Salem Arts Festival is supported by tourism dollars through Destination Salem.

June 2-4th in Downtown Salem!
Art and creativity heal and connect our community. Join us as we celebrate 15 years of celebrating local creators. 
Arts and Culture are an integral part of day-to-day life in Salem. This annual festival has become a source of pride and revenue for hundreds of creative professionals and a major economic boost to the local community, with over 7500 attendees annually. 
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2022 Photo Highlights 

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Salem Main Streets

Salem Arts Festival Highlight Photos

The Salem Arts Festival is a joint project of Salem Main Streets and Creative Collective – Salem Main Streets is funded in part by the City of Salem, Kimberley Driscoll, Mayor and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. The Salem Main Street Initiative is a preservation-based, volunteer-driven strategy for commercial district revitalization. The Creative Collective connects creativity, community and commerce through a series of traditional and non-traditional marketing efforts, advocacy, events and resources.