Art on the Waterfront Countdown!








A FREE two-day festival celebrating local artists and artisans

Art on the Waterfront will be taking place June 1-2, 2019 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, “Kids Zone” and LIVE music.


Colouring Contest 


Colouring contest drawing

Colouring page

This year’s colouring contest design is by Carrie Keller of Paintings to Order. Kids can colour and submit the colouring page at the Kids Zone by 3:30 pm on Saturday, June 2nd. Hey, adults can express themselves creatively too – we’ll give you a thousand points!

Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd places winners of each category:

    • Age 4 and under
    • 5-7 years
    • 8-10 years


Kids Talent ShowTalent Show poster


June 2, 11:00 a.m. Main stage


For kids up to age 16 

Two age categories

$25 cash prize for first place winners!

To register, please email



Schedule of Events

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

Saturday, June 1

10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Face Painting ($3.00), chalk art contest, play areas and Bouncy Castle

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM


11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Face Painting ($3.00); chalk art contest

11:30 AM

Monkey Rock MusicMonkey Rock Music

Monkey Rock Music is a fun, entertaining and creative participatory music program for young children and their adult caregivers. Looking for a way to amp up the fun and excitement in a dynamic and interactive way? The kids will laugh, sing, dance and cheer along with our Monkey Rock Music performers!

12:30 PM

Kids Line Dancing Tutorial

1:30 PM

Brad the Balloon GuyMan holding balloon flowers

A big hit with both kids and adults, Brad has created everything from adorable ladybugs that you can wear on your wrist to life size Star Wars figures!

3:30 PM

Colouring contest submissions due.


Sunday, June 2

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

Bouncy Castle; chalk art contest

11:00 – 12:00 PM

Talent Show (main stage)

12:00 – 2:00 PM


12:30 PM

Junkyard Symphony Junkyard Symphony

An eco-entertainment company that creates extraordinary entertainment from ordinary things! The best part is that their entertainment is suitable for all ages, involves plenty of participation, tons of talents and lots of laughs!