Garden of the Gods Art Festival

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site | Colorado Springs, Colorado | May 18 & 19, 2024

Get ready for a great weekend of arts, food and fun! The inaugural Garden of the Gods Art Festival will take place at one of the most picturesque properties of Colorado Springs - Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. This new art festival highlights an outstanding lineup of 125 juried fine artists and craftsmen from across the nation, presenting pottery, jewelry, textiles, paintings, sculpture, glass art and more. In addition to a beautiful selection of contemporary and traditional arts, attendees can enjoy live music against the backdrop of Pike’s Peak, activities for kids, and grabbing a bite from Colorado’s favorite food trucks. It’s the perfect way to spend a Spring day in Colorado Springs!

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Event Details

May 18 & 19, 2024

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site at Garden of the Gods: 3105 Gateway Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Show runs from 10a - 5p Saturday and Sunday!

This event benefits the ranch! Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site is a living history museum and farm located at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dedicated to the historic preservation of the Pikes Peak region, the City of Colorado Springs purchased the site in 1968 to prevent further development of the Camp Creek Valley. The site was registered to the National Registry of Historic Places and opened to the public in 1979. Throughout the year, the ranch offers a diverse array of interactive programming for all ages to learn and experience the rich history of this beautiful valley.

Members of Rock Ledge Ranch are granted FREE admission to the Garden of the Gods Art Festival. Enjoy their wonderful programming throughout the year, plus complimentary admission to our show. Become a member!

Available onsite and in advance, check back for ticket link.

Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors & military, FREE for Rock Ledge members & kids under 12.

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Attendees of the Garden of the Gods Art Festival can expect an incredible selection of professional, juried fine artists and craftsmen. The artists in this event solely represent the work made with their own hands, so within each and every booth you will discover an array of one-of-a-kind pieces and meet talented entrepreneurs.

Medium Categories Represented: Acrylic | Clay | Drawings | Glass | Jewelry | Metal | Oils | Photography | Mixed Media | Leatherwork | Sculpture | Textiles | Watercolor | Woodwork

The quality of work will be outstanding! Check out the gallery preview!

Live music will round-out the festival experience, with Colorado bands, singers & songwriters performing all day against a backdrop of Pike's Peak. Check out the stellar stage lineup.

Ten booths are dedicated to a market-like experience of food sampling and gourmet products such as pastas, spices, sauces and more. Local food trucks will sell their best! Grab a bite and plan a picnic on the grassy lawn during a shopping break.

Food Trucks

Bohemian Wurst - Central European Cuisine
M&M Concessions - Fried Cake Mini Donuts
Original By Greeks - Greek Street Food
The Captain - Tacos and Sushi
Wheels On Fire (Sun Only) - Wood Fired Pizzas
Xatrucho - Latin Inspired Cuisine
Kogler's Bakery - Fresh Bread & Pastries
Renew Coffee (Sat Only) - Coffee
Sway Coffee Trailer (Sun Only) - Coffee

Sip a glass of red or white from festival partner Carboy Winery of Colorado, or enjoy a cold locally-brewed beer. Beer & wine garden proceeds benefit The Living History Association of Rock Ledge Ranch.

Behind this new show is Dash Events in collaboration with Rio Grande Festivals, together producers of 4 other annual award-winning art festivals in New Mexico & Colorado. Our goal is to bring together buyers and artisans in carefully curated, high-quality art experiences that are enjoyable for all and consistently financially rewarding for our exhibitors. Our family of festivals has a real family behind it, and we are involved every step of the way!

We would love to have you join our team behind-the-scenes! Learn more and sign up to >>volunteer here.