august, 2020

This is a repeating event

08aug11:00 am7:00 pmFeaturedArt in the Park Festivals 2020

Collage of photos from 2019 summer Art in the Park.


Event Details

The Chaffee Art Center is presenting the 59th Annual Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft Festivals in 2020.  Our Summer Art in the Park will be on August 8 & 9 with the Fall Foliage Art in the Park on October 10 & 11.  Festivals are both held in Main Street Park, at the Junction of Routes 4 & 7 in the heart of Rutland, Vermont.

New hours: Saturday 11am to 7pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm. There will be a few changes this year to ensure a safe and successful event as noted below. A voluntary donation is appreciated.

  • Currently, the limit is 150 people in Main Street Park at a time (not including volunteers, staff, or exhibitors).
  • There will be one entrance and one exit in communication with each other, both with hand sanitizing station.
  • Booths will be at least 6 feet apart.
  • Arrows will direct visitors on one-way flow.
  • Masks will be required to be worn by everyone attending the Festival including but not limited to exhibitors, volunteers, staff and the public.
  • No kids activities or public portable toilets will be offered for the August Event.
  • Vendors will be offering food, but without seating to encourage attendees to move through the festival.
  • Musical performers will be in the gazebo which will be roped off.
  • Dogs must be on leashes and practice social distancing.

Learn more about our Summer Art in the Park…pandemic style!


Juried fine artists, craftspeople, and specialty food producers will be featured. Curbside pick-up will be offered for those not comfortable attending by purchasing from a specific exhibitor on their website ahead of time.  See list of current exhibitors.

Want to Volunteer?

VOLUNTEERS are very much needed to help during the event from set-up on Friday to gates on Saturday and Sunday.  Please send an email to sign up, or call (802) 775-0356.


Photos by Hope Rogers



(Saturday) 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

august 9, 2020 11:00 am - august 9, 2020 4:00 pmoctober 10, 2020 11:00 am - october 10, 2020 7:00 pmoctober 11, 2020 11:00 am - october 11, 2020 4:00 pm