This annual celebration of art and
community is held the last weekend of June on the sandy
shores of Duluth’s unique Park Point neighborhood.
As a visitor
Whether you’re chatting with artists, listening
to live music or making your own creation, there’s
always plenty of festival to experience at the Park
Point Art Fair, where you’ll find:
120 juried artists
from the Midwest and beyond displaying and selling
work in media such as clay, fiber, glass, painting,
photography, jewelry, woodwork and sculpture.
Free admission and parking
An accessible, pine-lined path tucked between Lake Superior
and the St. Louis Bay connects visual artists on display
with other fair activities
A performance area featuring live music and entertainment
Food vendors selling everything from BBQ and gyros to
kettle corn and ice cream
Art making opportunities for the young and the young at heART
Artist demonstrations in different media
A grassroots, volunteer-led event that uses proceeds
to fund community projects
As an artist
Many artists and festival goers alike
consider this one of the region’s—if not
the state’s—premiere art fairs.
Exhibition spaces are situated beside a paved path,
allowing artists to unload work right where they exhibit.
During show hours, you get the support of volunteers
who supply everything from water to “booth-sitting”
to a little friendly humor. And you’re invited
to join us for an artist and volunteer dinner, a tradition
that’s fostered friendships over the course of
The set-up at the art fair is
extremely convenient allowing artists to park
directly behind their tent. Artists
who would otherwise not be able to participate because
of the demands of hauling and set up are accommodated
by this arrangement.
This is a juried event with more than $1,300 in annual
In determining participants, we keep the
overall number manageable to help selected artists better
More about the event
Not only is the festival situated in a stunning natural
setting, Simply by being here, you’re supporting
We invest in marketing and publicizing beyond what you’d
expect from a small grassroots organization. And we
partner supporters ranging from the city of Duluth Parks
and Recreation to VisitDuluth, KUMD and other groups
Whether it’s their first time at the event or
they’ve been coming back for years, artists make
a point of telling us they appreciate everything from
the setting to the attendance to the special attention
they receive from Park Point Community Club volunteers.
This community is super and really supports the show and my artwork wow!
Of the 38 tp 40 shows we do each year for the past 30 years Park Point is one of our favorites.
You must be doing something right as our sales have gone up every year for the last three years. This year with the poor economy it was a thrill to do so well.
Park Point is a delightful fun setting for a show.
Park Point is one of the most beautiful places in Minnesota, I always arrive early to explore the pine forest and beach.