Ceramics, glass, leather, fashion, visual art, sculpture, fibre art, jewelry, fine woodworking, music, great food, craft beer and more are what make Haliburton Art and Craft the highlight of summer in cottage country in #myhaliburtonhighlands for over fifty-five years.
Haliburton County's largest outdoor event celebrates all that's great about handcrafted and original designs by Canadian artists and artisans. Entry is open to Canadian makers. This is a juried event. The selection committee evaluates entries based on originality, identity of design, craftsmanship and use of materials. We strive to bring festival-goers a well rounded, eclectic and one of a kind outdoor craft show experience that will appeal to the seasoned collector and the first time buyer alike. Whether you live in cottage country or visiting for a day, week or more if you value creativity and excellence you will not be disappointed.
Haliburton Art and Craft is a juried event.
A Call for Entry is issued in December by Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre..
Entries are received until the deadline (usually mid -February)
A Selection Jury is convened to review all applications.
There is no entry fee to apply.
Lisa Barry - ceramist, Homestead Pottery
George Farrell - arts writer and musician
Karen Sirianni - fibre artist, lecturer, workshop leader
Laurie Jones - Rails End Gallery Curator
Always on the fourth weekend of July, Haliburton Art and Craft is a highlight of summer in the Haliburton Highlands.
$4 good for the whole weekend
children under 14 free
Friday July 26 noon - 6 pm
Saturday July 27 9:30 am - 6 pm
Sunday July 28 9:30 am - 4 pm
This is a dog-friendly event. Please leash and pick up after your pet.
Water bottle Refill Station On Site
Free parking in municipal lot adjacent to Park, at Arena and High School
Accessible indoor washroom at Gallery
Please check back in for the daily schedule for buskers, artist demonstrations, talks, Tai Chi demo, Drum Circle times.
" Enjoyable experiences colour my world. "
" By far, the best Arts and Crafts Show I have ever seen. So beautiful. Well organized. So many unusual items to see. Purchased a gorgeous photograph; looking forward to hanging it. Will return next year. "