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Apply Delaware Arts Festival

Closed city streets provides a great arena for sales, fun, food, entertainment, youth art exhibits and children's activities at this very well attended and public supported event.


Exhibitor Applications for the 2023 Delaware Arts Festival are NOW CLOSED.

    Artists - connect with us on our Artist Application app:

    Step #1

    2023 Artists - Download & read this pdf first

    • Zapplication Overview and Expectations. 
    • Dates & Deadlines:

      - November 15, 2022 Application Open Date

      - January 15, 2023 First Jury Pass

      - February 25, 2023 Notice of acceptance from 1st Jury Pass

      - March 18, 2023 Space fee due from February accepted applicants

    • - April 22, 2023 Application Deadline

      - May 13, 2023 Purchase Deadline

      - May 20, 2023 Event Start

      - May 21, 2023 Event Ends

    Step #2

    Apply on our direct Zapplication link

    •  ONLY Applications processed by Zapplication are accepted. Mail in applications are no longer accepted.

    Step #3


    • If you have any questions regarding your artist application you can contact us.

    Scholarships, Sponsors, Volunteers, Food Trucks, Entertainment:

    Download your specific Application Form below and submit to

    Form #1


    • There are many tasks and costs associated with planning an event like the Arts Festival and we could not do it without the generous support of our sponsors. We could not do this without all of you and your ongoing support of our annual festival. Please make an effort to support their business!   


    Form #2


    • Awarded to Delaware County High School Seniors graduating who plan to study art. The Delaware Arts Festival Association is offering three scholarships in the visual arts to graduation high school seniors who plan to study art in an institution of higher education.   

    Form #3


    • The Delaware Arts Festival has a 2-day fun filled schedule of entertainment. To

      • participate: 1) email your contact info and your website links to 2) you will be contacted after we review your info. 3) If you are chosen to be part of our entertainment schedule - download the above Entertainment Contract and send to the email address that will be provided to you. 

    Form #4


    • If art and food are your favorites, the festival offers an array of foods to satisfy a hungry crowd! Visitors won't go away hungry.

      There is certainly no shortage of food choices at the Delaware Arts Festival, that is for sure! We take great pride in welcoming many well-known and delicious food truck options from all over. Many of our food truck partners return year after year to the Delaware Arts Festival, just to see you again!

    Form #5

    2023 VOLUNTEER