Events

September 20-21

Joplin Arts Fest

Joplin Arts Fest

Joplin Arts Fest 2019 will be held at Mercy Park Friday, Sept 20th, from 6PM to 10PM and Saturday, Sept 21st, from 9AM to 4PM. This year we will have 42 different artists from 22 different cities in 8 different states. Of these 42 different artists, 30 of them live an hour or more from Joplin 

In addition to all the different artists, we will have several art related activities, including face painting, for kids; 6 different food trucks, and live music both days of the festival. In addition, individuals interested in purchasing art at the festival can be part of our Patrons Program, which includes special perks. The patrons program provides an opportunity for art patrons to pre-purchase art bucks to be used to purchase art at the festival and includes entry to the Patrons/Artists Reception prior to the opening on Friday evening. 

A special part of this year's festival will be the Missouri Bicentennial Paint for a Cause. This is an opportunity for those attending the festival to help create a large mural that will be displayed in Jefferson City as part of Missouri's bicentennial celebration. For more information please visit the event website.

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