• Saturday, May 28th - Sunday, May 29th

Celebrating its 26th year in 2022, the Annual Orange Street ArtsFest is a great way for newcomers to discover the myriad of talented artists who live, work and thrive in the coastal Cape Fear region. Featuring dozens of artists, live entertainment, food, and many more enticements, this annual festival is a must for art lovers everywhere.

The event takes place in the heart of downtown Wilmington, which makes it easy to reach for visitors staying in the Port City and beyond. The Annual Orange Street ArtsFest is the largest arts festival in town, and visitors will be treated to more than 80 artists on display from the coastal region and beyond. In addition to the myriad of artworks in all varieties of mediums, the festival also features a variety of food from local vendors and eateries, live entertainment, and hourly music, dance and theater performances by talented area artists. A multiple-day event that will entice anyone who wants to explore and discover the talents that call the Cape Fear region home, the Annual Orange Street ArtsFest is a fun and family-friendly event that showcases the beauty and diversity of the downtown Wilmington arts scene.