Friday July 5 and Saturday July 6, 2019, 10 am - 6 pm
Friday July 5 and Saturday July 6, 2019
Application deadline has passed. Exhibitor acceptance will be announced the first week of March.
For decades, art has been a driving force in Downtown Muskegon. The Lakeshore Art Festival continues that tradition with a unique blend of fine art, crafts, music, food, and fun along the scenic shoreline. This year’s event boasts a record-breaking number of talented artists, and as such, has expanded in size with exciting new features.
Historic Hackley Park is home to the Fine Art/Fine Craft Exhibitors, showcasing high-quality, fine art and fine craft pieces designed and created by artists attending from all over the country. The beauty and diversity of artwork is surrounded by the park’s magnificent trees, flowering plants and sculptures. This beautiful scene sets the stage for an amazing experience for all to enjoy. Browse Artist Directory
Covering 8 blocks in the heart of Downtown Muskegon you’ll experience a host of unique and talented craft exhibitors and artisan food vendors. The wide roads feature natural light, gorgeous boulevards, and easy maneuvering to fully take in the shopping experience. You’ll find everything from jewelry, lawn art, home décor, apparel, toys and more. The Artisan Food Market, located on Clay Ave., offers spices, sweets, gourmet doggie treats and more!
Step into art! Kids and families will find great fun and artful activities at the Children’s Lane. The Children’s Lane will feature booths that educate, entertain, and inspire creativity. See Full Lineup
The art of performing abounds at the Lakeshore Art Festival. As you stroll through the many fine art and craft exhibitors you will find street performers entertaining to your delight! Enjoy everything from jugglers, musicians, yo-yoers, hula hoopers, and many more!
Enjoy a nice glass of wine or a cold craft beer while shopping the Lakeshore Art Festival fine art section in Hackley Park. Sip and savor as you pick out unique, one-of-a-kind pieces of art!
The Lakeshore Art Festival also features a wide selection of unique interactive and community art for everyone to enjoy. From returning favorites like Chalk The Walk, to new highlights like the Kayak Sculpture Project and The Door Project: Opening Doors to Possibilities, there are many opportunities for festival-goers to be part of the art! Learn More
The Lakeshore Art Festival is all about the artful experience. What is more artful than using all of your senses to experience a visual delight of mouth-watering, aromatic-enticing festival food? This year’s festival features slow-roasted BBQ, Greek cuisine, specialty sandwiches, gourmet frozen treats, and all of your deep-fried favorites. Learn More
The Lakeshore Art Festival in partnership with the DTE Energy Foundation is proud to be a leader in event waste reduction. From the beginning of the festival until the end we focus on reducing the amount of paper and products used as well as recycling, composting and utilizing post-consumer products. Over the last five years, Lakeshore Art Festival has diverted nearly 7,510 pounds of waste from our local landfills! For more information on our “Keepin’ It Green” program and to view our sustainability report click here.
“Living on the west coast of Michigan, there are many art shows and fairs throughout the summer in different beach towns. This one by far was the best I have been too. The variety and amount of vendors was wonderful. I felt there was something for everybody, including the kids!” -Lillian Dotzlaf
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