Hall from 8am until 3pm selling Canadian made and grown products.

Visit Memorial Park between 10am and 3pm for live entertainment from the Bandshell, a summer BBQ, vintage car display, button making, painting with vegetables and other colourful interactive activities for the kids. This annual event is free, outdoors and right in the heart of downtown!

Live music is at the core of the Port Hope Arts Festival experience. There will be performances from the historic bandshell from 10 am - 3pm, as well as music all around town over the weekend. Check out the live music schedule for more details.

Art on the Porch: a new component of the 2019 Arts Festival. The Festival art experience is expanding beyond downtown Port Hope. 5 local artists have opened up their porches to the public on August 10. Visit these 5 locations to view an eclectic assortment of art pieces by local artists.

Play Readings: Taking Liberties. Another new component of the 2019 Arts Festival. Live readings of the play, Taking Liberities in Council Chambers. Show times on Friday August 9 and Saturday August 10.

New for 2019 is the Port Hope Arts Festival Juried Exhibition: view selected pieces at the Port Hope Public Library until August 10. All works for sale on location. 

For more event information, or details about becoming an art vendor, visit the event portal.