The 2017 artist application deadline has been met. Artists will be notified by early April.
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.
Iowa Tourism Outstanding New Event Award Recipient- 2016
We are honored to announce that Art in the Park Fine Art Festival, an event of Main Street Elkader’s Cultural & Entertainment District, received the Iowa Tourism “Outstanding New Event” Award for 2016. We are so grateful and humbled by this award. We want to thank Jennifer Cowsert of the Elkader City Office for nominating us. We appreciate everyone’s support! (L-R: Committee members Benjamin Friedrich, Kris Grover, Roger Thomas, Rosemary Thomas, Leslie Gibbons. Note: Jillian Herrmann not pictured).