Dogwood Arts Festival


The 60th annual Dogwood Arts Festival will be held April 23-25, 2021 in the heart of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. This spring celebration features a fine art market, live music, artist demonstrations, and hands-on activities for kids and adults. The Festival is located on bustling Market Square and adjoining Krutch Park set against a canvas of blossoming trees and outdoor sculptures. This long-standing tradition is supported by strong corporate, municipal, and media partners that ensure an estimated attendance of 40,000 to 50,000 people over the 3-day weekend each year. 

The Dogwood Arts staff, Festival Committee and community volunteers are committed to ensuring the quality and diversity of artwork showcased at the festival while providing participating artists an ideal setting to engage with potential patrons. Established and emerging artists working in all mediums are invited to apply. 


Application Deadline: Friday, December 4th 


Click Here to Apply

2020 Dogwood Arts Festival

The 2020 Dogwood Arts Festival went virtual after the decision was made to postpone the public event originally scheduled for April 24-26th in Downtown Knoxville due to the spread of COVID-19. Explore the virtual festival at and get to know the 109 artists from around the country who were juried in to participate. The Dogwood Arts Festival has been a sentinel event for the organization, showcasing a diverse array of fine art since 1961 and 2020 was set to continue the fine tradition. 



2019 Artists

Click HERE to see a full list of participating Art Vendors from the 2019 Dogwood Arts Festival