That’s Entertainment!

Performances are a highlight of the Festival. You can see both touring and local performers – everything from jazz to bluegrass, folk to rock, concert bands to choral groups, not to mention musical theatre, dance, and comedy.

We present free performances on three outdoor stages – the Allen Street Stage, the Festival Shell, and the Sidney Friedman Park Stage – in addition to smaller acts on outdoor plazas. Our Festival button provides admittance to select indoor performances at four venues on campus and downtown.

We’re sure you’ll find a performance you’ll enjoy at the Arts Festival!

Thank you to our performance venue sponsors!

The Allen Street Stage is sponsored by First National Bank on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.  It is sponsored by McQuaide Blasko on Saturday.

The Festival Shell is sponsored by AccuWeather.

The Sidney Friedman Park Stage is sponsored by AccuWeather.

The State Theatre is sponsored by The Richards Stover Group of Kissinger Bigatel and Brower on Friday.  It is sponsored by Merrill Lynch – DRSM Wealth Management Group on Saturday. 

The Mayor Welch Plaza performance space is sponsored by BB&T.

Buy a Button!

For just $10, you get access to select indoor performances. Proudly wear your support of the Festival!

Visit the Festival Store!

Get a Festival poster and buy Festival buttons, t-shirts and other merchandise at the corner of College and Allen – or visit our online store.

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