The Stafford-Spotsy Arts Festival is a two-day juried event that highlights local artisans, craftsmen, and demonstrations. The event will be on Saturday, November 12th from 10 AM to 5 PM through Sunday, November 13th from 11 AM to 4 PM in the Embrey Mill community located at 401 Coneflower Lane, Stafford, VA 22554. This arts festival in Stafford, Virginia features the best of the best artists in the Stafford region and Northern Virginia area.

As a family-friendly event, visitors will have the opportunity to walk around and discover, experience, and shop from different artisans in the area.


This event gives you the opportunity to meet and mingle with regional artists and exhibitors while walking from tent to tent shopping for local artisans. Get to know to emerge and experienced artisans and talk to them about their work. The line-up of products from artisans and craftsmen is diverse from bath & body, fine arts, home décor, jewelry, clothing, and more. At the Stafford-Spotsy Arts Festival, you are sure to find something you love.


With live demonstrations and craftsmen at work, join the interactive fun and experience how art comes to life as it is created right in front of your eyes.


Who doesn’t love to shop? The Stafford-Spotsy Arts Festival gives you a chance to find pieces you love and to call them your own. With the holiday season fast approaching, you’ll be able to find local pieces and handcrafted gifts for everyone on your holiday list!


Exhibitors at the Stafford-Spotsy Arts Festival aren’t just showing their best works for everyone to see and shop; artisans will be competing amongst their talented peers for a chance to win a cash prize in the following categories: Best in Show, Awards of Distinction, and Honorable Mention.

Want to be featured in the Stafford-Spotsy Arts Festival? You can become an exhibitor by filling out the exhibitor application on the Stafford-Spotsy Arts Festival website. Want to be a part of the festivities but don’t consider yourself an artist? No problem! Volunteer opportunities are available.


The Stafford-Spotsy Arts Festival is presented by the Stafford Museum and Cultural Center in collaboration with JART, Inc., a non-profit organization devoted to supporting art is the community. Their mission is to leave an imprint in the local arts community by supporting artists, artistic endeavors, and different art groups. Tour Stafford, Virginia is a proud sponsor of this event. Details to attend the Stafford – Spotsy Art Festival can be found on If you’re visiting from out of town and looking to make a weekend out of it, check out Tour Stafford, VA’s arts itinerary for inspiration, and book your stay.