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Octagon Art Festival

Octagon Art Festival

Join us for the 52nd Annual Octagon Art Festival on Sunday, September 24, from 10 am – 4 pm in downtown Ames, IA.

Stroll along lovely Main Street in downtown Ames while you check out the live music, food trucks, and family-friendly activities. The star of the show is the original artwork by about 100 artists from across the Midwest.

This is the perfect place to find a gift or treat yourself. You’ll discover high quality ceramics, jewelry, paintings, fiber art, photography, garden art, sculptures and more.

Admission is free!

The festival is held outdoors on pavement, rain or shine.

The festival is brought to you by the Octagon Center for the Arts, a non-profit community art center located in downtown Ames.

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Sep 24 2023


10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Downtown Ames
Downtown Ames, Iowa

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