Whitefish Arts Festival
This year will be the 44rd 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.
- 10′ by 10′ Single Booth – $320 (see discounts below)
- 10′ by 20′ Double Booth – $480 (Corner(s) extra)
- 20′ by 20′ Quadruple Booth – $820 (Limited to highest jury picks only! Two corners included)
Single Corner – $50
- Double Corner – $80
- Electricity – $40
DISCOUNTS – Single 10′ by 10′ only:
The Whitefish Arts Festival is a proud member of the artistic community and a supporter of small business. If our current rate structure would make it difficult for you to attend WAF, please use discount code: WAFFRIEND when purchasing your booth space to receive a 20% discount. Use of this discount code will not be known to our jury and will have no effect on current or future applications.IMPORTANT LINKS:
2023 APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE DEC 1ST ZAPPLICATION!
- 2022 Whitefish Arts Festival Depot Park Map
- Additional Information and Regulations
- Zapplication FAQ
See our FAQ page for additional regulations, etc.
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.
We have a long relationship with local food vendors Glacier Shave Ice, Sweet Pickins Kettle Corn, Carl’s Corndogs, and Saddle Up Espresso and will not be accepting direct competition for these food categories. If you are a competing vendor, email firstname.lastname@example.org your menu and image of your set to be considered for our waitlist.
10 linear feet of tent/truck space with depth of 15 feet ~ $320,
Food Vendor addt’l 5 linear ft truck/trailer space ~ $40
Discounted rates apply for local nonprofit organizations.
DISCOUNTS – Single 10′ by 10′ only:
The Whitefish Arts Festival is a proud member of the artistic community and a supporter of small business. If our current rate structure would make it difficult for you to attend WAF, please use discount code: WAFFRIEND when purchasing your booth space to receive a 20% discount. Use of this discount code will not be known to our jury and will have no effect on current or future applications.
2023 APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE DEC 1 ON ZAPPLICATION! Additional Information and Regulations
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."