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Art in the heart of the city

The 15th Gresham Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016. It's a day filled with "Look at that!" art, music, food and fun, turning the city's historic downtown into a giant art gallery.

  • Gresham Arts Festival Event Guide 2016 (coming soon)
  • Entertainment Lineup and Kids' Village (coming soon)
  • Photo gallery 
  • Sign up to volunteer: From kids activities to working with artist, there are many fun opportunities to help.
  • Call to artists: 2016 applications are now closed

Featured Artists

Arts Festival VisitorsGet ready for the WOW factor. Many talented artists will bring their best handcrafted pottery, jewelry, paintings, woodwork, photography and more.

Participating Artists (coming soon)



Festival Sponsors

Festival SponsorsGive these businesses a high-five for their support! Join us in recognizing our 2016 event sponsors.

2016 event sponsors 

2016 sponsorship packet 

Sponsor online   


Block of Fame

Chalk Art at the 2015 Gresham Arts Festival

We’re going for another world record attempt. Join us as we paint more than 14,000 wooden blocks to form a beautiful mosaic.

Read more about the Block of Fame event.


Maps and Directions

Gresham Arts Festival Map 2014 - Thumbnail

The Gresham Arts Festival takes place in historic downtown Gresham. Here's how to find us.

Map and directions 


2016 Patron Sponsors

  Metro East Community Media Logo   Outlook - Pamplin Media Group Logo   101.9 KINK  Gresham Ford 


For more information about the Gresham Arts Festival contact the Festival Manager, Shannon Chisom, at or call 503-750-3785.