University District StreetFair

Photo looking down on University Way with a banner stating University District StreetFair

The University District StreetFair is a celebration of arts, music, food and community that celebrated its 50th year in 2019. The next StreetFair will be on:

May 16 & 17, 2020

People lining up at food trucksStreetFair Poster contest – entries due February 15. Find details below.

Visit the University District StreetFair website.

To become a sponsor, please contact Mark Crawford.

To become a vendor, register online here. Questions? Please call 206-633-0422, extension 2 or email

Musicians, please email

StreetFair Poster Contest
The University District StreetFair will be May 16 and 17, 2020.  The theme is:

Kickoff to Seattle’s Summer Festivals

The prize for the winning design is $1,000. Deadline is February 15, 2020.


  • We are looking for a bold, colorful design that will incorporate the elements of the StreetFair including arts, crafts, food trucks, music, families, and street performers.
  • Your poster should be optimized for 11”x 17” printing and be submitted in either .ai or .psd format.
  • Must include the name “U District StreetFair” and the dates of May 16 and 17, 2020.

Judging Criteria:

  • Does it follow the guidelines of the contest?
  • Does it represent the unique character of Seattle’s U District?
  • Will it appeal to a wide audience?
  • Does it lend itself to easy manipulation for online and print use?

Submit your design to by February 15, 2020.