Art on the Ave 2018 | 6th Ave Core Business Info

With over 100+ Vendors how are you going to stand out in the crowd?

We know that Art on the Ave is an important event for the Sixth Ave Business District, but we also recognize that this day is equally important for each individual business. Make sure you do everything you can to stand out in the sea of vendors.

1. Reserve the space in front of your business!

Members of the Sixth Ave Business District get a 50% Discount on the vendor space in front of your business. Add your own tent or leave it open for a clear path to your door. Either way it’s the only way you can be 100% Sure we don’t obstruct visibility to your business by placing another business there. Register now online by clicking this link. Deadline is JUNE 1.

Art on the Ave 2018 Vendor Submission Form

2. Beer Garden!

If you’re a Restaurant or Bar and you have the opportunity to host a beer garden then keep reading. Great for inviting the estimated 20,000 people coming to the event, This is a great way to draw them into your space. Beer Gardens are $500 and if you’re wanting to reserve one please contact Katie at and she’ll give you all the details!

3. Become a Sponsor!!!

We made sponsorship super accessible for businesses on the Ave. Interested in sponsoring your block? Maybe you want think bigger and sponsor a zone? We have those options, plus numerous ways to increase your company’s exposure for the event and throughout the next year. You can even share the costs with another business and both receive the same level of exposure. It’s a fantastic way to save costs, support the festival, and work together with your neighbors. Want to learn more? Click the image below or contact Doug directly at 253-229-3855 or


Art on the Ave is an annual music and art festival hosted by the 6th Ave Business District, Tacoma WA’s Most Eclectic District, along 6th Avenue from State St. to Alder. In its 18th year and attracting thousands of patrons, it is Tacoma’s largest arts-based yearly event.


​Please note, this information is subject to change as more sponsors come in and vendor spots are taken.


The Grub Crawl is Coming Back this Year. Rules will be delivered to participating businesses. (List to follow in the next days.)

Thank you, AoA Organizers & Team