Castle Rock Artfest

September 7 & 8, 2024 | Downtown Castle Rock
Saturday: 9am-6pm | Sunday: 10am-5pm

Admission is free to this 2-day event. 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.


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.

WHEN: September 7 & 8, 2024
Saturday from 9am – 6pm and Sunday from 10am – 5pm
WHERE: Perry Street (between 3rd/South) & Festival Park

General Admission – FREE

Castle Rock Chamber events will not accept cash in 2024. Debit and credit cards only.


All Day Saturday/Sunday:

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Castle Rock Artfest

Please Refer to the Town of Castle Rock Downtown Parking Map for the 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.
  • The trolley will continually loop making 2 stops at the Fairgrounds and at the 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!

Shuttle Schedule

The shuttles will run continuous loops from the DC Fairgrounds parking lot to the festival footprint. Drop-off/Pick-up will be at the intersection of Perry St. and South St.

Artist Shuttle sponsored by the Castle Rock Senior Center

  • Friday September 8th | 8am to 5pm
  • Saturday September 9th | 7am to 9am and 5pm to 7pm
  • Sunday September 10th | 8am to 10:30am and 5pm to 7pm

Town of Castle Rock Trolley (community shuttle)

  • Saturday September 9th | 9am to 6pm
  • Sunday September 10th | 10am to 5pm
Click here to 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.)

Pietra Wall
Best in Show

Douglas Wodark
Best of Fine Art

Bala Thiagarajan
Best of Craft

Artist Registration

You are invited to apply to exhibit your original artwork at the Annual Colorado Artfest at Castle Rock. Situated midway between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock offers artists and patrons a well-organized, quality show.

Sponsor Artfest

Standing out in a crowd of competitors is no easy task, and it’s getting and more more difficult. Call or email us to learn about exciting sponsorship opportunities we can offer your business.

Food Truck Vendors

The Artfest Committee encourages restaurateurs, food trucks and gourmet food vendors offering freshly prepared entrees and desserts, as well as traditional convenience food vendors, to apply.

Volunteer at Artfest

We appreciate our fun and helpful group of volunteers! Every year we need help with coordinating logistics, transportation, ticketing, vendor assistance, and much more. Come out and enjoy a beautiful art-filled day!

Special Thanks to our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Aloha Fund

Platinum Sponsor

Sky Ridge Medical Center

Gold  Sponsors

Lifetime Windows and Siding

Silver Sponsors

Renewal by Andersen
The Emporium
Premier Members Credit Union
Woofies Logo

Auto Sponsor

Castle Rock Autoplex

Participating Sponsor

hbs trash services
Tri Arts Project logo

Beverage Sponsor

pepsi logo