Friday September 14th, 2018 – Marquis Event Tent

Opening with a flourish, the 2018 Carmel Fine Art and Music Festival starts things off in style with the VIP Access Only Gala Warm Up at 6:00 pm followed by Opening Ceremonies and the Gala it’s self at 7:00 pm. Unforgettable memories await as your Master of Ceremonies, The Mighty KCC (Kim Clarke Champniss), leads you through an evening of wonders in an Enchanted Forest of sight and sound!  You will be blown away!

Friday Evening VIP Access only Gala warm up. –  6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – $15
(VIP access from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, regular event from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm)

–       Meet and greet with artists and musicians

–       Exclusive art purchasing opportunities

–       Complimentary glass of wine and appetizers

–       Exciting announcements

–       Entertainment with Niagara’s Favorite Son – Cory Cruise

–       Gala access for entire evening


Friday Evening Gala –  7:00 pm to 11:00 pm – $5, Seniors (60+ are free)

–       Opening Ceremonies

–       Keynote speaker – Josh Tiessen, an international award-winning artist from Stoney Creek.  Josh is considered one of the world’s top ten prodigy artists (Huffington Post) and the only known male art prodigy in North America (Dr. J. Ruthsatz, global child prodigy expert).

–       Entertainment with Juno award winning Jazz vocalist Liberty SilverNezqwik & Flaminco guitarist John Taylor

–       Over 40 indoor artists – Show and Sale

–       Cash Bar


Our Gala Guests:

Tickets are available here