Dockside Festival News

Read about the latest news from the Dockside Festival of the Arts below!

2020 Dockside Festival cancelled

May 28, 2020

It is with great regret, and a sense of civic responsibility, that the Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce officially announces the cancellation of the 2020 Dockside Festival of the Arts. The 29th annual Dockside Festival was scheduled to take place at the Muskoka Wharf on August 14, 15 and 16. “It’s heartbreaking for us because we […]

Dockside Festival of the Arts – Vendor Sneak Peek

August 2, 2019

HEN + BEAR Genevieve Smolders, the creative drive behind hen + bear jewelry, majored in fashion communications at Ryerson university in Toronto Canada. She prides her line in being purely handmade. Each piece is hand-made and unique, adding to the overall distinctiveness. inspiration comes from both aboriginal and bohemain cultures, nature, and raw materials. W: […]

Vendor Sneak Peek for the 28th Dockside Festival!

July 18, 2019

The 28th Annual Dockside Festival of the Arts is a month away! We have a ton of great vendors lined-up for this year’s event, with a large mix of local and out of town talent. Here are just a few of the amazing artists you’ll see this August 16-18: Urban Oasis Co. Urban Cactus Co. […]

Musical Line-Up Confirmed for the 28th Dockside Festival!

July 12, 2019

The 28th Annual Dockside Festival of the Arts is just over a month away! The event almost has 100 vendors confirmed and the musical line-up features some of the best artists Muskoka has to offer. The stage will feature: James Grey (On Stage: August 16th 12:30pm-2:30pm and August 17th 3pm-5pm): James Gray is a singer/songwriter […]

Gravenhurst’s Veridian Dockside Festival introduces FREE family fun

July 13, 2018

Veridian Dockside Festival of the Arts is not just an arts and crafts show, but an entertaining event for the entire family!  Make sure to visit the picnic tables lining the centre of the field for something fun for everyone, all weekend long. Check out the amazing things to do for FREE while you’re at Dockside below, […]

Next Jury Meeting Set for April 4th, 2018

March 27, 2018

Our next jury meeting is set for April 4th, 2018! If you’ve been meaning to get your application in, now is the time to do so! Applications closed If you know another artisan who might be interested, please feel free to pass this note on to them. We’re looking forward to another wonderful event in beautiful […]

Ten new vendors approved!

August 4, 2017

Cold brew coffee, Ruku pottery masks, and cricket protein bars (yes you read that right!). Those are just a small sampling of the most recently approved vendors for the 26th Annual Dockside festival of the arts at the Muskoka Wharf in Gravenhurst. Running Aug. 18, 19 and 20, Dockside festival promises another year of excitement with unique […]