Bayou City Art Festival Downtown brings more than 300 artists to Houston on October 14-15

What an excellent canvas the downtown streets of Houston are for the Bayou City Arts Festival Downtown, scheduled for October 14-15, 2017 from 10 am.-6 p.m. 

Produced by the Art Colony Association, Inc., the festival will spotlight more than 300 artists from 19 different disciplines and benefit local non-profits. is slated to deliver premiere artists from all over. The Art Colony Association has raised $3.5 million for local non-profit programs through the festivals.

As one of the top outdoor fine art festivals in the U.S., Bayou City Art Festival will transform the streets of Downtown into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture. Guests will have the opportunity to see and purchase unique, custom art and enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, a Children’s Creative Zone and much more.

Celebrating 46 years since the founding of the Westheimer Art Festival, now known as Bayou City Art Festival, ACA has provided a venue for over 20,000 artists to showcase their work to thousands of art lovers from all over the world.

The participating artists, some new and some returning are selected by a new jury every year.

Featured Artist, Tony Parana

Featured artist, Tony Paraná, has been actively involved in the Houston arts community since his arrival to the city in 2007.

Online tickets are on sale now until the day of the event at

Tickets online are $12 for adults and $5 for children 6 – 12; children five and under are free. Tickets at the gate are $15 for adults.

Also available online are two-day passes for $20 and family passes (two adults, two children tickets) for $30. Discounted tickets for Veterans and Seniors will be available at the gate.