Event Information


Reno Art Fest!

Reno City Plaza - 10 N Virginia St
Reno, Nevada (West)

Phone: 916-936-9393
Event Dates: 8/19/17 - 8/20/17
Application Deadline: 6/11/17 Midnight PST
13 day(s) and 16 hour(s) remaining


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application fee): $20.00

You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.


Event Summary

The Reno Art Fest, a new event, will be held at the City Plaza Park in downtown Reno on August 19-20. 

The Reno Art Fest will feature numerous artists, whose original work in 2 and 3 dimensional fine art and may include acrylic, oils and watercolors paintings, photography; ceramics; glass, stone and metal sculptures; wood and clay. Also available will be a selection of fine crafts. Each artist will be available to meet with the public to discuss their work, which is available for purchase. Produced by CWB Events in partnership with the City of Reno.

reno signThe Festival will be located at the Reno City Plaza Park, at 10 N Virginia St in Reno NV. The hours of the event are from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Admission and Parking are free.

Artist Amenities:
$1750 in cash as Artists Awards
Booth sitters will be available
Free Artist parking
Security provided on Saturday evening.


General Information
Important Dates:
Application Opens: January 27, 2017
Application Deadline: June 12, 2017
Jury Process: June 13-15, 2017
Jury Notification Results: June 16, 2017
Accept Invitation & Purchase Deadline: June 23, 2017
Cancellation Deadline: August 4, 2017
Coffee and donuts will be provided each morning.
Security will be on site on Saturday evening for your convenience.
The Jewelry and Photography categories will be limited. 

This event is open to all media of original fine art and fine craft, and all work will be juried. Categories will be limited. Only original hand-made works are accepted. Commercially or mass-produced items are not eligible. There will be no buy/sell items in the show. Participants must provide their own display. If used, canopy must be white. It will be securely attached to the ground in case of unexpected high winds.
Each participant is responsible for the safety and liability of their own display and merchandise. CWB Events,  the City of Reno, and Washoe County assume no responsibility for loss or damage to merchandise, display, canopies or participants. Overnight security will be provided on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Show hours will be from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on all days.
Booth fees are $175.00 for a 10’ X 10’ or $295.00 for 10’ X 20’ space, corners (if available) are an add'l $25,  plus 10% commission on all sales. Booth fee includes $15 fee for city business license. Please submit 4 images of your work and 1 image of your display, and a current Biography. If accepted, I give permission for my photos and biography to be used for publicity. Confirmation status will be sent via email. 

Booth Information
10x10 booths = $175
10x20 booths = $295
Corner spaces are an add't $25 if available
Plus 10% commission on all sales resulting from the show, both during the show and after.
Show fee includes fee for city business license.
Set up will be on Saturday morning, starting at 5 am, and needs to be done by 9:30
Security will be provided on Saturday evening for your convenience.
Artist parking info will be provided.
Please let us know if there are any specific booth requests - facing north, etc. We will try to accomodate these requests.