July 25-26, 2020



Hardesty Park (map)

1615 W. Market Street

Akron, Ohio 44313



Free parking on grounds or take the free shuttle from Rubber City Radio.


Artist Information

Applications for the 2020 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, 2020 and must send in their booth fee by June 1, 2020 to confirm their space or it will be reassigned.

Collaborative work: No more than two artists may collaborate on work submitted under the same application. Shared booths for non-collaborative artists are not permitted.

The application fee is $10.00. The $210 booth fee ($420 for a double booth) is only collected from those artists juried into the show.

Booth assignments will be mailed after June 15, 2020.

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

Accepted Artist Payaments

Select your booth size and then click the 'Buy Now' button to pay your booth fee.

Booth Size

Artists are the heart of our show! We are a juried show with over 140 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 25 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, July 26 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Artist Check-In

Friday, July 24 from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday, July 25 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am


Artist Breakfast & Reception

Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26 from 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Artist Awards Reception: Saturday, July 25, doors open 6:00 pm, Reception 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm.




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