We’re back: June 10-12, 2022
it’s time for your art to shine.
We’re calling on artists like you to share your gift with Columbus. Find your opportunity to take part in the 60th Columbus Arts Festival, in the Arena District in 2022.
Showcase Your Art!
Learn more about how to participate in the Columbus Arts Festival.
Transform the Arena District into a spectacular outdoor gallery as a juried artist, a Big Local Artist or a live artist.
Add to the vibrancy of the Columbus Arts Festival by taking the stage as a musician, dancer, theater group or spoken word artist.
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We’d love to have you in our corner. Team up with the Columbus Arts Festival and you can impact more than half a million attendees through a variety of brand experiences.
Many thanks to our 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
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The nationally acclaimed Columbus Arts Festival, presented by the American Electric Power Foundation, is now accepting visual artist applications. The 60th annual festival will take place June 10-12, 2022 in a new …
Greater Columbus Arts Council Cancels 2021 Columbus Arts Festival; Announces Dates, New Location for 2022
COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) has canceled the 2021 Columbus Arts Festival. After much deliberation, the Arts Council Board of Trustees voted to cancel the 2021 Arts Festival amid continued public health concerns …
Greater Columbus Arts Councils Shifts to Columbus Arts Festival in Place presented by American Electric Power Foundation
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Following the cancellation of the live 2020 Columbus Arts Festival at the Riverfront, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) has converted the annual welcome-to-summer event into the Columbus Arts Festival in …