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It’s Your Festival 2018

June 30 - July 2

Free

Saturday, June 30

Bandshell Stage #1

 

12:00pm    Martin Wall

2:00pm      Bluze Cruze

4:00pm      The Imbayakunas

5:30pm      Loralee McGuirl & The Soul Cats

8:00pm      Midnight Shine

9:00pm     

 

Community Stage #2

10:00am           Rise 2 Fame Youth Talent Search – Juniors; 6-12 yrs

Winners go to the Finals at the Western Fair

Register:  http://www.westernfairdistrict.com/western-fair/rise-2-fame

 

2-4:00pm        Rise 2 Fame Youth Talent Search – Youth; 13-21 yrs

Winners go to the Finals at the Western Fair

Register:  http://www.westernfairdistrict.com/western-fair/rise-2-fame

 

Don’t miss these events at the Festival….

Saturday:             Rise 2 Fame Talent Search

Canada Day:       Parade of Cultures – Opening Ceremonies – Canada’s Biggest Birthday Cake – Canada Day Baby Contest – I LOVE CANADA Art Contest – Canadian Citizenship Ceremony – Hands-on Activities

Monday:               It’s Your Festival Spelling Bee – Hands-on Activities

All weekend:       Food Booths – 150 arts & crafts vendors – Commercial Zone – Bingo Tent – Health & Wellness area – Family Fun KidZone with Entertainment & Magical Midway – Pony Rides – Pop Shoppe Hard Soda & Collective Arts Beer Garden

 

Children’s Stage #3

12:00pm    Learning with Lexi

1:00pm      Once Upon a Time Princess Show with Meet & Greet

Starring – Princess Sophia, Ariel, Snow White, and Princess Anna

Our Princesses are so excited to learn that there’s a new Princess or Prince in the audience! But how will they know… find out who the newest member of the royal family is. Join Ariel, Snow White, and Princess Anna as they go on a musical journey to find out what qualities make a true Princess or Prince.

The show features Princess Sophia the First.

2:00pm     Learning with Lexi

3:00pm     Once Upon a Time Princess Show with Meet & Greet

Starring – Princess Sophia, Ariel, Snow White, and Princess Anna

Our Princesses are so excited to learn that there’s a new Princess or Prince in the audience! But how will they know… find out who the newest member of the royal family is. Join Ariel, Snow White, and Princess Anna as they go on a musical journey to find out what qualities make a true Princess or Prince.

The show features Princess Sophia the First

4:00pm     Jude Johnson Silly Singing & Swinging Show

6:00pm     A Princess Show with Meet & Greet

 

New Music Expo Stage #4

New location:  near Gage St. park entrance

1:00pm              A Man of Many Words

2:15pm              Marcus Starr Duo

3:30pm             Dunlop Brothers

4:45pm             Momo & Chrysalene Band

6:45pm             The Hammersmiths

8:15pm              Between the Angels

* Artists/Schedule subject to change

Sunday, July 1

CANADA DAY

Canada’s 151st Birthday

Bandshell Stage #1

 

1:00pm       Healthy Aboriginal Drum Circle

1:55pm        Parade of Cultures arrives at the Bandshell

2:00pm       Official Canada Day Ceremony, followed by Canada Day Cake @ the Bingo Tent

3:30pm       Greek Opa Music

4:30pm       Victory Dance Team

5:00pm       Cadillac Bill & The Creeping Bent

7:00pm       

8:30pm       

10:00pm     

 

Community Stage #2

8:30am                   Baby Contest Registration

9:00-11:00am       Canada Day Baby Contest

1-3:30pm               Canadian Citizenship Ceremony

4:00pm                  The Silvertones

 

Don’t miss these events at the Festival….

Saturday:             Rise 2 Fame Talent Search

Canada Day:       Parade of Cultures – Opening Ceremonies – Canada’s Biggest Birthday Cake – Canada Day Baby Contest – I LOVE CANADA Art Contest – Canadian Citizenship Ceremony – Hands-on Activities

Monday:              It’s Your Festival Spelling Bee – Hands-on Activities

All weekend:      Food Booths – 150 arts & crafts vendors – Commercial Zone – Bingo Tent – Health & Wellness area – Family Fun KidZone with Entertainment & Magical Midway – Pony Rides – Pop Shoppe Hard Soda & Collective Arts Beer Garden

 

Children’s Stage #3

12:00pm    A Princess Show with Meet & Greet

1:00pm     Canada’s Mosaic Interactive Activity by Children’s Int’l Learning Centre

2:30pm     A Princess Show with Meet & Greet

3:00pm     ROCKgarden Party!    Video Link 

A fun, interactive, ROCK operetta about saving the environment together. 

On his way to perform at a rock concert, clueless skateboarder “Skeeter” gets lost in a garden, where he meets a singing butterfly named “Empathina”.

City smog has caused a dreadful drought, and Skeeter must learn to jam with the Garden Groms (the audience).

Through singing, dancing and drumming, the all the creatures learn how to speak the “language of nature”, bring the rain and return the garden back to its original beauty.

4:00pm     Learning with Lexi

5:00pm     ROCKgarden Party!    Video Link 

A fun, interactive, ROCK operetta about saving the environment together. 

Audience members will be part of an interactive jam featuring singing, dancing and drumming

6:00pm     Learning with Lexi

 

Family Fun KidZone

12-5pm             Hands-on Activities

Children’s International Learning Centre presents an inter-active programme “Canada’s Mosaic”.  This programme celebrates the rich diversity of Canada by exploring fashion, cultural roots and family fun.

Enjoy an interactive Canadian themed board gamecrafts and activities

We will also be running a coloring contest about your favorite thing about living in Canada.

 

New Music Expo Stage #4

New location:  near Gage St. park entrance

2:15pm                     Creeping Bent Orchestra

3:30pm                     Mike Williams Band

4:45pm                     The JetScreams

6:45pm                     Upper Deckers

8:15pm                           Darkest Dawn

* Artists/Schedule subject to change

Monday, July 2

Bandshell Stage #1

 

12:00pm                    Baila Wellness presents Zumba & Buti Yoga

1:00pm                      Solstice

3:30pm                      The Shifters

5:30pm                      TG Swampbusters

7:00pm                      The Riddim Riders

9:00pm                     

 

Community Stage #2

10am-12:00p        It’s Your Festival Spelling Bee

Primary 6-8 yrs,  Junior 9-11 yrs,  Intermediate 12-14 yrs

1:00pm                  African Drumming Workshop presented by Baro Dununba

2:00pm                  Saxophone & Live Loops

4:00pm                  The Silvertones

 

Don’t miss these events at the Festival….

Saturday:            Rise 2 Fame Talent Search

Canada Day:      Parade of Cultures – Opening Ceremonies – Canada’s Biggest Birthday Cake – Canada Day Baby Contest – I LOVE CANADA Art Contest – Canadian Citizenship Ceremony – Hands-on Activities

Monday:              It’s Your Festival Spelling Bee – Hands-on Activities

All weekend:      Food Booths – 150 arts & crafts vendors – Commercial Zone – Bingo Tent – Health & Wellness area – Family Fun KidZone with Entertainment & Magical Midway – Pony Rides – Pop Shoppe Hard Soda & Collective Arts Beer Garden

 

Children’s Stage #3

12:00pm    Learning with Lexi

1:00pm     ROCKgarden Party!    Video Link 

A fun, interactive, ROCK operetta about saving the environment together. 

On his way to perform at a rock concert, clueless skateboarder “Skeeter” gets lost in a garden, where he meets a singing butterfly named “Empathina”.

City smog has caused a dreadful drought, and Skeeter must learn to jam with the Garden Groms (the audience).

Through singing, dancing and drumming, the all the creatures learn how to speak the “language of nature”, bring the rain and return the garden back to its original beauty.

2:00pm     Canada’s Mosaic Interactive Activity by Children’s Int’l Learning Centre

3:00pm     A Princess Show with Meet & Greet

4:00pm     ROCKgarden Party!    Video Link 

A fun, interactive, ROCK operetta about saving the environment together. 

Audience members will be part of an interactive jam featuring singing, dancing and drumming

5:00pm     A Princess Show with Meet & Greet

6:00pm     Learning with Lexi

 

Family Fun KidZone

12-5pm             Hands-on Activities

Children’s International Learning Centre presents an inter-active programme “Canada’s Mosaic”.  This programme celebrates the rich diversity of Canada by exploring fashion, cultural roots and family fun.

Enjoy an interactive Canadian themed board gamecrafts and activities

We will also be running a coloring contest about your favorite thing about living in Canada.

* Artists/Schedule subject to change

 

New Music Expo Stage #4

New location:  near Gage St. park entrance

1:00pm               Jay Kipps Band

2:15pm               Janicii

3:30pm               George C Douglas Duo

4:45pm               Hello Hopeless

6:45pm               Smack Talk Jack

8:15pm               Crooks Hollow

* Artists/Schedule subject to change

Details

Start:
June 30
End:
July 2
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://itsyourfestival.ca/

Organizer

Hamilton Folk Arts Heritage Council

Venue

Gage Park
Gage Park
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
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