The Festival of the Arts is an annual series of entertainment, educational and cultural events offered daily throughout February in Big Rapids. Provided through a partnership between Ferris State University and the Big Rapids community, the Festival features a variety of art, film and music presentations, as well as interactive workshops and contests.
Beat the winter blues with a month-long celebration of art, music, dance, literature and more!
All Events are held in Big Rapids. Admission to most events is FREE; however, some require advanced registration or ticket purchase.
Please call (231)592-4022 with questions about any event. Any person needing special accommodations to attend any Festival of the Arts event should call (231)592-4000 at least 72 hours in advance of the event. Feel free to Send us an Email with any questions you might have.