Amherstburg Uncommon Festival

  • FREE Event ~ September 16 4-10pm, 17 12-10pm and 18 12-6pm 2022 ~ Tickets Req. for Big Top Show
  • Downtown Amherstburg
  • 519-730-1309

One of the most anticipated FREE events of the year!

Come and experience one of the most outrageous festivals in Southwest Ontario, Amherstburg Uncommon Festival, presented by our presenting sponsor the River Bookshop. Additional funding by the Government of Ontario makes this year’s event bigger and better.

Dress up in your favorite wizardry or steampunk cosplay costume and join the Costume Contest to win amazing prizes. To enhance your magical powers be sure to register for the Wand Making Workshop at the Park House Museum. Register here

Expect more buskers, performances and wackier – than – ever fun filled days! You will want to return every single day 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 show times but seating is limited so purchase your tickets ahead of time. We don’t want you to miss out! Buy Tickets Here for the Big Top




Returning is international multi-discipline aerial performer specializing in hair suspension, Deanna!

New this year we will be featuring the 1930’s Jugband Ragtime Blues of the Vaudevillians. 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 (first come first serve).

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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