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.
20th Anniversary Street Party → 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 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
2017 Food Vendor Details coming soon!
ENTERTAINMENT 2017 – Main Stage
NOTE: 2017 entertainment line-up 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
1:00 – 3:00 PM ⇒ Kenny Phelps
3:30 – 4:45 PM ⇒ Phone Club
5:15 – 7:00 PM ⇒ Dwight Lightning & the Conch City All-Stars
7:30 – 10:30 PM ⇒ The Bishops (for Art Rocks)
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 ⇒ Airstream Betty
3:00 – 4:30 PM ⇒ Tim Wright
2017 Festival Officers & Board Members
Dawn Fraley, President
Rosemary Waters, Executive Director
Joan Cimino, Vice President
Sharleen Miller, Secretary/Volunteers
Cindy Roberts Greiner
Lynda M. Pitz