FAIRHOPE, Ala. – The Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival Foundation announces the start of the 69th Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival this Friday, 4/30 at 10am.
“After cancelling the 2020 festival, the City of Fairhope and the Festival committee are very excited to host this annual event on the streets of downtown Fairhope for everyone involved,” said Fairhope Mayor and event chairman, Sherry Sullivan. The Festival is enlisting additional safety policies and procedures at this this time-honored tradition.
The Festival will kick-off the event at 9:45 am on Friday and will close at 5pm on Sunday, May 2nd. The hours of this free event are Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. There will be a shuttle provided on Saturday and Sunday courtesy of Hot Wheels of Daphne. Pick up begins at 9:30am Saturday and Sunday until 5:30pm. The shuttle parking will be at the Fairhope Recreation Department located on 98/Greeno Road just before Volanta Avenue. The cost for roundtrip is $5.
The Festival Committee is very thankful for the support of the Downtown Merchants and the various sponsors that include: Coastal Alabama Community College, Coca-Cola, Marriott Grand Hotel, OWA, Southern Cancer Center, Gulf Coast Media, WKRG, M&M Bank, Coastal Alabama Real Estate, Marissa Thetford Marketing, the Balcony on Church and many other downtown businesses that help throughout the festival.
The Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival look forward to showcasing the best artists in the state of Alabama over this three-day weekend!
About: The Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival has taken place for nearly seventy years gaining national recognition and attracting more than 200 exhibitors from around the country to the prestigious annual show. Organized 100% by volunteers, the Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival Foundation (501c3), hosts the annual Festival and its surrounding events to promote community appreciation of the arts and support art education. All proceeds go back into the community through local scholarships and grants available to students and organizations in the Fairhope community.
For information related to Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival and the latest information on this year’s Festival, please visit http://www.fairhopeartsandcraftsfestival.com.