Event date: 5/13/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Export event
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Spring into Arts Festival

Spring into Arts Festival

The Spring Into Arts Festival is an annual family-friendly event in Downtown Concord that showcases and promotes the visual and performing arts. Enjoy the juried art show, musical entertainment, locally crafted beer & wine, fantastic food, and a children's area that inspires the artistic side of all of us!

Apply now to participate in the 2017 Spring into Arts Festival juried art show! 

Cash prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places; Honorable Mention receives free entry into the next year's Festival. Mediums represented in the past include jewelry, metal working, pottery, photography, canvas, and more!

Co-Ops and Guilds are welcome to apply to have a space at the festival but are not judged as part of the juried art show. 
Download Co-Op Application

Join in the festivities as a busker!
Download the Street Performer Application

Interested in participating in the Spring ALIVE Youth Talent Show?
Download the Youth Talent Application

Click HERE for 2016 event photos! 

Click HERE for samples of previous work!

Spring into Arts Festival Proudly Presented By:


Supporting Sponsors:



This event is supported by a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency, and the Cabarrus Arts Council.

Interested in Volunteering? Click the link to sign up! 

Creation Station Stage Schedule:

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome & Announcements
10:15 - 11:00 Let's Dance Studio
11:00 - 11:45 Red Herring Puppets (Adventures in Folktales)
11:45 - 12:15 Motion Dance Studio
12:15 - 1:00 Criss Cross Mangosauce
1:00 - 1:30 Cabarrus Dance Academy
1:30 - 2:15 Big Bang Boom
2:15 - 3:00 Red Herring Puppets (Adventures in Folktales)
3:00 - 4:00 Motion Dance Studio

Kids Craft Experiences Taking Place All Day


Red Herring Puppets                          Criss Cross Mangosauce                               Big Bang Boom

#CreativeHappensHere Stage Schedule: 


10:00 - My Buzzard Luck
11:30 - Positively Ballroom Dance Studio
12:30 - Queens of D'Nile Studio (belly dancing)
1:45 - Bluegrass/Americana Jam Session
3:00 - Clog Carolina 



My Buzzard Luck     Positively Ballroom             Queens of D'Nile                        Clog Carolina


Celebrate the Art of Beer & Winemaking with our participating Breweries and Wineries:

Cabarrus Brewing Company
Commoners Brewing Company
High Branch Brewing Company
Red Hill Brewing Company
Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company
Cabo Winery
Cougar Run Winery
Dennis Vineyards
Douglas Vineyards

Beer & Wine participants must be ID'd at the Information Tent (intersection of Union Street & Cabarrus Avenue).





Doug Donia 



Event date: 5/13/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Export event
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