Meet the artist and hear their story: necklace and bracelet by jewelers Geri Lynn and Rick Angrick

Shop from hundreds of artists and craftspeople: metalworks by jeweler Chip Arnold

 Wire work mini-vases by Deborah Florian

Meet the artist and hear their story: pendants by Robin Yates, sculpture by Aya Arts, pendant by Penny Despos

Nature photography by Donald Lo

Shop from hundreds of artists and craftspeople: jewelry by Fatima Sharieff, ceramic art by CC Lee

Sculpture by Aya Art, photography by David Reade, painting by Smadar Livne

Fast Facts

Shop, Eat & Play

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10am-6pm
Sunday, August 2, 2015, 10am-5pm

The first full weekend of August marks the transformation of Park Avenue, from Alexander Street to Culver Road near downtown Rochester, into one of the largest and most fun community gatherings in Western New York. Get directions, parking and accessibility details.

Applying Artists | Exhibitors | Food Vendors | Entertainers | Sponsors

Applying Artists

The Park Ave Summer Art Fest is a juried show. Only artists who are the hand-on makers of their work may participate. If you would like to be considered for participation, click here.

Applying Exhibitors

Exhibitor categories are Business Exhibitors, Media Exhibitors, Not-for-Profit Exhibitors, Kids’ Exhibitors, Product Exhibitors and Other Exhibitors. Click to download the Not-for-Profit Exhibitor Application.

Applying Food Vendors

Park Ave is host to a multitude of fine food vendors. We will begin accepting 2015 Food Vendor applications in November.

Applying Entertainment

The unique and versatile music of the Park Ave Summer Art Fest truly adds to the ambience of the festival. We will begin accepting Entertainment applications in November.

Interested Sponsors

Sponsors are essential to RochesterEvents and beneficial to YOU! Find out more about becoming a sponsor.

This weekend is made for summer fun!

Rochester's vibrant Park Avenue neighborhood boasts an eclectic mix of artistic boutiques, cozy cafes and charming stores. Each year the Park Ave Summer Art Fest brings more than 300 artists from across the U.S. and Canada while over 200,000 visitors shop, eat and play along the picturesque, tree-lined avenue. A multitude of specialty food vendors add to the delicious flavor already found in the many bistros, cafes and restaurants on Park Avenue. The live music begins as the festival opens with more than 32 acts performing on three stages.

This is a family-friendly and environmentally friendly event!

No dogs, bicycles, skateboards or roller blades are allowed on Park Ave during the festival. No alcohol is allowed. 

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