Annual 2023

Arts in the Park

Arts in the Park is a one-day arts festival sponsored by Friends of High School Park, and held at High School Park in the heart of Elkins Park, PA .

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Arts in the Park was created in 1995 to bring together many of our local talented artists and musicians for a fun, creative day to help raise funds for Friends of High School Park. Please come spend the day with us in our beautiful protected space while enjoying the talents of our gifted and accomplished community artisans. Each year we jury dozens of artists and craftspeople to display and sell their work at the festival, and each festival draws over two thousand visitors from Elkins Park, Cheltenham, and neighboring communities.


Applications Due: June 1, 2023
Booth Fee Due: Sept 1, 2023

Arts in the Park is open to artists in all mediums who design and produce their own handcrafted work. No commercially mass-produced items or items for resale will be accepted. If you are accepted for the festival, the 10’x10’ space/booth fee is $100, due immediately upon acceptance to the show.

Jury Procedure & Deadline
The jury will be looking for 30-35 individual artists for 30-35 spaces. All submissions are to be sent in digital format. The application can be found at the button below. Please complete and submit the application on-line by June 1st, 2023. The jury will make decisions and announcements soon after this date. The booth fee is due by September 1st, 2023.

Food Vendors

Interested in sharing your delicious fare with people from the Elkins Park, Cheltenham and neighboring communities? Apply to be a 2023 Arts in the Park Food Vendor.


At Arts in the Park, local musicians donate their talents to fill the festival with music all day long. Musicians should submit a recording of their music for review. Get the band together and come join us!

Application and info coming soon!




We offer unique marketing packages at varying levels to community-minded companies. Our intention is to build successful partnerships with sponsors to offer them advance publicity and an opportunity for participation at the event. That partnership also provides invaluable financial support to The Friends of High School Park for our continued work on the restoration and maintenance of this 11 acre park.