Artsfest on Walnut Street, southwest Missouri’s largest fine arts festival, kicked off on Saturday, May 5. The first day of the event drew thousands of patrons who enjoyed an extensive art selection, performances from musicians and dancers on six stages, food from more than a dozen vendors and a variety of family-friendly activities.
Artsfest on Walnut 2017, May 6 and 7, features more than 140 juried artists from around the country.
Northwest Arkansas artist Karrie Evenson describes her style as whimsical and illustrative. From the hills of Arkansas, Evenson returns to Artsfest on Walnut for a fifth year on May 6 and 7—one of more than 140 artists from around the country.
Artsfest is the largest fine arts festival in Southwest Missouri – featuring 140 artists from all over the country, over 80 performances, delicious food from some of Springfield’s favorite restaurants and food vendors, and a kids hands-on area with activities including Chalk-It-Up and the Claymobile, a mobile ceramic arts workshop.