I want to thank all of you for participating in Wimberly Arts Fest 2022! Thanks to you, it was our best festival ever! It was great to see artists who return year after year, and great to meet new artist friends as well.
We’ve secured the Wimberley Waters Point Venue again for April 29-30, 2023. We hope you’ll save the date and plan to join us again! Watch for Zapplication to open for applications around September 15th, 2022.
You’ll arrive in Wimberley via Ranch Road 12 and pull into The Waters Point Retreat near the Blanco River. You will be able to park on the grounds and golf carts with happy drivers will pick you up and deposit you closer to the festival happenings. Entry into the festival is free. On-Site parking is $10.Other near-by parking is free with shuttle service to the festival.
You’ll see about 100 booths nestled among the pecan trees and cabins. Great effort is made to intermix the art so you will see a large variety of media. All the exhibiting artists are selected by invitation and all of them are experienced and talented. Some come from neighboring states and regions. About 25% are local artists.
Food truck aromas will beckon you to relax and have a picnic overlooking the river. A beer and wine booth will help you enjoy your picnic even more. Live music plays continuously and there will be chairs set up for you to rest and listen as you take breaks between art shopping. Only well-behaved dogs on leashes are permitted on the grounds.
It’s a great way to enjoy the Texas Hill Country and Wimberley, “a little bit of heaven.”
What started as a small exhibit of local Wimberley Valley Art League artists around Wimberley Square has grown in size and reputation.
After a few years of taking over Wimberley Square, Arts Fest was moved to Blue Hole Regional Park. This lovely setting by Cypress Creek and our famous Blue Hole swimming site served us well for many years.
In 2017, we moved again to a fabulous resort along the Blanco River, just off Ranch Road 12. Called Waters Point Retreat at Rio Bonito, this resort offers plenty of parking and open, shaded fields for artist booths and 50% more display area. There is a great space for our musicians, cabins that can be rented so artists can stay close by, picnic areas for eating, and the views cannot be beat. This resort is seen from our main artery through town (Ranch Road 12), so it offers the opportunity to lure in visitors as they travel into Wimberley. We could not be more excited about our venue!
Wimberley Arts Fest is a production of the Wimberley Valley Art League, whose purpose is to promote the arts and artists in Wimberley and the Central Hill Country of Texas. We are a very active group with over 200 artist/members. Please check out our website: wimberleyartleague.org.For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Wimberley Arts Fest, PO Box 172, Wimberley, TX 78676
Picture yourself in the Texas Hill Country, alongside a gorgeous meandering river with waterfront cabins, selling your art and kicking back in the shade of an ancient pecan orchard. It’s not a dream. It’s Wimberley! Located about 35 miles southwest of Austin in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Wimberley is a favorite weekend getaway and/or day trip location for art lovers from Houston, Austin, Dallas and San Antonio.
Welcome to Wimberley Arts Fest! Now in its 14th year, Arts Fest has gained a national reputation among artists. It is a fine arts festival organized by artists for artists. Sponsored by the Wimberley Valley Art League’s 200+ members and art loving volunteers, the level of attention to detail, both in planning and in services for the artists, is top notch. We have many returning exhibitors who appreciate our organization and the fabulous location. Aside from the river and the orchard, there is plenty of shade, plenty of onsite parking, great food trucks and continuous live music throughout the festival. Arts Fest has no paid staff; all proceeds are dedicated to providing a high level of advertising and promotion to draw a crowd, and operating expenses for our artist exhibitors are kept to a minimum.
We hope you will join us in April, 2022 to experience this for yourself.
Volunteer Artist Relief/Booth Sitting
24-hour on-site security beginning Friday at 6 PM
Promotional postcards, festival maps & artist listing
Advertising leading up to the event (Printed and Digital)
Air-conditioned hospitality cabin with refreshments throughout the festival and separate indoor restrooms
Pre-ordered box lunches are available
Complimentary Saturday evening artist cook-out with beer and wine provided