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Castle Rock Artfest

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

WELCOME TO 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.

WHEN:  September 9 & 10, 2023
Saturday from 9am – 6pm and Sunday from 10am – 5pm
WHERE: Perry Street (between 3rd/South) & Festival Park

General Admission – FREE

ARTFEST SCHEDULE & MORE

All Day Saturday/Sunday:

  • Kid’s Imagination Zone full of fun art activities for the kids!
  • HawkQuest

Live Mainstage Entertainment:

Saturday – September 9th

  • 9:00am – 12:00pm Steve Manshel Band
  • 10:30am – 4:40pm Castle Rock Violin Studio
  • 12:00pm – 3:00pm After Midnight
  • 3:00pm – 6:00pm King Stan Band
  • Sunday – September 10th
  • 10:00am – 4:00pm Castle Rock Violin Studio
  • 10:30am – 11:00am SCHOTIME Dance Studio
  • 11:30am – 2:30pm Flatout Jazz Trio
  • 2:30pm – 5:00pm 6202 Band

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

PARKING GARAGE ON 3RD/JERRY

DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS:

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.)

Greg Dye
Best in Show
Overall

Pietra Wall
Best of Show
Fine Art

Barbara Marcus-McKenna
Best of Show
Fine Craft

Daniel Marshall
Blue Ribbon
Ceramics

Jack Charney
Red Ribbon
Ceramics

Todd Mueller
Blue Ribbon
Computer Generated

Chad Keith
Blue Ribbon
Drawing Or Pastels

Peggy Anton
Blue Ribbon
Fiber

Lisa Green
Red Ribbon
Fiber

Larry Jakubiak
Blue Ribbon
Glass

Rachel Stych
Blue Ribbon
Jewelry

Mark Grosser
Red Ribbon
Jewelry

Steve & Calisse Browne
Blue Ribbon
Metalworks

Tim Canfield
Red Ribbon
Metalworks

Sarah G. Keesen
Blue Ribbon
Mixed Media

Dave Reiter
Blue Ribbon
Painting Oil Or Acrylic

Arturo Garcia
Red Ribbon
Painting Oil Or Acrylic

Cindy Welch
Blue Ribbon
Painting, Watercolor

Shaun Downey
Blue Ribbon
Photography

John Scanlan
Red Ribbon
Photography

Fred Lunger
Blue Ribbon
Sculpture

Deborah Candelora
Red Ribbon
Sculpture

Rick Robinson
Blue Ribbon
Wood

Matthew Rinn
Red Ribbon
Wood

2023 Artfest Participating Artists

Kaylie Hall

Zealous Creative Studio
Website

Debra Henderlong

Enchantment Glass
Website

Brian Heritage

Carved Canvas
Website

Joshua Hirt

Josh Hirt Studios
Website

Eva Hornung

SilverNStone Studio
Website

Tina Hospers

Cutting Edge Wood Creations
Website

Lisa Huffman

Pulmonary Butterflies
Website

Steve Iannacito

Getrealacrylics
Website

Danial James

Danial James Fine Art
Website

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson Art
Website

Sarah G. Keesen

The Dream Tree Studio
Website

Chad Keith

Sketches by Chad Eric Keith
Website

Janet Klein

Crystal Fantasies
Website

Stephen Koblos

Stephen Koblos Photography
Website

Randy Koepsell

rKoepsell Photography, LLC
Website

Kevin Konitshek

Kevin Konitshek Photography

boubakary konseimbo

Free spirit

Pam Kramer

PamKramerArt

Tatiana Lee

Tatiana Love Lee
Website

Amy Leiner

Amy Leiner Designs, LLC
Website

Nick Lucey

Website

Lisa Lynch

Lisa Lynch Studios
Website

Michael Magrin

Michael Magrin
Website

Barbara Marcus-McKenna

Marcus-McKenna Studio
Website

Artist Registration

You are invited to apply to exhibit your original artwork at the 34th 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

Food Truck Vendor List coming soon!

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.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors!

Diamond Sponsor

Aloha Fund

Platinum Sponsors

Premier Members Credit Union
Sky Ridge Medical Center

Gold  Sponsor

Lifetime Windows and Siding

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Hospitality Sponsors

No Cow Café – Nothing Bundt Cake – Safeway – Sam’s Club – Scileppi’s at The Old Stone Church

Sprouts Farmers Market – Whole Foods Market – Dickey’s BBQ Pit