Be A Festival Volunteer

Get involved in west Michigan’s largest, longest-running arts festival! Be a part of this 50+ year event created and run by volunteers. Festival volunteer opportunities are flexible and fun – you can work a few hours, a few days, or year-round to help make Festival happen!

Join the Festival Family

When you volunteer with us, you become part of the Festival Family – and a key ambassador to welcome everyone to our one-of-a-kind event. We depend on kids and adults, families, neighbors and friends from the community to assist at stages, work on clean-up, help out at our many exhibits and events, and much more. Join our team today by filling out the form below.

Sign Up to Volunteer

Sign up for days and times that are most convenient for you.  Areas include; General Set Up, Children’s Activities, Performance Stage Crew, the Festival Store, Food Committee, Fun with Printmaking, Regional Arts Exhibition, Artisan Village, and more.

Our Sign-Up Genius form makes it easy.

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Help select this years Diane Casey "Spirit of Festival" award

The Diane Casey “Spirit of Festival” award honors the Festival volunteer who best represents what Diane gave to Festival: her time, her talents, and her great ideas to carry on the Festival tradition into the future. The award was established in 2003, in memory of longtime Festival volunteer Diane Casey, who served on many committees and was event Co-Chair in 1987.