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Artfest Kingston is Back! July 1-3 2022. Welcome to Canada's Top Art & Craft Shop and Live Events..
Artfest Kingston is Back! July 1-3 2022. Welcome to Canada's Top Art & Craft Shop and Live Events..

Children's Art Central Activities

Join us for 3 days of fun art creating, interactive play and learning. Our theme this year is 'Connections'. Open to all ages of children. FREE. Drop in anytime and participate. Face painting is a popular activity at Artfest.

The Kingston School of Art decorates faces all weekend and transforms children into Super heroes, butterflies, forest creatures, and fantasy characters. Located in booth B 48 by the Splash Pad. Donations are appreciated.

The Artfest Kids program returns with fun-filled art activities of guided art-making all weekend long. Learn printmaking, cardboard sculpture, painting, drawing, and origami in the kids’ area. Help us build our 3-D City of 'Connections' play zone next to the Splash Pad in City Park.  Colour and embellish replica façades of historic Kingston buildings, including City Hall — adding flowers, gardens, trees and other decorations.

 “I want to try to get them to start thinking about expanding their thinking again, about travelling and going places, seeing other things and learning other cultures,” says show producer Lory MacDonald.

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