Rock Island Arts Festival

The 9th Annual Rock Island Arts Festival (RIAF) is less than 4 months away with planning and work continuing until the BIG event, which is Friday-Sunday, October 6-8, 2017 in the historic Rock Island Train Depot area!  

Anyone interested in helping or financially supporting the Festival is invited to attend the RIAF planning meeting on Tues., June 13, 2017 at 6 pm at the ‘7th Street Art Connection’, 1301 S. 7th Street.  This is the headquarters for the Chickasha Area Arts Council (CAAC).

Several vendors and entertainers have returned applications to ‘reserve a space’ at the Festival.  

Application forms for all vendors, as well as musicians and performers, are available online at OR at the RIAF meeting on June 13.

NOTE:  All artisans, crafters, businesses, organizations, food vendors and wineries use the same application.  Musicians and performers have a separate application.

For additional information about the meeting or the RIAF 2017, please contact (405) 274-7547, (405) 388-3038 or email  The RIAF mailing address is RIAF, PO Box 505, Chickasha, OK 73023.

The first Rock Island Arts Festival was organized in 2009 by the Chickasha Area Arts Council (CAAC).  It has continued to be sponsored each year by the CAAC, Oklahoma Arts Council (OAC), National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and many faithful and generous businesses, organizations and individuals in the community.   

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