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The OUTDOOR ART SHOW is located on the grounds of the Eastern Shore Art Center and the surrounding downtown area of Fairhope, Alabama on Oak and Section Streets. It is within walking distance to Mobile Bay, many specialty shops and restaurants. This is a cultural and social highlight for the Gulf Coast and attracts more than 350,000 visitors!
The art show has included prestigious, international and regional fine artists for the past 47 years. This year, Eastern Shore Art Center will accept an exclusive selection of renowned artists and cutting-edge newcomers to attract the most respected art dealers, collectors, interior designers and art enthusiasts.
FEATURING LIVE ART DEMOS ALL WEEKEND AT ESAC!
We are bringing the studio outside! Get a glimpse of the techniques and methods employed by talented local artists and ESAC instructors. You may even learn a secret or two!
Live Demo Events are subject to change and cancellation due to weather conditions. Events will be in the front courtyard of the Eastern Shore Art Center.
If you are traveling along Interstate 10, take Exit 35 and head south on US Highway 98. Continue following US Highway 98 for approximately 10 miles. Upon entering Fairhope on US Highway 98, also known as Greeno Road, you may turn right onto Fairhope Avenue and head west into Downtown Fairhope. The festival is located on the streets of Downtown Fairhope.
Please do not block parking lots & driveways of the area businesses. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
BRATS TO OFFER SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR FESTIVAL
Baldwin Regional Area Transit System (BRATS) will be offering shuttle service from Plantation Pointe Shopping Center (Piggly Wiggly), Eastern Shore Village (Big Lots), and the Fairhope Recreation Center (803 Greeno Rd.). Parking is free at these locations. Shuttle passes are $5 per person per day for an all-day pass. The shuttle service will run from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on Friday, March 15th, Saturday, March 16th and Sunday, March 17th.
Parking will be available on a first come first serve basis in the public parking garage off N. Church Street between Fairhope Avenue and Magnolia Avenue. Handicapped parking is available behind Julwin’s Restaurant.
If you’d like to ride to the festival on two wheels, free valet parking for bicycles will be provided behind the Fairhope Museum of History. The City of Fairhope’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and the Baldwin County Trailblazers are working together to organize this free and secure bicycle parking area. Volunteers will be on hand to check in and oversee the bicycle parking area. Bikes, segways, skateboards, scooters, and golf carts are not allowed past the valet into the festival area.
For complete information on great places to stay in and around the Eastern Shore, please contact:
Downtown Fairhope Business Association
(251) 929-1466 or www.fairhopemerchants.com
City of Fairhope
(251) 928-8003or www.cofairhope.com
Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce
(251) 621-8222, 928-6387 or www.eschamber.com
Information can be picked up at the Eastern Shore Art Center at 401 Oak Street. The Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival Information booth will be at Fairhope and Section.
Port-o-Lets are located throughout the downtown area. Indoor public restrooms are located within the Civic Center and the Welcome Center. The Eastern Shore Art Center will NOT have public restrooms.
Not permitted inside the festival:
Bikes, segways, skateboards, scooters, pets and golf carts.
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