The mission of the Arts Council is to nurture and strengthen the artistic, cultural, and educational quality of the community and surrounding areas.

Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival


FEBRUARY 23 & 24, 2019

What is Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival?

Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival is a gathering of businesses from our regional community, Member Organizations of the Arts Council, and local artists. They all come together under one very large roof to provide education on creating a better home, a beautiful garden… and enriching our lives through art.

Vendors come to this event from Wichita Falls and the surrounding region to present their products and services. Member Organizations explain the services they provide to create a wonderful quality of life. Artists present their talents and accomplishments to show that art is available to our entire community.

This festival thrives on the combined effort of committee members, volunteers, non-profit organizations, and our community.  The Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival makes it possible for the Kemp Center for the Arts to offer our community art galleries, classes for all ages, and youth camp programs.

Click the links below to learn more!

get tickets
become a vendor
event activities
learn more!


What’s Happening During The Show?

Check back for 2019 Visitor Information!
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How Do I Get Tickets To Arts Alive! Home & Garden?

Tickets are $6 in advance, $8 at the door.

2019 Tickets are now available from our participating Member Organizations and selected retail locations. Additional tickets will be available in advance in January and at the doors during the event.

Retail Locations Selling Advance Tickets:

  • Builders Wholesale
  • Sutherlands
  • Smith’s Gardentown

And purchasing your tickets through the following member organizations also help to support and sponsor their activities!

Wichita Falls Poetry Society

Lynn Hoggard

Meets: 3rd Saturday of the month
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar

Wichita Adult Literacy Council

Paul Turnbull, Program Manager

Meets: Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm
4309 Jacksboro Hwy, Ste. 105

First African Violet Society of Wichita Falls

Sue Ramser

meets: 2nd Friday (Sept-May), 9:30am
University United Methodist Church

North Texas Genealogical Assoc.

Joan Grey

meets: 1st Thursday of Month
Saint Mark’s Church

Texoma Women’s Business Council

Jennifer Blackwell

meets: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
location: TBD

Texas Master Naturalists – Rolling Plains Chapter

Larry Snyder or Terry Mokee

meets: 1st Tuesday of the month
location: Bolin Science Hall, MSU


How Do I Become A Vendor At The Show?

Vendor space is very limited, so it’s best to book your space as soon as possible. Please contact Nancy ( or 940-767-2787) at the Kemp Center for further information.

Click here to download the 2019 Vendor Contract
Click here to view the venue layout from 2017

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Can I Learn More About Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival?

Yes, you sure can! Check out these great videos about the show!


How can I help out with the show?

Volunteers are the backbone of any major event!

Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival always has a number of positions that need to be filled. If you’re interested in volunteering, please fill out the contact form by clicking this link (be sure to check “Home & Garden” under interests).