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Grand Haven Art Festival Seeks Artist Vendors

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Grand Haven Art Festival
Grand Haven, MI
June 24th – 25th, 2017 (Sat-Sun)
App Deadline: February 15th, 2017

Grand Haven Art Festival is West Michigan’s premier art venue. Located on the scenic main street, Grand Haven Art Festival provides a unique setting for both the artists and the buyers. Voted a Sunshine Magazine 200 Best Show in 2016!

PRESENTED BY: The Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg
# of Exhibitors: 100
The Grand Haven Art Festival transforms Washington Avenue into a chic, outdoor art gallery. Residents and visitors from Grand Rapids, Chicago, Detroit and more, visit the annual Grand Haven Art Festival looking to purchase those perfect pieces for their home, cottage, and office. Join us as we celebrate the arts in Grand Haven, Michigan!
Grand Haven is a destination beach town that sits along the shores of both the Grand River and Lake Michigan. A beautiful 2.5 mile boardwalk connects the historic downtown shopping area to the sandy shores of the State and City beaches as well as the two picturesque lighthouses. The Grand Haven Art Festival is a staple in the area’s summer event calendar, held the last full weekend in June. The goal of the Grand Haven Art Festival is to provide the communities and visitors of the West Michigan area with a unique opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind art, directly from the artist; while upholding the community valued tradition of the Grand Haven Art Festival. The 55th Annual Grand Haven Art Festival is coordinated by The Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg with the assistance of a local committee.

  • Artists Awards:
    Artists to win “Best in Show”, “Jury’s Choice” and “Excellence Award” all selected by onsite jury, will be invited to participate in the 2017 Grand Haven Art Festival without jury.
  • Honorable Mention Award in each category will be invited to participate in the 2017 Grand Haven Art Festival without jury.
  • Artists Amenities:
    Complimentary morning coffee and muffins Saturday and Sunday.
  • Complimentary snacks and water brought to artists.
  • Roaming Booth Sitters to allow for artist breaks.
  • Boxed lunches available for purchase and delivered directly to artist’s booth Saturday and Sunday.
  • Artist-only parking reserved one block from the start of the show. Each artist will have two parking spaces assigned to them.
  • Complimentary invitation postcards.
  • Extensive Festival marketing promotion.
  • Artist survey to collect feedback, comments and suggestions.
  • Drive up access to booth site for easy set up and take down.
  • Paid security Friday and Saturday nights throughout the Festival.
  • Grand Haven Art Festival Brochure including name, image, booth number and contact information of all participating artists accepted and paid by April 15th.
  • Booth sign with name, business, booth number, medium, city and state for easy identification for customers.
  • nformation packet provided in April including lodging options, area information, event logistics, etc.
  • A welcoming and excited community for the 56th Annual Grand Haven Art Festival!

Apply today!

Contact: Courtney Geurink, Director at cgeurink@grandhavenchamber.org or 616-842-4910.
For more info, go to www.grandhavenartfestival.org.

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