Festive tents along the street invite visitors into Bethesda Fine Arts Festival.
The Bethesda Urban Partnership will hold the 16th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, a two-day event highlighting more than 120 contemporary artists selling their original fine art and craft. The festival will take place Saturday, May 11 from 10am – 6pm and Sunday, May 12, 2018 from 10am – 5pm. The festival will once again welcome artists from across the country to showcase and sell their original painting, drawing, photography, furniture, jewelry, woodwork, ceramics and more in downtown Bethesda. The event will be in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle along Norfolk and Auburn Avenues and will be held rain or shine. The festival will also feature live entertainment, children’s activities and local restaurants. Admission to the Bethesda Fine Arts Festival is free. The festival is located six blocks from the Bethesda Metro station and free parking is available adjacent to the event in the parking garage located on Auburn Avenue. LeafFilter Gutter Protection, Sunrise Senior Living, Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club and Bethesda Magazine are serving as event sponsors. For more information, please visit www.bethesda.org or call 301-215-6660.