Our two flagship events, the Snow Sculpting Symposium and Ely Art Walk will look different this year due to the pandemic. For real-time updates on this virtual experience, 'like' and 'follow' our Facebook page or visit our website for more details.
Welcome to Ely's Signature Summer event! Now in its 40th year, this is the premiere festival of the region and draws over 30,000 people to shop the unique hand crafted items, indulge in delectable foods and enjoy the sounds of local musicians. This festival features the work of more than 300 quality vendors, a beer garden and fun for the kids.
Select from functional and decorative pottery, hand-turned wooden bowls, beadwork, paintings, leather and lots more! Youngsters can enjoy pony rides and a petting zoo. The All American Stunt Dog Challenge will entertain crowds all three days. Enjoy daily live music. Come for the arts and crafts, stay for the music, entertainment, food, and fall grandeur.