For three days each June (June 3 – 5, 2016), the FREE family-friendly Salem Arts Festival transforms downtown Salem, MA, into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase their talents.  Now in its eighth year, the festival boasts attendance numbers in the thousands and celebrates all the arts: painting, photography, sculpture, dance, music, writing, film, new media, performance, theatre, poetry, and more!

How would you like to participate?

I would like to participate in the Salem Arts Festival gallery. [April 8 deadline does not apply]CLICK HERE!

I would like to perform at the Salem Arts Festival [Small honorarium provided]  CLICK HERE!

I would like to sell art in the Street Fair on June 4 and/or 5 [$75 street vendor fee for one day, $125 fee for both days, CORI form required.]  CLICK HERE!

I have an idea for a Community Art project. CLICK HERE!

I would like to Volunteer.  Please email and let us know how you’d like to help!

If you cannot fill out the form online, please contact us at or 978-744-0004 x15. Any mailed materials may be submitted by April 8 to Salem Arts Festival, Salem Main Streets, 265 Essex St., Salem, MA 01970.

All applicants and volunteers are invited to a festival opening reception on Friday, June 3 at Old Town Hall. Thank you for your application to the Salem Arts Festival!

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