11th Annual Collingwood Art Crawl Coming September 16th


Collingwood, ON [01 September 2023] – The Collingwood Art Crawl returns for its eleventh year on Saturday, September 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Collingwood Downtown. This annual, free, self-guided art and music tour celebrates the depth, variety, and creativity of artists and musicians from throughout the region. 

Named one of the Province’s Top 100 Events by Festivals & Events Ontario, the Collingwood Art Crawl invites you to experience dozens of artists and musicians displaying their talents in unique venues throughout historic Collingwood Downtown. Discover original artworks in paint, ink, photography, metal, textiles, and mixed media, and live and original performances spanning rock, folk, funk, country, and jazz. The Downtown Venue Tour is generously sponsored by the Scholte Real Estate Team.

New this year, Art Xpress joins the Collingwood Art Crawl! Art Xpress is a live artmaking event for young and emerging artists. Artists will show off their creativity as they create a piece of artwork in just 20 minutes, inspired by the music played during each round. Round One will take place at 4:00 p.m. and Round Two at 6:00 p.m. This unmissable event, sponsored by Envision Tatham, will take place at Tremont Square, along Tremont Lane, just east of the Collingwood Public Library.

Beginning in September, all registered artists and musicians will be featured on the Collingwood Art Crawl Online Gallery, sponsored by RBC Wealth Management Dominion Securities. Get to know the participants in advance by perusing their individual profiles, current works, highlighted performances, and online stores. While there, download a copy of the Art Crawl Tour Map to help you plan your Art Crawl route. 

The Collingwood Art Crawl is presented by the Town of Collingwood and Butter Gallery, together with Collingwood Downtown, RBC Wealth Management Dominion Securities, Envision Tatham, the Scholte Real Estate Team, and our media partners at 97.7 MaxFM, 95.1 The PeakFM, Classical 102.9FM, Collingwood Today, and MyCollingwood.ca.

Visit www.collingwoodartcrawl.com for full details and follow @ExperienceCollingwood on Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date. 

About Collingwood

The Town of Collingwood is a progressive community located in the heart of a four-season recreation area on the southern shore of Georgian Bay. The area is well known for its many natural amenities and its rich heritage. Collingwood is a destination for tourism and many business, sporting and cultural events Collingwood acts as gateway to the South Georgian Bay region, with stunning landscapes that encourage an active lifestyle, and inspire the local arts and culture community.  Downtown Collingwood might just surprise you with 30 plus restaurants, 60 plus boutique shops, spas for relaxing, live music for grooving…all in the only downtown core recognized in Canada’s Registrar of Historic Places!  More recently, the harbourfront area is emerging as an extension to the downtown district.  Plans for expanding the amenities and events in the harbourfront area promise to make this a much more prominent tourism destination.

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