Alley Art Fest

The next Alley Art Festival is on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 from noon to 5 p.m. on Water Street Mall in downtown Aurora. Rain or Shine!

Alley Art Festival is a local, grassroots outdoors art festival at Water Street Mall in downtown Aurora on the last Saturday of August. It’s a day of fun, music, and art – with over 60 artists!

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***APPLY for a space in 2018 from 2/15 to 7/15 ***

We are looking for local artists and thing makers. If you live or work in the Aurora region and create original work, then apply within. Volunteers are also welcome to email us and jump on board.

Artists: The festival is open to local artists only. Send inquiries to between Feb. 15 and July 15. **No artists will be accepted past July 15. No exceptions. Set your alarm next time.**

Include the following information plus 3 to 5 jpeg images of your art (no zip files or links):

One sentence bio:
Words about/description of art:

*All artists are responsible for their area. No offensive art allowed. You can bring a table, tent or whatever, and setup remains first come, first served. Plan on a 10 x 10 area. If you want to sell your art, then we ask that you come with it priced. The booth fee is equal to 10% of total sales at the festival. You MUST check IN and OUT at the info booth.*

In 2017, Alley Art Festival sold over $15K in booth sales and collected funds for Aurora Mural Project (AMP).

More artist details HERE.

Facebook page: CLICK HERE!

We also invite local musicians to perform during the festival. If you are interested, please send us an email.

Photos from past festivals:

Alley Art Festival, Aurora


All ages have a blast at Alley Art Fest!

Alley Art Festival, Aurora


It’s a chance to meet local artists and buy their creations!

Alley Art Festival, Aurora


Alley Art Festival has something for everyone. It’s a day full of art, music, craft, spectacle, food & fun!

Alley Art Fest, Aurora


Alley Art Festival is sponsored by Downtown Auroran Magazine, Aurora Downtown, and City of Aurora’s Neighborhood Festival Funding. Thanks to everyone involved!

Alley Art Festival founders:

Marissa Amoni
Jen Evans
Lisa Green
Nate Miller

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