Arts Festival Application

The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival features 120 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 .......... $500
Deluxe 10 x 20 .............. $1,000
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, Dec 22, 2023

Notifications Sent: Late January 2024

Festival Dates & Hours:
May 11, 2024,  10am - 6pm
May 12, 2024,  10am - 5pm

Booth Fee Checks Due: February 23, 2024

No Refunds After: March 22, 2024

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