September 9 & 10, 2023 | Perry Street/Festival Park | Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm

This esteemed community art festival highlights the talents of more than 110 exhibitors displaying a wide range of works from life-size sculptures, to photography and jewelry.

Castle Rock Artfest

This two day event is held in downtown Castle Rock at Festival Park. Delight in the artistic impressions of more than 110 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.   

September 9 & 10, 2023
Sat (9-6pm) Sun (10-5pm)

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

If you are interested in participating at the Castle Rock Artfest, please sign up here.

View 2022 Artists

All Day Saturday/Sunday:

  • Kid’s Imagination Zone full of fun Art Activities for the kids!
  • HawkQuest 

Live Mainstage Entertainment:

Saturday – September 9th
coming soon

Sunday – September 10th
coming soon

Sign Up Now!  Volunteer at Artfest, It’s Fun!

Please sign up for the 2023 Artfest –  Coming Soon

Congratulations to our 2022 Castle Rock Artfest Winners!



Mixed Media – Fine Arts

Best Fine Art



Printmaking – Fine Arts

Best Fine Craft



Painting, Oil or Acrylic – Fine Arts

Best Of Show

Daniel Marshall Ceramics – Fine Crafts Ceramics – Blue Ribbon
Jack Charney Ceramics – Fine Crafts Ceramics – Red Ribbon
Todd Mueller Computer Generated/Digital Art/ Computer generated – Blue Ribbon
Chad Keith Drawing or Pastels – Fine Arts Drawing or Pastels – Blue Ribbon
PEGGY ANTON Fiber – Fine Crafts Fiber – Blue Ribbon
Lisa Green Fiber – Fine Crafts Fiber – Red Ribbon
Larry Jakubiak Glass – Fine Crafts Glass – Blue Ribbon
Rachel Stych Jewelry – Fine Crafts Jewelry – Blue Ribbon
Mark Grosser Jewelry – Fine Crafts Jewelry – Red Ribbon
Steve & Calisse Browne Metalworks – Fine Crafts Metalworks – Blue Ribbon
Tim Canfield Photography – Fine Arts Metalworks – Red Ribbon
Sarah G. Keesen Mixed Media – Fine Arts Mixed Media – Blue Ribbon
Dave Reiter Painting, Oil or Acrylic – Fine Arts Painting Oil OR Acrylic – Blue Ribbon
Arturo Garcia Painting, Oil or Acrylic – Fine Arts Painting Oil OR Acrylic – Red Ribbon
Cindy Welch Painting, Watercolor – Fine Arts Painting, Watercolor – Blue Ribbon
Shaun Downey Photography – Fine Arts Photography – Blue Ribbon
John Scanlan Photography – Fine Arts Photography – Red Ribbon
Fred Lunger Sculpture – Fine Arts Sculpture – Blue Ribbon
Deborah Candelora Sculpture – Fine Arts Sculpture – Red Ribbon
Rick Robinson Wood – Fine Crafts Wood – Blue Ribbon
Matthew Rinn Wood – Fine Crafts Wood – Red Ribbon

View a map of public art pieces. Castle Rock is part of the Countywide Art Encounters program. The art in this program is notated. View a map of public art pieces. (Once there, click on each piece for more information. Or, click the Map tab to show the location of all public art, then click the individual location indicator to see the description at that location.)

If you are a Food Truck wanting to participate at the Art fest you can apply below:

Food Vendor Application – Two Days

Food Vendor Application – Saturday Only

Food Vendor Application – Sunday Only

Please Refer to Town of Castle Rock Downtown Parking Map for most accurate information.

ENCORE PARKING GARAGE WILCOX/PERRY:  *Scheduled to be Open for Artfest weekend: 300+ Public Parking Spaces-Floors 1-5 ** No Overnight Parking



Douglas County Fairgrounds
500 Fairgrounds Drive Castle Rock, CO 80104

Take the Trolley from Douglas County Fairgrounds.

  • Attendees are encouraged to park at Fairgrounds, take the trolley or walk the sidewalk back to Festival Park.
  • Trolley will continually loop making 2 stops at the Fairgrounds and at corner of South/Perry Street. Artfest Shuttle Will Be Available both Saturday/Sunday during Festival Hours.

Other options:  

View the Downtown Castle Rock Parking Map

Your patience is greatly appreciated as we try to provide these courtesy transportation options for those needing it.  Thank you!

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 or give her a call at the Chamber (303) 688-4597.

View Sponsorship Opportunities.

If you are an artist and would like to participate at the event. You can apply here.

Diamond Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors


Renewal By Andersen
Castle Rock Autoplex