The Scene Fest

Thousands of music fans. Hundreds of artists. Multiple stages and venues, all within walking distance of each other.  A Marketplace filled with vendors, sponsor booths, band merch and interactive entertainment. One amazing, fun filled, day of music and fun.

Thousands of music fans will descend on downtown St. Catharines for the guarantee of one hell of a day!!! The Market Square pavilion, located in the heart of downtown, is the central location for the festival, the main admissions area, the vendor / band merchandise area and our main outdoor stage. 

Anual Fest

Scene Music Fest is one of the largest annual, one-day, all-ages music festivals in Canada, and a premiere destination for showcasing quality independent music. The festival attracts over 6000 fans to downtown St. Catharines each year, and is a hotbed for up-and-coming musical talent across all genres, featuring both Canadian and international talent. Past SMF. performers have come from as far as Europe, Australia, the U.S., and beyond, to take part in the festival.


Event for New music Entertainment, a locally-based independent music festival that started as a showcase for local talent. It has now evolved into an all-ages, one-day event featuring local, national, and international independent artists.

Scene features over 140 bands on multiple stages and venues. Talent is comprised of national, international, and local acts spanning a range of genres including pop, hip-hop, reggae, ska, Celtic, country, folk, queer, punk, metal, funk, emo, and rock ‘n’ roll, that showcase the best and brightest stars.

Scene Music Fest (SMF) is one of the largest annual, one-day, all-ages music festivals in Canada and a premier destination for showcasing quality independent music.

Rock Out!

It has now become one of the summer destinations for music fans. The Scene Music Festival through its history has brought fans from all over Canada and the United States.

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