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Artists Overflow Sales Tent

Artists display and sell plein air paintings created during the week but not entered in the competition in the Artists Overflow Sales Tent, located just outside the Exhibit Hall. Artwork need not be framed but must have current year's festival stamp on the back and have been completed during current year's festival.  To sell artwork in the Artists Overflow […]


Join us in 2022 for Quilt Exhibit

People's Exchange 100 North Center Street, Escalalante, UT

  Every quilt has a story. Visit the Quilt Exhibition and enjoy the art, workmanship, and history of these beautiful quilts.


Local & Vendor Goods and Services Silent Auction

Plan to stop by the Silent Auction that features goods and services from local area businesses and festival vendors to bid on items to help support festival programming.  You never know what great items and fun services you might find to bid on.  Be sure to bid often and generously!


Plein Air Exhibit and Art Sale

The Plein Air Exhibit and Sale is the highlight of the festival and showcases art submitted for the Plein Air Competitions.  The show typically includes more than 200 entries in oil, pastel, watercolor, and other mixed media that have been produced during the days leading up to the show by registered artists of all levels […]

Amber Shae

Escalante Town Park - Festival Stage

Amber Shae is a 20 year old singer/songwriter based in Utah. Her first original song on Spotify "Just A Dream" with producer Ryan Nevis got over half a million streams. She has a unique voice like you've never heard and lyrics that are authentic and down to earth. Sample her music here.

Julia Cozby

Escalante Town Park - Festival Stage

Julia Cozby has been performing as an acoustic artist since 2012. A serious student of music and life-long singer, Julia‚Äôs blend of Country Blues Americana Standards and Pop music elements are clearly heard in her original compositions. She currently lives in New Mexico and counts the state and its people as a huge influence on […]

Carol Johansen: Desert Acrylic Pour

Escalante Town Park - Hands on Art Tent North 100 West, Escalante, UT

With just the squeeze of squirt bottles, create colorful stunning abstract masterpieces of the Grand Staircase-Escalante in the coolest evening shadows or blistering warmth.  No experience necessary. Any age, any ability. Small, medium, large, you choose your canvas size. Success is guaranteed!! Just watch the colors emerge and swirl on the surfaces for unpredictable results. […]

The Fab Folk

Escalante Town Park - Festival Stage

The Fab Folk are the husband-wife duo of Jake and Melissa Haws, who play a mix of classics like The Beatles and Johnny Cash, as well as contemporary artists like The Lumineers, Jason Mraz, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, and more. In addition to their tight vocal harmonies, they perform with an acoustic guitar, mandolin, kick […]

Matt Burke

Escalante Town Park - Festival Stage

Matt Burke is an Americana artist from Nashville, TN. Burke moved to Nashville in the latter half of 2019 and quickly began making a name for himself as a songwriter and performer. Since the fall of 2020, Burke has been releasing a steady stream of quality new material that has drawn comparisons to Jason Isbell, […]

Festival Finale Breakfast


This no-host breakfast at the close out the festival on Sunday is the last opportunity to purchase art from festival artists.