The Youth Arts Festival will feature visual artists' booths where children can participate in creative activities making their own masterpieces. There will also be performing-based activities including puppet making, storytelling, music, and theater interactive activities. 

The Community Youth Arts Festival is a joint project with Emerge Gallery & Art Center, The City of Greenville, Greenville Recreation & Parks Department, East Carolina University's College of Fine Arts and Communication, and the Arts Education programs of Pitt County Schools.

October 29, 2022 from 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Performance Opportunity
Community Groups

Apply Online Here

Arts Vendors
(which can include Artists, ECU Guilds, and Arts Organizations)
Deadline is September 30, 2022

Download PDF Guidelines and Application Here

Apply Online Here

Youth Creating Chalk Art


If you are interested in volunteering for the festival please email paula@pittcountyarts.org.

Volunteers would assist with set up and break down of the festival.




















Interested in becoming a Sponsor of this amazing festival. Email holly@pittcountyarts.org to learn how to get involved.

Be a part of the 18th year of this incredible festival focused on arts for our youth. Your investment will help bring the Youth Arts Festival to our community as a completely free event. Your donation is tax-deductible as Emerge Gallery & Art Center: Home of the Pitt County Arts Council, is a 501(c)3 organization.

Download PDF of the sponsorship packet here.



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