Artist Info:

2021 Grand Marais Arts Festival

The Grand Marais Arts Festival is a popular juried art fair on the main street of picturesque Grand Marais, Minnesota. The event is known for its high-quality exhibitors, the scenic lakeside location, a strong art-buying crowd, and its exceptional support amenities for festival artists. 

Quick Facts:

  • Average attendance: 14,000
  • Average booth sales: $2,500
  • 74 booth spots available, shared booths are allowed
  • Jury Fee: $40, Booth Fee: $200

In 2021 the Art Colony applications will be available on SlideRoom instead of Zapplication. More details forthcoming.

Amenities and Unique Features of the Grand Marais Arts Festival

  • Artist Support | The Art Colony provides a number of trainings and workshops to help artists with professional practices
  • Overnight security is provided
  • Exceptional Volunteers | provide short booth breaks and other support
  • Community Support | Local businesses support the event and its promotion
  • Exposure | Marketing campaigns for the Arts Festival annually reaches over 2 million people

2021 Artist Application Timeline

  • Application opens:  February 24, 2021
    A link to the online application will appear here on this date.
  • Application deadline: April 12, 2021
  • Invitations Issued: April 26, 2021
  • Festival dates: July 10 – 11, 2021