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North Country
Arts Festival

About the NoCo Arts Fest

The North Country Arts Festival brings the North Country community together to celebrate the arts. This month-long, county-wide event encourages tourism and economic activity throughout St. Lawrence County by showcasing our arts industry, a critical component of our regional identity. Popular events, such as Artists’ Studio Tour, PorchFest, Remington Arts Festival, plus a new arts market during the Ives Park Concert Series will be held within the time-frame of the NoCo Arts Fest, as well as lots of events held by our partners and friends across the county!

2022 North Country Arts Festival Schedule

Times, artists, and performers will be announced in the next few months

SLC ARTS GOLDEN JUBILEE – 50th Anniversary Party(new event)

Wednesday, August 31st at Windy Point Stables

Potsdam PorchFest

Saturday, September 3rd, 12 – 5 pm

Ives Park Art Market
Saturday, September 3rd, 10 – 5 pm (option to stay later)

Ives Park Concert Series Performances at 6 PM

Saturday, September 3rd: Phil Hurley 

Friday, September 9th: SIRSY

Friday, September 16th: The Sideways

Studio Tour – Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm (unless otherwise noted)

September 10th +11th – Norwood, Massena, Akwesasne
September 17th + 18th – Canton, Gouverneur
September 24th + 25th – Ogdensburg, Madrid, Waddington
October 1st + 2nd – Potsdam, Parishville, Colton

Remington Arts Celebration – Art Sale + Canton Porchfest
Saturday, October 8th, 10am – 4pm 

Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently seeking volunteers for each of our events! There are opportunities for all ages, skill levels, and time availabilities.

Volunteers will receive a complimentary SLC Arts volunteer tshirt to wear at the event.

Additional Event Information:

Art Show and Sale on Saturday, October 8th from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Four weekends of Studio Tour across the entirety of the St. Lawrence County region.

Musical performances on residential porches in Potsdam on September 3rd from 12 to 5 PM.

Ives Park Concert Series will be held Saturday, September 3rd, 9th, and 16th. Times are TBD.

Become a Sponsor for the North Country Arts Festival!

We are currently accepting advertisement and sponsorship requests for the North Country Arts Festival 2022!

Current Business Partners receive a 10% discount on their chosen sponsorship level.

The 2022 North Country Arts Festival is made possible with generous support from:

Foundation Support