Arts Festival Application

The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival features 130 booth spaces. The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District advisory committee will select the artists. All original fine art and fine craft is eligible to apply. All work must be created by the artist; no manufactured or mass produced work is eligible. All artists must provide their own white tents and weights.

Booth Fees:

Standard 10 x 10 .......... $450
Deluxe 10 x 20 .............. $900
Application Fee .............$35

Show Guidelines & Application

Artist Amenities: 
Breakfast and lunch for participating artists
24-hour security
Booth sitters
All booth locations are accessible by vehicle for set-up and tear down. 

Weather: The festival will be held rain or shine. 

Awards: A jury will select award winners from on-site evaluation.

Online application.

Important Dates:

Deadline to Apply: Friday, December 16, 2022

Notifications Sent: Late January 2023

Festival Dates & Hours:
May 13, 2023,  10am - 6pm
May 14, 2023,  10am - 5pm

Booth Fee Checks Due: February 24, 2023

No Refunds After: March 17, 2023

For more info, contact Festival Director, Catriona Fraser, at or call (301) 254-0586.