We’re Back: June 9-11, 2023
prepare to be amazed.
Join us in celebrating the return of the Columbus Arts Festival for the 61st year, at the downtown riverfront.
Get Ready for Another Great Fest
Learn more about what to expect at this year’s celebration.
Head to the 2023 artist gallery for a peek at who’ll be bringing their best work to the riverfront.
Sign up to help for a few hours, and you’ll play a vital role in creating this spectacular event.
Check out who’s putting their best foot forward on each of the Arts Festival’s three stages.
Get the full scoop on all things Arts Fest with the digital Festival Guidebook. Flip through online or download your own PDF.
Many thanks to our 2023 corporate and community partners for their support.
The Arts Festival is produced without any public dollars—we couldn’t do it without our sponsors!
Columbus Arts Festival News
Miranda Heward Takes Best in Show at the 2023 Columbus Arts Festival
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Miranda Heward from Bridgman, MI took home $4,000 and the Best in Show award today at the 2023 Columbus Arts Festival. Miranda Heward, located at booth P148 on Belle Street, will be selling …
MEDIA ALERT: Downtown streets closing for the Columbus Arts Festival starting June 7
WHO: The Columbus Arts Festival, produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) WHAT: 2023 Columbus Arts Festival Street Closures WHEN: Street closures begin at noon on Wednesday, June 7. Streets will re-open at 6 a.m. on Monday, June …
Where to Bike, Bus, Ride and Park at the 2023 Columbus Arts Festival
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Approximately 450,000 people attend the Columbus Arts Festival, which has become the city’s “welcome to summer” event. With such large crowds and the road closures to accommodate more than 225 juried local …