General Information

The DUMBO Arts Festival is a FREE public event. Each year it seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.

The DUMBO Arts Festival attracts 200,000 visitors over 3 days with the participation of over 400 artists from a variety of disciplines, 100 studios, 50 galleries and stages and 100 programming partners. This year, the Festival will take place on Friday, September 26th, Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th. The official Festival hours are Friday 6pm to 9pm, Saturday noon to 9pm, Sunday noon to 6pm. Outdoor projections on view through midnight all three nights.

Art revelers can enjoy: outdoor and indoor visual art installations and exhibitions, digital art and large scale projections, visiting artists in their studios or making murals on the street, dancers, poets as well as performers throughout the neighborhood, on street corners, and in the park.

Please join us at the Festival that brings DUMBO’s creativity to the world and the world’s creativity to DUMBO every Fall.

The DUMBO Arts Festival is a project of DUMBO Arts Festival, LLC. All rights reserved.

Check out the DUMBO Arts Festival 2013 Highlights Video.

The Festival has been getting a lot of attention from all types of media – print, online, social, sky-writing… we appreciate it!  If you are interested in media access to a specific artist, event, or have any questions, please contact our fantastic communications team at PKPR, c/o Jenny Chang, Jenny@pkpr.com.

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Getting to the Festival

The DUMBO Arts Festival spans the neighborhood of DUMBO, Brooklyn, between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, including the waterfront. Parking is scarce so public transportation is encouraged, though if driving, set your GPS for 45 Main Street. Biking or walking over the Brooklyn Bridge is a great option from the West.

BY SUBWAY

 to York Street

Make a right when exiting the train station.

 to High Street

Walk downhill toward the Brooklyn Bridge on Cadman Plaza West.

 to Clark Street

Exit the station and make a left onto Henry Street.

BY BUS

Take the B25 to the corner of Water Street and Main Street.

BY FERRY

DUMBO is a stop for NY Waterway’s East River Ferry - from Wall St via Hoboken or from stops along the East River. Check their website for fares and schedules. Arriving at the Landing, exit onto Water Street and walk North toward Main Street.

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The Festival has been getting a lot of attention from all types of media – print, online, social, sky-writing… we appreciate it!  If you are interested in media access to a specific artist, event, or have any questions, please contact our fantastic communications team at PKPR, c/o Patrick Kowalczyk, patrick@pkpr.com.

Press Releases:

AT&T Returns for Second Year as Presenting Sponsor of 2012 DUMBO Arts Festival, September 28-30

AT&T Joins Children's Museum of the Arts to Expand Family Arts Program at 2012 DUMBO Arts Festival

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Each year the Dumbo Arts Festival seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.

The Dumbo Arts Festival attracts 200,000 visitors over 3 days with the participation of over 500 artists from a variety of disciplines, 100 studios, 50 galleries and stages and 100 programming partners. This year, the Festival will take place on Friday, September 28th, Saturday, September 29th and Sunday, September 30th. The official Festival hours are Friday 6pm to 9pm, Saturday 12pm to 8pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pmand sundown to midnight all three nights for all outdoor projections.

Art revelers can enjoy: outdoor and indoor visual art installations and exhibitions, digital art and large scale projections, visiting artists in their studios or making murals on the street, musicians, dancers, poets, performance and circus artists throughout the neighborhood, on street corners, and in the park.

Please join us at the Festival that brings DUMBO’s creativity to the world and the world’s creativity to DUMBO every Fall.

The Dumbo Arts Festival is a project of Dumbo Arts Festival, LLC. All rights reserved.

See photos from Dumbo Arts Festival 2011.

The Festival has been getting a lot of attention from all types of media – print, online, social, sky-writing… we appreciate it!  If you are interested in media access to a specific artist, event, or have any questions, please contact our fantastic communications team at PKPR, c/o Patrick Kowalczyk, patrick@pkpr.com.

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Official DUMBO Arts Festival Flickr Page

http://www.flickr.com/photos/50915680@N04/

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