Event Information

Art in Bayfront Park 2017 (Duluth, Minnesota)

Bayfront Festival Park on Railroad street
Wayzata, Minnesota (Midwest)

Phone: 952-473-6422
Event Dates: 8/19/17 - 8/20/17
Application Deadline: 4/12/17 Midnight CST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $30.00

You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.


Event Summary
The 8th annual Art in Bayfront Park is a two-day art fair located on the beautiful Duluth lakefront. Art lovers find quality work from local and regional artist. Work includes jewelry, painting, photography, ceramics, metalwork, glass and more.  

Saturday, August 19 / 11 am - 7pm
Sunday, August 20 / 11 am - 5 pm

• LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION:  Bayfront Festival Park is located front and center of Duluth.
• QUALITY: 150 juried artists.
• EASY: Easy load-in and load-out with drive up access to most locations. Booth set-up available Friday afternoon.
• ARTIST AMENITIES: Convenient parking. Onsite overnight security Friday and Saturday nights. Booth sitter during fair hours. Artist demonstration opportunities.  
• LARGE SPACES: 10' x 12' booth space with ample storage behind spaces.
• AWARDS: $100 in each category plus free booth for following year's festival
•PROMOTION: Significant advertising, promotion in the North Shore communites and tourist audiences. Website and social media opportunities for artists.

For more information about our wonderful art fair go to: www.ArtInBayfrontPark.com

General Information
General Application Details
Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20, 2017  

Expected attendance is 20,000.
Application available online   11/15/2016
Application deadline               3/16/2017 (extended to 4/3 - very limited spaces)
Artist Jury                                3/18/2017
Artist Notification                   3/22/2017 (througth 3/25)
Booth fees due                       4/07/2017 - first round jury. 
*no refunds after booth fees are collected
Festival set up                        8/18/2017

  1. Completed application for each medium entered. Jury fee is due for each medium. 
  2. Four images of artist’s work and one booth image per media (a total of 5 images). To continue a fair jury process, photos cannot be labeled with names or references to the artist. All images must be from the current year and must not have been submitted to us from years prior.
  3. $30 NON-REFUNDABLE entry fee per media.

  • $100 reward in each catagory
  • Automatic acceptance into the 2018 Art in Bayfront Park Art Fair.
  • Application fee waived for the 2018 art fair.
  • Marketing and publicity during and after the event.​

​We are committed to treating all of our artists and their work professionally, with dignity, fairness and respect.
  • All artists must be onsite during the festival.
  • No sell through items. 
  • Artists may only sell items represented in their applicaiton and only sell items within the medium category they were juried into. 
  • Artists are responsible for proper insurance and protection of work and setup. Festival is not responsible for loss or damages. 
  • Artists are responsbile to collect and report sales tax. 
  • Artist booths must be open all hours of the festival. No late arrivals or early exits. Artist will not be invited back if this rule is broken.
  • Artists must provide a tent and setup that will withstand wind and rain. We can not allow artists to use a tent that seems unsafe for neighboring artists or attendees. If an artist wants to rent a tent from our vendor, we can assist in that process. 
Art in Bayfront Park Policies
  • Alcoholic beverages are sold only in the beer and wine gardens and must be consumed in these areas. To purchase alcoholic beverages patrons must be 21 years and older presenting valid identification.
  • We encourage biking to the Fair. Once you arrive, bicycles and skateboards must be walked through the Fair site. Riding them through the Fair is prohibited because it may endanger or inconvenience the public attending the Fair.
  • The Fair reserves the right to decline admittance to anyone who violates the reasonable policies established for public safety or to restrict activities such as public access to designated areas.
  • No political, corporate or other outside solicitation is allowed within the Fair site without prior consent by the Fair.
  • No firearms or weapons allowed on the Fair site.
  • Dogs on leashes are welcome! If your dog doesn’t like crowds or other dogs, please leave them at home.

Booth Information
Single booths spaces are 10’ deep x 12’ wide. Larger spaces are available upon request. 
Jury fee $30
Single 10’ x 12’                       $300
Corner single                           $400
Double 10’ x 25’                      $600
Double corner                         $700