The Rotary Club of Wakefield



---Canceled Until June 2021---

Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21, 2020

NOTE: To Registered Artists, we will be returning your registration fees in the next few weeks. 

If you want your fees to be held over for June 2021, send an email to 

WHAT: A volunteer managed outdoor FINE ART ONLY festival event sponsored by The Rotary Club of Wakefield, now celebrating our 38th year!

Accepted categories of non-functional fine art include: Oils & Acrylics, Watercolors & Pastels, Drawings & Graphics, Photography, Sculpture, and Other/3-dimensional Media

  • Reproductions featuring prints of artist’s original work are allowed. Notecards of artist’s original work are allowed provided they do not exceed one-quarter of total work displayed.
  • Prohibited Items: Crafts or craft-like items, Imports, Mass-produced items.   No dealers, agents, proxies, or vendors are permitted.

WHEN: Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21, 2020       9:00 am to 6 pm.        Set-up: Friday, June 19, after 3:00 pm


WHERE: Veterans’ Park at the historic “Towers”, overlooking Narragansett Beach 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI 02882


HOW: REGISTER ONLINE NOW: <CLICK HERE> to reserve a spot.  Options for payment include credit card online or send a check by mail. 

If you prefer to register by mail, please download an application at the link to the upper left of this message.

  Deadline: May 31, 2020  Late applications accepted to June 15, with late registration fee of $49.00, pending space available.

WHY: Dedicated to providing artists with a well-managed, high-quality, well-publicized event. Net proceeds from artists’ registration fees support the scholarship program of the Wakefield Rotary Club.

REFUNDS: Refunds for cancellations by the artist allowed upon request before May 31. No refunds after June 15, for inclement weather or other conditions for which the Rotary Club has no control.     

PARKING: Parking is not provided to artists but is usually available on selected side streets and Ocean Road on a first-come basis. Artists are provided with a vehicle ID display card for identification by Rotary volunteers and traffic officers.  All artists are solely responsible for their own parking arrangements as well as any tickets or fines for illegal parking.  Warning - Do not park at the Coast Guard House or Trio Restaurants.


AMENITIES: Overnight security – Friday & Saturday nights (11:00 pm to 6:00 am) by off-duty Narragansett PD officers; Rotarian volunteers to assist with booth sitting & bottled water;                                  

NOTEWORTHY:  Invited food vendors; Three portable restrooms (one handicap accessible) with hand-wash station; Vehicles NOT allowed on the field


CONTACT:    Sandra Cutting,  Art Festival Chair  –