Festival of CODs  

our On-line Auction

back by popular demand

The Festival is excited to welcome back our fabulous cod exhibit and online auction. We have invited a talented group of regional artists to decorate wooden codfish using any medium of their choosing. These one-of-a-kind cods will be up for bid in an exciting online auction running through The 50 decorated cods will be sold via an online auction that will begin in early June and run through July 4.

new this year

On May 19th and 20th, from 10AM to 5PM, the Festival of Cods will be on display at the Old Town House as part of the Marblehead Art Walk. This event is free of charge and open to the public. It will be the first time the Cods will be displayed as a group. 

Starting June 15th Cods will be on display throughout downtown Marblehead in various shops, businesses and restaurants along Atlantic Avenue, Pleasant Street and Washington Street. 

Online Auction Opens June 16th

On June 16th, the Festival of Cods auction site, cods.marbleheadfestival.org will be available to register and bid on your favorite cods. Check back here as we add pictures of this years Cod creations.

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All proceeds from the Festival of Cods auction will go directly to support future Marblehead Festival of Arts programs and scholarships.