Festival Information

On Saturday, September 26 from 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday, September 27 from 11 AM – 5 PM Main Street and Rangeline Road will be lined with Artists from all over the country for the 23rd annual Carmel International Arts Festival. On Saturday night the Arts & Design District will be rocking to the music of “My Yellow Rickshaw.”  ART ROCKS!, the largest street party in the Art & Design District, is back from 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM.  ART ROCKS! is a free, family-friendly, community event that you will not want to miss.  Come and pick up some food from one of the great restaurants on Main Street or make a selection from one of the many food and beverage trucks at the Festival.

Check out our 2019 Artist Winners:   Artist Winners

children at the Arts Festival
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020: 10 AM – 7 PM
Saturday, Sept. 26:  ART ROCKS!: 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Sunday, Sept. 27, 2019: 11 AM – 5 PM

Location: Carmel Arts and Design District
at Main St &  Rangeline Road,  Carmel, Indiana

Stop by our Information Booth (on the NW corner of Main Street and Rangeline Road) during the festival to locate your favorite Artist, food, or beverage vendor. Also, check out our T-shirts and Brian McFarland commissioned prints!

Learn about local restaurants → Carmel Restaurants


How To Get To The Festival

So many options. You can walk, ride your bike, take UBER, fly in your jet pack, or drive.

The Festival is located in the Arts & Design District; on Main Street from 1st Avenue NW to 3rd Ave NW. and Rangeline Road from 1st Street NW to 3rd Street SW; in Old Town Carmel, Indiana. For more detailed information on directions to the Festival and parking options check out our Maps and Directions page.

For a Google Maps location, plugin 10 W Main St. Carmel, IN 46032.


Joyce Wozniak with our Japan sister city Kawachinagano

2019 Judges

Elise HowellDrawing, Painting and Textiles Studio Chair at Indianapolis Art Center

Jehny NietoYouth and Teen Program Manager at Indianapolis Art Center


2019 Festival Officers & Board Members

Carmel International Arts Festival 2015 board photo

Executive Director
  • Dawn Fraley
  • Joan Cimino, President
  • Jill Gilmer, Vice President
  • Rosemary Waters, Treasurer
  • Randall Cloe, Asst. Treasurer
  • Rachel Ferry, Secretary
  • James Bednarski
  • Josh Carr
  • Bryan Ferry
  • Rachel Ferry
  • Annie Greenberg-Schweiger
  • Steve Greenberg
  • Jon Olson
  • Gretchen Randlett
  • Cindy Roberts-Greiner
  • Ryan Smith
  • Brett Waliczek
  • Toryn White


Committee Members
  • Laura Clark
  • Mark Fraley
  • Sue Maki
  • Austin Schweiger
  • Karen Tanner


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