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October 11 + 12, 2024

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Celebrating art, supporting artists

Southwest Arkansas’s Premier Arts Festival!

The Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts (AFOTA) is a two-day curated arts festival held in the heart of downtown Arkadelphia, Arkansas. 

AFOTA is a high-energy, weekend event in Southwest Arkansas celebrating local and regional artists. From paintings and sculptures to crepes and tortas, event-goers can expect to find the best art and food around, all while enjoying live music from some of Arknasas’s best new talent.

Named Arkansas Festivals and Events Association’s 2021 “Best New Festival or Event,” the Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts has welcomed over 100 artists to Southwest Arkansas since its inaugural year, including national touring acts Drew Green, Dalton Dover and Tigirlily Gold.

The 2024 Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts will be held October 11 + 12, 2024 in downtown Arkadelphia.


CLICK HERE to view this year’s full schedule of events.

Calling all Artists!

The Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts Planning Committee is looking for regional artists to display their work at the 2024 Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts.

Accepted mediums include:

  • Painting
  • Sculpting
  • Sketching
  • Wood carving
  • Crafting
  • Jewelry-making
  • Textiles
  • Graphic design
  • Furniture restoration

Click here to learn more!


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