Whitefish Arts Festival
This year will be the 40th annual Whitefish Arts Festival. It is an event that has become a highlight for many over the 4th of July weekend and is sponsored by Whitefish Christian Academy. An annual favorite throughout the Northwest, the Whitefish Arts Festival maintains a long tradition of high quality arts and fine crafts. Whitefish is a picturesque village nestled in the Flathead Valley of Montana featuring beautiful lakes, majestic mountains and friendly folks strolling the streets during the 4th of July weekend.
Artists from across the country are represented in the Whitefish Arts Festival. Metal sculptures, paintings and photography, woodworking, pottery, jewelry, clothing, and home decorations are just some of the featured fine arts. There is always a variety of Montana style art available. All of the art is handmade.
The Whitefish Arts Festival (WAF) is an annual favorite for artists throughout the Northwest and beyond with a long tradition of high quality arts and fine crafts.
The WAF is open to all artists and craftspeople. We invite you to join us for a special weekend! All work must be original and hand crafted by the artist. Commercially made goods or work from kits or a commercial pattern are not permitted. Artists are required to be present for the entire show. The WAF is a juried art festival. Artwork will be evaluated for creativity, quality, and jury preference.
Single 10' by 10' ~ $235
Double 10' by 20' ~ $440
Corner ~ $35, Overflow ~ $20/$40
2019 Application available now at: Zapplication.org
FEB 8: Applications available on Zapplication.
MAR 11: Applications and a $35 non-refundable application fee are due.
MAR 18: E-mail of Acceptance Notifications.
MAR 29: Full booth payment including special requests are due. Late payments may not be accepted.
APR 5: Status update for Wait List Artists
Booth setup begins Thursday, July 4th, at 1p.m.-8pm and continues Friday, July 5th from 7:00am-9:30am.
SET-UP HOURS: Thursday, July 4th: 1pm - 8pm / Friday, July 5th: 7am - 9:30am
While shopping and viewing the various artists' booths, visitors can also enjoy a variety of food and beverages. This show features local food vendors as well as those who travel throughout the state of Montana. Customers have grown to love the fresh squeezed lemonade, fried pickles, burgers, oriental noodles, coffee, and much more.
Applications available here: Food Vendor Printable Application
Applications due April 5th, 2019
Acceptance Status notifications via email by April 8th, 2019
Booth Payments due April 22nd, 2019
Booth Fees: 100 square feet of tent/truck space ~ $235,
$50 per additional 50 square feet. Power 110v $15, 220v $30
Discounted rates apply for local nonprofit organizations.
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."