Get ready for the return of the “Granddaddy of American Art Festivals”! Rated as one of the top 30 juried art festivals in the country, the Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park welcomes more than 300 artists from around the world to downtown Chicago. Exceptional artwork of all mediums, ranging in price from $25 to $25,000, will draw hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts to Grant Park’s beautiful Butler Field.
Celebrate the summer season with an art-filled experience at the 59th annual Gold Coast Art Fair. Take in the art action with incredible demonstrations by artists, live music, and interactive art projects. Go for a spin on the Spin Art machine to create a masterpiece of spiraled and splashes of paint. Savor the summer sun and Chicago’s stunning skyline in the city’s iconic Grant Park.
Enjoy a beer, fabulous food, and live music in one of our three Food, Music & Beer Oases! It’s all here at the Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois!
The Gold Coast Art Fair features about 300 artists in a lovely setting with both lake views and vistas backed by the Chicago skyline. Paved walks lead to every booth and every artist is on the main loop or at a festival entry. Food, Beverage and Music oasis in each corner of the festival provide good rest stops for artists and visitors. A special Artist VIP tent provides backup support during the festival. Discounted parking is made available to artists.
Attendance: Festival attendance has steadily increased year over year because of the festival’s long standing tradition and for its location in Chicago’s premiere festival destination. About 300 juried artists are featured at this show which enjoys attendance of about 120,000+ people.