Arts and Culture

“There is something for everyone’s cultural taste in Belleville”

Belleville offers a thriving arts and cultural community with something for everyone. Symphony, ballet, theatre and concert events are just a sample of the culture in Belleville.

As well as scheduled events, the city has a number of permanent year round attractions to entice visitors. Explore the galleries, enjoy live theatre productions or take a tour of one of our museums.

Glanmore National Historical Site
Belleville Scout Guide Museum
The Regimental Museum
Hastings Heritage Centre

The Quinte Symphony
The Quinte Ballet School of Canada
Pinnacle Playhouse
The Empire Theatre
The Empire Square Live
Galaxy Cinemas
Quinte Film Alternative

Quinte Arts Council
Gallery 121
John M. Parrott Art Gallery
Belleville Art Association

Savour the Chill (February)
Downtown Docfest (March)
Quinte Sportsman Boat & RV Show (March)
Quinte Home & Renovation Show (March)
Walleye World Live Release Fishing Tournament (May)
Victoria Day Celebrations (May)
Plein Air Festival (May)
Big Music Fest (June)
Quinte Garden Tour (June)
Canada Day Celebrations (July)
Waterfront & Ethnic Festival (July)
Rotary Loves Kids Event (July)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Quinte Ribfest (August)
Regional Farm Show & Plowing Match (August)
Quinte Exhibition (September)
Downtown Art Walk (September)
Santa Claus Parade (November)
Empire Square Live (Seasonal)
Farmer’s Market (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, throughout the year)
Quinte Ballet School Concerts (Seasonal)
Belleville Lions Concert in the Park (Seasonal)
Quinte Symphony Series (Year-round)
Pinnacle Playhouse Series (Year-round)
Belleville Festival of Lights (November & December)

Visit our calendar for more events and information

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