Cow Chip Arts & Crafts Fair

The next Cow Chip Arts & Craft Fair is Saturday, August 31, 2024 from 9am-5pm!

Over the years, the lighthearted tradition continues! We welcome you to attend the Cow Chip Arts & Crafts Fair during the annual Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw and Festival! This is one of the region’s largest events, and we invite you to submit an application to be a part of it! Our fair hosts 150 vendor spaces, which guarantees a wide variety of art and craft items for sale!

Cow Chip Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2024 from 9am-5pm. This one day, outdoor art fair is held in Marion Park, Prairie du Sac, WI.

Applications for the 2024 Cow Chip Arts & Crafts Fair will be open from September 12, 2023 – May 10, 2024.

  • Applications will be accepted through May 10
  • Notifications will be sent out May 18
  • There is a $25 non-refundable jury fee
  • You must apply through the application in Zapp to be considered for the fair
  • Booth spaces are 15×15 ft
  • There are trees scattered throughout the park


Eligibility: All exhibited work must be original in concept and must have been created by the accepted applicant.

Not Allowed: Food vendors (including dry dip mixes, salsas, samples, and honey), buy/sell items, consignment pieces, work made with commercial kits, and imported items.

Booth spaces are 15ft x 15ft, outdoor only, with no electricity access. Booth spaces are assigned based on date of application, and we will do our best to honor requests. Applications are juried blind by a committee based solely on media category and photos that are submitted




Application Procedures:

  • Both new and returning vendors must fill out the application in full, including at least 5 photos of the work you plan to sell.  Previous participation in the event does not guarantee continued acceptance.
  • Applicants will be juried in May by a committee, based solely on the photos provided. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent after May 18, 2024.

*Note: River Arts Inc is not accepting paper applications for this event. All applications, photos, and payments must be submitted using this online format.

For complete event information and application, please visit this Zapplication link:


For attendees:

Join us on Saturday, September 2 from 9am-5pm in Marion Park for this fun annual event. Stop by and take home your one of a kind work of art or craft!

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