Hold Fast Contemporary Art Festival

St. John's

Hold Fast is a four-day celebration of contemporary art practice held in August in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Now entering its 17th year, Hold Fast is the province's only festival dedicated to contemporary art practice. Regular events are free and open to all. Hold Fast invites works across an array of media including: installation, performance, screenings, artist talks, dance, community events and artist-led workshops for people of all ages.

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Contemporary art, performances, workshops, film screenings, artist talks, HOLD FAST Contemporary Art Festival, BBQS, harbour view, child-friendly events, music shows.

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Daytime entrance free or by donation, evening special events $5-$20.

Contact Information

72 Harbour Drive , St. John's
47.564, -52.706 (Download GPX)
Aug 18 - 21, 2017
Aug 16 - 19, 2018
+1 (709) 739 1882
+1 (709) 739 1866


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