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Artsfest '19 - Art & Music Festival

Event Date: 
September 21, 2019 - 10:00am - September 22, 2019 - 5:00pm

26th Anniversary!
Artsfest '19 - Art & Music Festival
September 21 & 22, 2019
10:00am - 5:00pm both days

Join us in Solomons, Maryland - where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay - for a fabulous weekend of the visual and performing arts with 175 artists booths, 35 performers on four stages, activities for kids, great food, wine & beer, and much more!

Explore artist booths - both inside and outside - where you can shop, watch demos, and talk with artists working in a variety of media, including jewelry, ceramics, painting, photography, fiber, printmaking, sculpture, and more! Artist booths can be found around the Tent Circle, down the shady Wooded Path, and inside the award-winning Murray Arts Building. You will find everything from spectacular works of art to thoughtful gifts for friends. It's a shopper's paradise! Visual Artist List:

Artsfest is proud to present more than 35 performers on four stages, plus strolling musicians that will surprise and delight. At the covered Main Stage, you will find a top notch line-up of musicians presenting the best in jazz, blues, roots, indie, folk, soul, fusion, old-time, and bluegrass, to name but a few! For those who love a more intimate setting, you won't want to miss performances in the beautiful Council Ring and the charming Creekside Overlook. If you have youngsters in your group, stop by the Fairy Lolly Pavilion to play with bubbles or make your own music! Artsfest '19 Entertainment Schedule:

Artsfest is a family-friendly festival with a wide variety of activities for all ages. The center of the fun is always the Discovery Tent, where creative, hands-on activities for all ages can be found. The nearby Zany Zone and Patio Play Area will keep the kids occupied while adults enjoy the Main Stage music and a drink. And don't forget to stop in the Studio School and the Clay Studio to enjoy a variety of creative activities. Other artful activities and surprises can be found hidden along the shady paths and grassy lawns of the festival. Kids Activities:

What's a festival without great food, wine, and beer? Artsfest '19 will include nine food and drink vendors, including craft beers, wine, crab cakes, BBQ, vegetarian options, freshly squeezed lemonade, homemade kettle corn, and lost of other yummy options! Special this year - purchase a commemorate cup and enjoy discount refills on our craft beers! Food & Drink:

Unsurpassed beauty awaits you at Artsfest '19! Set amidst the spectacular backdrop of the sculpture garden, Artsfest is truly a unique arts experience! Explore the excitement of the Tent Circle and the Arts Building, then wander the shady Wooded Path to find artists and activities nestled in the beautiful woods at Annmarie. It's an event like no other, waiting for you and your family in Solomons, Maryland.

Enjoy more than 175 artist booths, 35 performers on four stages, activities for kids in the Discovery Tent, Studio School, and the Zany Zone, along with great food, wine & beer, and much more! Street performers, including bubble artists and musicians, will be found throughout the festival! It's a fabulous weekend of visual and performing arts set amidst the backdrop of beautiful Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland.


Artsfest '19 Entertainment Schedule:

Visual Artist List:

Purchase a Fast Pass ticket:

Parking & general event info:

$7 per person ; Members free; Kids 11 & under free
Purchase an advance-sale Fast Pass here:
No pets; smoking in designated areas only
This is a rain or shine event!


Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
13470 Dowell Road, Solomons, MD 20676
United States