From 28 - 30 April 2017 artists and arts organizations from the Niagara Region, alongside curated artists from throughout Canada, will take over downtown St. Catharines for a jam-packed program of live music, theatre, dance, film, streetscape installation art and more.
With an artisan fair, workshops and interactive installations, ITS provides unique artistic experiences for the all ages. Now celebrating 9 years, ITS has grown into a distinctive, and highly anticipated multi-arts festival.In the Soil Arts Festival encourages audiences to discover new artists and art forms while promising a wide variety of offerings to choose from:
Music - Over 50 bands and solo artists will grace our venue’s stages to share rock, jazz, pop, experimental, hip-hop and more
Theatre - ITS brings a series of new plays and collaborative creations to Robertson Theatre and venues throughout downtown
Poetry - Includes poetry slam, readings and special poetry performances created just for the festival.
One-time audience experiences - Our streets will be filled with installations and interactive art opportunities and we’ve expanded our popular RHIZOMES choose-your-own-art-adventure.
Family - Performances and interactive activities for families at our outdoor Festival Hub and in partnership with the St Catharines Library.