South Algonquin Arts & Entertainment

What do you get when you mix wildlife, landscape, rural culture and local talent? A thriving arts and entertainment scene of course. South Algonquin has something off the beaten path that’s bound to keep you engaged, from music, photography, and painting, to Saturday night jams, these are the spots to take it in.

  • Howl Photo Convention
    Fri, Oct 21
    Bongopix Tavern
    Oct 21, 8:00 a.m. – Oct 23, 5:00 p.m.
    Bongopix Tavern, Galeairy Lake Rd, Whitney, ON K0J 2M0, Canada
    Countless photographers travel through Highway 60 in search of wildlife, purely dark skies, and untamed landscapes. We're a solid community of passionate artists and nature enthusiasts. But rarely do we meet face to face. HOWL is meant to connect us crazy nature lovers together for a weekend.
  • Blackfly Festival
    Back in 2023!!
    Camp Bongopix
    Back in 2023!!
    Camp Bongopix
    The purpose of the Whitney Blackfly Festival is simple: to celebrate quality live music during a special time of year. The spirit of our gathering is to harness positive energy during a time when many are tempted to feel negative about nature because of the dreaded blackfly swarms.
  • “One Fine Day” Zine is Back!
    May 15, 2022
    A zine is a homemade publication devoted to specialized and unconventional subject matter. Our community zine “One Fine Day” is a quirky, eclectic collection of content paying tribute to everything South Algonquin from the early days to the present, written by and for the people of this community.