Artist Info:

2020 Grand Marais Arts Festival

The Grand Marais Arts Festival is a popular juried art fair on the main street of picturesque Grand Marais, Minnesota. The event is known for its high-quality exhibitors, the scenic lakeside location, a strong art-buying crowd, and its exceptional support amenities for festival artists. 

Quick Facts:

  • Average attendance: 14,000
  • Average booth sales: $2,500
  • 74 booth spots available, shared booths are allowed
  • Jury Fee: $35, Booth Fee: $200

More information including tips for artists, details regarding the application process, and more can be found in the printer-friendly Artist Guide [LINK].

Amenities and Unique Features of the Grand Marais Arts Festival

  • Artist Support | The Art Colony provides a number of trainings and workshops to help artists with professional practices
  • Artist Hospitality Room | with refreshments, restrooms and support staff
  • Overnight security is provided
  • Exceptional volunteers | provide short booth breaks and other support
  • Community Support | Local businesses support the event and its promotion
  • Exposure | Marketing campaigns for the Arts Festival annually reaches over 2 million people

2020 Artist Application Timeline

  • Application opens:  January 8, 2020
    A link to the online application will appear here on this date.
  • Application deadline: March 9, 2020
  • Festival dates: July 11 – 12, 2020