85 Church Street , St. Catharines Ontario Canada, L2R 3C7
May 6th to May 29
Welcome to the Niagara Folk Arts Festival, Canada's oldest continually-running Heritage Festival. This festival is a beautiful blend of the cultures and people that make Canada a nation to be envied.
During the festival the multicultural community opens its doors and its hearts and welcomes you to experience the beauty and uniqueness of their cultures, traditions, art, music and food. There are dances, exhibitions, live entertainment and more.
May 6 at 6pm: Niagara Folk Arts Festival Ambassador's Ball.
This is a prelude to the festival. This is a black tie optional event, persons are encouraged to wear their national attire. This is a ticketed event , please see website for further details.
Cultural Culinary Crawl : DATE Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 6pm to 9:30pm
Presented in partnership with the St. Catharines Downtown Association, ticketholders will enjoy a guided walking tour of historic downtown St. Catharines while making their way to four cultural culinary partners for delicious food offerings. Water will be available; other beverages may be purchased.
Folk Arts in the Street: Date: Saturday, May 28 11am to 7pm and Sunday, May 29 11am to 6pm.
At our new home in downtown St. Catharines, Ontario, celebrate Canada’s heritage with the One World Stage artist presentations of music and dance happening inside Robertson Theatre, inside F1rstOntrio Performing Arts Center, stroll through the Marketplace for cultural crafts and art pieces, participate in hands-on cultural activities for all the family and enjoy cultural foods by our Food Truck Vendors. F1rstOntrio Performing Arts Center is the center of this cultural universe for 2016. Free Admission.
Open Houses: May 15-29
See Website for details and locations.