Festival of the Arts 2023

MAG is pleased to be part of the 4th Merrickville Festival of the Arts which will take place on July 27-28, 2024, from 11am to 6pm at the beautiful Blockhouse Park on the banks of the Rideau River adjacent to the historic Rideau Canal locks. This is a collaborative effort involving The Merrickville Organization for Culture & the Arts (MOCA) and the Merrickville Arts Guild (MAG).

  • Live Music: Experience an electrifying lineup of local and nearby musicians!
  • Free Night Concert: Join us on Saturday, July 27th, at 7:00 PM in the United Church for an unforgettable performance by the wildly popular Tripoly and the Grenville Troubadours. Donations to The Pews are warmly welcomed at the door.
  • Creative Vibes: Urban Sketchers will capture our village’s unique architecture, while MAG artists showcase their brilliant work nearby.
  • Harry F. McLean Tribute: Discover the captivating story of Merrickville’s historical legend, Harry F. McLean, through the eyes of MAG artist and professional storyteller Johanna Kuyvenhoven.
  • Family Fun: Activities for kids in collaboration with Merrickville Day Nursery School and l’École élémentaire catholique Sainte-Marguerite-Bourgeoys.
Don’t miss out! Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, this festival is your ticket to creativity, culture, and community. See you there!

Admission is free to all!

For any additional information please contact Nick Previsich. Check the MAG Facebook page for updates and schedule.