Fairs and Festivals Application Deadlines – Nationwide

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ZAPP® Show Information

Many new shows have joined ZAPP®, and many show application deadlines are approaching. See what new shows you can apply to below.


Colorado Springs Art & Music Festival 2017Colorado Springs, Colorado
DEADLINE: 3/25/2017

Fee (Jury Fee/Application): $35.00
Event Dates: 7/1/2017 – 7/2/2017

Exhibitors love America The Beautiful Park, in downtown Colorado Springs at the foot of the majestic mountain Pikes Peak, gateway to the Rocky Mountains. The festival features 75 national and local artists, live music stage, food & beverage vendors, kids activities, and commercial vendors. The music acts are sound monitored so artists are comfortable conducting business.

A wide sidewalk surrounds the flat park lawn that exhibitors will use to drive to their booth area to set up. Exhibitor parking is just one block from the park, with spaces for RV vehicles. This event is well advertised and well attended due to this city park being one of the favorite tourists and locals attractions during the 4th of July weekend with lush green lawns.

Last year, we produced the 12th Annual Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival at this location on this same weekend for an art organization in Colorado Springs. We have “rebranded” the show and this year the event is free to the public and has an easy load in/out without the fencing issues of last year.

Our Non Profit Partner is Wounded Warrior Music Program. Our extensive advertising includes the Wounded Warrior Band performance, a popular draw especially the 4th of July holiday weekend.

We also invite your Zapp application at our other juried fine art Colorado festivals:
Denver Berkeley – June 10-11
Salida Riverside – July 15-16
Denver Sloan’s Lake – Aug. 12-13
Parker at O’Brien Park – Sept. 23-24
Naperville Riverwalk Fine Art Fair 2017Naperville, Illinois
DEADLINE: 3/27/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 9/16/2017 – 9/17/2017

Established in 1985, the Riverwalk Fine Art Fair is among the top rated art fairs in the nation. Held annually on the prestigious Riverwalk in Naperville, Illinois, the two day event draws more than 74,000 art conscious citizens from near and far. Enjoyed by artists for its sophisticated crowds, attentive staff and beautiful location, the fair is recognized as a premier festival of fine art and fine craft. The show has earned the reputation of being well juried, skillfully organized and very artist friendly. A strong advertising campaign helps to keep this highly anticipated event a favorite of both vendors and patrons.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Jury Fee is  $35 if the application is submitted by March 27, 2017 and $65 if applying after the deadline of March 27 and before April 3, 2017.

ACAC-Autumn Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts – 28th Annual 2017New York, New York
DEADLINE: 3/28/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 9/9/2017 – 9/17/2017

The 28th Annual Autumn Crafts Festival takes place at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the most prestigious arts centers in the world. That association has always connoted the highest level of craftsmanship which attracts, year after year, a very large, astute, and enthusiastic audience capable of supporting beautiful work at all price points.

The show takes place on two consecutive weekends, September 9, 10 and September 16, 17,  2017. You can apply to either or both weekends.

The annual Crafts Festivals at Lincoln Center traditionally host over 100,000 visitors each and are consistently the best crafts festivals in the New York City and tri-state metropolitan area. In addition to robust sales, often-exceeding $8,000 per weekend per capita, significant wholesale purchases have also been made at those events. Record sales due to visitors from the entire Megalopolis have made the Autumn Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center the event of choice, in the autumn, in the New York Area. New Yorkers, suburbanites, tourists and theater constituents all contribute to its banner sales.

In addition to our own enormous mailing list , there are thousands of theatre goers that afford expensive tickets, tourists from all over the world who come to Lincoln Center, a tourist must see destination and buy an abundance of unique American crafts.

CityPlace Art Festival: April 2017, 7th Annual (West Palm Beach, FL) Howard Alan EventsWest Palm Beach, Florida
DEADLINE: 3/29/2017

Fee (Non-refundable Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 4/1/2017 – 4/2/2017

The show will take place on April 1st and 2nd, 2017. CityPlace, located in downtown West Palm Beach, is a beautiful downtown shopping district. This retail empire, which is rich in European architecture, includes ten fine restaurants, an 20 screen theater, a cultural city theatre, scores of high end shops, and private high end residences. Combine beautiful architecture, breath taking fountains, and quaint sidewalk cafes and we have a great venue for fine art fair. Show is currently closed to jewelry. Jewelry applications will be accepted for wait list only.

Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival: April 2017, American Craft EndeavorsPunta Gorda, FL, Florida
DEADLINE: 3/29/2017

Fee (Non-refundable Jury Fee): $15.00
Event Dates: 4/1/2017 – 4/2/2017

American Craft Endeavors is excited to announce The Punta Gorda Craft Festival on April 1st and 2nd. The January and September Punta Gorda Craft Festivals have become local traditions, therefore we are adding an April craft festival. Punta Gorda is located between Sarasota and Fort Myers on Florida’s west coast. The show is set up on charming Sullivan Street in the heart of Punta Gorda.

Art on the Greene 2017Arlington, Texas
DEADLINE: 3/29/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 5/26/2017 – 5/28/2017

Voted the BEST Outdoor Festival for 2015, 2016, in the City of Arlington by Arlington Citizens Journal readers.
Voted the BEST Outdoor Festival for 2016, in the City of Arlington by Arlington Today readers.

Art on the Greene takes place in Richard Greene Linear Park, which is located between The Texas Rangers Ballpark and Dallas Cowboys Stadium.

With a lake on the north side, Rangers Ballpark on the east and Cowboys Stadium on the west, the park provides a great setting for an art festival with a great view and an atmosphere second to none!

Now in its 6th year Art on the Greene will feature up to 125 artists in one of thirteen different categories.

With a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere and serious potential shoppers, this show is becoming a favorite for art lovers and collectors from Dallas, Fort Worth and surrounding cities.

Wayzata Art Experience 2017Wayzata, Minnesota
DEADLINE: 3/29/2017

Fee (WAE Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 6/24/2017 – 6/25/2017

Wayzata Art Experience – Call for Entries for the following mediums: Ceramics, Drawing/Printmaking, Fiber Arts, Recycled/Green Art, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wood

Celebrate your art in an intimate setting on Lake Minnetonka. Experience other top artists juried into one of the most exquisite outdoor shows of the season. Enjoy showcasing your fine art to affluent buyers.

West End Arts Festival La Grange 2017La Grange, Illinois
DEADLINE: 3/30/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/9/2017 – 9/10/2017

Free to the public, and celebrating the arts for the 22th year, please join us for the West End Arts Festival in La Grange, IL. This juried fine art festival has become a popular end-of-the-summer event for the community as well as for high-caliber artists from across the country due to its strong reputation as being well-organized and being very artist friendly! The feedback we receive from our artists is that they enjoy and do well as the event attracts buyers not just browsers.

The event draws visitors from surrounding communities to the upscale and family-friendly village of La Grange as it is easily accessible and located about 20 minutes west of Chicago. The West End Arts Festival is held in the shadow of the landmark Stone Avenue Metra train station in the charming and historic west end area of La Grange, IL., surrounded by old trees and small businesses. It is truly a picture-perfect setting to showcase your art.

The staff and members of the La Grange Business Association, in cooperation with the Village of La Grange, plan, host, promote and support the artists and festival through numerous marketing channels.

We are proud to offer an array of amenities to you as artists to help ensure a smooth and successful event.

2017 Show Dates:
Sat Sept 9:  10 am – 6 pm (optional evening hours too)
Sun Sept. 10 : 10 am – 4pm

Contact us with any questions at: artfest@lgba.com
Twitter: @westendartfest  Facebook: www.facebook.com/westendartfest  Instagram: lagrangearts
Edwards Place Fine Art Fair 2017Springfield, Illinois
DEADLINE: 3/30/2017

Fee (Required Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/16/2017 – 9/17/2017

In its 28th year, the Edwards Place Fine Art Fair offers up a park-like setting for a dedicated following to shop the wares of artists from across the country and around the region. On the campus of the Springfield Art Association, the fair includes up to 100 artist’s booths, interactive art activities for all ages, a children’s area, live and DJ music, food vendors, tours of Edwards Place historic house museum, and a used book sale.

Crafts at the Cathedral 2017New York City, New York
DEADLINE: 3/30/2017

Fee (Processing Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 11/30/2017 – 12/2/2017

Crafts at the Cathedral, a fine juried crafts show that benefits the work of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine and its congregation is moving this year into the Cathedral itself after twenty successful years in Synod Hall. We will be filling the center of the nave of the world’s largest gothic cathedral with artists and who will be showing and selling their own exquisitely made work! The nave of the cathedral is of enormous scale and beauty. The floors of green Vermont slate, the soaring columns, the gothic arches, spectacular stained glass windows–St John the Divine is overwhelming in its beauty. What better location to show off your work?

The Cathedral is a prime tourist destination. Situated on the bustling Upper West Side just south of Columbia University, Teacher’s College, Jewish and Union Theological Seminaries and the Manhattan School of Music, visits are highest during the holiday season. By moving this successful and beloved show into the Cathedral and not charging an admission fee, we will take advantage of this high foot traffic, more than doubling attendance at the show. Moving to the Cathedral also allows us to expand the show from the 56 spaces in Synod Hall to at least 84 spaces.

Vail Arts Festival 2017Vail, Colorado
DEADLINE: 3/30/2017

Fee (Vail Arts Festival Jury Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 6/23/2017 – 6/25/2017

Vail, Colorado is home to one of the most spectacular mountain resorts in the world. Located just 90 minutes west of the Denver metro area, this well-known, year-round vacation destination is also a haven for an affluent, well-educated, art savvy local population. The Vail Arts Festival is Vail’s longest-running outdoor art festival, celebrating its 33rd anniversary in 2017, located in the Town of Vail. It is a three-day outdoor festival, located in heart of Lions head Village and the picturesque Arrabelle at Vail Square, June 23, 24 and 25, 2017.

Devils Lake Festival of the Arts 2017Manitou Beach, Michigan
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 6/17/2017 – 6/17/2017

The Devils Lake Festival of the Arts is a one-day juried fine art show located in Manitou Beach in the heart of the Devils Lake area. This exciting fair is in its third year and is a celebration of art, music, dance and local cuisine. Festival events include hands-on art activities for kids, demonstrations, music and dance acts, food and more! Last year over 4,000 visitors attended the festival.

A team of volunteers supports our artists during set-up; provide breaks and refreshment throughout the day, and the teardown at the end of the day.

Here in the Devils Lake area We Love Art!

Art on the Commons 2017Kettering, Ohio
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (JURY FEE): $20.00
Event Dates: 8/13/2017 – 8/13/2017

Now in its 29th year, the Art on the Commons  fine arts and crafts festival features approximately one hundred artists from around the country.  Located in a scenic park within the vibrant Dayton area, the festival’s live music and top notch artists make Art on the Commons  a destination for several thousand art lovers every year.  Art on the Commons is consistently recognized as an outstanding festival by national and regional news publications. Art on the Commons is organized by Rosewood Arts Centre, a division of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts of the City of Kettering.

Woodland Art Fair 2017Lexington, Kentucky
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $40.00
Event Dates: 8/19/2017 – 8/20/2017

Lexington Art League and Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government’s Division of Parks & Recreation present the 42nd annual Woodland Art Fair located in scenic Woodland Park in Lexington, KY. The Fair is central Kentucky’s largest FREE cultural event with an average attendance of 60,000 people, and has been recently voted among the Top 200 Fine Art & Design Fairs by Sunshine Artist Magazine.

Breckenridge July Art Festival 2017 – 34th Annual – Breckenridge, Colorado
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 7/1/2017 – 7/3/2017

This established show [34 years] has consistently been one of the top shows in the country and was ranked #60 in Sunshine Artists Magazine’s top 200 Fine Art Shows for 2016.  It is held in Historic Breckenridge [voted the 3rd most beautiful small town in America!] and will be limited to approximately 125  fine artists and craftsmen chosen from around the country.  The town is an old gold mining town established in the late 1800’s, now a major ski area with many restaurants and unique shops located in Summit County (which includes Copper Mtn., Silverthorne, Frisco and Keystone) just 80 miles from Denver in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

Many affluent and highly educated live and have second homes there.
This is the highlight of the July 4th holiday during the busiest weekend of the summer.

Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival 2017 16th Annual – Breckenridge, Colorado
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 8/4/2017 – 8/6/2017

This established show (16 years) will be limited to approximately 125 Artists and Craftsmen from around the country.  It has been very well received and ranked #65 in Sunshine Artists Magazine’s top 100 best Fine Art Shows for 2016. The show is held in Main Street Station, which is the same location as the July 1,2,3 is held in the beautiful historic town of Breckenridge, CO which is only 80 miles west of Denver in Summit County (includes Copper Mountain, Frisco, Silverthorne, and Keystone) located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. This is a very affluent and highly educated community which has a large number of summer tourists at this time of year.  You won’t want to miss this fabulous weekend of art and mountain ambience.

Arts on the Green 2017 | KentuckyLaGrange , Kentucky
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 6/3/2017 – 6/4/2017

Arts on the Green (AOG) is loved for high quality art presented in an upscale town on the picturesque Oldham County Courthouse Square. It thrives on the support of the Arts Association of Oldham County (AAOC) and knowledgeable patrons who take a personal interest in the artists and their art work. Join AAOC for the juried, 18th Arts on the Green Fine Arts and Crafts Festival.  Show hours Sat and Sun 10-5 pm. Award prizes total $2000. The festival is held in LaGrange, Ky. located just northeast of Louisville, Ky. It attracts more than 130 artists and 10,000 visitors.  We take tremendous pride in our festival with showcasing quality, creative artists, great food and music.  AOG is a fantastic, premier event, in the midst of a quaint town with the train running down our Main Street. It is marketed on bookmarks, posters, ads, radio, television, social media, website, banners and signs. We encourage artists to share our event information  with our postcards, emails, and social media to your friends and family.  We are all “in” and hope that you are too!

Proceeds benefit AAOC. AAOC values your expertise helping meet our mission of bringing the arts to Oldham County. AOG offers Discount Booth Coupons, Friday afternoon set-up, golf carts for loading and unloading, continental breakfast Sat. and Sun., booth sitters, Kentucky hospitality, and a “wine down” Sat. after close. Be a part of our 18th year celebration for a spectacular, successful festival….

Codman Estate Fine Arts and Crafts Festival—35th Annual, 2017—Historic New EnglandLincoln, Massachusetts
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee – non-refundable): $10.00
Event Dates: 9/9/2017 – 9/9/2017

The 35th Annual Codman Estate Fine Arts and Crafts Festival features the work of more than 100 artisans, including painting, pottery, photography, jewelry, food wares, glass, fiber art, metalworking, woodworking, clothing, and much more. Visitors can enjoy live musical entertainment, food vendors, demonstrations and Codman Estate tours.

Once called “the handsomest place in America,” this country estate was home to five generations of the Codman family. The sixteen acre grounds feature a hidden turn-of-the-century Italian garden with perennial beds, statuary, and a reflecting pool filled with water lilies.

Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival—35th Annual, 2017—Historic New EnglandWoodstock, Connecticut
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee – non-refundable): $10.00
Event Dates: 10/14/2017 – 10/15/2017

The 35th Annual Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is one of the leading juried fine arts and crafts shows in New England.  This two-day event features 175 artisans and their wares – jewelry, woodworking, food products, pottery, glass, paintings, clothing, metalwork, and much more.  Visitors, many of whom return year after year, enjoy live music, food vendors, and first floor tours of Roseland Cottage.

The festival is well-known as a wonderful weekend outing to shop, sight-see, and enjoy a fall weekend in the beautiful Quiet Corner of Northeastern Connecticut.

St. James Court Art Show (St James Court section) 2017Louisville, Kentucky
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (St James Court Application Fee): $40.00
Event Dates: 10/6/2017 – 10/8/2017

This Louisville, Kentucky autumn tradition draws 180,000+ visitors who come to purchase unique handcrafted items directly from the hands that crafted them. Always held the first full weekend of October, the St James Court section of the St. James Court Art Show has been running continuously for 60 years. Artist amenities include booth sitters, artist breakfast, and friendly volunteers. A very organized and friendly staff works hard all year long to put on a well-run show. Application Deadline is March 31, 2017.

Wild about Art at the Toledo ZooToledo, Ohio
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 8/4/2017 – 8/6/2017

VIP Preview Party (Optional, please see note below) – Friday, August 4 from 6– 9 p.m.
Art Fair- Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, 2017 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Feel the roar, feel the rush at Wild about Art at the Toledo Zoo!
This unique show, set in the wild beauty of the number one Zoo in the nation, features local and regional artists with various mediums (does not have to be animal related) on display for thousands of Zoo visitors! This event will include entertainment, interactive activities, a variety of foods and of course animals!

Artscape 2017 (Baltimore Festival of the Arts Inc.)Baltimore, Maryland
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $60.00
Event Dates: 7/21/2017 – 7/23/2017

Artscape, the largest FREE arts festival in America draws 350,000+ visitors who spend more than $9.25 million with the festival’s exhibitors and vendors. The 36th annual Artscape will run July 21-23, 2017.

The Artists’ Market highlights artists who create and execute original, professional quality work. In order to be considered for a Market space, all work displayed MUST be produced by the exhibiting artist or collaboration, and MUST be consistent with the images submitted. Artist may only exhibit art in the category in which they were accepted into the Artists’ Market.

The Artists’ Market at Artscape is a juried show. A panel of professionals in the in the fields of craft, fine art, fashion and design will score each applicant’s submitted photographs and description of materials/technique.  The Artscape jury process is blind (jurors do not see artists’ names, hometowns or histories of participating in Artscape). The panel of jurors for the Artists’ Market changes each year. Jury scores are final. Festival Staff utilize jury scores to select Market’s participants from each discipline, to create a fair, balanced and dynamic show.

In addition, the Emerging Artists at Artscape program provides a tent and booth space in the Artists Market at no charge. A limited number of emerging artists will be selected for this competitive program. Artists denote on their application whether they would like to be considered for this program.

Prescott Fine Art and Wine Festival 2017 31st AnnualPrescott, Arizona
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 5/13/2017 – 5/14/2017

Prescott, Arizona’s 31st Annual
Mountain Artists Guild Fine Art & Wine Festival
May 13 & 14, 2017

Prescott, Arizona’s Mountain Artists Guild presents its 31st Annual Fine Art & Wine Festival on May 13 and 14, 2017. This juried festival showcases a select group of more than 140 fine artists on the grass under the many tall trees that shade the Historic Courthouse Plaza in downtown Prescott. Resting at 5,300 feet elevation and surrounded by the scenic mountains of Central Arizona, the Prescott Courthouse Square is an exceptionally attractive venue, a joy to exhibitors and visitors alike. In addition to spectacular collectors’ artwork, the Festival presents a wine tasting garden representing the finest Arizona Vineyards & Wineries. A  variety of delicious food and packaged gourmet delights are also available. Located along Montezuma Street and Prescott’s infamous Whiskey Row, haunt of the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday, the Festival site is within easy walking distance of great restaurants, unique shops, galleries, saloons, parking and both modern and historic hotels, This annual event is the first festival of Spring and is held every Mother’s Day weekend. It attracts people from all over the country who enjoy fine art and wines.

Art at Ives – Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show 2017Danbury, Connecticut
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 5/27/2017 – 5/29/2017

This 3 day juried art show at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, CT features a great variety of high quality original works and offers a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category. Great food & music along with art classes, demonstrations and children’s events will also be included. An exclusive program directory as well as a digital program will be online with artist exposure all year long on the Ives website with 1,228,382 impressions annually, showcasing each artist’s work and contact information. The show will provide increased visibility for many artists, expanding awareness of the arts enriching the artistic, cultural, educational and economic vitality of the Western Connecticut Region. The Ives’ lush oasis of natural beauty on Danbury’s west side, hosts world-renowned artists in a wide variety of music and theater genres. The venue pays tribute to its storied roots in classical music while acknowledging the ongoing evolution of the art of live performance. With entertainment that ranges from enlightening to awe-inspiring, the Ives reflects the diverse multicultural community in which it resides; embracing the unique attributes that the artists and patrons bring to the site. The Ives is proud to work together creatively with many artists and community stakeholders such as the WCSU Art Department, Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut and  Brookfield Craft Center to develop this show, envisioning and inspiring cultural enrichment for the entire family.

Fine Arts & Crafts Festival 2017 | Estes Park, COEstes Park, Colorado
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/16/2017 – 9/17/2017

We are pleased to invite you to apply for exhibition in the Fine Arts Guild of the Rockies 42nd Fine Arts and Crafts Festival, September 16 & 17, 2017.

For over 40 years the Fine Arts Guild has sponsored this Festival to provide outstanding artists with a venue to showcase their work.  We pride ourselves in hosting a Festival where exhibitors and visitors enjoy a friendly, fun filled weekend.

The Festival will be held in or around Bond Park in beauriful Estes Park, Colorado.  Estes Park is the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park and only a short drive from Denver and Northern Colorado’s Front Range communities.

The Festival is held in mid-September when the fall colors and incredible elk population are special attractions.  Join us in making this year’s Festival as spectacular as its settings.

Kohler Arts Center: Midsummer Festival of the Arts 2017Sheboygan, Wisconsin
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Nonrefundable Jury Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 7/15/2017 – 7/16/2017

Now in our 46th year, the Midsummer Festival of the Arts remains committed to providing a service to artists and to our audiences. Held at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, WI, the Festival nurtures connections between artists and the public. To ensure the continued participation of as many interested artists as possible, exhibiting artists’ fees are kept moderate. Artists also enjoy many amenities such as opportunities to explore inspiring exhibitions, a special awards banquet, $3,000 in cash prizes, food delivered directly to the booths, and much more. The Festival’s location helps to attract patronage from throughout Wisconsin and northern Illinois; attendance often exceeds 20,000. The event has long been known for its quality as well as its caring, effective staff and volunteers. Just four blocks from Lake Michigan’s shore, this dynamic event is set amidst the gardens surrounding the Arts Center. A welcoming, light-filled, 100,000-square-foot complex, the Arts Center combines a world-class contemporary museum with a lively performing arts venue and renowned residency and commissioning programs.

Pink Palace Crafts Fair 2017Memphis, Tennessee
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 10/13/2017 – 10/15/2017

45th Annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair
October 13-15, 2017

• Largest juried arts and crafts fair in the Mid-South
• One of the oldest and best crafts fairs in the country – 45 years
• Supported by a large mixed media PR and marketing campaign
• Shopping, demonstrating, food, entertainment and family activities
• Thousands of shoppers over 3 days
• Best of Show and Merit Awards

The Pink Palace Crafts Fair is the largest fundraising event for the Pink Palace Museum and one of the largest volunteer-run events in Memphis.

Our mission: Educate the community about regional traditions in danger of disappearance, and  serve the public by preserving historical skills through handicrafts, demonstrations, tactical experiences, entertainment and communication of knowledge.

Bucktown Arts Fest 2017Chicago, Illinois
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 8/26/2017 – 8/27/2017

Located in one of the hottest, most affluent neighborhoods on the north side of Chicago, the Bucktown Arts Fest has been going strong for more than 30 years. What began as four artists showing their work in the park has grown into a community tradition that hosts an estimated 40,000 people each year. We were thrilled to be voted 2013 “Best Art Sale” in the Chicago Reader Readers’ Pick Poll.

Known for both its grassroots atmosphere and its tradition of great artists representing their own, handmade work. Our jury selects up to 190 artists to be invited to the fest each year.

The Bucktown Arts Fest is a non-profit, all-volunteer run, neighborhood celebration of the arts. All proceeds from the fest go to fund, develop and support arts education programming at Holstein Park and in the Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhoods.  Our fest is free to the public. We have no gates and no donation request. True to our roots, we are an arts fest put together by the community, for our community.
Lakewood Arts Festival 2017Lakewood, Ohio
DEADLINE: 3/31/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 8/5/2017 – 8/5/2017

Celebrating our 40th year, the Lakewood Arts Festival will take place on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Lakewood, Ohio.  The festival is a juried exhibition of all media in fine arts and crafts and will feature over 160 artists from across the country and over 30 additional booths operated by various not-for-profit organizations and offering food, beverages, products and activities for children.  In addition, live music will be performed throughout the day.  Attendance at this festival averages 15,000 visitors each year.

The purpose of the one-day festival is to promote and encourage the arts in Lakewood, a community located along the shores of Lake Erie, as well as to share the exhibitors’ exciting talents and expertise with our friends throughout the country.  As a proud supporter of arts education, the Lakewood Arts Festival Board awards over $9000 in scholarships and grants each year.

The main street in the downtown business district will be closed to traffic and will be the site for our exhibitors. The festival is held outdoors and each artist should be prepared with adequate booth display covering in the event of inclement weather.

The Lakewood Arts Festival is presented by The Lakewood Downtown Arts Festival Inc. and the City of Lakewood.
New Events

Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original – New Art, New Artist College Student ProgramAnn Arbor, Michigan
OPEN DATE: 3/16/2017
DEADLINE: 4/10/2017

Fee (New Art, New Artist College Student Application Fee): $0.00
Event Dates: 7/20/2017 – 7/23/2017

From March 16th – April 10th, 2017, the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair application is open for our “New Art, New Artists College Student Program” ONLY.  ONLY ONE APPLICATION PER STUDENT IS ALLOWED.

The New Art, New Artists (NANA) Mentoring Program offers college students the experience of selling their artwork as an Art Fair Artist and the guidance to do it successfully.  Each student will be mentored by career art fair artists and will exhibit their own artwork in a major national art fair without incurring any of the costs.  Students gain a great deal of artistic exposure and experience firsthand what it’s like to be an arts entrepreneur.

Eight college artists will be selected through a jury process to show in the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original.  To apply for the “New Art, New Artists College Student Program” you must currently be enrolled as a student at a Michigan college or university.

If you are looking for the general Ann Arbor Street Art Fair application, our application has CLOSED.  The application for 2018 opens early November and closes early January (dates TBA).

Stone’s Folly Art Festival 2017Topeka, Kansas
OPEN DATE: 3/17/2017
DEADLINE: 9/16/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $10.00
Event Dates: 9/29/2017 – 9/30/2017

2017 Stone’s Folly Art Festival 
“Art under the Stars”

This will be the region’s premiere juried Art Show & Oktoberfest in ONE location!

The Oktoberfest will feature live music, dancing and… beer / wine. This will be the largest outdoor Oktoberfest in the local region and will prove to be a great family-friendly event. There will be a great kids area featuring old-fashioned games like the classic hot potato race, three legged race, and horseshoes to name a few. A kids theatre is being planned as well.

The Stone’s Folly Art Fair is named after the fabulous 1880’s Victorian Mansion built by E.R. Stone that originally occupied these grounds. The fair will feature 70 art booths and 20 fine craft booths. This event will be a juried event.  For more information of the significance of the Stone’s Folly Mansion please go to www.stonesfollyartfair.com

Excelsior Apple Day 2017Excelsior, Minnesota
OPEN DATE: 3/20/2017
DEADLINE: 8/31/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $10.00
Event Dates: 9/16/2017 – 9/16/2017

The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber announces the 80th Annual Excelsior Apple Day, Saturday September 16, 2017.  Apple day is a lakeside festival celebrating community, featuring locally produced food, art, antiques, handicrafts and a good old-fashioned street dance.

• 125 exhibitors in a variety of media
• Excelsior Real Estate’s Happy Apple Kids’ Corner (tbd)
• Live music perform on the Apple Day Stage (tbd)
• Beer and Wine Tent
• Local food vendors

The historic lakeside village of Excelsior draws visitors from across the Minneapolis/St. Paul area with its unique shops, galleries and restaurants. Excelsior Apple Day is set up in the middle of the Water Street, between the streets of Lake and Third.

Time of Event: 9 AM – 6 PM (with options to sell during the streetdance, until 10 PM)

More information about the Excelsior – Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce and the surrounding area can be found at www.excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival – Edison, NJ – Fall 2017Edison, New Jersey
OPEN DATE: 3/20/2017
DEADLINE: 11/7/2017

Fee (Jury/Application Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 11/10/2017 – 11/12/2017

For 40 years Sugarloaf has provided a low overhead market for artists and crafts people to sell their work. At Sugarloaf’s Edison show, you will reach shoppers in New Jersey’s affluent suburbs. This show replaces our previous festival at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset.

Saginaw Riverfront Art Festival @ BASHSaginaw, Michigan
OPEN DATE: 3/21/2017
DEADLINE: 6/26/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 8/12/2017 – 8/13/2017

The Saginaw Riverfront Art Festival at BASH is located in the Riverfront District of Saginaw, Michigan and is coordinated in conjunction with the Bands, Art, Spirits, and Humanity (BASH) Festival. It is in the Hamilton Street corridor, surrounded by historical architecture, hip local businesses, and an up-and-coming art scene.

Bend Summer Festival 2017Bend , Oregon
OPEN DATE: 3/21/2017
DEADLINE: 6/1/2017

Fee (Jury Fee/Processing Fee ): $35.00
Event Dates: 7/8/2017 – 7/9/2017

The Bend Summer Festival is Central Oregon’s longest running arts festival, enjoying its 28th year in Bend.  This festival has a large tourist attendance in addition to a strong local audience throughout the weekend.  People plan their vacations to Bend around this festival frequently.  The festival spans seven (7) city blocks in the heart of Downtown Bend and includes three music stages, a Jazz, Gourmet Food and Wine Street near the Fine Artists Promenade, a family street and a Conscious Living area dedicated to resourceful living.  The attendance averages 60,000+ people over the course of the weekend.  There is a Friday night kick off concert on the mainstage, and the rest of the festival begins the next morning.

Issaquah Salmon Days Issaquah, Washington
OPEN DATE: 3/21/2017
DEADLINE: 5/13/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 10/7/2017 – 10/8/2017

Salmon Days has been the northwest’s premier outdoor arts festival for 47 consecutive years. Salmon Days’ artists are among the best in the industry due to an organized and experienced jurying process. The quality of vendors is what regularly draws over 150,000 to Issaquah each year.

Our artists are what has made Salmon Days a winner of multiple international awards and we ensure that you, the artist are our number one priority.

Highlands Art League Fine Arts Festival – 51st AnnualSebring, Florida
OPEN DATE: 3/22/2017
DEADLINE: 9/1/2017

Fee (Required, non refundable Jury Fee): $15.00
Event Dates: 11/4/2017 – 11/4/2017

The 51st  Annual Highlands Fine Arts Festival

• Juried Art Festival with Prize Money
• Family Arts Activities Center + Children’s Street
• Culinary Street – Local Food Vendors & Mobile Food Truck
• Live Music & Entertainment

This Festival is one of Florida’s longest continuously running art Festivals and the largest and most prestigious in the South Central Florida region drawing 5,000+ people to historic Downtown Sebring the first Saturday in November to kick off the holiday shopping season. For 50 years, this festival has provided a celebration of the arts in Central Florida!   The Festival features nearly 80 talented visual artists. Their original artwork from 10 mediums reflects the very best, having been juried from 100+ applicants. Non-profit organizations offer a variety of interactive arts activities designed to engage and extend the experience for our guests. Live music and strolling street theatre provide non-stop entertainment. Culinary offerings are provided by local restaurants and mobile food vendors.

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