Established in 1968

CADILLAC FESTIVAL
OF THE ARTS

Browse our beautiful lake side park for your favorite artist, have a tasty bite to eat while you listen to live music, or shop the artisan market by the Pavilion.

Cadillac’s Premiere Art Festival

The Cadillac Festival of the Arts is a two-day celebration of art, music and the artists themselves. The festival includes A Taste of Cadillac featuring a selection of food vendors, an artisan market with crafters and a variety of items for sale and lastly, the Phyllis Olson Juried Art Fair, established in 1968.

There are multiple musical performances over the course of the weekend, many family friendly activities and kid-focused entertainment, as well as stunning summer views of Lake Cadillac.

You can learn more about the festival on their Facebook page!

2022 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 14

6:30pm
Colorful Kickoff Run – Online Registration open now until July 10th, or same day registration from 5:30pm-6pm.
$15 Each or Family Pricing ( $12.50 per person) @ Keith McKellop Walkway (just under 2 miles).

Friday, July 15

9:00am-3:00pm
Cadillac Farmers Market – (Marketplace)

9:00am-5:00pm
Library Book Sale – (City Library)

1:00pm-7:00pm
Phyllis E Olson Art Fair sponsored by Up North Arts, Inc
(City Park)

1:00pm-7:00pm
Artisan Market – handmade food goods and personal care products
(Pavillion Area)

1:00pm-9:00pm
Taste of Cadillac – Local Tasty Treats – (Lake St)

5:00pm-5:15pm
President’s Welcome – Paul Brown( – Pavillion)

5:15pm-5:30pm
Mayor’s Award Presentation of Winners
Art Fair Award Presentation of Winners
(Rotary Pavillion)

6:00pm-7:00pm
Petoskey Steel Drum Band Presented by Cadillac Rotary and Cadillac Library
(Rotary Pavillion)

7:30pm-8:30pm
Cadillac Area Symphony Orchestra
(Rotary Pavillion)

Saturday, July 16

9:00am-4:00pm
Cadillac Garden Club Flower Show @ Up North Arts – (601 Chestnut Street)

10:00am-5:00pm
Taste of Cadillac – Local Tasty Treats – (Lake St)

10:45pm-11:45pm
Northern Lights Irish Dancers – (Rotary Pavilion)

11:00am-5:00pm
Phyllis E Olson Art Fair sponsored by Up North Arts, Inc – (City Park)

11:00am-5:00pm
Artisan Market – (Pavilion Area)

11:00am-4:00pm
Sherilyn Lindberg Children’s Art Experience
(Marketplace)

11:00am-2:00pm
“Let’s Make Music” with Ms. Tiyi & CMYC Kids instrument building for Kid’s Music Parade – (Marketplace)

11:00am-1:00pm
Library Book Sale – (City Library)

12:00pm-12:30pm
Landing Dance Academy – (Rotary Pavilion)

12:45pm-1:45pm
Ancient & Honorable Clam Lake Dock & Dredge Marching & Chowder Society Silver Cornet Band
(Rotary Pavilion)

2:00pm-2:15pm
Kids Parade (Marketplace to Rotary Pavilion)

2:15pm-3:00pm
“Let’s Make Music” Performance with Ms. Tiyi & CMYK (Rotary Pavilion)

3:30pm-5:00pm
Seth Bernard & Friends (Rotary Pavilion)

After last performance or dusk (whichever comes first)
Movie: “Despicable Me” Sponsored by Mayor’s Youth Council Wear movie swag and get a free popcorn!
(Rotary Pavilion)

*All performances are subject to change

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