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River Arts Fest 2017

  • River Arts Fest 2015 South Main Street Memphis, TN (map)

Memphis, Tennessee
October 27 – 29
Fri 6pm – 10pm | Sat 10am – 6pm | Sun 10am – 5pm

RiverArtsFest is a street celebration of fine arts and fine local music with live artist demonstrations and hands-on art activities for all ages! More than 180 artists from around the country and right here at home gather to exhibit and sell their latest works of original fine arts in what’s become the largest outdoor juried artist market and urban street festival in the Mid-South. 

  • A juried artist market featuring 190+ gallery quality artists in an open air setting
  • An invitational art show held off-site at Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects gallery
  • Live musical entertainment featuring 30+ acts across three stages
  • Live street performances daily throughout the festival grounds
  • Culinary delights in two food court areas and beer and wine throughout the grounds
  • Local artists introducing new and innovative artistic techniques while interacting with the public
  • Hands On Art projects for kids of all ages encouraging them to explore their creative energies at interactive art stations
Earlier Event: October 21
46th Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts
Later Event: November 3
The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival