Art on the Red (formerly Grand Cities Art Fest) takes place in downtown Grand Forks on the banks of the Red River on the second full weekend of June. Hosting artists and artisans, food vendors and entertainers, Art on the Red caters to art lovers and festival-goers from around the region with two full days of art, food, kids' activities and art projects, live entertainment and more


Art on the Red 2019

This year, Art on the Red will take place on June 8th and 9th at University Park. Due to the construction of Demers Avenue, the decision was made to move Art on the Red to a new location to ensure that our artists, vendors, and guests will have an enjoyable experience. Visitors can still expect the best quality entertainment and art, not to mention a variety of delicious foods and beverages.

Be sure to check back here as well as our Facebook page for additional updates and news.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Art on the Red wouldn’t be possible without the support of sponsors. In addition to our Title Sponsors, we also offer Guidebook Sponsorships. Each year, we distribute Art on the Red Guidebooks to local businesses, hotels, as well as the Grand Forks Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. These full color booklets offer a fun and unique advertising opportunity for your business. Click below if you’re interested in learning more!

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3,000 Art on the Red Guidebooks are printed in full color and distributed throughout high traffic areas in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks as well as being available at Art on the Red. These guidebooks contain valuable information about our event and our sponsors as well as a map of the event itself, and serves as a great opportunity for local business owners to advertise their business or provide coupons to entice new and returning customers.

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