Group Attendance

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Are you a corporate events coordinator, a social planner for a club or association, a classroom educator, or a tourism and travel industry professional?  If so (or if you just want to come to a show with a bunch of your family and friends), then you’ve come to the right place! Seeing an art festival with a group is not only fun, it is a great way to build community and bond with your friends, family, team, and co-workers. We have everything you need to have a great visit, from fantastic food to excellent entertainment. Do a little shopping, try your hand at art, have a drink, meet a llama, and relax on the waterfront to great live music all in one day. It’s going to be a great weekend on the waterfront, and we can’t wait to share it with your group.

Group ticket purchase and coordination is available for both Saturday and Sunday of the Big Four Art Festival. Typically, group ticket sales are offered for a minimum group size of 10 or more; however, this minimum size may vary, depending on what you need to coordinate your group attendance. For groups who plan to attend on both Saturday and Sunday, we offer discounted hotel packages. Please see our art festival hotel partners page for detail and a link to our hotel partners and deals.

Benefits of Art Festival Ticket Group Sales

Free Host Tickets

Hosts of the event receive free tickets to attend the event as a thank-you for supporting our art community.


Want to get your tickets before you come to the event? Groups will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to enter the event prior to the opening both online with a credit card or by mail with a check.


For group ticket sales, we accept online payment using one of the link buttons below, or you can send a check by mail in advance using the group sales purchase form. Please allow at least two weeks prior to the event to receive your tickets by mail.


Do you prefer to place your order by email or by postal mail? Do you prefer to talk to a live person? No matter which way you choose, group sales make it easy and convenient for you to purchase your tickets in advance and breeze through the entrance when you arrive at the event.

Promotional Materials

When available, we can provide you and your group with show information to help promote your group outing.

Motor Coach Drop-Off and Parking

Free on-street motor coach parking and convenient loading and unloading are available in front of the entrance of the festival. Parking is available on River Road at Waterfront Park as well as at several paid and free lots within walking distance of the festival. Please see our map page for a detailed layout of parking availability.

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The Big Four Art Festival in Louisville, Kentucky is the event that art enthusiasts have been waiting for, kicking off the art festival season in style. This unique celebration of creativity, culture, and community offers an immersive artistic experience, featuring local and international talent across diverse art forms. But there’s more to this festival than just exceptional art – it also serves a noble cause. When you purchase your tickets to the Big Four Art Festival, you’re not only securing your place at the heart of Louisville’s thriving art scene, you’re also contributing to a worthwhile charity, Bridge Haven Health. Proceeds from ticket sales will be directed towards supporting their mission of providing mental health services to those in need within our community. Get your tickets now to enjoy an unforgettable festival and make a difference in the lives of many.

The Big Four Arts Festival is a ticketed event featuring 150+ juried artists, international cuisine, children’s activities, and entertainment. More information will be added as we get closer to the festival, so check back soon!

Quality art in a perfect venue

Featuring 150+ juried artists, international cuisine, children’s activities, and entertainment. The Big Four Arts Festival is a ticketed event supported by artists, vendors, and local sponsorship.

Quality art in a perfect venue, the variety of art Louisville deserves with the added venue of the Ohio River waterfront and the Big Four Bridge pedestrian walk, hotels, restaurants, Whiskey Row nightlife, a family-friendly atmosphere, ample parking and shopping nearby.

Each year, the Big Four™ Arts Festival invites guests to join us on the first weekend in September under the Big Four Bridge to enjoy exceptional art from renowned local, national, and international artists. Nestled in the shaded tree-lined aisles of the festival, you will find nearly 200 artists including many brand-new, never-before-seen emerging artists sponsored and featured by the Big Four Arts Festival. The Big Four Arts Festival, located just under the Big Four Bridge, is a ticketed event on the Saturday and Sunday after Labor Day.


Kick-off the fall art festival season at the Big Four Arts Festival on the river with food, live music, artisan demos, fun hands-on art, and the pink llama petting zoo. Explore the work of over 150 juried local and national artists on the shady tree-lined waterfront. Meet our local farm animal ambassadors at our family-friendly petting zoo and try your hand at your own work of art in the creative tent. Enjoy some of the best live local bluegrass music and gourmet festival food Louisville has to offer all while watching the river roll by. Presented by B4B & Design Web Louisville in support of Bridge Haven Health.