For the past several decades, the city of Bellevue has showcased local artists at several summer art fairs. More information about each festival is detailed below with links to information about all the activities, what to see and do, where to park, and more.
Bellevue Arts Festivals
2021 Virtual BAM ARTSFair
Bellevue Arts Museum hosts this largest, award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. Since 1947, BAM ARTSfair has been the annual gathering place for the community and a great way to connect to the world of art, craft, and design.
The difficult decision was made in 2021 to go virtual with the BAM ARTSFair. Be sure to go online and see what is happening the in the eastside art world. Note: Bellevue Festival of the Arts (BFA) was discontinued in 2019. BFA took place in the former Cost Plus lot. which is under re-development and an alternative location could not be found.
When: July 21 – August 4, 2021
2021 Bellevue Downtown Arts Market (formerly Bellevue’s 6th Street Fair)
Bellevue Downtown Arts Market, previously known as the 6th Street Arts Fair, is an open-air showcase of 100 juried sculpture, jewelry, home décor, wood and glass work, fabrics, and other local artwork.
In 2021, the Bellevue Downtown Arts Market will take place over Labor Day weekend in Downtown Bellevue between NE 6th Street and 106th Avenue NE. In 2022, we look forward to returning to our July dates as part of the award-winning Arts Fair Weekend alongside the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) ARTSfair.
When: September 4-6, 2021
If you missed the Bellevue art fairs, scroll down for a list of other upcoming art festivals, craft fairs, art walks, and related events all across the Puget Sound region.
Upcoming Art Festivals, Craft Fairs, and Studio Tours
The following list of arts and crafts events is updated throughout the year for any upcoming art festivals, crafts fairs, makers markets, art studio tours, and holiday bazaars around the Puget Sound region.