Skeleton Park Arts Festival

Mark your calendars and save the dates from June 21st to June 25th, 2023 for a vibrant spectacle of creativity – the Skeleton Park Arts Festival in Kingston, Ontario.
The festival, a free admission event, offers a unique ambiance filled with joy, laughter, and inspiring creativity. Picture yourself strolling through Skeleton Park, immersed in a lively atmosphere pulsating with infectious rhythms of music, the vibrancy of art exhibitions, the invigorating buzz of local artisans, and the mouth-watering aromas of food vendors. It’s not just an arts festival; it’s a coming together of community, culture, and creativity.
Start your day on a peaceful note with Yoga by Jeb Thorley, accompanied by the calming tunes of Dave Barton. This soulful experience is available each morning from the 23rd to the 25th of June.
Relish in the artistic displays at the Central Public School Art Exhibition at The Elm Café, and the innovative art and information tents at the Integrated Care Hub.
Indulge in captivating theatre with the Barefoot Players Theatre Troupe who’ll be gracing the park on June 24th and 25th. Enjoy a diverse array of live music with performances by The Gertrudes, The Codas, Princess Towers, Emilie Steele and the Deal, and more! Let’s not forget the electrifying performance by The Lemon Bucket Orkestra that will get your feet moving.
And the joy doesn’t stop with the sunset. Our evening programs include film screenings, live music, and engaging discussions. Don’t miss an evening with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on June 21st, co-presented by Kingston WritersFest and Queen’s University English Department.
For those with a passion for dance, we’ve got you covered. Participate in our movement workshops by the Movement Market Collective Members and watch a curated evening of dance performances at The Broom Factory on June 23rd.
Remember, we’re aiming for a waste-free festival. So bring your reusable water bottles and utensils, as we endeavor to keep Skeleton Park as beautiful as when we found it.
Whether you’re a seasoned artist, an enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the richness of culture, there’s something for you. So come along and bask in the creative glow of the Skeleton Park Arts Festival. It’s not just an event; it’s an experience that will ignite your creative spirit and warm your heart with community love.

We can’t wait to see you there! Let’s celebrate art, culture, and community together.

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