June 14-30, 2019

Call for Fine Arts & Craft Show Entries!

Our juried, Invitational Fine Arts & Crafts Show is currently seeking artisans with original work, representing a breadth of media including functional and wearable art to participate in this June 14-16, 2019, free outdoor weekend. DON’T MISS this opportunity to showcase your original artwork. Deadline to submit your entry is Monday, March 4, 2019.

The Festival Office Has Moved!

We are now in the Farmhouse on the Merriweather grounds and the mailing address is:

Columbia Festival of the Arts

10475 Little Patuxent Parkway

The Farmhouse at Merriweather

Columbia, MD 21044




Columbia Arts Collaboration Announced!

The Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission (DCACC) and the Columbia Festival of the Arts (CFA) yesterday announced a new collaboration effort to expand artistic, cultural, and community programming at Merriweather Post Pavilion and other venues throughout Columbia.

Restaurants Support the Arts

Some of the finest restaurants in the region have come together in support of the community’s Columbia Festival of the Arts.

Columbia’s Businesses are Unique!

The Columbia Festival of the Arts has produced a wonderful Festival for 31 years because our community supports world class arts and entertainment that we can share and enjoy together, regardless of our individual differences.

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