Summer of fun kicks off with Art Walk

June 23, 2022
By Kevin Lajoie

Cornwall Ontario – Usher in summer with a visit to Art Walk in Downtown Cornwall on Friday, June 24th.

Cornwall Art Walk 2022

A portion of Pitt Street will be transformed into a pop-up arts district filled with several dozen artists, live concerts, street performances, children’s activities, improv theatre and much more. The event runs from 4 pm to 9 pm and a portion of Pitt Street will be closed to traffic – from Second Street to First Street and First Street to 58 Pitt Street – during the event.

“We’re excited to be back with Art Walk and to see the arts come alive in Cornwall,” said artist and Art Walk organizer Mandy Prevost. “We’re happy to once again be in Downtown Cornwall for this celebration of community and the arts.”

There will be artists and makers lining the street and showcasing their creations on the spot for all to see. Visitors can also participate in a few different community art projects.

Enjoy live music at two stages! At Pommier Square, enjoy performances from Katie Ditschun (4 pm), student performances from O’Neil Studio (5 pm), Keegan Larose (6 pm), Jamie Heath (7 pm) and Subtle (8 pm). At the second stage near Mexi’s, enjoy the sounds of Lone Wolf (4 pm), Chris Benton (5 pm), Shake the Tree (6 pm), Escape the Pop (7 pm) and Castles (8 pm).

Also make sure to check out the family activities in front of the Historic SDG Jail at Pitt and Water Streets. There will be group drama activities (4 pm), teen improv skits (5 pm), Hula Hoops with Zola (6 pm) and Dancing with Magoo (7 pm).

Additional information

For additional information and the latest updates on the event, make sure to check out the event on Facebook:

Come see us!

Cornwall Tourism will be set up at Art Walk in one of the pop-up booths near the corner of Pitt and First streets. Come say hi and pick up a copy of the 2022 Explore Cornwall Visitor Guide.

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