2020 FESTIVAL DATES
  July 31 - August 2
Applications Online
Booths, Fine Art, Food

Applications for booth artisans, juried fine artists, food vendors and food trucks are now online.  Deadlines are 

Booth Artisans, March 4
Juried Fine Art, April 1
Food Applicants, April 23

Poster Unveiling Feb 7
Jessica Lynch from Slow Loris 

Join us at Johnny Picasso's  during the First Friday Gallery walk on February 7, for a 2020 Festival poster unveiling.  We will have posters available for sale and an opportunity to meet the artist and do an art activity.  Johnny's is located at 501 Commercial Avenue; art walk hours are 6 - 9pm. This year's image, created by local artist Jessica Lynch of Slow Loris, is sure to be a hit!


2020  Festival Grants
supporting art & artists

The Festival Board approved a range of grants in 2020, supporting 

After School Youth Arts
Anacortes Family Center Art Program
Music at Anacortes Farmers Market
Summer Buskerfest Festival
Student Circus School
Kiln for School Instruction
Kids' Quilting Project
MoNA Education
Musical Instruments for Students
Skagit Community Band Support
Skagit Poetry Festival Support
Skagit Symphony School Concerts

NEW April Youth Art Show
K-12 school collaboration

After exploring ways to showcase student artwork, and are excited to collaborate with the Anacortes School Foundation and K-12 educators for an April Youth Art Exhibition at the Port.  The show will be open to the public on April 16 & 17, with an evening celebration on April 17th.  It will be in conjunction with our April concert fundraiser "Our Backyard", on April 18.  
Country Music Concert
"Our Backyard" theme for April 18

Our annual fundraiser on April 18 will center around an evening of country music by recording artist Chance McKinney.  The evening will also offer the opportunity for line dancing, food trucks, country libations and fun raffle items.  We are partnering with the Anacortes Schools Foundation with the goal of funding an arts educator for Anacortes elementary students.  Tickets are now available. 

Anacortes Arts Festival | 505 O Ave, Anacortes |360-293-6211

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