Join over 100 artists at this year's Carmel International Arts Festival on Sept. 23-24 in the Carmel Arts & Design District in Carmel, Indiana.

2023 Festival Information

Saturday, Sept. 23 | 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 24 | 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free admission
After a busy day Saturday, come by for ART ROCKS!, a free and family-friendly event featuring live music and local food from 7:30-10 p.m.

Things to Do Nearby

Looking for other things to do during your visit? Take a walk along the scenic Monon Trail and wander through the many stops and shops in the Carmel Arts & Design District, Midtown or City Center. Stop for a drink at Wine & Rind or Sun King Carmel and enjoy the green spaces. See the stunning Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts or shop around Clay Terrace.

Places to Eat

If you're still hungry, try breakfast or brunch at Rosie's Place or burgers and milkshakes at Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream. Take in the view from 3UP, stop for a drink at Sun King or enjoy a delectable dessert at The Cake Bake Shop.

Where to Stay

When your ready to rest your head, there are several conveniently located hotels. Hotel Carmichael at City Center, and  Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel or Drury Plaza Hotel Indianapolis on Meridian Street.

Don't miss the Atlanta New Earth Festival in Atlanta, which conveniently falls on the same weekend. It's an easy 30-minute drive north of Carmel for even more shopping, food and entertainment.


For more information on things to do in Hamilton County, check out our calendar. Be sure to follow @VIsitHamiltonCo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see what's happening in #VisitHC.