Located in the heart of Old Town Kemptville, the Dandelion Festival invites you to celebrate in the art, culture, and heritage of our vibrant community.

Dandelion Dinner


Friday May 22, 2015, 6pm @ Leslie Hall, Kemptville

Kick-off the festival with the Dandelion Dinner; a five-course, dandelion inspired gourmet meal that showcases  Kemptville’s finest chefs from local restaurants, including The Branch, The Brigadoon, The Crusty Baker, Grahame’s Bakery, Salamanders, Phil — formally of Comfort by AJ’s, and the students of the St. Michael’s High School Culinary Program!  Live Music & Cash Bar.

Tickets are $75.

The Dandelion Dinner is presented by Urbandale Construction and the Middelshire B&B.

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Fun for Kids


Let your little ones try their hand at musical instruments , or just jump around and play! Our “Little Sprouts Garden” features hands-on programming where your little ones will learn to work with paint and chalk.


Be blown away by our homegrown musical talents. This year, the next generation of musical headliners will be front and centre. Be sure to join us at the Main Stage on Saturday night!

See the 2015 Performers!



To help us celebrate our rich historic culture the Grenville Militia will be on site performing musters and volleys at their encampment by the water and the Historical Society will be putting together a Pioneer Schools display to be enjoyed by all ages.

Dandelion Festival

Old Town Kemptville
Friday May 22 – Sunday May 24, 2015

The Dandelion Festival is North Grenville’s premiere festival: a free three-day event that draws families to Kemptville’s historic downtown to celebrate the best of the area’s arts, culture, food, music and heritage.

Discover Our Roots — is an invitation to the people of Eastern Ontario and the Seaway Valley, to experience the unique atmosphere and activities that Kemptville and North Grenville has to offer. A fast growing community in the heart of North Grenville, Kemptville is constantly adding to its roster of rich arts and culture. The area’s heritage buildings, businesses and organizations keep it rooted in history as the community evolves and grows to accommodate new families. The Dandelion Festival is a showcase for the music, artists, and entities that make up the area’s unique identity.