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Art by the River


  • Fort Malden National Historical Site 100 Laird Avenue South Amherstburg, ON, N9V 1W4 Canada (map)

ART by the RIVER, which is held annually the weekend before the Labour Day weekend is the major fundraiser for the Gibson Gallery. This Arts and Craft Festival, which was first held in 1967, is Essex County's original Arts & Crafts Show. It has grown into an end of summer tradition in Amherstburg, attracting 150 artists and artisans from across Ontario.

Please note this is a third party event and special fees apply to enter Fort Malden: event admission is $5 per person, children 12 and under are free with an adult.