Activities & Special Exhibits

Carmel International Arts Festival offers special exhibits, entertainment and activities. These include the High School Student Art Exhibit, Japanese Exhibit and Chinese Exhibit.  The entertainment takes place on the Rangeline Road and Main Street stage. Also there is a fantastic Children’s area known as Young @ Art.



Carmel High School and University High School Art has a new home at the Hoosier Salon!


Carmel’s Sister City Kawachinagano, Osaka, Japan


Carmel’s Sister City Xiangyang, Hubei, China



• Free Children Activities Sponsored by Carmel Arts Council on 1st Ave SW by Muldoons

Special art project, Paint-by-numbers, Dooley the Clown and more!


Mom and daughter enjoy clown painting!

Highlights for 2018

In celebration of our 21st year, the  Carmel International Arts Festival is proud to co-host with Current Publishing  the family friendly,  ART ROCKS! 
You will find a fantastic entertainment list: A dragon, Chinese dancers, Acoustic, Folk, Jazz, Rock N Roll, and much more! Be sure to pick up some of the many beautiful works of art for sale. You may discover something you have never seen!

ENTERTAINMENT 2017 – Main Stage

NOTE: 2017 performers and times subject to change.


Saturday September 23, 2017

9:55 – 10:00 AM ⇒ National Anthem by Georgia Ferry (Carmel High School)

10:00 – 10:40 AM ⇒ ICCCI Chinese Dragon

11:00 – 11:45 AM ⇒ The Jennerators

12:15 – 1:00 PM ⇒ Phil-A-Buster

1:30 – 3:00 PM ⇒ Kenny Phelps

3:30 – 4:45 PM ⇒ Airstream Betty

5:15 – 6:45 PM ⇒ Dwight Lightning & the Conch City All-Stars

7:30 – 11:00 PM ⇒ ART ROCKS! The Bishops live in concert


Sunday September 24, 2017

10:55 – 11:00 AM ⇒ National Anthem by Georgia Ferry (Carmel High School)

11:00 – 11:45 AM ⇒ Minyo Dancers

12:15 – 1:15 PM ⇒ Maple Trio

1:30 – 2:30 PM ⇒ Phone Club

3:00 – 4:30 PM ⇒ Tim Wright