Riverside Festival of the Arts - Easton, PA

Hosted along the scenic Delaware and Leigh Valley River banks, over 70 juried Fine Art and Craftspeople exhibit their own 'hand made' works along downtown historic Easton's scenic riverside, at Riverside Park & Scott Park. Our fine artists come from many areas using all fields of mediums enchanting and inspiring.

All weekend you will find in Scott Park stage very active with great live music by regional musicians, performance artists, visual arts, art projects, demonstration in pottery to glass blowing, scrumptious food and drink (adult beverages too) to enjoy, tons of creative fun. Our amazing artisans are offered a juried fine artist contest with $2000.00 in prizes! 

In Riverside Park you may find our interactive children's area, partially supported by Crayola, which is always fun for the children. And for the adults and children...'Cupcake Wars' and how to decorate cupcakes with 'Cuisine Art' on the horizon. It's all joyful! 

2017 will be the 21st annual Festival of the Arts and it will be the biggest and best one yet! Held the 3rd weekend of September, Sept 16-17, 2017, this event is associated with Arts Community of Easton. We are non-profit and run completely by the generosity of sponsors and amazing volunteers.

Join us from 10-5 daily, and for a special "after hours" event on Saturday the 16th—music from 5.30 till 7.00. Grab a beer/wine/eats and enjoy!

RFA will have another exciting Plein Air Art Contest with plein air (outdoors) art workshops during the summer leading up to the 2017 non-juried contest. For only $30.00 you may enter the contest on the day which runs during the festival. Simply find an inspired spot along the river, in town, or somewhere nearby - create your art piece to be judged by Sunday afternoon - there are $2000.00 In prizes!

For more info, visit EastonRiversideFest.org; or eastonriverside@gmail.com

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Latitude: 40.691395 Longitude: -75.204964 Elevation: 176 ft
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Event Dates

9/16/2017 – 9/17/2017

Admission Fee (if any)


Ages Festival is Appropriate For


Accessibility Notes

10am-5pm daily

Pet Friendly Notes

Leashed well behaved dogs allowed in Riverside Park only.


Incredible Festival and filled with 20th anniversary specials...creating paper storks to using floor brushes to creating mural art! Amazing artists, crafters, felters, etc. Parking and shuttles through historic beautiful Easton too.

Giovanny, 6/1/2016

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