Please note that the 2020 Arts Festival will be taking place as a virtual event this year. For event details, please visit the municipal Arts Festival webpage.

Discover local arts, music, crafts and their makers at Port Hope's annual outdoor Arts Festival in August. It's a big day of fun, food and creativity in Memorial Park downtown.

Summer festival of art, music and farm fresh goodness

The Farmers Market behind Town Hall gets even bigger for this special Saturday event that transforms the park into an arts marketplace and family fun day. It's a downtown party with live music, gourmet candy floss, balloon animals and hands-on events for the kids like crafting and scavenger hunts. Check out more Family Fun activities to do when you're in town!

Vendor market tents at the Port Hope Arts Festival
Vendor Market

Local and regional handcrafted goods.

Musicians playing in the Port Hope bandshell

Music performers in the bandshell.

Local farmers bounty for sale at the Arts Festival in Port Hope
Farm Fresh Veggies

Booths are overflowing with farm vegetables, fruits, flowers and amazing preserves and pies.

Kids painting at the Arts Festival in Port Hope
Interactive Activities

Hands-on events like crafting and scavenger hunts. 

Handcrafted jewelry, pottery and preserves

Shop the craft booths for beaded jewelry, clay-fired teapots, art-inspired greeting cards and wall hangings that make great gifts or keepsakes. You'll also find local farm vegetables, fruits, flowers and the best fresh scones and strawberry jam. Did we mention the home-baked pies?

Come mingle with the locals and make some new friends!