September 18 & 19Park Forest, IllinoisPresented by Tall Grass Arts AssociationOn Village Green and along Main StreetSaturday & Sunday 10am-5pm80 ArtistsDeadline: May 7Application fee: $35 Booth fee: $175The Park Forest Art Fair is the second oldest continuously juried fine art fair in the Chicagoland region. It is an exceptionally artist-friendly fair with helpers to assist with loading and…See More
August 7 & 8 Chesterton, Indiana Dogwood Park Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm 100 Artists Deadline: May 15 Application fee: $30 Booth fee: $240-$515 Beautiful Dogwood Park is a huge hit with artists and patrons alike. Only one mile from 80/94 and 45 minutes from Chicago. Many Chicagoans make the fair part of their weekend as it is so easy to get to, and the perfect halfway stop between Chicago…See More
July 24 & 25 Shelby Township, Michigan Saturday 10am-7pm & Sunday 11am-5pm 75 Artists Deadline: April 23 Application fee: $25 Booth fee: $355-$690 The Stony Creek Art Fair is in a beautiful setting next to a lake. The large parking lot is within 100 feet. Close to large homes and wealthy patrons, this show should be good for most price points. Stony Creek is a popular park in northern…See More
May 1 & 2Port St. Lucie, FloridaMid-Florida Event CenterPresented by Latitude-88Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm200 ArtistsDeadline: April 28Application fee: 0 Booth fee: $160-$185 This is beautiful Port Saint Lucie City Center just off U.S. HWY 1 - the event is visible from there all weekend! The event is situated on white asphalt with easy load-in and load-out for most of the…See More
May 29 & 30Denver, ColoradoCentennial Center ParkSaturday & Sunday 11am-9pm100 ArtistsDeadline: April 15 Application fee: $25Booth fee: $225-$325 In conjunction with Visit Denver, Bud Light, and Bass Pro Shops, Outlaw Nation is proud to present the 2021 Music City Arts Festival, at spectacular Centennial Center Park. This event is located in affluent Arapahoe County, an excellent customer…See More
September 10, 11, & 12Reston, VirginiaPresented byTephra Institute of Contemporary ArtReston Town CenterFriday, Saturday, & Sunday 10am-5pm200 ArtistsDeadline: March 31Application fee: $55 Booth fee: $525Now in its 30th year, the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, showcases more than 200 artists annually working in the fields of fine art and craft. Drawing upon a robust exhibitor and collector base…See More
July 31 - August 1Minneapolis, MinnesotaSaturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 10am-5pm140 ArtistsDeadline: March 15Application fee: $35 Booth fee: $300-$475Wildflowers and formal gardens make Loring Park an idyllic setting for art, music, food and entertainment. Circling the large pond, the work of 140 juried fine artists and fine craftspeople is showcased. It is a beautiful urban setting with phenomenal…See More
June 18, 19, & 20 Northville, Michigan Presented by Northville Art House Historic Downtown Northville Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, & Sunday 10am-4pm 120 Artists Deadline: March 10 Application fee: $30 Booth fee: $300 The Northville Art House invites you to the 11th annual, 3-day festival held in historic Downtown Northville, a diverse and picturesque enclave between Ann Arbor…See More
June 12 & 13Royal Oak, MichiganDowntown on Washington St.Sat. 10 am-7pm; Sun. 11am-5pm110 ArtistsDeadline: March 12Application fee: $25Booth fee: Oversized 10x10 - $395Booth and a half, double booth availableCorners add $100A unique event, featuring 110 clay, glass, and metal artists. The nation's only show dedicated to clay, glass and metal. Extensive demos in each…See More
June 5 & 6Roanoke, VirginiaPresented by Taubman Museum of ArtDowntown streets in the heart of RoanokeSaturday & Sunday 10am-5pm120 ArtistsDeadline: March 5 Application fee: $35 Booth fee: $265Celebrating 63 years of fine art, this annual event has become one of Southwest Virginia's most anticipated events boasting a reputation as a premier destination for fine art…See More
June 5 & 6Detroit, Michigan Palmer Park Sat. 10am-7pm & Sun. 11am-5pm65 artistsDeadline: March 5 Application fee: $25 Booth fees start at $335 Best for high-end traditional work, afro-centric work, larger paintings and sculpture.The show is held in beautiful Palmer Park and is adjacent to some of the city's best neighborhoods. Residents are professionals with huge homes and great disposable income. Our…See More
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