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Decatur Arts Festival
Application Deadline: Jan. 8th, 2023

Event Dates: May 6-7, 2023


2023 Decatur Arts Festival artist applications are now open!  The Decatur Arts Alliance invites you to apply for booth space in the 34th Decatur Arts Festival. The festival will be held on the square in historic Decatur, GA, just minutes from downtown Atlanta. The Artists’ Market will be open on Saturday, May 6, from 10 am until 6 pm, and on Sunday, May 7, from 11 am until 5 pm.
A jury fee of $30 is required to apply.  Please review the specific application requirements provided in the event listing on  Artists may request either a single or double booth.  Double booth spaces are limited. Invitations to participate in the Decatur Arts Festival will be issued by February 18th, 2023. No rain date and no refund of booth fees from accepted artists. Communication with artists will occur exclusively through their Zapplication account; no calls or emails will notify artists of the jury selections.
Prizes for Best of Show, Second and Third Place will be awarded during the event. The Best of Show winner will receive an invitation to the 2024 show free of charge. Second and Third Place will receive an invitation to the 2024 show at half price. Cash prize for Best of Show is $1,000, Second Place is $700, Third Place is $500.
Applications are accepted exclusively through  Please contact with any questions.


Applications Open: October 15, 2022
Application Deadline: January 8, 2023
Artist Invitations/Notifications Deadline: February 18, 2023
Purchase Deadline: March 19, 2023
Artist Load-In (required): May 5, 2023
Festival Event: May 6-7, 2023
Artist Load-Out (required): May 7, 2023

How to Apply 

Applications are accepted exclusively through  Please contact with any questions.

More About the Decatur Arts Festival

Find out more about the festival here.

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