Art Festivals


The events below take place in Yellow Springs unless otherwise noted. Pick up an OAC Ohio Fairs and Festival Guide from the Chamber of Commerce in the Train Station on the bike path for information on events farther away.


AACW Blues and Jazz Festival

August 23, 24, 25, 26, 2015

Poetry open mic, live bands, workshops, vendors

The Gospel Fest will consist of live performances from local, national and international gospel artists.


Art & Soul

Juried indoor art show one Saturday in mid-November held in the gymnasium at Mills Lawn School. All forms of visual media included with an eye toward holiday gift buying.


Art on the Commons

Juried outdoor Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Festival one Sunday in August

Kettering Civic Commons

675 Lincoln Park Boulevard

Kettering, OH 45429


Art On The Lawn

Juried outdoor art festival on Saturday in early August, held on the grounds of Mills Lawn School.

Visit Village Artisans or their website for an application.


Artistry in Wood

Two day indoor woodcarvers and woodworkers show put on by the Dayton Carvers Guild

Airport Expo Center, 3900 McCauley Dr, Vandalia OH


Cyclops Festival

Outdoor festival on the third Saturday in September, held on the grounds of the John Bryan Center with DIY crafts, music, culture & mythical wonderfulness! Brought to you by Urban Handmade and Basho Apparel.

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A Wool Gathering

Outdoor festival of fiber animals and artists on the third Saturday in September at Young’s Jersey Dairy

6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd.




YS Artist Studio Tour

One weekend in October, 10- 6 p.m both days, juried studio tour

Lisa Goldberg



Studios on the tour have to be within the Yellow Springs area. Besides the studio artist, one to two guest artists are also part of the mix at each studio.


Yellow Springs Street Fair

Outdoor street fair held one Saturday in June and October. Over 200 booths selling both handmade and mass produced items, massages and much more. Live entertainment.   20,000 visitors.

Run by the Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce.


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