44th Delaware Arts Festival

May 20-21, 2017

The “Scoop”

2017 Delaware Arts Festival
May 20-21, 2017

05/20: 10am - 6pm
05/21: 10am - 5pm

Festival Alerts!
The 2017 Delaware Arts Festival entertainment schedule has been released. We've got a lot of fun in store for you! Please come on out and enjoy these talented groups and individuals.

Contact Information:
Delaware Arts Festival Organization
P.O. Box 589
Delaware, OH 43015

pottery booth with customersThe Delaware Arts Festival Association, Inc. is currently in the process of planning the 44th annual arts festival. Two days of fun, food, entertainment, childrens’ activities and high quality arts and crafts in the beautiful setting of historic downtown Delaware, Ohio. All of the profits from the festival go to supporting the visual arts in Delaware County through scholarships & grants.


Exhibitors are eligible for cash awards, ribbons and free booth space in 2017. Awards are based on craftsmanship, originality, creativity and display and are determined by independent judges. Details are included in the mailing packet to accepted applicants.

All work exhibited must be original artwork produced by the artist. Items that will NOT be accepted include “buy-sell” merchandise, hand-made items constructed from purchased parts, home-style crafts, manufactured items, kits, and work produced by anyone other than the juried-in exhibitor. Application will be screened (juried) according to originality, technique, craftsmanship, originality and design.

Three photos must cover all types of work that will be for sale. Each photo must be marked with your name and media category. Exhibitors bringing other work will be asked to leave or to put the non-juried items away. Photos will be returned during the event. The jury committee reserves the right to use photos for publicity or other purposes.

All tents must have adequate frame weights (filled gallon jugs are NOT adequate) to protect the exhibitors and neighbors from wind damage – under no circumstances will you be permitted to spike or nail your tent to the pavement. You may be asked to remove unsecured tents. There is NO electricity provided for the booths.

Delaware Motels (reserve early, this is also OWU alumni weekend) Ask for a DAF exhibitor’s discount.

Ask for a DAF exhibitor’s discount.

Best Western 740-363-3510; Holiday Inn Express 740-362-3036; Comfort Inn 740-363-8869; Travel Lodge 740-369-4421; Hampton Inn 740-363-4700; Pacer Inn & Suites 740-362-0050