Visitor and Volunteer Information

Thank you for your interest in Art on the Commons! The festival takes place rain or shine. Stay up to date with the latest news by visiting our Facebook page, Play Kettering!  Scroll down to find information on food, artists, getting there, tips for volunteers and more.

Learn more about our exhibitors with our 2017 Artist Spotlight Series:

  Featured Artist, Anastasia Mak

  Brian Moore

  Amy Deal


2017 Entertainment

The WYSO Excursions Stage with Niki Dakota 

Daniel Dye & the Miller Road Band



The Pullouts

2017 Food Vendors

Greek Food by BJ Events




Attending the Festival

This festival is presented in partnership with Fraze Pavilion. For more venue information, please visit the Fraze website.

Visitors to Art on the Commons are reminded that the following items are not permitted:

Weapons, except as permitted by Ohio Revised Code, pets (except service animals), bikes/skateboards, glass/bottles/outside alcohol, fireworks. laser pointers, and umbrellas or any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate.

All carry-in items/bags, including purses, will be searched by a Fraze team member. Fraze Pavilion team members will be working each entrance point to ensure the safety and security of all guests.

Please note the latest updates on Art on the Commons can be found on our Facebook page.


Civic Commons is located at 675 Lincoln Park Boulevard, just off Shroyer Road near the Kettering Government Center. The Civic Commons can be reached from either Stroop Road or Dorothy Lane. Free parking is available within walking distance.  Handicap parking is available on both the east and west bound lanes of Lincoln Park Boulevard.  For a map and detailed driving directions, please visit

Volunteers - Start here!

Thank you for volunteering with Art on the Commons. We appreciate your involvement and support – we truly couldn’t do it without you! If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer for Art on the Commons, please contact the City of Kettering’s volunteer office or visit the volunteer program page to learn more.


Please sign in for your shift at the Information Booth when you arrive. The Information Booth will be located on Lincoln Park Boulevard East at the entrance to the festival.

Don’t forget to wear your Art on the Commons T-shirt!

Any questions may be directed to Rosewood Arts Centre, 296-0294.

View our Volunteer Handbook.

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