Artsfest makes art essential to the lives of those living in the Southwest Missouri by showcasing talented artists and their creativity in a community-centric festival. Thirty-nine years strong, this outdoor event hosts more 120 artists, 70 performers and 25 food vendors on the beautiful Historic Walnut Street.
Festival hours will be on Saturday, May 4 from 10 am to 6 pm and on Sunday, May 5 from 10 am to 5 pm. Tickets cost $5 at the gate, children ages 5 and under are free.
Support the local arts and artists, AND have an exclusive Artsfest shopping experience through the Patron Experience. Becoming a Patron elevates your Artsfest experience while further investing in artists. The Patron Experience is accessible to all, includes an SRAC membership, and has several options to choose from.
All Patrons are invited to the Patron Arts Event! This exclusive event gives you early access to numerous artists with art for sale at the 2019 Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street! You will enjoy live music, food, and a drink on us. The event is Friday, May 3rd from 6-8 pm and we would love to see you there! You will also receive a complimentary catalog of the art available at Artsfest 2019 so you can pick out the newest pieces for your collection before the event! To read about all the great benefits of becoming a Patron, see the list below.
Thank you to our many generous sponsors, including: Great Southern Bank, Ethel Curbow Realty, Reliable Toyota, University Plaza, Heart of America, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper, DeLong Plumbing, Center for Plastic Surgery, Central Bank, Connell Insurance, Renewal by Andersen and The Order at Hotel Vandivort.
Artsfest is a Springfield Regional Arts Council event and managed by the Downtown Springfield Association.