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Art Festival

Octagon Art Festival


 48th Annual Octagon Art Festival

Sunday, September 23, 2018    

10 am - 4 pm

Ames, IA

FREE Admission


About the Festival

Join us for the 48th Annual Octagon Art Festival!  Visual arts, children’s art areas and performing arts form the foundation of the Octagon Art Festival. More than 14,000 people attend our festival. You will be in good company with more than 100 professional artists from across the Midwest who produce and display high-quality original artwork in a wide variety of media. The festival is held outdoors on pavement, rain or shine, in the Main Street Cultural District in downtown Ames.

Questions? Call 515.232.5331 or email director@octagonarts.org 



Artist Jury Application now live on:

Follow this link to apply.



Click here to see the 2017 Artists!


Check out this year's live entertainment here!


Download the 2017 festival map here.


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