Colorado Artfest at Castle Rock2019-09-12T13:51:55-06:00

This event is brought to you by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce

Artfest is Headed Back to Downtown Castle Rock! Free Admission To All!

Come celebrate our 31st Anniversary as we bring Colorado Artfest back to Historic Downtown Castle Rock at the beautiful Festival Park and along Perry Street between 3rd/South Streets!  Art is alive and kicking in Castle Rock, Colorado!

Artfest Shuttle is Available during festival hours.  Park at the Fairgrounds and catch the shuttle!
Drop off is on corner of South/Perry Street.  

Colorado Artfest at Castle Rock

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Time: 9 AM to 6 PM

Sunday, September 13, 2020
Time: 10 AM to 5 PM

Location: Downtown Castle Rock
Perry Street (between 3rd/South) & Festival Park

Volunteer Sign Up

The 29th Annual Colorado Artfest is just around the corner! There will be live music, art, food trucks, a beer garden, kid's zone brought to you by Edge – The Service Company, an interactive art tent brought to you by Bellco Credit Union, and more! Join us September 8 and 9 at the Outlets at Castle Rock in the East parking lot. Brought to you by Sky Ridge Medical Center, Outlets at Castle Rock, and Castle Rock Chamber.

Posted by Castle Rock Chamber Events on Friday, August 24, 2018

Join us the weekend after Labor Day, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce hosts a juried fine arts show with artists from across the country. Downtown Castle Rock provides the perfect canvas for the 31st Annual Colorado Artfest, which has become a summertime tradition for residents and art enthusiasts alike.  Enjoy continual live main stage entertainment featuring popular musicians, interactive exhibits for the kids, savor fabulous food/beverages and so much more!  View more details below.

This two day event is held in downtown Castle Rock at Festival Park. Delight in the artistic impressions of more than 145 Artists from across the country. Continual live main stage entertainment, featuring popular musicians, will provide a complimentary backdrop to this year’s program.  Admission is free to this 2 day event.

There’s a multitude of opportunities to appreciate – and purchase – art during this weekend of visual inspiration. Enjoy continual live main stage entertainment, featuring popular musicians, that provide a complimentary backdrop to this year’s program along with strolling entertainers, and the Artfest Store where you can purchase commemorative Artfest prints (while supplies last).

Saturday, Sep 12 & 13, 2020
Sat (9-6pm) Sun (10-5pm)

Location:

Downtown Castle Rock
Perry Street (between 3rd/South) & Festival Park
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Free Admission!

Artfest Merchandise and Chamber Beverage Booth Proceeds of the event benefit the Chamber Foundation.  Help keep Castle Rock alive with vibrant public art. The Community Art Fund was created by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce as a legacy for the Castle Rock Artfest. Proceeds donated are to fund outdoor community public art in Castle Rock.  Take the Artfest Shuttle from the Fairgrounds and get dropped off at South/Perry Street. Shuttle will make continual loops during festival hours. 

Thank you for supporting local art in our community!

Mommy & Me Library Tote Bag Painting Class
Bring your kiddo and paint a customized tote bag, perfect for carrying your library haul home!
Saturday, September 7; 10-11:30 a.m.
$30 per child

Felting Animals
Want to try needle felting but don’t know where to start? Join us in this fun class and create an adorable, dimensional sculpture of a rabbit or cat.
Saturday, September 7; 11 a.m., Sunday, September 8; 1 p.m.
$39 per person

Fashionista Jewelry Mannequin Workshopp
Join us as we upcycle and dress up a plain 10″ jewelry mannequin.
Saturday, September 7; 1-2 p.m.
$25 per person

Plant & Sip with Lulu: Terrariums
Create a beautiful terrarium while sipping a glass of wine and relaxing in the shade of The Emporium’s front porch.
Saturday, September 7; 1-4 p.m.
$35 per adult; $17.50 per child (with paying adult)

Chalkboard Art with Alma
Come create a piece of chalkboard art! Class includes a 5″ x 7″ chalkboard with wooden base.
Saturday, September 7; 3 p.m., Sunday, September 8; 3 p.m.
$30 per person

Castle Rock Throw Pillow Painting Class
Show your support for this incredible town of ours with a handpainted Castle Rock throw pillow!
Sunday, September 8; 10:30-11:30 a.m.
$45 per person

Visit The Emporium’s website to register for these events.

Wood Sign Painting at Artfest    ——–  Sponsored By:

Come paint and pal around with us at the 30th annual Colorado Artfest at Castle Rock 2019 Wood Sign Painting workshop on September 7th and 8th, 2019. One workshop will begin each day at 1:30 pm.

Both Saturdays and Sunday’s workshop will begin at 1:30 pm at the Festival Pavilion. All you need to do is pre-register and show up ready for fun. Your $35 includes admission, a filled commemorative Artfest wine glass, the pallet, the patterns, the paint and anything else you need to create a wooden sign you will be excited to hang. When you preregister, you will have 10 designs to choose from. We will also be donating $10 of every seat to the Cast Rock Chamber of Commerce.

Please specify which numbered design you would like to paint and any customizing you require. If you don’t pre register or pre select your design, no worries, we’ll have a limited number of patterns available at the workshop. When you register, please list your current email address and phone number in case we have any questions and PLEASE message us if you have any questions, comments. or concerns about your ability. Thank you!

Pre register for these events.

Saturday’s Entertainment Line Up

Wooleye from 9-11 am

Bluzone from 12-2 pm

Professor M from 3-5pm

On Sunday we will have Complete Music all day

Artfest Shuttle Will Be Available both Saturday/Sunday during Festival Hours

Park at the Douglas County Fairgrounds parking lot.

Douglas County Fairgrounds
500 Fairgrounds Drive Castle Rock, CO 80109

Shuttle will continually loop making 2 stops at the Fairgrounds and at corner of South/Perry Street.
Shuttle is the Senior Center Van and the Trolley

Sign Up Now

Please sign up for the 2019 Artfest –  here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link to VolunteerSpot
  1. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
  1. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

Standing out in a crowd of competitors is no easy task, and it’s getting more difficult all the time.  Contact the Castle Rock Chamber today to learn about the exciting sponsorship opportunities we can offer your business.  Email Alicia Early or give her a call at the Chamber (303) 688-4597.

Commemorative Artfest Prints-Limited Supply

Be sure to stop by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce booth to purchase commemorative featured Artists Prints.

Castle Rock Chamber Artfest Merchandise and Chamber Beverage Booth Proceeds….who receives the benefits?

Proceeds of the event benefit the Community Art Fund.  Help keep Castle Rock alive with vibrant public art. The Community Art Fund was created by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce as a legacy for the Castle Rock Artfest. Proceeds donated are to fund outdoor community public art in Castle Rock.

We use Zapplication.  Application Deadline: May 8, 2019

Please sign up at https://www.zapplication.org/ to be notified when our 2019 event opens.

We are proud to present our 2018 Colorado Artfest Artists

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Paint & Sip Sponsor

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