Lubbock Arts Festival - General Info

The 35th Annual Lubbock Arts Festival will be held April 12-14, 2013 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, a completely indoor venue.

The Lubbock Arts Festival is a celebration of visual, performing, culinary, and children’s art as experienced through exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and special ticketed events.

The Lubbock Arts Festival is the largest fine art and fine craft show in West Texas, and in 2012, the Lubbock Arts Festival reached record attendance over 30,000 individuals coming to the event including 2,500 2nd grade students from Lubbock Independent School District.

The Lubbock Arts Festival features: Over 100 visual artists from across the nation in booths, Demonstrating Artists, Fine Arts Gallery with $2,000 in awards, Invitational Arts Gallery, Children’s Make & Take Art Area, Premiere Night, Young Artist & Writer’s Competition, LISD School Day, three performance stages, & Spotlight Performance.

In celebration of our 35th year, all adult festival goers will be admitted for $3.00 and all children age twelve and under, accompanied by an adult, will be admitted for $2.00.


Artists wanting a booth at the Arts Festival need to apply online at by January 25, 2013.  Those juried into the show will be notified by early February 2013.  Those who wish to submit an entry for the Juried Gallery can download an application form from this website in February 2013.