Bethesda Row Arts Festival 2017

Bethesda Row Arts Festival
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The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is a fall festival in Bethesda, Maryland featuring the works of more than 180 of the nation’s finest artists. The family friendly event also includes some of the area’s best street performers, musical acts, food and dining plus hands-on children’s art activities. Arts and crafts include photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, drawings and pastels, oil painting, watercolor, wood, metalwork, fiber, printmaking, sculpture, digital art, and mixed media. The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is a community event that benefits NIH Children’s Charities, which include The Children's Inn, Camp Fantastic/Special Love, Inc., and Friends of the Clinical Center. Proceeds from its charity art sale directly benefit the cause. Art ranges in price from $45 to $20,000.

Festival Dates and Times

October 14-15, 2017
Saturday, - 11 am to 6 p.m.
Sunday - 10 am to 5 p.m.
The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is held rain or shine.


Bethesda Row, along Woodmont and Bethesda Avenues, and Elm Street, east of Arlington Road. The festival is in easy walking distance from the Bethesda Metro station and 15 minutes from downtown Metrorail stops. Numerous free parking garages are conveniently located around the site. Read More About Bethesda.


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