Artfest Presents: Artfest Kingston Christmas Art & Craft Show

Celebrate Christmas this year with Artfest’s Christmas in Kingston. This premium event will play host to 125 of Ontario and Quebec’s most talented artists, craftspeople, and workers just in time for the holidays- the perfect place to find amazing gifts for everyone on your list!

Artfest is known for our astounding outdoor events, but with Christmas in Kingston we’re bringing Christmas indoors- in Kingston’s Thousand Island Sportsplex. You’re invited to a magical winter-scape brought indoors, with exciting exhibitors, fantastic food and a list of features happening all weekend long to keep you and your family entertained for hours. Explore below to see a list of our featured artists, entertainment and more!

December 6-9, 2018

Thurs 4pm-9pm, Fri 11am- 9pm, Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-5pm

Kingston Thousand Islands Sportsplex, 1485 Westbrook Road, Kingston, ON

FREE Parking All Weekend Long! $10 admission.

FREE Glass of Wine for the First 100 Attendees on Thursday Evening!!


Programming & Entertainment

While walking through the event, meeting out wonderful exhibitors and experiencing the immersive indoor environment, you and your family will be able to enjoy entertainment all weekend long. Read below to find out more!

The Giving Tree:

Attend our event, purchase a small gift, we'll have it wrapped and delivered to a person in need. Everyone deserves a gift at Christmas, and you can give the best gift of all- A beautifully handcrafted local piece of art- to those who deserve it most.

Wine & Beer Garden:

Christmas is a time to celebrate with friends and family! You and your loved ones can enjoy a beverage while you stroll through the lanes of Arts & Crafts, and discover the perfect gift to give them (Or yourself!)

Santa's Workshop:

Christmas just wouldn't be the same without Santa's Workshop! Artfest Kids will be hosting a station for children to play with each-other and build pieces of Art themselves! Kids will LOVE spending time creating, and you'll bring home a piece of art by your favourite artist- your child! We hope there's room on the fridge!

Town Crier:

To open the event with a touch of Christmas class, the local Town Crier will officially open the Gala Night on Thursday evening at 4pm. Remember, the first 100 attendees get a FREE glass of wine! You don't want to miss this!

Gift Wrapping:

Once you find the perfect gift for the ones you love, bring them to our gift wrapping station and for a small fee we will beautifully wrap your gifts, just how they were meant to be!