August 19 – 21, 2022
MEDIA RELEASE, Aug. 8/22
The Dundas Cactus Festival occurs August 19-21. This is a free festival, and is fully accessible.
Downtown Dundas closes for the weekend Friday at 6pm until Sunday at 4pm, along King St & Memorial Square St.
4 stages of Free Entertainment
Festival Patio Stage at Hatt & Memorial Square Streets featuring
The Box on Friday @ 9pm, with Practically Hip @ 7pm
David Wilcox on Saturday @ 9pm with Tim Gibbons and the Swampbusters @ 7pm
Special Shows on Saturday noon,
The Ruddy Ruckus in memory of Steve Parton
2pm Six Nations Smoke Dancers
Sunday Fun-Day with Dundas Pipes and Drums
Telus Stage at King & Albert Sts includes Local bands & Cultural Dance performers
Home Grown Stage on King between Main & Ogilvie Sts showcases emerging artists from the Hamilton area.
Family Fun Stage at King & Market Sts in the Fortinos Family Fun Zone includes educational, fun, sing-alongs and theatrical shows to delight young families with;
Reptiles, My Friend Christopher
Little Fingers Music with Charlie on Saturday & Sunday.
Miss Tania Lou’s Jamaican songs & storytelling.
Check our Entertainment section at www.Dundascactusfestival.ca for the schedule & lineup
Festival hours: Friday 6-10pm, Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Family Fun Zone hours: Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 9am-8pm, Sunday 11am-3:30pm
Things to do at the festival
Street Sale & Vendor Marketplace
80 Vendors – spot the Cactus themes, lots of food, shopping, community orgs, visit City of Hamilton candidates.
Dundas BIA Businesses hold a street sale – stop in and enjoy the local restaurants.
Fortinos Family Fun Zone– at King, between Market & Church Sts
Enjoy these free events:
All weekend: Free Inflatables, Reptile Shows
Fortinos 1579 Main St W, Hamilton hosts The Teddy Bear Picnic
- Saturday Aug. 20, 9-10:30am at King & Market Sts
- Join us for a special picnic! ‘Bring Your Own Blanket’
- families with children up to 8 yrs, register at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Features Sing-A-Long with My Friend Christopher, Book Reading, Giant Games Play
- Best Cactus Themed outfits
- Drinks, snacks
Saturday 12-5pm; free Face Painting
Affordable fun in the Fortino’s Family Fun Zone on the Toonie Train & Pony Rides
Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 11a-7p, Sunday 11a-4p – King near Church St
Nintendo Switch™ Summer Experience tour is stopping at the Dundas Cactus Festival! Bring the family together to create fun memories with Nintendo Switch. Play the newest games!
->Be sure to register for a Warp Pipe Pass to secure your spot! Link on our website, Things To Do
Thursday 6-10pm & Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 11-11, Sunday 11am-4pm
Robertson Amusements Rides Millers Lane & Hatt St.
Cactus Tie Dye Station
Don’t miss your chance to create your own piece of Cactus Festival memorabilia… Make your own Tie Dye Ts with Peace & Cotton at King & Memorial Sq Sts
Saturday & Sunday; 10am – 4pm
Dundas Museum & Vintage Fire Trucks Memorial Square near King
Check out Dundas Cactus Festival’s history, Climb aboard a Fire Truck. Handouts for the kids
Returning on Thursday 6:45pm is the Cactus Festival Parade
Full details at DundasCactusParade.com
Visit us at: www.Dundascactusfestival.ca
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Contacts: John Balogh 905-389-4265 Bonnie Esson 905-512-5100Quick reply