PFS is holding a t-shirt design contest!

Calling all creative minds! YOU could design this year’s most popular Folk Fest T-Merch! We are hosting a t-shirt design contest, and we want to see your unique ideas. There’s no limit to the number of entries you can submit, so let your imagination run wild!

  • There is no limit on the number of entries someone can submit. Submissions close Tuesday July 2nd.
  • Our favorite designs will then go out to the PFS community to show their support and vote for their favorite design.
  • Not a digital artist? Designs can be as simple as a description and a napkin sketch.
  • Questions? Reach out to 
  • There will be prizes! THE CONTEST WINNER WILL RECEIVE 2 t-shirts featuring YOUR design PLUS 2 ALL FESTIVAL PASSES!

Helpful tips:

  • Designs should include the words “Philadelphia Folk Festival” and/or either the smiley or banjo logo.
  • Designs should be for the front of the shirt only
  • Final prints will be limited to no more than 4 ink colors (including black and white). 
  • We encourage you to design with a shirt color in mind. Final prints will be limited to no more than 4 ink colors (including black and white).
  • Digital Design (or photo of print-ready non-digital artwork) should be in high resolution and submitted as a .jpg, .png, .pdf, .ai, or .psd file.
  • Napkin sketch or proof of concept artwork will also be accepted. 

This is the link for your submission