Friday, June 7, 1-4pm
OPEN HOUSE – FREE (donations welcome)
Come enjoy local food and refreshments and be the first of the season to walk through Historic St. Mary’s. Come for our official opening and experience this magnificent facility and find out why the space has been nominated and voted one of the best acoustical venues in the country. Special Guest performances by Logan Richard, Tara MacLean and more!
Saturday, June 8, day / evening
Lobster Tails n Tunes – Where lobster and music meet!
Come join us with your friends for an authentic island experience with PEI Lobster and local music, in a spectacular rural PEI setting overlooking Malpeque Bay. Celebrate the PEI Lobster fishing season with us and discover Historic St. Mary’s Church, a designated heritage space and a world-class musical performance venue. Featuring Chef Ilona Daniel, island musical artists INN ECHO and of course, PEI LOBSTER, this series of culinary and music events will be an experience you will not forget! Details about this event click HERE.
Sunday, June 9, 7:30pm – Shakin The Shingles – Festival of Small Halls Opening
Featuring Fortunate Ones, Tim Chaisson, & more. Tickets $30 pp
Historic St. Mary’s is proud to host the opening events for the 2019 Festival of Small Halls! For tickets, click HERE
Friday, June 14, 7:30pm – Indian River Festival fundraiser
Featuring Island A Cappella and Men of the Harvest. Tickets $15 pp
Come enjoy local island choral groups and help support Historic St. Mary’s and the Indian River Festival. For ticket, click HERE
Sunday, June 16, 6:00pm Dinner / 8:00pm show – Mikinduri fundraiser featuring the Ross Family Band Tickets for Dinner & Show $42 pp // Show only $32
The Mikinduri Children of Hope mission is to help relieve the effects of poverty in Kenya by working with local leaders, churches, government agencies, self help groups and international partners with a number of incredible projects. Come enjoy great food and local island favourite artists, the Ross Family Band along with story teller David Weale help support MCOH. For details and tickets call Mikinduri at 902-566-2976.
Wednesday, June 26, 7:00pm – Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of The Indian River Festival Association will take place June 26th. All members are welcome to attend. Lights snacks and refreshments will be served after the meeting.
Saturday, June 27, 1:00-3:00pm
OPEN STAGE – FREE (donations welcome)
If you have ever wanted to opportunity to perform at the incredible Historic St. Mary’s Church, now is your chance! We will host two Open Stage events this season! If you are a musician, vocalist, amateur or otherwise, come out to experience the amazing acoustics of this beautiful church!
Wednesday, August 14, 7:00pm
Sarah Hagen – WINE, WOMEN & WIT – “Fingers that Fly” – Details for tickets will be available soon! Tickets $15 pp Click HERE
Wednesday, August 28, 7:00pm
Sarah Hagen – WINE, WOMEN & WIT – “Wonder Women” – Details for tickets will be available soon! Tickets $15 pp Click HERE
Saturday, August 31, 1:00pm-3:00pm
OPEN STAGE – FREE (donations welcome)
This will be the second opportunity to perform at the incredible Historic St. Mary’s Church this summer. If you are a musician, vocalist, amateur or otherwise, come out to experience the amazing acoustics of this beautiful church!
Sunday, September 8, 1:00pm-3:00pm $20 (incl tax/fees)
Harvest Soupfest / Fall Halls – Fundraiser
Join us for an early fall afternoon filled with music and an array of comforting, homemade soups. This will be the seventh year for this fundraising event which has been a delicious success each year. Various restaurants and chefs create soups made with fresh, local ingredients. For the price of your ticket, you can sample four different soups which come in 4oz servings, served with homemade rolls and surrounded by wonderful music. Wander between our new pavilion where the soup will be served and Historic St. Mary’s where music will be performed. It’s a truly old fashioned gathering where you can enjoy scrumptious fall flavours, time with friends and family, music, and above all, you are helping us to continue bringing exceptional music to an extraordinary venue. For only $20, choose from 4 delicious soups from local restaurants! Tickets will be available soon.
For a digital copy of our 2019 lineup, IRF19 Brochure