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Gresham Arts Festival

  • Saturday, July 15, 2023

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Arts Plaza, 401 NE Second St.
    Downtown Gresham

    Join us for the 21st annual Gresham Arts Festival and experience art in the heart of the city. Free, family-friendly fun featuring the handcrafted art of more than 125 Pacific Northwest artisans, Kids Village, live music and local cuisine.

    Artist application

    Apply to the Arts Festival
    Rules for participation and condition of entry

    Important dates

    • Friday, Jan. 6: Applications open.
    • Sunday, April 9: Application deadline.
    • Friday, May 12: Artists receive invites to participate in the Arts Festival.
    • Friday, May 19: Artist booth payments due.
    • Friday, May 26: Waitlist artists notified of open spaces.
    • May 31: Artist map released.
    • Saturday, July 15: The 21st annual Gresham Arts Festival.

    Food and beverage vendor application

    Apply for food/beverage vending

    Note: Applications are due May 12.

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    • A Painter on the Arts Plaza smiles during the Gresham Arts Festival.
    • A smiling young man volunteers at the information booth at the Gresham Arts Festival.
    • Gallery Arts Festival Wolf Painting
    • Glass blown fish at the Gresham Arts Festival.
    • Gallery Arts Festival Turquoise Ring
    • Gallery Arts Festival Tiki Carving
    • Gallery Arts Festival Basketry
    • Face Painting at the Gresham Arts Festival
    • Artwork on display at the Gresham Arts Festival
    • Gallery Arts Festival Fiber Work

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  • Contact 

    For more information about the Gresham Arts Festival, email

    • Stage performer and food/beverage applications will be posted on or around March 17.
    • Interested in being a vendor, musician or event sponsor? Subscribe to Neighborhood Connections, the City's monthly e-newsletter, to keep up with application dates and sponsorship opportunities.