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Artists & Crafters

Artists in the Round 

Hiawatha is continuing the tradition of presenting a 25 booth, fine crafts and arts show for the Festival attendees to enjoy.  Each year, Festival goers enjoy the easy gander down through the Artist In The Round area where they are treated to a variety of handmade arts and fine crafts.  This year will be no exception.  Each exhibiting artist will be open during the Festival on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm.  The deadline for application submission is Friday, May 3rd, 5pm with notification by May 25th for those selected and June 7th for those not selected.  If you are interested in submitting your artwork to the selection committee, please click on the links below to read about our requirements and fees.  


42nd Festival dates are July 17-19, 2020 

Please see our website in January 2020 for the application for our 2020 Festival. 

AITR map

print, complete application and send in submission to

Hiawatha Music Co-op

POBOX 414, Marquette, MI 49855 

Other opportunities in the area: 

Marquette also hosts two other art-and-craft shows shortly after the Hiawatha Festival:

Art On The Rocks

The Outback Art Fair

Marquette area has an online source for UP-made items, MIUpperHand featuring U.P.-made goods. If you are an Upper Peninsula artist, you can check out this new effort to spread the good news about UP arts to displaced Yoopers around the world. The site represents a diversity of items with one thing in common: items are made here in the place we live, in the place we love.


Sixth Annual Young Artists Corner

img_1083Come see your Young Artists on Saturday from 12-4pm near the Artists In The Round area!!  

Young Artist Corner

The YAC is gearing up for its sixth season and looking for artists, crafters and makers between the ages of 7-17. The YAC seeks youth who take pride in what they make and want to sell their work at the Hiawatha Music Festival, on July 18th.  Deadline for entries is July 9, 2020.