Mystic Outdoor Arts Festival

This August 13th and 14th, the 64th annual Mystic Outdoor Art Festival returns for another year of amazing arts and crafts. Planned and executed by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, this event draws thousands of people from all over New England to downtown Mystic. The festival showcases art work from more than 200 artists from all over the United States. 

The festival stretches over two miles on the streets of downtown Mystic, and features oils, watercolors, photographs, pastels, sculpture, woodwork, comics, acrylics, textiles and more. 

The Mystic Outdoor Arts Festival is the biggest and oldest art festival in the Northeast! As a juried art show, the festival serves an audience of discriminating art enthusiasts, as well as weekend visitors and residents alike. Awards are given out in many different categories, with the addition of the Mystic Bascule Bridge Award this year! 

This FREE event is perfect for the whole family! Bring the kids and let them create their own masterpieces at the Children’s Art Park at the Mystic River Park. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for this iconic event!

  • August 13, 2022: 10 am to 6 pm
  • August 14, 2022: 10 am to 5 pm