Welcome to the 24th Annual Golden Fine Arts Festival!
Golden, Colo. — August 16 & 17
Type of Event:
Juried fine arts festival— all entries are juried by judges with art backgrounds
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17th and 18th
Projected 2013 Attendance:
17,500 visitors per day, total of 35,000 visitors throughout weekend
Bands and Vocal Artists:
Music and other performers on two main stages, a Kids Art Zone stage
and at least three other locations within just two blocks of the
The Festival sponsors free horse-drawn carriage rides and train rides throughout historic Golden
Kids Art Zone brought to you by the efforts of ArtReach:
Free arts activities for children
Geographic Audience Draw:
Foothills and metro-Denver, 2 million-plus
Variety of food and beverage vendors, including beer from Golden City Brewery
To Festival and all activity areas
The Festival is held in historic downtown Golden on 11th Street just
west of Washington Avenue between Arapahoe and Maple streets. The
Festival is an open-air gallery in a lovely setting adjacent to
tree-lined Clear Creek and has beautiful views of the foothills.
The Golden Farmers Market will coincide with the Arts Festival with
extended hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 in the parking
lot next to the Golden Library, just across the bridge from the
Festival. Clear Creek History Park will host free admission to
Free parking is available throughout downtown Golden, including 2 300-space 3-story parking structure
Call for Entries:
Artist applications were distributed to 3,500 artists in Colorado and
nationally, and press releases announcing the call for entries were
sent to major Denver newspapers.
Interact and ask questions at our Facebook page.
Featured Art: "Survivors" by Carolyn Miller
Image Bar from L-R, Randy Napier, Shane Porter, Mitch Berg, Deanna Curry-Elrod, Peter Karner, Denise Robertson, Pam Spika
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