The Delta Arts Festival is a multi-disciplinary arts festival that is compose of four festivals that run simultaneously in downtown Newport, Arkansas on June 4th and 5th 2021. The Delta Visual Arts Show features over 200 visual artists who come to sell their work, teach workshops for young people and adults, and interact with each other. The Delta Festival of Books features up to 25 authors who sell their books, conduct public readings from their works, two writing workshops, and a youth poetry contest and a youth essay contest. The Delta Musicians Show case will highlight over 70 musicians performing in 32 concerts during the two days. And the newest event for the festival is the Delta Silver Screen Film Fest which will feature up to 10 screenings of films with an emphasis on filmmakers with a connection to Arkansas or to the Delta.

Everything kicks off at noon on Friday, June 4th and runs until 5 pm on Saturday June 5th. Don’t miss the fun!

If you are an artists, author, musician or filmmaker who would like to apply, feel free to email us at or call (870) 523-1009