2014 has many exciting things in store that we can't wait to share!

From our HAFamily to yours, we hope you've enjoyed a wondrous start to the New Year! 2014 is here with bells on, and we're thrilled to announce that in addition to presenting a new lineup of artists for the 2014 Harlem Arts Festival, we're hosting our Gala at MIST Harlem in March, planning another HAFSession before the summer arrives, and launching a new website (check out a screenshot here and here). Below you'll find more information about our Artist Application, which is open until January 15, and the free Artist App Workshop we're offering TODAY to help prospective applicants!

Each year, we present about 35 artists across all genres – music, dance, theater, visual arts, and more.

Artists of all disciplines, food vendors, artisans, and others can all apply to be a part of the Harlem Arts Festival! Below is more information about how to apply depending on your craft. If you have any questions about the application process, either check the Application FAQ’s orcontact us!


Artists of all disciplines can now apply for the Harlem Arts Festival 2014! Please read through our Application FAQ’s to learn more about eligibility, deadlines, fees, and application requirements. We look forward to receiving your information!



Vendors can apply to participate in the Harlem Arts Festival by completing a Vendor Application. More information about what is offered to vendors is available on the Vendor page.