Art Show Activities

Live Music

Outstanding local musicians add to the festivities with Jazz, Bluegrass, Folk, and Pop music performed on a stage adjacent to the food court patron seating area. Enjoy lunch or a snack while listening to some of your favorite songs.

2019 music performances will be announced soon!

Strolling Performers

Strolling performers will delight children of all ages.

Kids' Art Show

Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show presents Kidsí Art, a show created to foster artistic talents. The Kidsí Art Show is held on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Chautauqua playground. Children will be selling their artwork and crafts. Families will find make-and-take art activities, face painting, balloon animals, etc.

Registration is now open for the Kidsí Art Show. Space is limited. Deadline for registration is August 1st.

Click here to register.

Food Court

Vendors participating in this year's food court and on the show grounds include The Hershey Pantry, Hess's Barbecue Catering, The Jigger Shop, Porch and Pantry, Red Canoe General Store & Coffee Bar, Urban Olive, Grosia's Pierogies, What If...of Hershey, and Mt. Gretna Pizzeria.


Nearly 200 volunteers are needed to operate this major, national art event. Come and participate in a variety of fun and interesting activities before, during, and after the show. Enjoy the show from a different angle and meet the great people that live in your community! In addition to free admission to the show, volunteers are treated to an appreciation event on the following Tuesday evening. Call the show office at 717-964-3270 to sign up!