Experience the 32nd Annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival this July 1 to 3
Enjoy more than 250 national and international artists, free live music, Creation Station activities for children, interactive art experiences, food, beverages, and more.
The streets of Cherry Creek North will be filled with more than 250 national and international artists, free live music, Creation Station activities for children, interactive art experiences, food, beverages, and more. One of the best opportunities to enliven your life and home with original art is fast approaching: the Cherry Creek Arts Festival returns to Cherry Creek North this July 1, 2, and 3. The renowned festival, in its 32nd year, attracts art lovers and design fans from all over the globe.
“This year’s festival has a distinct and fresh feel with 56 of the 255 juried artists joining us for the very first time,” said Tara Brickell, executive director of CherryArts. “We’re thrilled to share an amazing group of artists with the public and continue our year-round mission of bringing art to everyone.”
Highlights of this year’s festival include:
- Original work from more than 255 national and international artists representing a
dozen different mediums
- An exclusive opening party and preview on June 30
- The return of the Student Art Buying Program, which gives students from 22 Colorado schools the opportunity to purchase art from Cherry Creek Arts Festival artists for permanent installation in their schools
- Free live music from more than a dozen performing artists
- A plethora of free art-focused activities for children at Creation Station
- Food and beverage offerings from more than 25 Colorado businesses
There’s also a ticketed concert on the second night of the festival featuring the always energetic Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, who’ve toured and played with everyone from The Roots to the Rolling Stones. All proceeds from this Sunday evening show support Cherry Arts’ work bringing the arts into Colorado schools.
For the ultimate festival experience, some choose a special VIP option, which includes an exclusive lounge at the Hotel Clio and complimentary valet parking.
DATES & HOURS:
This year’s festival is free and open to the public, as always. Tickets are not required.
Saturday, July 1, 2023 | 10 am to 8 pm Accessibility hour from 9 am to 10 am
Sunday, July 2, 2023 | 10 am to 8 pm
Monday, July 3, 2023 | 10 am to 6 pm
CherryArts Concert for Arts Education | Sunday, July 2, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
This year’s featured artists are married couple Stephen and Bonnie Harmston, whose piece, Fall Pando, a tribute to the majesty of the Aspen in the West, serves as this year’s festival poster.
A signed and numbered print of the festival poster will be one of many items available at the annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival Art Auction.
The Cherry Creek Arts Festival is produced by CherryArts, an arts-focused nonprofit organization that provides access to art experiences and supports arts education in Colorado all year long. Proceeds from the festival, one of the most competitive and well-attended in the United States, support their mission.