May 4 & 5, 2019    |   10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Brown Park – Historic Downtown Canton GA

The Festival

Held in Brown Park in historic downtown Canton GA is the 16th annual Canton Festival of the Arts Festival, May 4 & 5, 2019. The festival is produced by the Cherokee County Arts Center-a 501 (c) 3 non-profit dedicated to enriching community life through the arts-as its primary fundraiser. The festival features the Artist Market, Serenity Garden, Jack Fincher Jr. Rising Artist Area, Kids Zone and Food Court.

The Artist’s Market

The popular Artist’s Market is the centerpiece of Canton Festival of the Arts showcasing more than 50 local and national artists. Visitors will find handcrafted works of art that include paintings, jewelry, pottery, woodworking, glass, sculptures, textile at a variety of price points and styles for purchase. All artists will be onsite to share inspiring stories and some will even demonstrate their craft.

Click here for artist application details.

Make and Take Art Stations

Fun project for art lovers of all ages.  Many of the activities will be free.

Jack Fincher Jr. Rising Artist Market

This area provides new artists a platform to showcase their works of art. Students from around the county are invited to participate and sell
their art in the Jack Fincher Jr. Rising Artist Market. 

Food Court, Beer, Wine and Entertainment

Relax and enjoy local singer and song writers while sampling food favorites.

Click here to view Entertainment Line up!

Interested in being a food vendor? Click here for more details.

Chalk Walk: Sidewalk Chalk Art Display

Aspiring artists of all age are invited to participate in the sidewalk chalk art display on Saturday, May 4 from 10:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Each registered participant will receive one box of chalk. Pre-registration is suggested but walk ups are welcome as long as space and supplies are available.  There is a small fee to register and will discounted if submitted on or before April 19.  Everyone is invite to come a view the amazing works for art.

Click here for application.

Saturday & Sunday, May 4 and 5 2019, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brown Park (located in between the Canton Police Department and Canton City Hall)

270 E. Marietta St.
Canton GA 30114

Free on street parking is available or in the Cherokee County Courthouse parking deck located at 94 N. Main St.

Festival attendance is free, although a $5 donation per adult and $10 per family is suggested.

Carolyn Morris
Festival Director

404-966- 8497 or

The Cherokee Arts Center is located in downtown Canton serving citizens of Canton and surrounding counties. The mission is to enrich the quality of life by promoting, developing and coordinating excellence in the Art. The gallery is free and open to the public and all proceeds from the festival directly support the educational and outreach programs.
Address: 94 North St. Canton, GA 30114
Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11a.m. – 5 p.m. | Saturday 12 noon – 5 p.m. | Closed Sunday and Monday