Amherstburg Uncommon Festival

  • September 16 4-10pm, 17 12-10pm and 18 12-6pm 2022
  • Downtown Amherstburg
  • 519-730-1309
AU 2022 poster

Visit us dressed in your favourite wizardry or steampunk cosplay and enjoy the Amherstburg Uncommon Festival.

We have more buskers and wacky, outrageous performances than ever! You will want to return everyday so you don’t miss a thing! Download the full itinerary here

Returning by popular demand, Dr. Vol Houligan’s Traveling Variety Show in the Big Top Tent in Toddy Jones Park. Eight showtimes but limited seating so purchase your tickets ahead of time. We don’t want you to miss out! Tickets Here

Also returning international multi-discipline aerial performer specializing in hair suspension, Deanna!

New this year we will be featuring the 1930’s Jugband Ragtime Blues of theVaudevillians. The Vaudevillians consist of Jitterbug James & Sweet Sassy Norah Spades. This ragtime duo brings you dancing numbers from the prohibition period! In addition to the 3 performances booked throughout the weekend they will host interactive Washboard and Musical Spoon Workshops. (Register for the workshops onsite)

 

After a Covid hiatus we are welcoming back Sir Thomas Nigel Tinkerton to host this year’s TEAPOT Race! Come take part in this creative competition. Create your own teapot racer and participate in this very silly and super fun race to the finish line.
To learn about teapot racing click HERE.
Regulations on Tea Pot Race shinanigans
Preregister here

Winner of 2019 Teapot Race

teapot racer

Be curious. Expect the unexpected.

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