Festival FAQ

How many artists exhibit at the Festival?
We will have 190 juried fine artists as well as 18 returning winners from the 2015 show attending the 2016 festival.

Can I volunteer to help out at the Festival?
Yes, for more information on volunteering at the festival please see our Contact Us page

Does the festival go on rain or shine?
Yes! The Arts Festival is a rain or shine event.

What address can I use for my GPS to get to the Festival?
7200 Woodmont Ave Bethesda MD will take you to the center of the Arts Festival. For more information on parking and festival location please see our Contact Us page.

Are there restrooms at the Festival?
Yes, we have portable restrooms available in two locations within the festival, on Elm Street next to Baja Fresh, right before Bethesda Lane as well as in the middle of Bethesda Ave next to Dunkin Donuts.

Where can I park?
There are both many parking options available during the Arts Festival. Public parking garage #57 is located directly adjacent to the Festival, but please keep in mind access to this garage is ONLY from Bethesda Ave. On Elm Street, there is paid parking near Arlington Rd. For full parking information please see our map of parking in downtown Bethesda here.