Niagara Folk Arts Festival

May 4, 2023 - May 28, 2023   |   Niagara   |  

Celebrate the world this May in St. Catharines with the Niagara Folk Arts Festival. Canada’s oldest continuously-running heritage festival returns to its traditions in 2023 with a month of sharing and celebrating cultural heritage through the arts and culinary favourites.

Ambassadors Ball

The Ambassadors for the 2023 Festival are presented along with cultural performances, featuring Irish Music Niagara, Ethio-Canadian Community Dancers and Femmes du Feu, the Circus Acrobatics team from Welland. Tickets can be purchased through the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre.

Open Houses

Experience cultural performances, visual arts exhibitions and comfort food and beverages at 14 Niagara Folk Arts Festival open houses in St. Catharines and across Niagara. Learn more about what the Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre’s does beyond the annual festivities at its open house on Wednesday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit the festival’s event page for a full listing of entertainment and locations.

Official Website

2023 City Guide

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