CELEBRATE & ELEVATE

House of PainT Festival

August 23-25

Elevating and Celebrating

Hip Hop Arts & Culture

Three days of poets, rappers, MCs, DJs, graf writers, mural artists, street dancers and more! This year's festival puts extra emphasis on elevating the many talented artists and creatives that make up the House of PainT community. We're stepping up with feature showcases and masterclasses, open ciphers and new collaborations, challenging conversations and all-out celebrations. Don't sleep- see you under the bridge.

Festival Program
OG 500

Spoken word poets compete for a cash prize

DANCE BATTLES

Solo and crew dance competitions

ARTS MARKET

Artists, artisans, and makers vend and promote locally made goods

LIVE GRAFFITI

60+ artists painting live on Ottawa’s only legal graffiti walls

DANCE SHOWCASE

Featured dance troupes from all over Canada

MAIN EVENT

Live concert featuring headlining artist + supporting acts

AFTERPARTY

Rap battles, breakdancin’, live painting, and good vibes

KNOWLEDGE CONFERENCE

Panels, talks, workshops, and masterclasses

HOP BRUNCH

Sunday morning beats and eats with a live DJ

Location

The House of PainT legal graffiti wall can be found under the Bronson overpass (Dunbar bridge) in Brewer Park, near Carleton University, Ottawa.