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
Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSFair
Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) 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. Shop from over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and art. This marketplace represents modern, traditional, and emerging work.
In addition to this unique shopping experience, BAM Arts Fair offers free programming including BAM exhibitions, online marketplace, Kids Fair, the Sound & Movement Stage, food trucks, and much more. Since 1947, BAM Arts Fair has been the annual gathering place for our community and a wonderful way to connect to the world of art, craft & design!
- When: July 29-31, 2022
- Where: Bellevue Square & Bellevue Arts Museum
- Website: Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair (bellevuearts.org)
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 artworks, including sculpture, jewelry, home décor, wood and glass, fabrics, and more. BDA Market is part of the award-winning Arts Fair Weekend alongside the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) ARTSfair.
Food trucks and live music ranging from folk to flamenco guitar will also be on-site.
- When: July 30-31, 2022. Hours: July 30: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. July 31: 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Where: Downtown Bellevue, 106th Ave NE & NE 6th Street
- Website: Bellevue Downtown Arts Market (bellevuedowntown.com)
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.