Festival in the Park, Charlotte's oldest and ever popular art's festival, opens Friday, September 25, 2015 at Freedom Park and runs through Sunday, September 27. Admission is free to all!

Over 150 artisans have been invited to exhibit and sell their work at Festival in the Park. Festival spectators will have the chance to meet and chat with the artists while looking for that special piece of artwork to grace their home. From caricature artists to fine oil paintings and pottery, the Festival offers art for all ages.

The Artist's Walk is an area of Festival in the Park, which will consist of fine arts and crafts. No commercial venues, electronic music or other events will be in this special area. The artists will be juried into the Festival by a group of judges from the local area. On-site judging will take place during the first two days in the Artist's Walk area. The Best of Show award winner will be given a cash prize as well as a free tent space in the Artist's Walk area the following year. Honorable Mention Ribbons will also be awarded.

Artist's Walk Awards are as follows:

Best of Show:


Two Judges' Choice

   Two Dimensional Work:

$200 each

   Three Dimensional Work:

$200 each

Three Merit Awards:

$100 each

Honorable Mentions:


Festival in the Park * 1409 East Boulevard * Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704.338.1060
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