Conway Alliance for the Arts

CAFTA’s 16th annual Conway ArtsFest to be held Oct. 1

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CONWAY, Ark. (Sept. 19, 2022) — Conway Alliance for the Arts (CAFTA) will hold the 16th annual Conway ArtsFest on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fifth Avenue Park. This event is free and open to the public.

The theme of this year’s ArtsFest is Unity Through Art and festivities will include:

  • Hands-on art activities for all ages

  • Live performances and workshops from local schools and arts organizations

  • Public art demonstrations

  • Food provided by Conway Kiwanis

ArtsFest would not be possible without our sponsors. We thank the following organizations for supporting this year’s event: Arkansas Community Foundation of Faulkner County, Children’s Clinic of Conway & Greenbrier, Conway Kiwanis, and First Security Bank.

ArtsFest has always been free and organized by volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering at this year’s ArtsFest, register online at

Below is a complete schedule of events:

In addition, the 6th annual Neighbors, an Art Show will be presented from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at The Brick Room in downtown Conway. Experience beautiful art created by local artists, watch live music and entertainment, get a taste of Conway from local food trucks, and much more! Don’t forget to stop by the “CAFTA Corner” on Front Street to get hands-on with art and take some incredible photos, too.

This event, sponsored by Engage Management, is held in conjunction with Conway ArtsFest 2022 and is free, family-friendly, and open to the public.

Conway Alliance for the Arts is a 100% volunteer-run non-profit in Conway, Arkansas, that exists to promote local artistic endeavors and connects the community through ArtsFest and the annual Arts Awards.

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