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Bloomington Parks and Recreation invites local artists to apply to participate in the 2019 A Fair of the Arts, a juried arts and fine crafts fair. A Fair of the Arts is held at Showers Plaza, an outdoor festival site adjacent to City Hall at Eighth and Morton Streets in Bloomington.

A Fair of the Arts is held in conjunction with the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market the second Saturdays of the Market season. Admission is free.

  • May 11
  • June 8
  •  July 13
  • August 10
  • September 14
  • October 12

Accepted local and regional artists display, demonstrate and sell their art on the brick plaza during the Farmers' Market. There is a non-refundable $15 annual application fee in addition to a $55 booth fee per fair. Artists are selected through a competitive jury process, and acceptance is not guaranteed.

For more information about product guidelines and criteria for selecting artists, or to receive an application, contact Crystal Ritter, Community Events Coordinator, City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department, at (812) 349-3725 or