Pelham Art Festival in-person is held annually on Mother's Day weekend in the Meridian Community Centre Accipiter arena in Fonthill, the Town of Pelham

The Pelham Art Festival Committee will hold the 36th Annual Pelham Art Festival on Mother’s Day weekend      May 12 to 14, 2023.


‚ÄčTravel Niagara bound East on the QEW and take Exit 57. Turn right at the stop sign and then left onto Regional Road 24/Victoria Avenue. Follow 24/Victoria Avenue for 12.4 km and turn left at Regional Road 20 (Highway 20) East. Follow 20 for 4.7 km to Pelham. Continue past the Pelham Street stoplights and drive approximately 1 km to Rice Road stoplights. Turn right. Follow Rice Road approximately 1/4 km to the Meridian Community Centre located at 100 Meridian Way on your right.


Travel west on Lundy's Lane onto Regional Road 20 (Highway 20) West and continue approximately 1 km to Rice Road stoplights. Turn left. Follow Rice Road approximately 1/4 km to the Meridian Community Centre located at 100 Meridian Way on your right.


Where to Stay

Whether you have enjoyed all previous Festivals, or are visiting for the first time, you can count on a wonderful experience at our juried show and sale. Plan a day trip or come for a vacation and enjoy the many attractions, restaurants, wineries, lakes and sights in the heart of the beautiful Niagara Region, and savour orchards of Spring blossoms!

Artist Accommodations

Stay in Fonthill 

Hipwell's Motel or MapleRidge Boutique B & B

Nearby in Welland approximately 2 plus kilometres away

Day's InnBest Western Plus Rose City Suites, Ollie's Bed and Coffee B&BAt Home Bed & Breakfast at the Rose Manor or Travelodge Welland


Enjoy the restaurants and eateries in Pelham and Welland offering everything from sumptuous dining to casual meals.


Butcher & Banker Pub, Churchill Natural Meats & Deli, Culinary DropoutIggy's Pub & Grub, Domenic's On 20Mossimo’s Pizza and SubsNature's Corner Bakery and Cafe, Peter Piper's Pubhouse, Pho RealRoot & BoneSunset GrillTasty ThaiThe Pelham Street GrilleVolcano PizzeriaYoung's Thai Cuisine


Ye Olde Squire Restaurant

M T Bellies


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