COME TO BEAUTIFUL FAIRHOPE, ALABAMA
61st Annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope
Slated for March 15, 16 & 17, 2013
The Festival Awards
Time flies before long Spring will be here. Spring is nearing and it is always the most favorite season of the year. It couldn't be nicer than in Fairhope, Alabama, where thousands of beautiful flowers, including azaleas, are in full bloom. Come to Fairhope and celebrate the beginning of Spring! The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the 61st Annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope, which is scheduled for March 15, 16 & 17, 2013. Festival hours are 10 am - 5 pm daily and there is no admission charge.
Over 220 exhibitors from throughout the nation will bring their best works to show and sell at this prestigious juried show. Live entertainment will be going on throughout the three-day event and unique cuisine will be served up in the food court. It all takes place on the streets of beautiful downtown Fairhope, Alabama. Last year the event attracted more than 350,000 visitors to the area. The festival was chosen as one of the top 20 events in the southeast for March by the Alabama Bureau of Tourism and it was voted in the top #26 out of 100 Best Predominantly Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine. The event is also one of the top 20 events selected by the Southeast Tourism Society.
BRATS (Baldwin County Area Transportation System) will offer a shuttle service from the Plantation Pointe Shopping Center and Eastern Shore Village Center. All of the parking is free and the locations are less than a five-minute ride away. The shuttle ride costs only $2 one way.
Sponsors for the 2013 event are: Presenting: PNC Bank; Stage: Coldwell Banker Reehl Properties; Gold: Faulkner State Community College, Inkworks, Pinzones Italian Downtown, Converge; Silver: Citizens Bank, Riviera Utilities; Dinner: Segers; Media: AL.com.
There will be so much to see and do on the Eastern Shore that folks will want to stay over. There are many wonderful stores and great restaurants to choose from. For complete information on great places to stay in and around the Eastern Shore call the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce at (251) 621-8222, 928-6387.
The 59th Annual Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival Awards Video
Other Related Videos from the 59th Festival
View the 58th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival Video
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