This year is the 56th Annual Brandywine Festival of the Arts! The 2017 event takes place on Saturday, September 9th (10am – 6pm) and Sunday, September 10th (10am – 4pm). The festival is held outdoors at Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware across from the Brandywine Zoo and along the banks of the Brandywine River.
Each year, 20,000+ visitors flock to the festival for an end-of-summer celebration and we have something for everyone: 250 artists exhibiting in a wide range of styles and mediums, live music performances, activities for the kids, a selection of local food vendors and a beer and wine tent.
Currently listed on The Best of Delaware 2015 Best Art Show and Sale, our festival is regionally popular and nationally recognized. The Brandywine Festival of the Arts boasts participants from across the United States and perennially ranks in the top 100 shows in the country. Space is limited to 250 artists.
$5 admission for Adults for the two day festival, 12 and under are FREE. Your admission fee also grants you a $1 admission to the Brandywine Zoo which is right across the street from the festival. FREE parking is available at Baynard Stadium (1797 Stadium Dr, Wilm, DE 19802 off W 18th St), Salesianum School (1801 Broom St, Wilm, DE 19802), and Papastavros Associates (1701 Augustine Cutoff, Wilm, DE 19803) with a complimentary shuttle.