About Supercrawl

A driven team of Hamilton artists and community builders founded Supercrawl in 2009 out of a desire to expand on the promise of James Street North’s monthly Art Crawl. Showcasing great music alongside an entire street of cultural experiences — a diverse and dynamic lineup of music, art, fashion, performance, talks, crafts, food and fun (local, regional national and international) — the festival has captured the imagination of culture lovers far beyond the city. 

Audiences have enthusiastically embraced Supercrawl’s creative ambitions. Over the festival’s first six years, the event has gone from a one-day celebration on a single city block to a weekend-long experience spanning more than a dozen blocks, with attendance growing steadily from 3,000 to 165,000 in that time. Supercrawl 2014 resulted in an economic impact of over $14 million. More importantly, festival audiences left with renewed conviction of the power of the arts and convinced of the city’s cultural vitality.

In 2015, Supercrawl expanded both the festival’s physical footprint (covering 16 city blocks) and its programming/production ambitions, and will build upon that foundation still further in 2016.

Supercrawl Named Tourism Event Of The Year 2015


2016 FEO Top 100 – Top 100 Festivals/Events in Ontario

2016 Community in Motion Awards – Transit-Friendly Organization of the Year

2016 Hamilton Music Awards – Musical Event of the Year Award by People's Choice

2015 Ontario Tourism Award of Excellence - Tourism Event of the Year

2015 FEO Top 100 – Top 100 Festivals/Events in Ontario

2015 Hamilton Music Awards – Musical Event of the Year Award by People's Choice

2014 Community in Motion Awards – Pedestrian-Friendly Organization of the Year

2013 Hamilton Music Awards – Festival of the Year Award

2012 RBC Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award – Tim Potocic, Festival Director

2011 Tourism Hamilton Awards – Runner-up, Best Large-Sized Festival of the Year

2011 Tourism Hamilton Awards – Volunteer of the Year – Dane Pedersen

2011 Tourism Hamilton Awards – Arts Ambassador of the Year – Tim Potocic, Festival Director

2010 Tourism Hamilton Awards – Best Mid-Sized Festival of the Year Award

2010 Hamilton Music Awards – Festival of the Year Award

2009 Tourism Hamilton Awards – Best Small-Sized Festival of the Year

Staff and Contacts

Director
Tim Potocic

Finance
Mark Milne

Vendor Co-ordinator
Lisa LaRocca

Volunteer Co-ordinator
Penny Dobson

Media Liaison
David Young

Design
Mike Jerome

Web
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Photographers
Harry Gils
Colette Schotsman


Art Curatorial Committee
Tara Bursey, Sally McKay, Joe Sellors, Alana Traficante, Stephanie Vegh, Matthew Walker

Music Committee
Jeremy Greenspan, Mark Milne, Tim Potocic, Brandon Reid, Mike 'Parkside' Renaud

Family Programming
Tricia LeClair (Committee Lead)

Fashion Committee
Lynn Bebee, Hamilton Fashion Syndicate, Lisa LaRocca, Kerry Wade


Board of Directors 
Jeremy Freiburger, Kristine Germann, Jeremy Greenspan, Keanin Loomis, Mark Milne (ex-officio), Alana Traficante, Ron Weston

Advisory Committee
Kristine Germann (Public Art Director, City of Toronto), Ron Weston (Partner, Feltmate Delibato Heagle LLP)

Auditors
Rosemarie K, Fleischer Professional Corporation

Chartered Accountant
102 Lakeshore Rd. E.
Oakville, ON L6J 6N2

Supercrawl Productions
22 Wilson St., Unit 1
Hamilton, ON L8R 1C5

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