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:: 2024 Activities

The Doylestown Arts Festival will feature a variety of live demonstrations, interactive arts, and activities. There are opportunities for all ages to enjoy! Artists throughout the festival will have rotating displays of live art and creations. There will be a variety of hands-on activities ranging from face painting and sand art to pottery demonstrations and glass blowing. The festival will also feature many of the town's excellent cultural institutions who will be bringing their own interactive arts to the streets. This year's cultural destinations include: Michener Art Museum, Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle, Tileworks, the County Theater, the Art & Cultural Council of Bucks County, Bucks County Symphony, and the Oscar Hammerstein Museum.

:: Silk Scarf Painting

Cultural Partner

Location: E. State (Booth #64)

Cost: $10/scarf

Type: Activity

Join the Michener Art Museum in painting 100% silk scarves with silk pigment dyes. This activity is a blast for all ages!

Organizer: Michener Art Museum

:: Pottery Demos

Location: State & Hamilton (Next to Booth #24)

Cost: FREE

Type: Demonstration

Artists from Fleming Studios will be providing live pottery demonstrations throughout the weekend! Come enjoy our art in action. All ages are welcome to come and learn.

Organizer: Fleming Studios

:: Sand Art

Location: State & Main (Booth #44)

Cost: $5/each

Type: Activity

Create your own sand art and take it home! Various colors, sizes, and shapes will be available as supplies last.

Organizer: Discover Doylestown

:: Face Painting & Balloon Art

Location: E. State (Booth #76)

Cost: FREE

Type: Activity

Face painting and balloon art for all ages from your friends at The Learning Experience of Doylestown.

Organizer: The Learning Experience

:: TileWorks Brick Building

Cultural Partner

Location: W. State (Booth #30)

Cost: FREE

Type: Activity

Architectural bricks made from local Bucks County clay will be constructed into a miniature brick and mortar building model over the course of the festival.

Organizer: TileWorks

:: Mercer Tile Rubbing

Cultural Partner

Location: Hamilton (Booth #169)

Cost: FREE, Donations

Type: Activity

Crafts and activities will be available for all ages, including coloring pages as well as tile rubbings with Mercer tile designs.

Organizer: Mercer Museum

:: Live Art Demos

Location: Various

Cost: FREE

Type: Demonstration

Artists throughout the festival will have live art demonstrations in and around their booths. Explore the festival to enjoy our talented makers in action.

Organizer: Discover Doylestown

:: Plein Air Painters

Location: Various

Cost: FREE

Type: Demonstration

Several plein air painters will be on site throughout the festival. Watch these local artists create throughout the weekend!

Organizer: Discover Doylestown