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32nd Annual Artwalk
December 8, 2024
Applications are open!!

Celebrate the annual Boylan Heights ArtWalk, a beloved holiday tradition showcasing outstanding art and our vibrant community spirit. Join us for Raleigh's highly anticipated December event in the heart of Boylan Heights, now in its 32nd year.


What's ArtWalk All About?

ArtWalk is an art extravaganza that transforms our historic Boylan Heights neighborhood into a vibrant, outdoor market, featuring talented local artists eager to showcase their unique creations. Discover a diverse array of artistic expressions—from glasswork to jewelry, metalwork, woodwork, fiber art, ceramics, photography, multimedia creations, paintings, and more. Artists set up on porches, lawns, and studios, creating a unique and festive atmosphere. All participants are selected through a jury-style process to ensure a high-quality and diverse showcase of artwork.

Event Details:

  • Date: Sunday, December 8, from Noon to 5 PM (Rain date: December 15)

  • Set-Up Time: Begins at 10 AM (unless otherwise specified)

  • Booth Assignment: Each artist will be assigned a porch, lawn, or driveway for their booth.

  • Support: While we provide booth space, artists are responsible for setup, installation, and cleanup. Assistance will be available, but access to electricity is not guaranteed.


Application Process:

  • Application Period: June 17 - July 31 (deadline: July 31 at 5:00 PM)

  • Application Fee: $12

  • Notification: Artists will be notified of selection by the end of August. Waitlisted artists may still have the opportunity to participate if spaces become available.

  • Participation Fee: $80 for non-Boylan Heights artists, $50 for Boylan Heights residents upon selection.

To apply, please use the link provided below, which will direct you to the application site with easy-to-follow instructions:




ArtWalk Awards

Five awards will be presented during ArtWalk, each accompanied by a cash prize:

  • People’s Choice

  • Best New Artist

  • Best Returning Artist

  • Best Display

  • Best Neighborhood Artist


Volunteers Needed!

The heart of ArtWalk lies in the connections made between artists, neighbors, and the public. This event provides a fantastic opportunity to engage with talented artists and appreciate their craft while getting some holiday shopping done! As always, we are grateful for the support and collaboration of our wonderful neighborhood. If you'd like to be part of making this year's ArtWalk a memorable experience, consider volunteering with us. Reach out to the committee at for more information on how you can get involved.

We eagerly anticipate receiving your applications and are excited to see the artistic contributions you will bring to this year's Boylan Heights ArtWalk – a truly unforgettable celebration of art and community!


The Artwalk Committee

Check out a preview of last year's artists!

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