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Come to Didsbury Alberta for the Mountain View Arts Festival each September!
Discover Experience Celebrate. Central Alberta Artists In Celebration at the Mountain View Arts Festival in Didsbury Alberta, September 2018.
September 7 & 8, 2018
The Mountain View Arts Festival is an annual, 2-day, multi venue, arts & cultural festival in Didsbury, Alberta.

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2018 Arts Festival - THE Weekend to Celebrate the Arts!

This is Mountain View County's largest festival of its kind. Art lovers see Didsbury come alive with all that is arts and culture in our region, including dancers, storytellers, musicians and songwriters, handicrafts, painters, potters, carvers - you name it, if it's artsy, it'll be here!

Since 2011, festival visitors have been treated to an incredible showcase of the arts and culture that is found in Central Alberta - specifically Didsbury and Mountain View County!

Something for Everyone - And Everything's Downtown!
We will be saluting arts and culture and our local heritage and, once again, we're doing it all in beautiful downtown Didsbury! Visit our What's Happening page for all the details!

  • At the Museum
    • Bench Fair
    • Celebrate 40 Years at the Museum with trains and rope making and storytellers
    • Dress Up from our Tickle Trunk in the Schoolroom
    • Scarecrow Competition
    • Music in the Tea Room
    • Marvel at the workmanship of almost 20 local quilts, on display throughout the Museum
  • At the Train Station
    • Artists at Work & "Make It Take It"
    • Chalk Artists - Become a Chalk-A-Holic yourself!
    • Pose with the Queen and her Corgis!
    • Town of Didsbury's Travel & Tourism
  • At the Elks Hall
  • At the Library
    • Bench Fair
    • Find "Art The Bear" & put your name in for prizes
    • Virtual Reality up close and personal with Oculus Rift
    • Make Your Own Souvenirs at our Clay Station
  • And more Downtown
    • Music at the Vintage Coffee Bar
    • Get your Passport Stamped for a Cash Prize!
    • Instrument Play Day at Top Note Music School
    • Free Shuttle between venues
    • Buskers and Street Performers

Mtn View Arts Festival Countdown
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In Downtown Didsbury
Sept 7 & 8, 2018

FESTIVAL HOURS

ADMISSION BY DONATION

FREE PARKING | FREE SHUTTLE
WHEELCHAIR/STROLLER ACCESSIBLE

LIVE REMOTE SATURDAY
Watch for Christina Ray from Listen to our Remote Broadcast on 96.5 CK-FM Radio and 104.5 Rock 104.5 out of Olds Alberta.
Downtown Didsbury
11 am - 1 pm Saturday Sept 8th

Volunteer for the Arts Festival and become a community leader!
VOLUNTEER AT THE FESTIVAL

SATURDAY NIGHT CONCERT!

Click here to order your tickets now!
CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Chalk-a-Holics Unite! Participate in the 2018 Mountain View Arts Festival.
HERE'S HOW TO BECOME ONE OF OUR CHALKERS

Click here to review answers to your Frequently Asked Questions

COMMITTEE PAGES

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FUNDING SUPPORTERS
The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program was created to help you celebrate your community, its past and its present. Situated where the foothills of the Canadian Rockies meet the fertile plains, Mountain View County is in the heart of Alberta's Calgary - Edmonton corridor. The Alberta Foundation for the Arts provides support to arts organizations, giving them the power to inspire minds, encourage expression, foster creativity, and contribute to Alberta's economy.
THANKS TO OUR LOCAL CHAMPIONS OF THE ARTS!
Zion Thrift Store, Didsbury AG Foods, Didsbury Value Drug Mart, Town of Didsbury,
Windsor Graphics, Unique Stained Glass Works, Front Porch Realty, and Top Note Music School

Please consider these businesses when making your purchasing decisions.

If you would like to become a sponsor of all the Mountain View Arts Society's events and activities, please CLICK HERE FOR INFO.

Venues sponsored by the Town of Didsbury. Stay overnight at the Rosebud Valley Campground at the east entrance to Didsbury. The Didsbury Museum has artifacts from the homestead days, clothing, household items, farming equipment, a school room, medical room, general store, military roll of honour, and a 1907 Cast Iron Safe. Visit our museum today! In Partnership with the Didsbury Municipal Library The Mountain View Arts Society is proud to be a Partner with Alberta's Promise.
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