Festivals of Cedarburg originally started as the Wine and Harvest Festival in 1973. Throughout the Festivals of Cedarburg history Washington Avenue has been referred to as "Arts on the Avenue" and we continue to feature fine artists today.
Festivals of Cedarburg thanks you for your interest in applying as an artist for our festivals. We define 'Artists' work as high quality handmade works such as paintings, sculpture, drawings, photography, woodwork, pottery, jewelry, and other fine arts. Festivals of Cedarburg has three Arts non-profits that you can choose to apply with and will have your booth in front of. All artists will go through a juried process with your chosen respective non-profit.
ARTIST ELIGIBILITY: The festival is open to all artists 18 and over who exhibit handmade work of original concept, design, execution, and consistent with photos submitted for jurying. Photos of your work must be included in the application. No food or drink may be sold by exhibitors.
“Buy/sell” items are strictly prohibited from all or part of an artist’s booth. Buy/Sell is any art or object that is purchased from a manufacturer or maker other than the artist and sold at a festival as “original” work. No reproductions, kits, unfinished wood cut-outs, or AI/similar technology work.
You may select ONE of the non-profits listed below and you will be able to mark your selection on the application.
CEDARBURG ART MUSEUM: The Cedarburg Art Museum is an inclusive gathering space that celebrates both local and Wisconsin art. Through original exhibitions and programs, the museum supports, enhances and furthers the creative arts in our community. Most booths located on the North end of Washington Ave.
CEDARBURG CULTURAL CENTER: Located in the heart of historic downtown Cedarburg, the CCC has been the cultural hub of our community for over 30 years. We are the Center for Art, Music and History in Ozaukee County. From the beginning the Center has provided access to and participation in the visual and performing arts, the humanities and local heritage. Most festival booths located on Washington Ave at the CCC and south to Western Ave as well as many stay-up booths in the center’s east parking lot.
CEDAR CREEK SETTLEMENT MERCHANT’S ASSOCIATION: The Cedar Creek Settlement Merchants Association is a not-for-profit organization founded to engage in and to conduct promotional programs and publicity, special events, cooperative advertising and other joint endeavors. All funding earned and received goes directly to support CCSMA endeavors.
FESTIVALS OF CEDARBURG: is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization who's mission is to work toward sustaining a vital and healthy business and retail community by showcasing the city’s attributes, encouraging tourism and fostering civic, cultural and educational interests.
2024 Festival Dates
Strawberry Festival - June 22-23rd, 2024
Wine & Harvest Festival - September 21-22nd, 2024
Oktoberfest - October 5-6th, 2024