The NEON Festival 2018

The NEON Festival Returns!

October 18 & 19, 2018

The fourth annual NEON Festival will be held Thursday, October 18 and Friday, October 19, 2018. The free festival welcomes everyone to experience the NEON District through art exhibitions, local and national performances and mural tours.

The 2018 celebration includes:

Thursday, 5-9 pm

  • Chrysler Museum of Art festival kick off
  • Third Thursday at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio
  • Exhibition opening and festivities at d’Art Center
  • Public art tours showcasing 2018 murals and art projects

Friday, 6-10 pm

  • The Plot Beer Garden and main stage entertainment
  • Pop up art galleries and secondary stages in local NEON businesses
  • TCC @ NEON beer garden and festivities at Glass Wheel Studio
  • Public art tours showcasing 2018 murals and art projects
  • Bike polo demos and skateboarding balance trials

Make sure to visit for a complete listing of all the events, entertainment, food and beverage offerings and public art that will ignite the district. Pick your favorites now and don’t miss a thing!

Interested in volunteering? Sign up for a NEON Festival volunteer shift here.

The NEON Festival is free and open to the public. Parking is available at the Harrison Opera House lot, at the Chrysler Museum of Art and at the Cedar Grove lot on Monticello Avenue.

Follow along with the NEON District