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)
Downtown Castle Rock
Perry Street (between 3rd/South) & Festival Park
Castle Rock, CO 80104
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
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
Please sign up for the 2019 Artfest – here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
- Click this link to VolunteerSpot
- Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
- 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.
Artist Sign Up Here
January 15, 2020 – Applications accepted
May 9, 2020 – Application Deadline
May 13-22, 2020 – Juror Meeting for Artist Selection
May 29, 2020 – Artist Invitation Email Notification
June 26, 2020 – Artist Acceptance Deadline and Booth Fee Payment Due
July 3, 2020 – Last day to cancel participation in 2020 show and still receive 90% refund
July 10, 2020 – Waitlist Artist Email Notification