Art in the Park 2018
Saturday, August 18th from 10-5pm &
Sunday, August 19th from 10-4pm



We’re already getting excited for the fourth annual Art in the Park, a regionally recognized, juried, fine art festival! Planning is underway! Be sure you mark your calendars for the third weekend in August! Plan to 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. The artist application deadline for 2018 has passed. 


FREE Admission and Parking!

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


Planning for Elkader’s 4th annual fine art festival is well underway! As 2018 festival details unfold, information will be updated below. In the meantime, enjoy a look back at images and details from our 20152016, and 2017 festival weekends.

Keep Art in the Park on your calendar the third weekend in August, annually!

Art in the Park
August 18th-19th, 2018

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).elkader-fine-arts-festival



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An event of Main Street Elkader,
a 501(c)(3) organization

(563) 245-2770 | | PO Box 125, Elkader, IA 52043