Chatham-Kent Crowfest

Crowfest 2023

Crowfest is a fun event for everyone! a celebration of all things “crow” in Chatham-Kent. There will be daily activities taking place in downtown Chatham starting on Wednesday the 11th leading up to the main events on the 13th and 14th of October.

The range of fun activities are listed below. Some of the highlights are dueling pianos on Wednesday October 11th, the Gala in the 12th, the night market and buskers on the 13th, as well as the main celebration on Saturday the 14th.

Become a volunteer or vendor, enter the art or costume contest, or attend the gala and all the exciting events.

Wednesday, October 11th


The Olde Crows Tea
Derby Room (Retro Suites Hotel)


Pyro Performers
The Garden on King and River Rock


Dueling Pianos
The Garden on King and River Rock

Thursday, October 12th


Crowfest Gala
Portugese Club
Murder Myster

Friday, October 13th


King Street Closes

3pm – 8pm

Vendors & Activities
King St. West
Art Classes and Contests

5pm – 7pm

Crow Themed Paint Party
Street at ARTspaceRegistration Required

7pm – 9pm

Art ExhibitCawcawphonous!


Musical Entertainment
On King St.

5pm – 8pm


3pm – 9pm

Night Market
Live Entertainment

Saturday, October 14th

9am – 11am

Art Classes

10am – 8pm

Vendors & Activities
King St. West

11am – 8pm



Musical Entertainment

1pm – 4pm

Costume Contest
Downtown King St (TBD)

12pm – 2pm

Art Classes

1pm – 4:30pm

ARTspace Streetside Stamping Party

5pm – 7pm

50 / 50

8pm – 11pm

Busk After Dusk at The Crowbar
Sons of Kent

Catch all things Crow this October 11th – 14th

11th – Dueling Pianos
12th – Gala
13th & 14th – Night Market / World Class Buskers / Vendors

Thanks to our awesome sponsors!

Our Sponsors

Land Acknowledgement for Chatham-Kent

We acknowledge that the land on which we gather for Crowfest is the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy: the Odawa, Potawatami and Ojibwe. These Indigenous Nations, known as the Anishinaabeg and Lūnaapéewak, agreed to the mutual sharing of the land, with obligations and responsibilities to the environment. Chatham-Kent neighbours the Lūnaapéewak at Delaware Nation which is part of the McKee Purchase Treaty, as well as the unceded territory of the Bkejwanong Walpole Island First Nation.