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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, Greenville Recreation & Parks Department, East Carolina University's College of Fine Arts and Communication, and the Arts Education programs of Pitt County Schools.

October 14, 2023 from 10:00am - 4:00pm

Greenville Town Common

105 E 1st St, Greenville, NC 27858

Poster Contest

We look forward to seeing the wonderful creative side of our community's youth. Below you can download the poster coloring sheet, let the creative juices flow and then upload a photo or scanned version to be entered into the contest by emailing it to info@emergegallery.com. The awards will be announced the week of the festival. The information portion at the bottom of the poster must be completed in order to be eligible.

Submissions are due October 11. 

Download English Version of the Poster

Download Spanish Version of the Poster

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Performance Opportunity
Community Groups
Deadline is September 16, 2023

Apply Online

Arts Vendors
(which can include Artists, ECU Guilds, and Arts Organizations)
Deadline extended to September 27, 2023

Download a PDF with the guidelines and application

Apply Online

Food Vendors

Deadline extended to September 27, 2023

Download a PDF with the guidelines and application

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Youth Creating Chalk Art

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If you are interested in volunteering for the festival please email paula@emergegallery.com.

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

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If you are interested in learning how you can support the Youth Arts Festival, you can email Holly Garriott at holly@pittcountyarts.org or call (252) 551-6947.

Check out the sponsor packet.

PDF of Sponsor Packet

Help us provide an amazing free art festival to our community of all ages.

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