Information for Patrons

2020 Show Dates

Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

*Rain or Shine


The show is presented under the trees of the Chautauqua section of Mount Gretna between Route 117 and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Food and beverages are available from the food court and several restaurants located near the show. Please no pets on Art Show grounds apart from service animals and exhibitors' pets (must be leashed). Alcoholic beverages restricted to biergarten area only.


  • $12 per person*
  • 12 years and younger, free

*$2.00 discount coupons are available at local businesses or from participating artists.

Contact: Mt. Gretna Art Show, PO Box 637, Mt. Gretna, PA 17064. For questions, please call 717-964-3270 or e-mail

Show proceeds benefit community projects.

Information for Artists

Important Dates

April 1, 2020

Standard and emerging artist application deadline

May 31, 2020

Artist notification of acceptance (no later than)

June 12, 2020

Artists to accept invitation to show deadline

July 31, 2020

Cancellations received after this date will result in forfeiture of entire booth fee

August 14, 2020

Artist registration and setup, 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

August 15, 2020

Artist registration and setup, 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM. Show day 1, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

August 16, 2020

Show day 2, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

2020 Artist Application

After submitting your application via, please send an email with your application ID to (300 words or less) describing your interest in our show and your level of experience.

Exhibitor Fees

Jury Fee - $25 per application
Booth Fee - $380 (10' x 12' space), $760 (10' x 24' space)

Emerging Artists

We support the future of the Arts! The show's Emerging Artists program is open to 10 motivated and committed artists with little show experience. It provides an opportunity to promote your work, meet with the public, and get feedback from other artists. There are no fees to participate. All that qualify will be given a FREE 10' x 10' space in this year's show. Application deadline is April 1st. Apply at with the code "EMERGE20."

Site Map

2020 Art Show Site Map
Click the Image to Download our 2020 Art Show Site Map

Kids Art Show

Check back in January 2020 for details about the Kids Art Show!

2019 Participating Artists

The Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show is proud to be considered as one of the best shows in the country. In 2019, it was awarded Sushine Magazine's "200 Best." We receive an average of 500 artist applications each year. About half are selected to participate. View last year's artist list on our page: 2019 Participating Artists.

Art Show Sponsors

Advertising Available in Mount Gretna Art Show Patron Handout

Demonstrate your commitment to the arts and the Mount Gretna Community by advertising in the 2020 Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show Patron Handout. Your advertisement will appear in our professionally designed color patron handouts at the main gate. Art show guests use the handout as a resource for artist listings, kids' art show info, entertainment times and food vendors.

Want to partner with the Mount Gretna Art Show to support the arts? Contact

Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show

Under the trees of the old Chautauqua