Art in the Park Show & Concert

The 57th Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show and Concert

The 57th Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show and Concert is scheduled for Saturday, October 16h from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Van Saun County Park in Paramus, N.J. It will be held in Lot 4, area F. The rain date is Sunday, October 17th. 

More than 100 adult visual artists will be featured in this exhibition and sale representing a wide scope of artistic diversity within Bergen County. This juried show is judged in six categories: Acrylics/Oils; Drawings/Prints/Pastels; Mixed Media; Photography (Digital/Traditional); Photography (Digital Manipulation): and Watercolors. Cash prizes include 1st Place/$175; 2nd Place/$150; 3rd Place/$125; Honorable Mention/$100 and Best in Show: $525.

Enjoy an afternoon in Van Saun County Park while viewing the work of some of North Jersey’s finest artists. The day will also include art demonstrations taking place including a mono-print demo throughout the day by Guttenberg Arts; a watercolor demo by local artist/teacher Tenn Lu and more.

Bergen County-based organizations will also participate highlighting artwork by many talented artists with disabilities.

There will be a concert from 12:30pm-3:30pm by the Fabulous Mike Brocato and his group, Sharp Edge. Sharp Edge has the market cornered for 50’s & 60’s soul and rock & roll.

For questions pertaining to the Art in the Park Show, call the Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs at (201) 336-7292, or email:; the same number will carry a rain date message after 7:30 a.m. on the morning of the show.

For over 50 years, the County has hosted the Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show and Concert at Van Saun County Park, 216 Forest Ave., in Paramus. The art show and concert are free to the public, and made possible in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Contact Us

Greg Lucente



Vivian Davis

Programs/Teen Arts


Elaine Kiernan Gold

Historic Preservation


Elizabeth Shepard



 Bergen County Department of Parks

One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7275