ARTS FESTIVAL HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m-8 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.


Munson Arts Festival

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Munson Arts Festival

The Munson Arts Festival is the area's longest-running summertime celebration of arts and community. Annual Arts Festival events include the Munson Car Show, Sidewalk Art Show, Steamrollin’ Prints, outdoor concerts by local and regional musicians every evening, and the special summer exhibition at the Museum of Art.

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Sidewalk Art Show

July 13–July 21

10 a.m.–8 p.m. daily except Sundays, noon to 5 p.m.

  • Call for Entries
  • Prepayment and Registration for Entries
  • A juried week-long art exhibition with works in five categories: watercolor; works on paper; photography; sculpture; and oil, acrylic, and mixed media
  • Artworks are for sale throughout the Arts Festival.  
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Munson Car Show

Saturday, July 13

9 a.m.–4 p.m.

  • One of the most popular car shows in Central New York
  • Collectors register to show their cars during the first day of the Arts Festival and have the option for their vehicles to be judged in different categories
  • Special collectors are invited to the exhibit outside of Fountain Elms
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Steamrollin' Prints

Thursday, July 18

Beginning at 10 a.m.

  • An all-day print-making extravaganza
  • Featuring 25 artists who make large-relief prints under a nine-ton construction roller from Oneida County Department of Public Works


Check back soon for the Arts Festival daily schedule of events!

1st Saturday 1st Sunday  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday

2nd Saturday 2nd Sunday

For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Director of Development John D. Murphy at or 315-797-0000 ext. 2297.