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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.

Chef Bruce Enloe assembles a dandelion-inspired salad course for the Dandelion Dinner

Chef Bruce Enloe assembles a dandelion-inspired salad course for the Dandelion Dinner

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.

Youth enjoying the Little Sprouts Garden

Youth enjoying the Little Sprouts Garden on Prescott Street

Highlights of the 2015 festival include outstanding musical acts on the main stage and buskers found throughout Old Town Kemptville. There will be theatrical performances, interactive art displays and dining experiences to suit any palate — The Dandelion Dinner will start off the festival on the Friday night and will feature an exquisite and exclusive five-course dandelion inspired meal created by five local chefs.

The festival would not be complete without the ever popular Little Sprouts Garden with an assortment activities for kids of all ages — and those adults who are still young at heart.

So join us on Prescott, in the heart of Old Town Kemptville, at the end of May! Discover Our Roots at the 2015 Dandelion Festival!

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