For information regarding the Lakeshore Art Festival or for media inquiries, contact Event Director, Carla Flanders at director@lakeshoreartfestival.org.

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Awards & Recognition

2020 – Sunshine Artist 200 Best
2019 – Art Fair Calendar America’s Best Art Fairs
2019 – Sunshine Artist 200 Best
2019 – Grand Haven Tribune’s People’s Choice
2018 – Sunshine Artist 200 Best
2018 – Art Fair Calendar America’s Best Art Fairs
2017 – Art Fair Calendar Favorite Small Town Art Fairs
2017 – Sunshine Artist 200 Best
2017 – Sustainability Champion Award
2016 – Art Fair Calendar Favorite Small Town Art Fairs
2015 – Sunshine Artist 200 Best

Sustainability Report

2021 – Lakeshore Art Festival: Pure Michigan Award, Call for Artists and Grant Recipient
2019 – Corporate Social Responsibility Report  
2018 – Sustainability Report
2017 – Sustainability Report
2016 – Sustainability Report
2015 – Sustainability Report

Recent News

11.11.21 – Pure Michigan Award, Call for Artists and Grant Recipient
9.21.21 – National Recognition, Economic Impact and Sustainability Report
6.24.21 – Annual Lakeshore Art Festival Is Ready to Go!
6.9.21 – Lakeshore Art Festival & Muskegon 4-H Present the Lakeshore Art Chase
6.1.21 – LAF Community Mosaic Project: Colorful Collaboration for Local Residents
5.4.21 – Collaboration Provides New Festival Fund Opportunity
4.14.21 – 5 Fun Festivals Celebrating Culture & The Arts
1.4.21 – Lakeshore Art Festival Announces 2021 Call for Artists
12.4.20 – Changes Planned for Lakeshore Art Festival 2021
5.12.20 – 2020 Lakeshore Art Festival Cancellation
4.9.20 – Lakeshore Art Festival Announces New PADNOS Public Art Project
1.30.20 – Artist Deadline Approaching for Award-Winning Lakeshore Art Festival
12.18.19 – Lakeshore Art Festival wins Best Art Fairs Award
10.17.19 – Award-winning Lakeshore Art Festival announces call for artists
9.5.19 – Lakeshore Art Festival ranks nationally and gives back to the community
6.11.19 – International Muralist Comes to Muskegon
5.23.19 – Prepping for Another Year of Artful Engagement
1.16.19 – Environmental Awards, National Accolades and a Call for Artists!
12.6.18 – 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
8.29.18 – After record-breaking year, Lakeshore Art Festival sets sights on further growth
8.25.18 – Call for Artists at Award-Winning Festival
8.8.18 – Michigan’s Lakeshore Art Festival ranked No. 11 nationally
8.7.18 – Lakeshore Art Festival Moves Up in National Ranking!
7.6.18 – Lakeshore Art Festival 2018 kicks off biggest event yet 
7.6.18 – Lakeshore Art Festival Turns 6, Still Growing 
7.6.18 – WGVU: Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce 
7.5.18 – GR|MAG’S TOP WEEKEND PICKS
7.5.18 – Lakeshore Art Festival to feature fine art, crafts, performances, and more in Muskegon 
7.3.18 – Lakeshore Art Festival 2018 adds 2 streets, 3 new features 
7.3.18 – Soak Up Summer at some Fun Events in West Michigan 
6.29.18 – Lakeshore Art Festival Comes to Downtown Muskegon 
6.28.18 – Lakeshore Art Festival on eightWest
6.28.18 – Setting Stage for Record Numbers 
6.27.18 – Fourth of July Celebrations Across West Michigan 
6.27.18 – Enjoy Beautiful Lake Michigan’s Lakeshore While Enjoying the Regions Top Art 
6.24.18 – Muskegon hosting sculptures incorporating kayaks 
6.21.18 – Celebrate art at the Lakeshore Art Festival July 6 & 7 
6.20.18 – Public Invited to Kayak Sculpture Unveiling Event
4.9.18 – Record Number of Exhibitors Apply to the Lakeshore Art Festival!
4.3.18 – Artists Invited to Participate in Kayak Sculpture Public Art Project
11.2.17 – Environmental Awards, National Accolades, and a Call for Artists
9.21.17 – Muskegon’s Lakeshore Art Festival Moves Up in National Ranking!
7.11.17 – Exhibitors Report Record Sales!
7.5.17 – Lakeshore Art Festival to feature over 300 artists in downtown Muskegon
7.5.17 – Things you need to know about Lakeshore Art Festival 2017
6.20.17 – Lakeshore Art Festival Adding Unique and Artful Activities
5.2.17 – Lakeshore Art Festival Awarded for Sustainability Efforts
3.28.17 – New Artists Coming To Muskegon
11.18.16 – 2017 Lakeshore Art Festival Impact
5.12.16 – Fourth of July Celebration Bigger than Ever
12.7.15 – Nationally Recognized, Eco-Friendly Lakeshore Art Festival Puts Exhibitor Call Out
8.26.15 – Muskegon’s Lakeshore Art Festival Receives Top Ranking!
6.24.15 – Muskegon Lakeshore 4th of July Celebration Explodes
4.29.15 – Music, Art and Fireworks Planned for Fourth of July Weekend on the Muskegon Lakeshore
7.3.14 – Lakeshore Art Festival Kicks off Fourth of July
6.13.14 – Lakeshore Art Festival “Keepin’ it GREEN”
5.28.14 – Lakeshore Art Festival Announces Unique Art Event: The Community Canvas Project
5.14.14 – Lakeshore Art Festival Reveals New Event “The Art Carve, A Collegiate Food Art Competition”
5.6.14 – Lakeshore Art Festival Announces Increase in Exhibitor Participation and Openings for Volunteer and Street Performer Applications

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