We are inviting talented performers to join us for Salem CultureFest 2017.  This year’s festival will be held at the Salem Willows (Salem, MA) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 22nd and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 23rd featuring local artists, musicians, dance and theatre performers, children’s entertainers, crafters, and vendors from throughout New England.  All activities are free and available to the public.

Salem CultureFest will be promoted throughout the Metro Boston and North Shore area, and we are expecting over 2,000 visitors.

Information for performing artists:
  • Applying for this festival will not guarantee a performer the right to perform at this event.  The selection process will begin immediately after the Application Deadline.  We are looking for a diverse group of quality acts to show the best of the Salem area's many cultures.
  • Volunteers will be on hand to help with the set-up starting at 9 a.m.
  • The festival will take place rain or shine.
  • Parking for performers will be available on-street and in our city’s public lots at the Salem Willows.
  • Donations made to A3D, Inc. are fully tax deductible.  We appreciate your support.
  • A3D will provide the stage, sound equipment, and technicians.  Performers are responsible for their own equipment, stage props, backline, and performers.
Important Dates:
  • There is no application deadline (you can Apply Online or Download an Application) - Priority is given to applications based on order received.
  • On or before June 1st - Confirmation sent to performers
  • July 22nd-23rd - Salem CultureFest
We hope that you will join us for this amazing day that will showcase the art and culture of the Boston and North Shore area as well as raise funds for our charity.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.