In the Soil Arts Festival 2024

From June 13–16 2024, Suitcase in Point will present the 16th annual In the Soil Arts Festival, a bombastic multi-arts program in downtown St. Catharines featuring new performance, music, digital art, theatre, interactive experiences and more, including our signature site-specific immersive experience, RHIZOMES.

In the Soil Arts Festival brings Niagara and visiting artists together, from a range of disciplines, to provide unique audience experiences. The festival nurtures the creation of new work, encourages innovation and offers intimate and uncommon platforms for artists to take risks, share thought provoking experiences, stories,workshops, installations and more.
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Get your 2024 Festival Pass

New this year, Choose Your Artistic Adventure with a Full Festival Pass, a Pick Six Pass, or series passes for access to our Theatre, RHIZOMES, and Music programming.

Admission for youth under 12 years old is free for all family friendly events.

Not getting a Festival Pass? Secure your access to limited capacity events with an event ticket. Don’t miss out on free programming, including our Family Fun Programming presented by Fire Monitoring Canada, the annual Vendor Bendor artisan market, and our all-ages Games Zone.
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About the Festival

In the Soil Arts Festival brings Niagara and visiting artists together, from a range of disciplines, to provide unique audience experiences. The festival nurtures the creation of new work, showcases talent, encourages innovation, offers learning opportunities for youth and provides intimate and uncommon platforms for audiences to experience work by contemporary performing and literary artists, musicians and media artists.

In the Soil is Niagara’s homegrown arts festival and is working to make a Niagara that is self-determining and culturally distinct.
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Highlights from the 2023 Festival

2023 In the Soil Arts Festival

Get Involved in the Festival

From showcasing artists, to exciting sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, there are many ways to get involved with In the Soil Arts Festival.
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Thank you to our partners and sponsors

In the Soil Arts Festival News

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Interested in learning more?

Get in touch with us to share your ideas, ask your questions, or find out how you can be involved in this community celebration!
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