2019 Methow Arts Festival

Thurs, July 4, 11:30-4pm, 2019

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MarchFourth is an internationally-acclaimed, genre-breaking FORCE in the world of entertainment — a sonic explosion delivered by 20 musicians, dancers and artisans who travel the world, year-round, taking audience members of all ages, from all walks of life, on a joy-inducing, foot-stomping, booty-shaking, soul-stirring journey that defies categorization.

With exceptional musical quality and a visual kaleidoscope of stilt walkers, hoopers and Vaudeville-style dancers, MarchFourth whips audiences into a celebratory frenzy with an over-the-top spectacle of high-energy compositions, colorful costumes, and irresistible charisma!

This is not a band that simply “puts on a show.” MarchFourth delivers a multi-faceted, indelible experience of pure joy.

Celebrate the 4th of July in Twisp, WA with music, ARTmaking projects, aerial arts, pie-eating contests and so much more….

NEW! Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, kids 5+ get to make  unlimited art projects all day for free. In fact kids under 12 pay no admission whatsoever – a big thanks to our generous sponsors! Kids 13-18 are just $5 with unlimited art making.

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FEATURING MarchFourth Marching Band from Portland, Pie Eating Contests and BEER GARDEN, OVER A DOZEN HANDS-ON ART BOOTHS, LOCAL FOOD ZONE.

STAGE LINE-UP Will be announced soon!


The art booths give Arts Fest participants a chance to engage with ART  with projects ranging in difficulty from simple to intricate, to appeal to all age groups and levels of manual dexterity. Along with perennial favorites like face painting and tie-dye t-shirts, Arts Fest 2019 booths will bring many more opportunities to get creative.

NEW! Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, kids 5+ get to make  unlimited art projects all day for free with $5 admission.
Held in the Twisp River Park and starting just after the Independence Day Parade through Twisp, the festival offers something for everyone. The core activities are over a dozen art booths offering a variety of arts experiences for all ages.


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A fresh mix of tantalizing options from our local food vendors: La Fonda Lopez, FORK Food Truck, Rockinghorse Bakery, Manja Wood-Oven Pizza, Iced Blue Star Coffee and more will be available for purchase. Please remember to bring cash. We will also offer a BEER GARDEN to quench your thirst. Bring your ID. Cold brews, smooth wine and more.

pie eating The increasingly popular pie-eating contest will move to center stage so the rest of us can watch the hilarious battle of mouth, stomach, and will.

Day-long stage music and song is intriguing; and live music keeps the scene dynamic, as well as providing a vibrant backdrop for the many celebrations of art happening around the entire park.

(Photos courtesy of E.A. Weymuller.)

Since 1987, Methow Arts Alliance has worked with the community to produce a unique arts festival at Twisp River Park. Held on the 4th of July annually, this community event features day-long entertainment, over 12 hands-on-art booths (hosted by a professional artists from the Artist in Residence roster for the Okanogan region) for children and adults, a local food zone, a pie eating contest, artist demonstrations, field games and much more!

DATE: Wed, July 4th, 11:30-4pm; LOCATION: Twisp River Park, Twisp, WA; TICKETS:$12/Adults, $5/kids 5-18 years  NEW! Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, kids get to make unlimited art projects all day for free. under 5 years – free. Or opt to buy a pass for little kids too to partake in booths! Advance tickets: BrownPaperTickets.com and Methow Arts office in Twisp. CONTACT: Methow Arts, 509.997.4004, info@methowartsalliance.org

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: Blue Star Coffee Roasters, eqpd, Icicle Fund, ArtsWA, NEA, Community Foundation of North Central WA, Hank’s Harvest Foods, KTRT, Freestone Inn, Willowbrook Farm and many more!