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Thank you to all who joined us for our 5th Annual Art in the Park!

Join Us in Our 6th Year!

Art in the Park 2020
Always the 3rd weekend in August!

Art in the Park is an event of Main Street Elkader, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

This event would not be possible without the support of all of our sponsors,  volunteers, and support from our beautiful riverside community!

Thank you!


Art in the Park is a regionally recognized, juried, fine art festival! Always the 3rd weekend in August – don’t forget to mark your calendars! Plan to join us in Founders’ Park alongside the Turkey River in historic downtown Elkader, Iowa, to experience the sights, tastes, and sounds of local and regional artists. The artist application deadline for 2019 has passed.  thefestival

FREE Admission and Parking!

Art, Kids’Art Tent, Activities,  Live Music and Entertainment, Wine Tasting, Food & Fun For the Whole Family!


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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).


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

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