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Arts in the Park Concert Series 2017

Celebrating Canada 150

BandshellEntering its 32nd season, Arts in the Park is a series of free, family friendly musical acts and an outdoor movie presentation. The concert series is held outdoors at the Lion's Club Bandshell, where everyone is always welcome.  Please bring your chair, blanket and/or picnic basket to Lamoureux Park and enjoy music performed by popular local artists and performers. 

This season we are offering over 25 performance night, 1 musical matinee with the Clarpian-duo and over 30 musical acts.

All afternoon matinees begin at 2:00 p.m., while all evening performances begin at 7:00 p.m. and are weather permitting. 

Free parking is available behind the Lion's Club Bandshell and at the Cornwall Civic Complex.

Full Summer 2017 concert line-up is now posted (see below)!   

A Look at the 2017 Concert Line Up

All shows are weather permitting and begin at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise stated.   Schedule is subject to change without notice.  Please visit often as further concerts and/or updates will be added.  

Date                    2017 Performances
Tuesday June 27 Grace Willison
Wednesday June 28 Seaway Winds
Thursday June 29 Winston Marley   
Tuesday July 4  Two Dimensions
Wednesday July 5 Seaway Winds     
Thursday July 6 Mike McAnany and Intrepid
Tuesday July 11 Moe Lemieux Quartet and Stephen Vallieres
Wednesday July 12 To Be Announced
Thursday July 13 The Hallions
Friday July 14 Shakespeare in the Park
Much Ado About Nothing
Presented by Perpercussion Theatre      
Saturday July 15 - Matinee To Be Announced
Saturday July 15 @ 8:45 pm

Outdoor Movie in the Park- TBA

Evening Sponsored by Rachel's Kids and the City of Cornwall

Sunday July 16 @ 2:00 pm Clarpian-duo
Tuesday July 18 Bruce Ciccarelli     
Wednesday July 19 Seaway Winds
Thursday July 20  Switchgear       
Tuesday August 1  Carey B Grant & The Cadillac Kitcats
Wednesday August 2 Seaway Winds
Thursday August 3 Radio Nova
Tuesday August 8 Rock Bottom            
Wednesday August 9 Mena Hardy Band
Thursday August 10 Revival
Monday August 14 Ruby Tuesday Dixie Band
Tuesday August 15 The Snyders
Wednesday August 16 The Shiners
Thursday August 17 Mandee Woods Band
Monday August 21 Shelter Valley
Tuesday August 22 D-Composers
Wednesday August 23 To Be Announced
Thursday August 24 Sevengate

Returning This Summer - Shakespeare in the Park

Much Ado About Nothing Presented by Repercussion Theatre
Friday July 14 at 7:00 p.m. Lamoureux Park @ the Lion's Club Bandshell


Movie in the Park at the Lion's Club Bandshell
Presented by: Rachel's Kids and the City of Cornwall

Movie Title: To Be Announced

The Movie in the Park series returns for the 7th season and will be held at the Lion's Club Bandshell in Lamoureux Park.  This FREE family event will feature the recently released animated adventure-comedy children's movie on a 25-foot inflatable screen on Saturday July 15th. The show will start at soon as it is dark enough (approximately 9:00 pm,  and weather permitting) and seating is on a first come, first-serve basis, so an early arrival is suggested.

Food vendors will be on site selling food, drinks and movie snacks. For the weather- come prepared with a lawn chair or blanket, a flash light and bug spray.

The event is presented in partnership with Rachel's Kids and the City of Cornwall

Please visit our Facebook page Arts in the Park - Cornwall or follow us on Twitter @arts_cornwall for more details.


Stay up to date!

We invite you to join our Facebook group at Arts in the Park - Cornwall, or follow @arts_cornwall on Twitter where you can receive up to date concert and performer information. 

Phone inquiries are welcome at the Benson Centre at 613-938-9898 ext. 2   

Sponsorship Opportunities

On behalf of the many Arts in the Park performers and spectators, the City of Cornwall would like to thank the following sponsors and supporters for the upcoming 2017 Arts in the Park Summer Season:

Season Sponsors

  • Community Foundations of Canada
  • Government of Canada
  • City of Cornwall

Platinum Level Sponsors

  • Rachel's Kids

Gold Level Sponsors

  • The Seeker
  • Corus Entertainment 
  • TVCogeco
  • Standard-Freeholder
  • Seaway News
  • Pommier Jewellers
  • Your Arts Council

For information on how you can add your business name to our growing list of sponsors please call Lorne at 613-938-9898 ext 2, or email at  Arts in the Park sponsorship opportunities are still available starting at $25.