Festival Info

Festival Information

We are pleased to announce that 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. Our donation button will be available soon. Thank you for your support of the arts!

Little girl cheering on the Band
Saturday, September 24, 2016 → 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 25, 2016 → 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

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:

parking and handicap iconsWe 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:bicycle parking icon

Bicycle Parking is available in our “Pedal to the Arts” located at the southwest corner of Main and the Monon Trail.

Come to the 19th 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 24th & 25th!

 

Food vendors at the 18th Annual Festival:

Aunt Jean’s
Edible Arrangements
Flaming Wood BBQ
Market District
Oriental Grill
Nick’s Italian Ice
Soulshine
Urick Concessions

 

NOTE: 2015 CIAF entertainment line-up subject to change.

ENTERTAINMENT 2015 – Market District Main Stage

Saturday September 26, 2015

9:55 – 10:00 AM ⇒ National Anthem & Announcements

10:00 – 11:00 AM ⇒ ICCCI Chinese Dragon

11:30 – 12:30 PM  ⇒ ATI

1:00 – 2:00 PM  ⇒ Phone Club

2:30 – 3:30 PM  ⇒ Baldwin-2-Baldwin

3:30 – 4:50 PM ⇒ Gus Moon

5:10 – 7:00 PM  ⇒ Dwight Lightning & the Conch City All-Stars

Sunday September 27, 2015

10:55 – 11:00 AM  ⇒ National Anthem & Announcements

11:00 – 12:00 PM  ⇒ Minyo Dancers

12:30 – 1:30 PM  ⇒ Ballet Theatre of Carmel

2:00- 3:00 PM  ⇒ Hellenic Dancers of Holy Trinity

3:30 – 4:30 PM  ⇒ Tim Wright

girl in purple hair creates art

 

ENTERTAINMENT 2015 – Third & Main Street Stage

Saturday September 26, 2015

9:55 – 10:00 AM  ⇒ National Anthem & Announcements

10:00 – 11:00 AM  ⇒ Kenny Phelps

11:30 – 12:30 PM  ⇒ King Court Singers

1:00 – 2:00 PM  ⇒ Circle City Steel

2:30 – 3:30 PM  ⇒  Maple Trio

3:50 – 4:50 PM  ⇒ Adam Riviere

5:10 – 7:00 PM  ⇒ (dark)

Sunday September 27, 2015

10:55 – 11:00 AM  ⇒ National Anthem & Announcements

11:00 – 12:00 PM  ⇒ Shane Rodimel

12:30 – 1:30 PM   ⇒ Slammer Jazz Duo

2:00 – 3:00 PM    ⇒ Ruditoonz

3:30 – 4:30 PM   ⇒ Emily Ann Thompson

 

2015 Judge

Pam Newell

 

2016 Festival Officers & Board Members

Officers

Dawn Fraley, President
Rosemary Waters, Executive Director
Joan Cimino, Vice President
Gary Frey, Vice President of Operations

Entertainment Chair

Steve Greenberg

 

Board

Carmel International Arts Festival 2015 board photo

Susan Anderson
James Bednarski
Jim Burrell
Jennifer Davidson
Bryan Ferry
Jill Gilmer
Lee Goodman
Cindy Roberts Greiner
Beth Jenneman
Melisa Keiser
Dee Kerber
Jack Koning
Megan McVicker
Sharleen Miller
Janelle Morrison
Tania Castroverde Moskalenko
Jon Olson
Jenn Penix
Cherie Piebes
Lynda Pitz
Jeff Worrell

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