Performance Application


Applications submitted for Salem Arts Festival performances will be reviewed by a jury comprised of a variety of individuals from the Salem arts community. Space is limited.

  • We welcome participants of all of the performing arts to apply.
  • Performances will take place during the Opening Reception on the evening of June 2 as well as during the day and early evenings of June 3 and 4.
  • The Salem Arts Festival will provide indoor and outdoor venues.
  • Upon final selection, performers will be given details of the performance time, location, and any equipment that will be provided.
  • All performers are provided with a small honorarium.

NOTE: When your application is complete, you should see green text at the bottom of the page confirming submission and will receive a confirmation email.  If this does not happen, your application has not gone through properly.  Very often, your attached files may be too large; please try submitting again without images and email your three images directly to

Performance Application

  • Jury selections will be communicated to all artists/performers by the end of April. All applicants and volunteers are invited to a festival opening reception at Old Town Hall on Friday, June 2. Thank you for your application to the Salem Arts Festival.