2015 Applications

Festival 2015 is being held on June 5, 6, 7, 2015 in downtown Grand Rapids. Festival of the arts is always held the first full weekend in June.

We welcome Festival of the Arts participants who are residents of one of the following West Michigan counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, or Ottawa.

Art Sales

Art Sales Tent and Art On the Spot Applications


Download 2015 Art Sales Tent Application (PDF)

Download 2015 Art On the Spot Application (PDF)


Youth Art

Works of up-and-coming artists from area schools! A non-juried art show by local school-age children. Special thanks to GRAM for hosting the Festival Youth Art exhibit. Teachers may pick up art on Sunday from 3:30-4:30. The Museum closes at 5:00pm.

Please complete the registration form for all student entries being submitted to Festival Youth Art Show 2015.

Youth Art Online Application »

Music, Theatre and Dance Performance Application

Due: January 15, 2015

Now Accepting 2015 Applications online »

Regional Arts Exhibition Entry Form

2015 Application not yet available.

Download the 2014 Application and Rules for reference only »

Historical information about the 2014 Regional Arts Exhibition »

Literary Awards - Flash Fiction Contest

2014 Flash Fiction Information and entry instructions »

2015 Application not yet available.

Food Booth Forms for 2015

DUE NO LATER THAN April 2, 2015 (date of the 1st food booth meeting)

Download the 2015 Food Booth Forms (PDF)

Download the 2015 Festival Core Values (PDF)