50th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival
Crested Butte, CO
August 5-7, 2022
Application Deadline 3/16/22
WHAT: 50th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival
WHERE: Historic town of Crested Butte, Colorado 

DATES: August 5-7, 2022 | Fri. 12-5 | Sat. 10-5 | Sun. 10-5

  • Limited to approximately 130 artists
  • Estimated attendance 12,000
  • Fabulous VIP house for artists donating to CBAF's Art Auction
  • Security throughout show
  • Booth sitting
  • Artist information provided on app/program    
  • Links on festival website to artist's gallery
  • Extensive PR and marketing
  • Artists retain all sales proceeds
  • Camping options and lodging special rates
  • Setup on Thursday, August 4th
  • Booth Space is 10'x10' with 1' buffer
  • Jury fee $45
  • Booth Fees: $600 Standard | $850 Corner | $1,000 Double | $1,250 Double Corner

Application Deadline: March 16, 2022
Artist Notification: Late March/Early April
Booth Fee Due; May 9, 2022

For more information please visit our Website
Email questions to Chelsea Dalporto-McDowell, Executive Director at Chelsea@crestedbutteartsfestival.com  or call 970-349-1184
There is no more idyllic backdrop for a fine arts event than the eclectic and historic town of Crested Butte, CO. With iconic views of the Rocky Mountains surrounding the outdoor venue, the "Premier Arts Event in Colorado" attracts a savvy and sophisticated art- buying clientele from across the country. Embarking on its 50th year in the arts festival industry, this nationally recognized event invites world class artisans and 12,000+ art enthusiasts to mingle during 3 days of visual, performing, and culinary arts with activities for the entire family throughout the weekend. 

Celebrating its 50th year anniversary on August 5-7, 2022 , the Crested Butte Arts Festival will invite approximately 110-130 artists from a competitive jury pool to exhibit. Our event attracts an affluent and sophisticated art buying clientele. In 2021 our artists reported average earnings of $7,000 with the top income producers exceeding $20,000 throughout the 3 days.