July 29-30, 2017



Hardesty Park (map)

1615 W. Market Street

Akron, Ohio 44313



Free parking on grounds.


Artist Information

Applications for the 2017 Akron Arts Expo show will be accepted Feb. 1 – March 31 through our online process.

We accept artists from all categories – 2-Dimensional, 3-Dimensional, Functional and Ornamental.

Accepted artists will be notified by May 1, 2017 and must send in their booth fee by June 1, 2017 to confirm their space or it will be reassigned.

The application fee is $10.00. The $210 booth fee is only collected from those artists juried into the show.

Booth assignments will be mailed after June 15, 2017.

For full show rules and guidelines please see the the
Artist Registration page.

Accepted Artist Payaments

Click each yellow button below, in turn, starting with the booth fee button, to add each desired option to your shopping cart. Then click the 'View Cart' button when you've selected all the options to add to your cart to check out and pay your fee.

Booth Fee - $230
Artist Saturday Breakfast
Artist Sunday Breakfast
Artist Dinner
Guest Saturday Breakfast
Guest Sunday Breakfast
Guest Dinner

Artists are the heart of our show! We are a juried show with over 160 artists in a natural park setting. Each year we strive to create a unique and diverse show for the artists and the public.

Show Dates and Hours

Saturday, July 29 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, July 30 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Artist Check-In

Friday, July 28 from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday, July 29 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am


Artist Breakfast & Dinner

Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30 from 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Artist Awards Dinner: Saturday, July 29, doors open 6:00 pm, meal served at 6:30 pm



Please contact Artist Coordinator Penny Bomba at (330) 812-7866, 330-375-2806, or pbomba@akronohio.gov with any questions or concerns.