6.20.16

5 Reasons Not To Miss the Grand Haven Art Festival

Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th, The Chamber is hosting the 56th annual Grand Haven Art Festival.  Throughout the years the festival has expanded significantly and this year will showcase around 100 juried artists!  Artists will showcase their work from categories including clay, metal work, photography, jewelry, mixed media, fiber, wood, paintings and more.  Read on to see why you should attend this years’ festival.

You can be a part of the jury
This year, you will be able to vote for your favorite artist, artwork or booth by posting your festival photos on social media. By signifying both the artist’s booth number and using the hashtag #ghartfest, artists will be entered to win this year’s “People’s Choice Award.”

Grand Haven Art Festival - Grand Haven, Michigan

There are activities for every age
People of every age can engage in the festival!  Crafts will be set up for children’s entertainment, bands will take over the community stage, volunteers will answer your questions, and food vendors will be stationed along the corners.

Grand Haven Art Festival - Grand Haven, Michigan

Artists come from various places around the United States
This festival features not only local artists, but also those from Florida, Texas, Alabama and more!

It takes place in one location
Although this market resides on one street, do not let that fool you! From dawn to dusk, Washington Avenue will be lined with booths covering a three block stretch.

Grand Haven Art Festival - Grand Haven, Michigan

It is free!
Unlike many art festivals which charge admission prices, this festival is open to the public for no charge.  Save your money and support the artists, food vendors and stores throughout the Grand Haven area.

We hope to see you there! Learn more about this year’s festival at www.grandhavenchamber.org

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Hailey Grim - Grand Haven Art Festival{Guest Blogger Bio}

Hailey Grim is the Events and Customer Service Intern at The Chamber of Commerce, Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg.  She is currently pursuing a Hospitality and Management Degree from Grand Valley State University.  She guarantees this will not be her last time residing by the beach!

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