The 45th Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts is underway and will take place October 15th and 16th, from 9am to 5pm!



  • Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists
  • 270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work
  • Free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park
  • Interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and more
  • Full 2-day music and spoken word lineup

Tickets can be purchased at the Art Center at 503 Main Avenue in Northport until 6PM Friday, then at the gate Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $10; children 12 and under are free with a ticketed adult. See you at the Festival!

Attend the Festival as a VIP!

Patron outside

Patron inside
VIP packages can be purchased at the Festival at the VIP Hospitality Pavilion.

Here’s a current list of 2016 artists…


Live musical and spoken word performances on two stages.



View us on the map or print directions.

2016 Festival

Program Artists…

Our Program artists are a special group. These artists range from newly discovered folk artists and internationally recognized folk artists, to artists who come to the Festival to demonstrate their art and craft, to artists who come a day early to spend time in local schools.