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Gresham Arts Festival

  • Third weekend in July
    Historic Downtown Gresham

    The annual Gresham Arts Festival features artists from all over the region in over a dozen mediums, live cultural performances, delicious local cuisine and fun for the whole family. 

    2021 Gresham Arts Festival 

    Save the date for the 2021 Gresham Arts Festival on Saturday, July 17. 

    Planning for the annual Gresham Arts Festival is underway in hopes that by July we'll be able to gather for community events again. 

    Important dates 

    • Feb. 1 – April 9: Applications open for artists to apply 
    • May 1: The City will determine if the Gresham Arts Festival may take place per the state’s COVID-19 restrictions 
    • May 3 – 7: Artist invites will be sent out via email. Waitlist applicants will also be notified.
    • May 28: Artist booth fees due.
    • June 4: Waitlist artists will be notified of available spots.
    • July 17: Gresham Arts Festival

    Musicians and dancers

    Due to COVID-19 we are currently unable to host concerts at the Gresham Arts Festival. If you would like to be added to a performers contact list in case restrictions change by the July 17 event, please email

    Food and beverage vendors

    The City is working in partnership with the Gresham Farmers' Market this year to provide space for limited food and beverage vendors at the Gresham Arts Festival. Stay tuned for more details about this application process. Please email to be added to the contact list. 


    Interested in sponsoring the 2021 Gresham Arts Festival? Contact Sasha Konell at


    For more information about the Gresham Arts Festival, contact Sasha Konell, Community Branding Specialist at or 503-618-2264.

    • 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

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