May MarchéFriday, May 15, 2015 - 7:00:00 PM - Deerhurst ResortCelebration is an important part of any festival as is fundraising. The Festival has managed to do both with their May Marché evening. Held in May at Deerhurst Resort, the Marché has established itself as one of the jewels of Huntsville's social calendar.
If this is your first Marché, we promise you a great evening of food-tasting from some of the area's finest restaurants, spirit samplings from a wide variety of vendors and some fabulous Silent Auction opportunities! For those returning to the Marché, welcome back!
Festival Artist's ShowMonday, June 01, 2015 - 9:00:00 AM - Partners Hall - Algonquin TheatreCreativity abounds at this display of artwork and artistic pieces from the Festival’s past years including original ‘Image Makers’ commissioned artwork and costumes created for the Festival’s recent spring play ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’.
'Play Me... I'm All Yours Piano'Monday, June 01, 2015 - 9:00:00 AM - Algonquin Theatre CourtyardWhether you can tinkle the ivory with the best of them or find ‘chopsticks’ a challenge de-stress at the festival piano and find your inner creative self!
Extreme JengaMonday, June 01, 2015 - 9:00:00 AM - River Mill ParkJenga is an exciting game requiring skill, steady hands, mental skills and a good eye for balance! It’s a different game every time you play and terrific fun! Are you up for the HFA challenge?
Little Free LibraryMonday, June 01, 2015 - 9:00:00 AM - Algonquin Theatre CourtyardA beautiful Huntsville creative box full of books - “Quite simply - take a book, leave a book - enjoy!” Watch for our new Little Free Library in Port Sydney this summer!
Pop-Up ImprovWednesday, July 01, 2015 - 9:00:00 AM - Downtown Main StreetCreative music pre-shows at the Algonquin Theatre - piano, songs, improv and dance... allow us to surprise you any time of your summer day!
Huntsville Rotary DockfestSaturday, July 04, 2015 - 8:00:00 AM - River Mill Park & Town DockKickoff the morning with a pancake breakfast then join in the excitement and cheer the Festival tub as it parades and participates in the long anticipated return of the Bathtub Derby. In addition there will be a BBQ, children’s games and rides and live music. Come for a day of family fun!
Art SplashSaturday, July 04, 2015 - 12:00:00 PM - Town Dock DowntownA fun-filled afternoon of interactive arts and crafts for kids of all ages. Staff of Camp Tawingo Day Program support the Festival’s efforts to provide a morning of interactive arts and crafts for the whole family.
Muskoka Novel MarathonFriday, July 10, 2015 - 8:00:00 PM - Algonquin TheatreStarted as a Festival Fringe event 14 years ago, the Muskoka Novel Marathon has gone on to great success, garnering over $60,000 to help fund Huntsville’s adult literacy over its history, and launched several authors on literary careers.
Nuit Blanche North Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 8:00:00 PM - Downtown Huntsville Main StreetGet ready to light up the night at the 5th Annual Nuit Blanche North on July 11th in beautiful downtown Huntsville! With over 7,000 visitors in 2014, this year’s edition promises to be our biggest and best yet!
As the sun goes down, artists will take over the streets of downtown Huntsville for a free, fun filled evening of interactive art, and performances. Epic Sound and light installations, combine with music and dance, plus an explosive fire show, Adults only midnight cabaret, as well as a whole host of other performances and hands on activities, Nuit Blanche North has something for all!
Concerts on the DockWednesday, July 15, 2015 - 7:00:00 PM - Bring your lawn chair and come down to the ‘dock’ for this free evening of great music from the Muskoka Concert Band.
Dwight Beach • Wednesday, July 8 • 7:00 PM
Baysville Band Shell • Wednesday, July 15 • 7:00 PM
Port Sydney Dock • Wednesday, July 22 • 7:00 PM
For more information, visit muskokaconcertband.ca
The 7th Annual En Plein AirThursday, July 30, 2015 - 9:00:00 AM - Downtown HuntsvilleThe Shutterbug Gallery & The Huntsville Festival of the Arts present....
The 7th Annual En Plein Air - Live Painting and Art Auction
Whether it is a painting that was brushed before your eyes, a piece of wood that was turned and carved, a felt tapestry carefully needled or the clay that was thrown into a bowl at the potter's wheel, there is sure to be an artistic masterpiece you will want to bid on at this live art auction!
Witness artists as they create on the streets of downtown Huntsville from 9am - 2pm. With a live auction at 3:00PM on the Town Hall Steps.
All proceeds raised by the auction go to Student Arts Education Bursaries.