One of the first things you might want to do when organizing an arts festival is to consider which location would suit you best. This might involve researching the local community, the demand for festivals, contacting local artists or other participants, considering what other events already exist, and finding a suitable venue. From a legal standpoint, you may have to consider a number of factors. One thing to keep in mind is to make sure you are in compliance with the laws and by-laws of the jurisdiction your festival is situated within. For example, the regulations concerning noise and other.