Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival - July 18and 19

The 7th annual Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival calls all creative spirits to come dance to the music and enjoy an outstanding array of fine juried arts during a premier July event in Salida. The festival is located in Riverside Park on the banks of the Arkansas River. Professional juried artists who have traveled from as far as Florida, Georgia and Texas and greet guests in their art booths with jewelry, ceramics, painting, mixed media, sculpture, drawing, painting, and more.

Children and adults will enjoy making art in the free Creative Station dedicated to Tia Pleiman, a local art therapist who has been working in India for several years. The Riverside Ampitheater features popular local and invited musicians both days. Enjoy the river beaches, volleyball court and playground that enhance Riverside Park.

The 2 day festival hours are Saturday, July 18, 9:30am to 7:00pm with a Sunset Concert at 7:00pm with Band on the Fence, from Denver, and Sunday July 19, 9:30am to 3:00pm. Parking and admission is free, leashed dogs are welcome. Visit the festival website for details about musician schedules, location, parking, lodging and for information about other 2015 summer art and music festivals by Colorado Event Design in Parker, Longmont and Denver at

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