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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

The Fantastic Festival of Fan Art and Music


Digital & new media Film & video Kids Visual arts Youth & teens
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Button Factory Arts

25 Regina St. S, N2J 1R8

Waterloo, ON



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


Are you passionate about video games or an anime/TV series, like Mario, Zelda, Minecraft, Roblox, Pokemon, Star Wars, Marvel, One Piece, Demon Slayer or Jojo's Bizarre Adventure? Do you create your own work based on your favourite series? The Fantastic Festival for Fan Art and Music is just for you!

Come share your creations with other young people just like you. We welcome original video games, animations, video submissions, paintings, drawings, textiles or sculpture, graphic novels or literature, and live or recorded musical performances. You can even come wearing your own costume and show off your favourite character!

While performers and artists must be between the ages of 7 and 19, all ages are welcome to attend and support young creators!

Don't make your own fan art? You can come and take part in a workshop in our program space! Make & Take an LED badge with Agnes of Mindful Makers, and fill it with doodles of your favourite Fan Art characters!



Button Factory Arts

Founded in 1994, Button Factory Arts is a non-profit, charitable organization offering a diverse range of arts programming. We promote all forms of art programs in the community including: performances, classes, workshops, special events and art exhibitions.

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