Welcome to the 1000 Islands & Gananoque Festival hub page! Here you’ll find featured programming, related articles and an ON Culture Guide for the Region.

Originally a favourite spot for the Haudenosaunee, who called it Manitouana or “Garden of the Great Spirit,” this region, which stretches east along the St. Lawrence River, includes a staggering 1,864 islands between Canada and the United States. In addition, an artist studio tour will anchor Festival events in this region.

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Gananoque / 1000 Islands Featured Events

Ontario Culture Days


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Explore 1000 Islands / Brockville Region!

Extend your visit with our ON Culture Guide. Does Ontario come to mind for your next island getaway? It should. The Thousand Islands region shines in the summer and has plenty to do during the cooler months too.

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Plan an Ontario Culture Days Outing with Eastern Hubs

Plan a cultural Fall staycation in Eastern Ontario! From puppetry shows, to hands-on workshops, to art exhibitions, to unique cultural happenings and live performances – find some Festival fun with Eastern Ontario’s Hubs and Organizers.

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To learn more about Ontario Culture Days in 1000 Islands and Gananoque, visit Gananoque Arts Network or contact ganarts.ca@gmail.com

More Events in This Region

Gananoque Arts Network is the proud partner of this Ontario Culture Days 2023 Festival Hub.

The Ontario Culture Days Regional Hub program is sponsored by OLG.