June 6-8, 2014 at the riverfront

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Columbus Arts Festival

Join us at the Riverfront
June 12, 13 & 14 2015!

The 2015 Columbus Arts Festival will take place at the downtown Riverfront on June 12, 13 & 14. The Riverfront will be transformed into a stunning outdoor art gallery as the nation’s top artists display their work and attract art enthusiasts from all over the country. In addition to hosting more than 280 nationally acclaimed artists, the Festival will feature fantastic gourmet fare from some of the city’s finest local restaurants, live music, hands-on art activities and more—there’s something for everyone!  + Learn More


Festival Hours:  Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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Festival News

$2,700 in Prizes Awarded to Columbus Arts Festival Piada Italian Street Painting Artists

Columbus, Ohio - Italian Street Painting, an engaging art form featuring reproductions and adaptations of famous paintings and unique original work done in chalk on pavement by local artists, was a …
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Mark Lewanski and Aaron Tomac Take Best of Show at 2014 Columbus Arts Festival

Columbus, Ohio – Mark Lewanski and Aaron Tomac, Glassware from Portland, MI, took home $2,000 and the best of show award today at the 2014 Columbus Arts Festival. Lewanski and Tomac, located …
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Don’t Want to Hassle with Parking? COTA Makes it Easy to Get to the Columbus Arts Festival

Columbus, Ohio–Don’t want to drive to the Columbus Arts Festival? It’s easy to get there by bus with the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA). Celebrating our 53rd festival at the …
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Art Shark at the
Columbus Arts Festival

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