September 6, 7 & 8
50th Annual A Fair in the Park Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Deadline: March 16
Application Fee: 1 medium $25, 2 mediums $50
Booth Fee: $395, Corner $445 We are excited to celebrate 50 years, this season, with additional celebratory activities. This event is held in the affluent city neighborhood of Shadyside, in a lovely park beside the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
The Fair is free to the public and draws strong community support. Outstanding live music, artist demonstrations, children's activities, plus a variety of food choices are featured throughout the weekend. Make A Fair in the Park part of your 2019 show schedule.
A Fair in the Park is held in the lush surroundings of Pittsburgh's Mellon Park. An estimated 20,000 dedicated visitors enjoy the opportunity to interact with over 100 regional and national artists working in a variety of mediums including clay, fiber, wood, jewelry, glass, metal, mixed media, and two-dimensional art.
What to expect:
- Rated one of Sunshine Artist's Top 100 Art Shows
- Drive-up loading and unloading (weather permitting)
- Amenities: free parking, security, booth sitting and more
- Four awards for Best of Show Artist, Artistry/Creativity, Craftsmanship, and Originality
- Saturday Night Artists' Party with complimentary drinks/food and awards presentation
We employ a full marketing and PR campaign to promote both our event and to highlight the talented artisans participating in the fair.
All Members of the Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh are offered a booth space at A Fair in the Park. Each year approximately 60% of the artists at the Fair are Members of the Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh, who have become Members by passing a rigorous jury process. The remainder of the artists at A Fair in the Park are selected by a jury from a large pool of national and international applicants.