54th Annual Cottonwood Art Festival (TX)
May 6-7, 2023
Application Deadline 1/6/23
WHAT: 54th Annual Cottonwood Spring Art Festival
WHERE: Richardson, Texas 
DATES: May 6-7, 2023 | Sat. 10-7pm | Sun. 10-5pm

  • Ranked in the nation's top ten art festivals every year
  • 200 participating artists
  • 2-day load in for all artists - Thursday and Friday
  • Boy Scouts on site to help unload and load
  • Strong Social Media Presence
  • Friday Night Artist Party with Dinner, Drinks and Entertainment
  • Booth Sitting throughout the weekend
  • Artist Hospitality Area - with snacks, water, coffee and artist only restroom
  • Host Hotel with good artist rates
  • Marketing to DFW metroplex, north Texas, digital, print, radio, tv, major billboards  
  • 24-hour security with strong police presence
  • Festival brochure with artist name, booth number and location
  • On-site Weather Monitoring and Communication System
  • Great community support
  • Free admission and free parking 
  • Bi-annual event in May and October 
  • Jury $35
  • Booth Fee: $475; flat booth fee - NO commissions!  | Electric +$90
Application Deadline: January 6, 2023
Artist Notification: January 20, 2023
Booth Fee Due: February 3, 2023

Contact Serri Ayers, Festival Director at serri.ayers@cor.gov or call 

Cottonwood Art Festival is located in Richardson, Texas where artists exhibit their work among towering oaks with lakeside beauty. This award winning event has been ranked one of the best fine art festivals in the nation and continues to uphold its extraordinary reputation as a first rate show.

2023 marks the 54th anniversary for this extraordinary event. Sponsored by The City of Richardson, Cottonwood Art Festival is a showcase for a large variety of fine art and fine craft, live entertainment, a Friday night gala for the artists and guests, a children's art area and much more round out this perfect weekend in the park!

Visit our Website for more information