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!
Registrations now open!
Deadline: May 31, 2021
To participate in any of the events during the North Country Arts Festival, please fill out the appropriate forms below. Consider becoming a current Creative Partner to get lots of awesome benefits including discounts or waivers on registrations! If you’d like to upgrade from an Artist Membership to a Creative Partnership, please visit www.slcartscouncil.org/join.
The North Country Arts Festival will finish with the Remington Arts Festival, a Canton community event commemorating the birth of Frederic Remington, held during St Lawrence University’s Laurentian Weekend.
Events held in Canton from Thursday, September 30 to Saturday, October 3
Art Show & Sale in the park is on Saturday, October 3 10 AM – 4 PM
Artists Studio Tour
For the North Country Arts Festival, Artists Studio Tour has been revamped to take place in artists’ home studios across the county, a tradition for the past 34 years.
Sept 11 + 12
SLC South East
Colton, Parishville, Pierrepont, Piercefield
Sept 18 + 19
SLC North West
Ogdensburg, Gouverneur, Canton, Lisbon, DeKalb
Sept 25 + 26
SLC North East
Potsdam, Massena, Madrid, Waddington
The North Country Arts Festival will bring Potsdam PorchFest back for an encore performance; this musical event takes place on individuals’ porches in Potsdam and Canton residential neighborhoods.
Saturday, September 4
Sunday, September 5 in Canton
Sign-Up for the NoCo Arts Festival:
Register as a host or guest for one of the three weekends for Studio Tour depending on your location.
Register to perform music on a residential porch in Potsdam on September 4 or Canton on September 5 from 12 to 5 PM.