The Sound Waterfront Festival

REGION 7: Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe 2nd Ave West, Owen Sound, ON Kelso Beach at Nawash Park
30 Jun. - 1 Jul. 2023


Join us for a two-day multi-cultural event featuring arts, entertainment, music, education, children's activities, Indigenous teachings, black history, fireworks, and more!

Friday, June 30 ~ 12 noon-6 p.m. at The Owen Sound Visitors Centre - 1155 1st Ave West, along the west Harbour wall.

Youth Day Arts and Crafts for kids Open Mic on the Stage, Entertainment, Balloon Creations, Youth Discoveries Performers, Storytime with the library, circus performance and much more. 

The Billy Bishop Museum will be hosting Ghost Walks during the evening hours. The Community Waterfront Heritage Centre will feature displays, music as well as features on historical rail travel, tours of the CNR caboose and 1953 CNR train car. 

Tours and teachings at the Giche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden

*Artisans, vendors, and food booths will be on-site.

Saturday, July 1 ~ 12 noon-11 p.m. at Kelso Beach at Nawash Park Canada Day festivities will kick off at noon.

*Artisans, vendors, and food booths will be on-site. A fun day is planned with a balloon animals, Four Paws Flying Dog Show, circus performers, black history display.  More activities are being added as we approach the event.

Entertainment on three stages including;

Stage One: Madison Galloway, Emma Wright, Gracie Jet

Stage Two: Paige Warner, Jayden Grahlman, Marshall Veroni

Main Stage: Edmonton Sabres Youth Band, Mike McCarthy Band and Marshall Dane

Spectacular Fireworks at Dusk 

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