1Has the 2022 event been cancelled?
An Occasion for the Arts 2022 has been cancelled as a result of Hurricane Ian. This includes all AOFTA events from Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2.
2Where is An Occasion for the Arts?
An Occasion for the Arts (AOFTA) takes place in Merchants Square in the heart of Colonial Williamsburg.
3When is AOFTA?
In 2022 the festival was scheduled for October 1 & 2 but has been cancelled due to Hurricane Ian. We will be back in 2023!
4How much does it cost to attend?
AOFTA is a free, volunteer run Festival.
5Where can I park?
Though we understand many will drive to AOFTA, consider using public transportation to Williamsburg, learn more here!

There are many available lots in and around Merchants Square:

Prince George Street Parking Garage 230 N Henry St, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Public PARKING 306 S Henry St, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center 101 Visitor Center Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23185 There is a $2 shuttle from the Visitor Center to AOFTA

6How do I volunteer?
If you would like to sustain quality art in Williamsburg, join us as a volunteer.
7How can my business sponsor AOFTA?
If you would like to have your business become a sponsor of AOFTA please use the Sponsor Form. We look forward to hearing from you!
8I need more information or have another question.
If you have more questions please contact us today!