Hiawatha continues the tradition of presenting a 25-booth artisans and crafters show for the Festival attendees to enjoy. Each year, Festival goers enjoy the easy stroll 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 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The deadline for application submission is Friday, May 5th, 2023 at 5 pm with notification by May 15th for those selected, and June 1st 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.
43rd Festival dates are July 21-23, 2023.
Come back in January of 2023, and an updated Application will be available to access the application for the 2023 Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival Artist in the Round exhibit. Deadline is Friday, May 5th, 2023 at 5 pm.
Other opportunities in the area:
Marquette has two other arts and craft shows shortly after the Hiawatha Festival:
Marquette area has an online source for UP-made items, MIUpperHand. 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!
Calling all artisans ages 7 to 17! If you would like to apply to sell your crafts at the 2023 Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival, please complete the printable application that will be found here in January 0f 2023. The registration deadline is June 14th, 2023. Limited space requires us to limit the number of participants. A committee will select artists from the applicant pool to display and sell their wares on Saturday, July 22nd of the Festival between noon and four pm. Consideration will be given to include a range of ages and artwork. Artists and parents/ guardians must be ticket holders and be on Festival grounds for Hiawatha 2023 in order for the young artist to participate.
Come see your Young Artists on Saturday from 12-4 pm near the Artists In The Round area!