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23 Nov: Christmas Begins in Westport

WAC Christmas 2018

Start the holiday season with the whole family in Westport! Explore the WAC “one of a kind” Christmas market where you will find unique, creative, and handmade gifts and then fill up on cheer and seasonal spirit with wagon rides, carolling, food, drinks, and, of course, the lighting of the WAC Christmas tree.

Local boutiques will also be open until 8pm so you can enjoy the festivities and shop at your leisure. 

MUSICwestport 2018

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From funk to pop, soul to rock, we’ve got a line up that’s local and fresh. WAC proudly presents the 12th annual MUSICwestport FREE open air music festival with two outdoor stages in the heart of Westport, an artist-focused market, food, and a bigger Kidzone all for the love of music.

 

Friday, 17 August: Kick-Off Party

Start the weekend with our popular Friday night Kick-Off Party featuring Jaron Freeman-Fox on August 17. Cover $20. This event always sells out fast so booking is essential! Call The Cove: 613 273 3636.

 

Saturday, 18 August 2018 Schedule

 Click here to explore our line up!!

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Getting to Westport & Parking

Westport is a beautiful small town so just navigate towards us and you can’t miss the festival. Find Westport on Google Maps here.

There will be designated parking areas. The stages are close together so park and enjoy the rest of the festival on foot.MW parking

MUSICwestport Line Up

Fresh, local, and lovingly curated. Explore our line up and get a taste of MUSICwestport 2018.

 

Ariana Gillis

Folk pop. Hamilton.

 

The Steadies (feat. Earl Pereira of Wide Mouth Mason)

Reggae, pop, funk. Saskatoon.

 

The Bank Street Bonbons

NOLA funk. Ottawa.

 

Greg Ball

Folk rock. Kingston.

 

Abby Stewart

Country. Kingston.

 

Joe Skuce Band

Folk rock. Westport/Lombardy.

 

The Hit Pickers

Bluegrass. Toronto.

 

Yuka

Soul funk. Toronto.

 

King of the Swingers

Old time, dixieland.

Wandering minstrels. Westport and area.

 

Jaron Freeman-Fox

World/Folk/Klezmer. Toronto.

Christmas Begins in Westport

WAC Christmas 2017 V2jpegKick-off the holiday season with “Christmas Begins in Westport” on Friday, 24 November, 2017 from 3pm to 8pm. Our gathering of “one-of-a-kind” vendors is not your typical outdoor Christmas market. In the heart of downtown Westport, you will find unique, creative, and handmade gifts, along with your favourite Westport boutiques with extended hours (until 8pm). We will be located beside Home Hardware on Church Street in the parking lot. Also at 5pm take part in the WAC tradition of lighting the WAC Christmas tree for the holiday season at the museum. With wagon rides, food, and drinks, you can bring the whole family for an inspiring holiday experience! And don’t forget the Lion’s Santa Parade on the Saturday, 25 November at 2pm.

 

MUSICwestport 2017

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19 August 2017

10am – 7pm

FREE! 

Of course MUSICwestport is back! For the 11th summer, Westport Arts Council is proud to present an eclectic mix of musicians to heat up your summer. With two outdoor stages, food, vendors, minstrels and plenty of fun for the kids, it’s the FREE afternoon you’ve come to love and can’t miss! Check out the line-up and mark your calendars for 19 August 2017!

We’re also bringing back our always-sold-out Friday night Kick-Off Party featuring The PepTides. Trust us, this is the year not to miss! Click here for more details on the Kick-Off!

Tom Savage Band

Kingston Ceili Band

Brea Lawrenson Band

Miss Emily feat. Rob Baker & Gord Sinclair

King of the Swingers

The Grace Babies

The Barrel Boys

A Fellow Ship

Kasador

 

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