ON THE WALL
Kingston’s Renowned Street & Participatory Art Festival is back for 2017 event, August 21-26.
Grand Celebration Finale on Saturday, August 26 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Doug Fluhrer Park, 2 North Street, Kingston.
In 2014 the “On The Wall” street art festival won the Kingstonist award for being the most
exciting new arts event of the year in Kingston! With such a tremendous community response we are thrilled to be bringing it back for 2017 bigger and better than ever. With all this buzz it’s no wonder we have already been voted as one of the TOP 5 things to do in Kingston during the month of August, with many local dignitaries slated to attend.
Over 25 artists have registered to showcase their skills alongside local community groups and businesses offering family-friendly services such as:
•Trailhead – Try out kayaking and stand-up paddle-boarding on the river
•Parcours – Try out their lively stunt-acrobatics
•Kingston School of Dance -Learn to dance
•Boys & Girls Club Kingston – Bouncy Castle
•Kingston Pipe Band – Give bag-piping a try
•Juicy Kiks – refreshing, healthy snacks
•Glocca Morra Grill and more!
All are encouraged to drop by Doug Fluhrer Park (Behind RideauCrest Retirement home) and see the artists in action while sampling what our great local vendors have to offer.
Should you have any questions feel free to email Mat Poirier
Article from The Kingstonist:
Best of 2014: On The Wall Street Art Festival
DECEMBER 23, 2014 | BY DANIELLE LENNON
After year’s of being underutilized and otherwise ignored, Douglas Fluhrer Park emerged in 2014 as an important gathering space and focal point for the local community. Excitement began to swell as a result of the On the Wall Street Art Festival, which brought a collection of local artists and community groups together to breathe new life into the iconic graffiti-clad retaining wall over the course of a weekend-long spectacle. While many of those pieces have since been cannibalized by spray cans, the remnants of the original compositions reminds us of the potential for Douglas Fluhrer Park….Read More.
Public Letter of Thanks to Sponsors of ON THE WALL
ON THE WALL Kingston ’s first ever juried street art festival. The Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour are extremely grateful to the artists, the jurors, the City of Kingston and the late Doug Fluhrer as well as to the many individuals and corporate sponsors for the huge success of Kingston’s first ever juried street art festival –ON THE WALL, held in Douglas R. Fluhrer Park (known historically as “The Willows”) during the week of August 18-24….Read More.