One of a Kind Finds.

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Discover a vibrant collection of arts and crafts at Kempenfest, featuring a wide variety of unique handmade creations from 300 artisans across 1.5 km of the event. From exquisite jewelry and pottery to stunning paintings and textiles, there’s something for everyone to admire and appreciate. Explore the diverse range of artistic expressions and take home a one-of-a-kind piece that captures the beauty and creativity of Kempenfest.

Days of Music


Days of Art


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Kids Village

Artisan Alley

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Immerse yourself in a curated selection of exquisite handcrafted goods and unique artworks brought to you by a talented community of artisans. From stunning jewelry and intricate ceramics to captivating paintings and textiles, Artisan Alley showcases the finest craftsmanship and artistic expression.
Original Arts & Crafts
Tastes of Kempenfest

Taste of Kempenfest

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Discover an enticing array of artisanal food products in our “Taste of Kempenfest” section. Indulge in locally crafted delicacies, gourmet treats, and delectable goodies that showcase the finest in culinary craftsmanship. From handcrafted chocolates and buttertarts to small-batch preserves and unique flavor combinations, savor the exquisite flavors and support local. Take home a collection of artisanal food treasures that will delight your taste buds long after the festival ends.

Market Square

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Step into Market Square, a section of Kempenfest dedicated to showcasing new and innovative Canadian designed products that have yet to hit retail shelves, and handcrafted items made outside of Canada. Whether you’re seeking the perfect gift or simply looking to indulge in a shopping experience like no other, Market Square at Kempenfest promises to delight and inspire with its exceptional selection of products that are both extraordinary and exclusive.
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Painting on the Pathway

Painting on the Pathway

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Kempenfest and the Huronia Festival of Arts and Crafts is excited to announce an exciting addition located at the heart of the festival— an interactive large-scale paint-by-number art mural, designed to celebrate art and community! This project will showcase the talent of 2022 Emerging Talent and local artist Ryley James!

Guests aged 12 and up to participate by making a small donation. To ensure that the mural is an inclusive experience for all, a smaller version is available for children under 12.
The work will be on display following Kempenfest at the City of Barrie for the month of August, and will make its return in 2024 and for future years to come as a permanent piece in the Kempenfest collection!

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Becoming an Exhibitor

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Are you an artist, maker or creator interested in showcasing your work at Kempenfest? Join us as an Arts and Crafts exhibitor and have the opportunity to share your creativity with thousands of visitors, connect with fellow artists, and be part of a vibrant arts community. Apply now to secure your spot and be part of this exciting event.