Art by the River - Aug. 24 - 25, 2019


ART by the RIVER, which is held annually the weekend before the Labour Day weekend is the major fundraiser for the Gibson Gallery. This juried Arts and Craft Festival, which was was first held in 1967, is Essex County's original Arts & Crafts show. It has grown into an end of summer tradition in Amherstburg, attracting 160 artists and artisans, from across Ontario, offering one of a kind creations for sale. As they shop, patrons will enjoy strolling the beautiful waterfront grounds of Fort Malden NHSC. listening to live music, watching the historical demonstrations and "LIVE ART" competition. At the "little artist workshop", children will be able to create their own work of art at no charge.
2018 will be the 52nd year of this family friendly event!

When: Always the weekend before Labour Day Weekend Rain or Shine...
Sat. & Sun. August 25 & 26, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada
100 Laird Avenue Amherstburg, Ontario

$5.00 / Children 12 & under enter free when accompanied by an adult

NO PETS please-service animals ONLY allowed on site.

  • Hours of Operation : 10am-5pm
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  • Wheelchair Accessible : Yes

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