Perth Run for Refugees Event set for Stewart Park Festival Weekend

Stewart Park Festival is excited that the Perth Run for Refugees will take place on the Saturday morning of the Stewart Park Festival in downtown Perth! What was once known as the Over the Rainbow Run (due to the course making its way over the landmark Rainbow bridge), the 5km chipped time run will now…

Local Students Set to Hit Stage for SPF Coffeehouse May 18

  Students from across the region will put their musical talent to work on Thursday, May 18 when they take part in the annual Stewart Park Festival Coffeehouse. Taking place at the Perth Tea Room on Gore Street, the evening event will showcase four acts from four Lanark County-based high schools. The annual concert gives…

James Keelaghan Named SPF’s 2018 Artistic Director

Stewart Park Festival is pleased to announce that the artistic director for our 2018 festival will be James Keelaghan. James is a Perth resident, an award-winning singer-songwriter and the current artistic director of the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival held each August in Owen Sound. Below: James performs at the 2010 Stewart Park Festival. In…

One Weekend. Endless Possibilities: Featuring Festival Visitors’ Experiences

One Weekend. Endless Possibilities. At the Stewart Park Festival, there truly is something for everyone. While the festival initially launched 26 years ago to offer free music in the park, it’s grown to be an authentic experience for just about everybody. We truly mean that. To show you how, we’re crafting together some sample activity…

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TD Canada Trust Sponsors SPF Youth Showcase

Our community sponsors are the backbone of the Stewart Park Festival. In the photo Mike Rath (centre), Branch Manager of the TD Canada Trust Bank in Perth, presents a cheque for $1,000 to Stewart Park Festival Sponsorship Coordinator Diana Bracegirdle and Festival Chair John McKenty. TD is the official sponsor of the Youth Showcase at…