Summer Lights Festival: Altekrea Festival of Alternative Creation

Summer Lights Festival: Altekrea Festival of Alternative Creation

June 18, 2016 Kitchener, Ontario Free


Time : 8pm
Venue : Kitchener City Hall
Address : 200 King Street West
State : Ontario
Zip : N2G 4G4


From Comics to Graffiti
Altekrea is Alternative Creation.

Downtown Kitchener will be ignited over the weekend of June 17-19. Stop by for the fire-spinning and steampunk themed circus aerial acts, stay for the art emporium, highly reputed industry guests, mind-warping installations, sideshow acts and workshops inside the Rotunda.

Artists from all walks of alternative culture, music, live tattooing, beer and snacks.

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Greg Rivera of Мишка – Alternative Culture Empire Extraordinaire

Adrian Alphona – Artist of Ms. Marvel – Kamala Khan, the new blockbuster comic of the decade (

Scott Chantler – Award-winning graphic novelist

Hugh Rookwood – Creator of Chozen Studios

Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design and Kent Burles – Renowned college of animation and design, and Planet of the Apes artist


IlluminAir Entertainment – Bringing you spectacular fire, aerial, circus and sideshow acts (Miranda TempestJasper Delay SparkTaliya CohenLaura GriffinKagutsuchi Itto and Erica Furness)

VonDino Records – The best local DJ around, Brando Von Dino

And so much more to come!

Exclusive Altekrea beer this year brewed by Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. – Winner of the label design – Kim Flynn

Full Weekend Schedule

FRIDAY (ticketed event):

Nebulous Dawn | Opening Gala. A night of spectacular entertainment, celebrating our unique culture together with food, drink and great company. Tickets are limited – get yours today!


12pm – 5:30pm (ticketed event): Industry Series – Exclusive Business Development for Artists (tickets on sale soon)

8pm-1am (free entry): Art Emporium — connect with local alternative artists, buy unique merch and artwork. Music, live DJ, fire-spinning, sideshow acts. Live music performance by James Downham, indoors at Kitchener City Hall


11am-5pm: Art Emporium, Workshops, Speaker Panels, Music, Maker Crafts, Circus Aerial Acts under the sun on the hour.

And of course…an after party…or should we say, after chillin’.

Official Poster Artists of 2016: Super-Chi Art and Art By Pawly