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GVCF's Annual
Golden Valley
Arts & Music Festival

Join the Fun

GVCF's annual Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival is the biggest event of the year - and with so many great bands, artists, activities, food trucks, beer, wine and other refreshments - it's the can't-miss party for everyone in Golden Valley! 

Key info about the 2022 Festival: 

  • September 10th, 2022

  • 10AM-10PM 

  • Brookview Park 

  • Music Festival

  • Artist Exhibition 

  • Food & Drink Experience 

  • Playground, Kids activities and adults games 

  • MORE to be announced! 

We'll have plenty of space to spread out with the family, browse the artists' exhibitions, listen to all kinds of local music, find your favorite food trucks and beer flights, relax in the shade or get your game on with activities geared for adults and kids. 

Mark your calendars, bring your friends and family, and make a plan to join us for a great day of music, food, art and activities.  

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Let's Make it happen! 

When friends and neighbors join up to plan a party, games or celebrations, it's amazing what we can accomplish together.  That's also true of GVCF's Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival.  It's one of the many popular events in our city that are organized, fundraised and run by YOU, your friends and neighbors.   

Now that GVCF's Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival is back on track for 2022, the Festival team is eager to welcome new friends & neighbors to the team. 


We're also eager to hear your ideas and feedback with  the Festivals Survey   This is the primary place for sharing your input - especially if you have praise for our volunteers who get the job done.  

If you're ready to really jump-in to be a part of the Festival team, keep reading and sign-up to Join the Festival Team

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Things you can do on the  festival Team 

If you're curious what it takes to make such a wonderful event like this actually happen, you might be surprised by how fun it is to plan and organize all the components of the Festival.  From selecting bands, curating the art exhibition, sampling the food trucks and making the beverage selections, there are many opportunities to contribute to the Festival's success.  Join the Festival Team

Here is a sampling of the kinds of Festival Zones where you might be a great fit: 

  • Team Organizing - Setup team gatherings, provide oversight and support as needed, collaborate with city teams, producers and partners to ensure a well-run event.

  • Budget supportBuild and maintain festival budget, manage payment tools, keep receipts, coordinate with GVCF funding. 

  • Business sponsorsLocal business outreach to local organizations and business for sponsorship, grants, tent placements, game running and other creative collaboration 

  • Music stages  - Set the direction for the music festival, select bands, musicians or other entertainment, performance schedules 

  • Artist Exhibition - Design the exhibition space, artist engagement, curate selections, tent placement and fees

  • Community Games & Activities - Collaborate with local organizations and nonprofits to operate fun activities and games for adults or kids, game placement in the park 

  • Beer & Wine - Select which beers, wines and other beverages will be sold, review agreements with distributor, sales, pricing, permits

  • Food Trucks - Select which food vendors will fill our festival grounds, bookings, placement, agreements and fees

  • Graphics & Signs - Help our festival-goers know what's happening and when with high-visibility signs and graphics.  Includes festival branding, social media graphics and sign production 

  • Festival day-of volunteers - How many volunteers are needed, signup tool, communications, on-site direction, t-shirts, etc. 

  • Marketing - plan for ongoing promotions and communication, web page, keeping festival attendees engaged on social media, sending out info to news outlets, city communications and local community leaders. 

Ready to join the team and help out in any of these Festival Zones?  Let us know by filling out our Join the Festival Team form. 

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Festival FAQ:

We've made the difficult decision to move the festival to 2022 and are building a new Festivals Team to create the best event yet!   We need your input on next year's festival - so please take the Festivals Survey and let us know what you think! 

What are your burning questions?  What did we miss?  Send us an email or message and let us know.  We'll add FAQ's as they come in! 


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