A FREE two-day festival celebrating local artists and artisans

Art on the Waterfront takes place in downtown Chesterville, Ontario, and features artwork, handmade soaps, jewelry, preserves, home baked goods, and much more. We also have demonstrations from local martial artists, dancers, performers, “Kid’s Zone” and “LIVE” music.

NEW! 2017, “Art on the Greenfront”

In an effort to beautify Chesterville for the annual Art on the Waterfront festival, we invite you to decorate your lawns for our Art on the Greenfront contest!  The Contest is open to all residents of Chesterville.  Judging is to take place on Friday June 2, 2017.  The winner will be chosen based on the following qualities: artistic spin, uniqueness, creativity, colour, and gardening/landscaping. Prizes will be awarded on Saturday June 3 at 1 pm.

Prizes Include:

  • 1 Certificate for tour & tasting at Smokie Ridge Vineyard valued at $150 each.
  • Byer’s Lawn Service-Mowing Prize value $75.
  • a bear sculpture donated by Top Notch Tree Maintenance & Removal.

In order to participate, please send your name, address, and phone number to Ashley Small via email; therightbitebakery@gmail.com by May 31, 2017.

 

Sunday will see a talent show at 12:30.
Contestants are strongly encouraged to pre-register.

 

 

 

 

 

Art design Contest.The winning art design has been chosen. Here’s the page for the colouring contest. Kids are to colour and submit at the kids zone by 4:00pm on Saturday June 3rd.

Prizes will be awarded for the winner of each category

age 4 and under

5-7 years

8-10  years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW! FREE! North Dundas Township will be showing the movie “A Dog’s Purpose” Saturday at dusk.

Bring your own lawnchairs. Snacks will be available.

Schedule of Events

We have something for everyone to enjoy! Check the full schedule here.

Saturday

All kids zone activities will take place in the yard behind Louis’, weather permitting.

Throughout the weekend and weather permitting, we will again have a chalk art contest. Kids can visit the info booth in the kids zone to receive chalk and their designated area. Prizes will be awarded.

10 AM Bouncy Castle

10-3 Facepainting  ($2.00)

10-3 play areas (play dough, create your own bubble wand, crafts)

10:30 Monkey Rock. “Monkey Rock Music is a fun, entertaining and creative participatory music program for young children and their adult care givers”.

12:30 Luv 2 Groove is bringing a dance workshop geared for kids aged 8+.

Sunday

All kids zone activities will take place in the yard behind Louis’, weather permitting.

10 AM Bouncy Castle

10-3 Facepainting ($2.00)

10-3 play areas (play dough, create your own bubble wand, crafts)

12:30 PM Talent Show  (register by 12:00 noon please)

1:45 PM Sons of Gord,  (Live Music area) High school hasn’t been all that bad for Sons of Gord, a band of brothers from Chesterville, ON, who are playing their way through their teens.