Cherry Creek Arts Festival returns to Cherry Creek North July 1-3

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CherryArts announces the return of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival to its original location in Cherry Creek North on July 1, 2 and 3, with more than 250 national and international artists, 15 performing artists, Creation Station activities for children, food, and interactive art experiences for everyone.

Denver7 is proud to be the television partner of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival.

“We are thrilled to be back to our traditional July dates in the wonderful Cherry Creek North neighborhood,” said Tara Brickell, CherryArts executive director. “We’re excited to showcase a tremendous group of artists for our incredible arts-loving community, and to help further our long-standing mission of providing art experiences to all.”

This year’s festival hours are:

  • Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Accessibility hour is on Friday, July 1 from 9 to 10 a.m.

The full line-up of musical performances is available here, including a ticketed concert for arts education featuring indie pop band Tune-Yards, on Saturday, July 2, at 8 p.m.

Highlights of the 2022 Cherry Creek Arts Festival include:

  • More than 250 national and international artists, showcasing medias including painting, photography, ceramics, drawing, glass, metalworks, mixed media, jewelry, wood, fiber, digital art, printmaking, and sculpture;
  • the return of the Student Art Buying program, which gives students from 22 Colorado schools the opportunity to purchase artwork from Cherry Creek Arts Festival artists for permanent installation at their schools;
  • 15 performing artists throughout the three-day event, including Mary Louise Lee Band ;
  • Creation Station, offering a variety of free art-focused activities for children, including dozens of interactive art experiences, like a collaborative mural and printmaking; and
  • Food and beverage offerings from more than 25 Colorado businesses.

CherryArts is hosting a kick-off celebration for the festival on Wednesday, June 29, at Hotel Clio. Tickets for that event are available here.

This year’s commemorative festival poster features Light Born in Spring by Colorado painter Noelle Phares, “a meditation on the changing landscapes of modern Colorado as the human footprint reaches farther and farther into the Rocky Mountains, and a gentle suggestion to keep some places wild.” The festival poster is available for purchase at CherryArtShop.org and on the event site. A limited number of signed editions are available.

This year’s festival is free and open to the public, as always, and tickets are not required.

To learn more about the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, visit www.CherryCreekArtsFestival.org.