General Information 2018
Friday July 6, 10am-8pm
Saturday July 7, 10am-6pm
Important Dates to Remember
October 10, 2017: Application for Submission Open
February 1, 2018: Application Deadline (Application fee non-refundable)
February 22-28: Jury Dates
March 9: Notification of Acceptance
March 23: Booth Fees Due
May 2: Cancellation Refund Deadline. (Last date to refund and receive 100% of Booth fee less $50 administration fee. After May 2 no refunds.)
July 5: Event Set Up (Times to be listed in acceptance letter)
July 6: Event 10am-8pm
July 7: Event 10am-6pm
July 7: Take Down 6pm-9pm
$35 Via Zapplications (non-refundable)
$250 Fine Art/Fine Craft
$180 Craft / Children’s Lane / Artisan Food Market
Application discounts are available for Muskegon Museum of Art and Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce members. Previous year fine art award winners are exempt from registration fee. If you are a member of one of these organizations or award winner email:
firstname.lastname@example.org for online discount code.
Fine Art / Fine Craft: Art in the Park
Art in the Park is held in historic Hackley Park, a green landscaped square block that features beautiful trees and flowers, interior and perimeter sidewalks, historic sculptures and a center circle. It is located in the heart of downtown Muskegon’s Heritage District, home to the Muskegon Museum of Art, Lakeshore Museum Center, Monet’s Garden, Hackley Library, and Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts.
Handcrafted Goods: Craft/Artisan Food Market
The craft market will flow through beautiful downtown Muskegon and will include only handcrafted goods. Absolutely no buy and sell. The artist and food market will be located on Clay Ave.
Each exhibitor display space will be at least 12’x12’. Spaces will be allocated at the discretion of the Lakeshore Art Festival organizers. Requests will be considered and met whenever possible. Corner spaces are not charged or allocated as prime locations. Electrical or water service is NOT available. Exhibitors are responsible for providing their own display, tent and booth equipment.
The Festival will feature a Children’s Lane that contains a variety of vendors and activities that focus specifically on children and families. This area will feature free or low-cost, family-friendly, kid-centered arts, crafts, entertainment and more. The Festival will also feature a variety of street performers that highlight many forms of artistic expression.