Interested in being an Art in the Park 2017 exhibiting artist?

Art in the Park is quickly becoming the premier regional fine art festival in northeast, Iowa. It is a juried festival and applications are being accepted now through March 1st, 2017. Find the application and artist guidelines HERE.

Art in the Park 2017
Saturday, August 19th from 10-5pm & Sunday, August 20th from 10-4pm

Join us in Founders’ Park alongside the Turkey River in historic Elkader, Iowa, to experience the sights, tastes, and sounds of local and regional artists. We are excited to see the wide range of artists who will be exhibiting in a diverse variety of media. As you meander through our beautiful tree-studded park, you may recognize several artists back from our previous years and you’ll also be pleasantly surprised by the newcomers. You are sure to find captivating works created in painting, photography, ceramics, encaustics, jewelry, fiber, glass, metal, wood, and more at Art in the Park 2017!


FREE Admission and Parking!

Art, Kids’ Activities, Live Music and Entertainment, Wine Tasting, Food & Fun for the whole family!


Planning for Elkader’s 3rd annual fine art festival is well underway! As 2017 festival details unfold, information will be updated below. In the meantime, enjoy a look back at images and details from our 2015 and 2016 festival weekends.

Of course, mark your calendars for:

August 19th-20th, 2017.



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