Northern Arts Festival



SLC Arts announces the inaugural North Country Arts Festival, a month-long county-wide celebration of the arts that runs from September 2 to October 2. This series of events encourages tourism and economic activity throughout St. Lawrence County by showcasing our arts industry. , an essential element of our regional identity. Popular events such as Artists’ Studio Tour, PorchFest, Remington Arts Festival, as well as a new arts market during the Ives Park concert series are all part of the festival, as well as many events hosted by our partners and friends across the count !

The festival will kick off with the opening of the Creative Partner Showcase on September 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. On September 4, the Potsdam PorchFest will be held concurrently with the Ives Park concert series and the Art Market from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Canton Porchfest will take place the next day, Sunday September 5 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Artist Studio Tour will take place over the next three weekends in September in a different area of ​​the county. The festival ends with the Remington Arts Festival on October 2 in Canton Village Green Park.

Thanks to all our sponsors!

Diamond Sponsors: Cloudsplitter Foundation, John and Dorotha VanNess Family Fund of the Northern New York Community Foundation, NYS Council on the Arts Live Performance RestartNY Grant

Platinum Sponsors: Community Performance Series at SUNY Potsdam, Clarkson University

Gold Sponsors: Advanced Business Solutions, SpiceCSM, Commercial Press Ink.

Bronze Sponsors: Alcoa, SeaComm Federal Credit Union, Renew Architecture, Northern Credit Union.

Copper Sponsors: St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union, Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority, Ogdensburg International Airport, Best Western University Inn, Big Spoon Kitchen, Lionheart Graphics, Yum Yum’s Chilly Delight, Hampton Inn Potsdam. And our friends, Potsdam Elks Lodge 2074.

To learn more about the North Country Arts Festival and for exact dates, locations and times, visit

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