The 19th Annual Carmel International Arts Festival was a tremendous success! Thanks to all who attended and purchased art from the artists! We look forward to seeing you this year for our 20th event.
The IRS has granted the Carmel International Arts Festival 501(c)(3) Charitable status. This enables our Art Festival to receive fully tax deductible donations from individuals and businesses who share their commitment to education in the arts. Please consider a donation to the festival and thank you for your support of the arts!
Saturday, September 23, 2017 → 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 24, 2017 → 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Carmel Arts and Design District
at Main St & Rangeline Road
Stop by our Information Booth during the festival to locate your favorite artist, and food vendor spots.
Learn about local restaurants → Carmel Restaurants
Motor Vehicle Parking:
We will have a shuttle system to and from Carmel High School during festival hours.
Handicap parking is available at the PNC Bank Parking lot. Additional parking is available at the Indiana Design Center on Rangeline Road that includes underground parking.
Bicycle Parking is available in our “Pedal to the Arts” located at the southwest corner of Main and the Monon Trail.
Come to the 20th Annual Carmel International Arts Festival. Meet the artists personally, listen to diverse music on two stages, and have lunch at one of the Carmel Art’s and Design District’s many restaurants. The festival is FREE so walk, ride or pedal but make sure to be at the corner of Main and Rangeline Road in Carmel this September 23rd & 24th!
Food vendors at the 19th Annual Festival:
Chao Vietnamese Street Food
Flaming Wood BBQ
Market District (pending confirmation)
Fauvergue’s Italian Ice
Get more details on food → Food Vendor Details
NOTE: 2017 CIAF entertainment line-up will be posted as soon as possible.
ENTERTAINMENT 2016 – Market District Main Stage
Saturday September 24, 2016
9:55 – 10:00 AM ⇒ National Anthem & Announcements
10:00 – 10:45 AM ⇒ ICCCI Chinese Dragon
11:00 – 11:45 AM ⇒ Phil A Buster
12:15 – 1:15 PM ⇒ Phone Club
1:45 – 3:30 PM ⇒ Kenny Phelps
4:00 – 4:45 PM ⇒ Violet Duo
5:15 – 7:15 PM ⇒ Dwight Lightning & the Conch City All-Stars
Sunday September 25, 2016
10:55 – 11:00 AM ⇒ National Anthem & Announcements
11:00 – 11:45 AM ⇒ Minyo Dancers
12:30 – 1:30 PM ⇒ Maple Trio
1:45 – 2:30 PM ⇒ Circle City Steel
3:00 – 4:30 PM ⇒ Tim Wright & Klarc Whitson
NOTE: Other acoustic artists will be playing around the festival grounds on Saturday and Sunday.
ENTERTAINMENT 2016 – Festival Grounds
Saturday & Sunday September 24-25, 2016
10:45 – 11:45 AM ⇒ NC King Court Singers “Strolling”
11:45 – 12:30 PM ⇒ NC King Court Singers “Old West Stage”
2016 Festival Officers & Board Members
Dawn Fraley, President
Rosemary Waters, Executive Director
Joan Cimino, Vice President
Gary Frey, Vice President of Operations
Cindy Roberts Greiner