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Grand River Arts Festival

16sep11:00 AM8:00 PMGrand River Arts Festival

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Event Details

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is pleased to announce the 1st annual Grand River Arts Festival, happening on Fri. Sept. 15 and Sat. Sept. 16 at Glenhyrst Gardens.

Grand River Arts Festival is a celebration and exhibition of visual arts, music and theatre.  The event sill include 35+ exhibiting artists who will sell their works, 18 theatre competitors participating in a 10 Minute Play Competition, The Grand Impressionist painting competition, pottery demonstrations, drag performances, food trucks and all day musical performances on the main outdoor stage.

The event kicks off on Fri. Sept. 15, 5:00 – 9:00pm with the opening night event, which includes live performances by the Lowdown Dirty Mojos and the Kevin Williams Band.  The drag queens from Big Cityyy Arats will also be in attendance.

  • dinner and drinks available with our food truck partners and wine and beer tent
  • Your ticket includes your first drink and a festival T-shirt!

Tickets ($40. per person) and more details about the opening night are now available at or please call Glenhyrst Art Gallery at 519.756.5932 or email .

Sat. Sept. 16, 11:00am to 8:00pm – FREE admission – all ages.  Admission: monetary donation or non-perishable goods.

  • Musical performances by:
    The TrebleTones | Keith Silver | AILM | Dave Hind | Union & Kay | and more
  • 35+ artists vendors
  • Live theatre & music throughout the day
  • On-site demonstrations
  • Children’s Activity tent
  • Skye Dancer’s performance
  • food trucks
  • painting and pottery challenge
  • student art display
  • Community Art piece creation and much more…

The event is supported by a number of community organizations and businesses along with support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.




Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

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519.756.5932 20 Ava Rd., Brantford ON Canada

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