Join us for the 2013 Mayfest Arts Fair in Lexington's scenic Gratz Park! Whether you are a returning guest or vendor, or are discovering Mayfest for the first time, this event has something for everyone! Mayfest is a juried art fair with a focus on a casual, family-friendly atmosphere. Included are up to 100 artist vendors, young artists and activity artists; performances by musicians and dancers; a traditional Maypole Dance; food concession vendors; and children's activities, including an Astro Jump, pirate ship ride, pony rides, petting zoo and children's crafts.
Date, Time & Location
2013 marks the 19th Anniversary of the Mayfest Arts Fair, which is held during Mother's Day weekend. The 2013 event will be Saturday, May 11,10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, May 12,11 a.m.-5 p.m. This is a rain or shine event.
The festival is held in historic Gratz Park, located in downtown Lexington. The park sits between The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning (formerly the old Lexington Public Library building) on 2nd Street, and Transylvania University on 3rd Street, in a residential neighborhood between Mill Street and Market Street
Cost to Attend
The festival is open to the public and free of admission charge for guests, providing a day of free fun and entertainment for the entire community. There is a fee for all vendors (artist and food) to participate.
Come see why the 2008 Mayfest was selected as one of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for the Month of May 2008 and named 2008 Top Ten Spring Event by the Kentucky Tourism Council!