Columbia Festival of The Arts. Your Summer Starts Here.
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This is the 30th Anniversary of the Columbia Festival of the Arts and the 50th Birthday of Columbia. We’re celebrating with another awe-inspiring schedule of exciting performances. From iconic folk singers to New Orleans Rhythm and blues, the Festival’s music has something for everyone in the family.
The LakeFest Free Weekend is back with live LakeStage performances covering every music genre, along with our signature Invitational Arts & Crafts Show. Not to be missed on Opening weekend is Architects of Air – Katena Luminarum, a soaring inflatable multi-room lighted sculpture that promises a spectacular journey into a surreal world that has delighted audiences across the globe.
Manual Cinema: The End of TV, Sundance Shorts on Tour, Sprout Film Festival and Stoop Storytelling take the 2017 Columbia Festival of the Arts to a whole new entertainment level.
This is the official start to summer so reserve your place now at this year’s Festival performances.