Announcements

  • 2016 Fest Map Posted The 2016 Fest Map has had its final tweaks and adjustments and is now available online.Find your favorite returning artists and seek them out this weekend!Check out the ...
    Posted Aug 14, 2016, 9:40 AM by GAAF Webmaster
  • Fest Volunteers Needed This Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest is only made possible by the time and effort of countless volunteers.   If you add it up over 15 years, there have been tens of ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2016, 1:40 PM by GAAF Webmaster
  • Sponsorship Opportunities Available for 2016 The available sponsorship opportunities for the 2016 Glenwood Ave Arts Fest have been posted.The Fest is possible through the generous support of our sponsors, nearly all of which are ...
    Posted May 31, 2016, 8:00 AM by GAAF Webmaster
  • 2016 Artist Application Available! The artist's application for the 2016 Glenwood Ave Arts Fest is now available.  We are pleased to announce there has been no increase to the participation fee this year ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2016, 8:10 AM by GAAF Webmaster
  • Waiting List Artists Added We're pleased to welcome participants from the waiting list who will be able to present at this year's Fest! The Fest map has been updated to reflect these ...
    Posted Aug 14, 2015, 9:35 AM by GAAF Webmaster
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The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) is a free, weekend-long arts festival that features 100+ artists, open studios, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages.  Experience art of all disciplines, music, theater, food and drink on the cobblestone streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago’s historic Rogers Park neighborhood.

The 15th annual Fest will take place the weekend of August 19-21, 2016. Mark your calendars! Join us at the fest launch party, the Friday Night Cobblestone Jam, on Friday from 6pm to 10pm and the artists' market on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 11am to 9:00pm.