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    Saint Louis Art Fair
    September 11, 12, & 13 2015
    Fri 5-10pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-5pm

Call to Artists:  Rise Up Festival

Celebrating Revitalization


At Rise we connect key groups working to revitalize communities and neighborhoods in the Greater St. Louis area.


The festival is part of our continuing efforts to raise awareness about the importance of the revitalization of the St. Louis metropolitan area.  Our work provides invaluable connections that have a positive and lasting impact on people, the neighborhoods they live in, the economy and the region.


The Rise Up Festival Art Show will feature 30 artists from the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, a main stage with music from The Dirty Muggs, Bottoms Up Blues Gang and Jeramiah Johnson Band.  The festival will also offer children’s activities, street performers, and yummy treats from some of St. Louis’ best food trucks. 

The Art Show will be managed by Cultural Festivals, producers of the Saint Louis Art Fair.


Festival Date: Friday, August 21, 2015
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm (music and food will go to 11:00pm)
Location: Washington Ave. between 16th and 17th Streets

Application Deadline: May 15, 2015

Jurying:  May 20, 2015

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Festival Ordinances

By entering the Art Fair grounds, guests expressly grant Saint Louis Art Fair and its partners the right to use your image or likeness, or your child's image or likeness, in any promotional or advertising materials, or in any live or recorded transmission of the Art Fair.

Unfortunately, the Saint Louis Art Fair is not pet friendly.  Pets are often intimidated by crowds and can react unpredictably.  For the comfort and safety of all of our patrons, people with pets will be asked to leave the event area, which is enforced through a city ordinance.  All service animals are welcome.

Backpacks, large bags, and purses are subject to visual search. 
No animals will be allowed except for support dogs per City of Clayton ordinance 4-13. 
No in-line skates, skateboards, segways, or bicycles per City of Clayton ordinance 21-26.