Sidewalk Arts Festival

Sidewalk Arts Festival

September 12, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Downtown Sioux Falls

The Sidewalk Arts Festival (SWAF) is a FREE outdoor event with over 260 vendor booths featuring the region’s best fine art, folk art and craft artisans. Enjoy activities for kids, live entertainment, food vendors and more on the streets surrounding the Washington Pavilion. This event is a fundraiser for the Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion and is the region’s largest one-day arts festival. 

Become a Vendor

We are looking forward to hosting the Sidewalk Arts Festival on Saturday, September 12, 2020, and we hope you will join us! We are excited to announce that we are extending the application deadline for the Sidewalk Arts Festival to Saturday, June 13, 2020.

We are closely monitoring the spread of the COVID-19 virus and are committed to following the protocols and procedures outlined by public health officials. We feel confident that the event will take place as planned, but in the unforeseen event that Sidewalk Arts Festival 2020 is cancelled, all fees will be refunded to artists and vendors.

Interested in being a vendor for the 2020 Sidewalk Arts Festival?

Apply Online

(Arts and crafters only; preferred method)

Food Vendor Application (PDF)

Fine Art & Crafts Vendor Application (PDF)

Non-Profit Organization Application (PDF)

Application Deadline: June 13, 2020

Become a Sponsor

Interested in being a sponsor for the 2020 Sidewalk Arts Festival?

Learn More (PDF)

If you have any questions, email us or call 605-367-7397 ext. 2348.

If ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Washington Pavilion at 605-367-6000 at least 72 hours before the event. 

Please remember, this is a smoke-free event.

Proceeds from the festival support programming at the Visual Arts Center, including exhibitions, art classes and a permanent collection. The Visual Arts Center brings the visual arts to children and adults through exhibitions, education, collections and special events.

2019 SWAF Sponsors