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Kick off the holidays at Mesa Arts Center and experience this fun and exciting community event!


The 2017 Mesa Arts Festival is the premier place to find unique gifts for the holidays! The annual festival will feature original works of art for sale from local, regional and national artists in various mediums; live entertainment showcasing local and national talent on two stages; live artist demonstrations; Family Activity Area and an array of culinary delights.


Event Admission and Parking are FREE!



Calling All Artists!!!

The Mesa Arts Center is now accepting artist applications for the 12th annual Mesa Arts Festival.


Located in the heart of downtown, the Mesa Arts Festival is an excellent opportunity for artists to display and sell work to thousands of visitors looking to purchase unique holiday gifts. Artists will be provided with a convenient option of purchasing a tent, tables, and chairs, which will be set-up for them in advance.  Ample volunteer and promotional support is provided to all artists. 


The Festival also features live entertainment showcasing local talent on two stages, live artist demonstrations in Glassblowing, Metals and Ceramics, as well as children’s activities and a variety of food and beverages.


Festival dates and hours: Saturday, December 9th: 10AM - 5PM

                                         Sunday, December 10th: 10AM  - 5PM


  • All artists will be selected through an in house jury process
  • Only handmade originals by the displaying artist(s) are allowed
  • Fine Art categories include: ceramic, drawing/pastel, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, 2-D mixed media, 3-D mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and wood.
  • Two accepted artist may share one booth (both artist have to jury and be accepted) 



  • $25 application fee if registered by August 11, 2017.
  • $40 application fee after August 11, 2017.
  • Booth fees start at $250 upon jury acceptance
  • Final Registration deadline is September 22, 2017


For Artist Jury Application, please click here

For Credit Card Jury Form, please click here

For Policies & Eligibility, please click here