Hintonburg Park, 101 Duhamel Street (behind the Church) MAY 6, 2017 1:00-10:00pm

This year’s Park pARTy is bigger than ever in our new location at Hintonburg Park! There is something for everyone! Check out the detailed schedule below for times and participants.  


Dance performances by Propeller Dance

11:00am Join the Propeller Dance in an interactive dance! Meet at the GCTC at the corner of Holland, then groove down Wellington West to Somerset Square for an unforgettable performance. Then come along to the start of the Park pARTy at Hintonburg Park for 1:00pm!

Mobile Playground and Storytime with Rosemount Library

1:00-6:00pm  Giant Kids Blocks and Games
3:00pm  Rosemont Library Children’s Art Book Display and Storytime 

Live Music on the Wellington West BIA Stage

1:00-1:45pm  Duotang; Family Friendly With A Twist
2:00-4:00pm  The HPH Open Mic with Jesse Cole
4:00-6:00pm  The Happening Art Throw Down and Live Art Auction
Sponsored by Wallack's
7:00-7:45pm  Empty Nesters
8:00-8:45pm  Slo'Tom and the Handsome Devils
9:00-10:00pm  Lynn Miles

Happening Art and History Tour

3:30pm  Happening Art and History Tour (meet at The Happening tent)

Makers Market and Interactive Crafts

Daniel Martelock Maker of fine art, painting, sketch, laser on wood. Make your own Daniel Martelock wheat paste. $

Sally Sheeks: Maker of paintings, watercolour. Make a simple kite. $

PITT and 2nd: Maker of illustrations, cards, prints, t-shirts, posters. Colour a PITT and 2nd “Design Your Own Bus.” $

Beehive Studio: Maker of art and interactive crafts for kids. Paint or collage a giant icecream to take home. $

Studio La Mouche: Maker of art, stickers and t-shirts. Get creative with Happening Colouring pages. $

Winged Beast Outfitters: Maker of t-shirts, postcards and art. Colour and decorate your ghost or monster, cut it out and attach it to a stand! Take it home or add it to the whacky procession! $2.50 or pay what you can. Proceeds go to the The Well, a local day program for women and women with children. $

Terra Velta: Maker of succulent plants in upcycled containers. Make your own potted succulents. $

Propmaster: Maker of fun, handmade photobooth props. Make your own photobooth props. $

BooBaaLoo: Maker of contempory take on classic children’s playthings, screen printed on 100% cotton. Household items for the rest of the family also available. Colour your own photobooth props and snap a picture in the booth.

2016 HH Grant Winners, the Shanima Puppet Players

Keep an eye out for the winners of one of the 2016 HH Grants Shanima Puppet Players April 29, 1:00-3:00pm performing along Wellington Street to get you excited about the festival. May 3, 4:00-5:30pm around the Ottawa Bagel Shop and Deli for our opening party and grand unveiling of the 2016 HH Permanent Art Grant.  Plus 2:00-4:30pm at the Park pARTy at Hintonburg Park.

Other Happening Things for
the Whole Family

1:00-4:00pm  Hintonburg Community Centre Activities
1:00pm-10:00pm  Trophy's evolving art installation of glowing tents and stories
1pm-3pm  “WWBIA Printfiniti! A Pop-Up Screen Print Lab” is a mobile silkscreen print studio that will make screen prints on the spot and teach the art of printmaking.
2pm-2:30pm  Flava Factory Demo