The OUTDOOR ART SHOW is located on the grounds of the Eastern Shore Art Center and the surrounding downtown area of Fairhope, Alabama. 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 250,000 visitors.
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.
A shuttle service will be offered by BRATS (Baldwin Rural Area Transportation System) for $5 for a wristband which will be good for the entire day. Free parking will be available at Plantation Pointe Shopping Center, Ecor Rouge Place, Eastern Shore Village Center and the east side of Volanta Sports Complex. The festival drop-off location is at the corner of Fairhope Ave. and Bancroft Street near Faulkner State Community College.
All of the parking locations are less than a five-minute ride away. Due to limited parking in Fairhope, we recommend using the shuttle services.
The City of Fairhope is providing handicapped parking spaces in the parking lot behind Julwin’s restaurant. Additional handicapped parking will be located in the Municipal Parking Lot on Bancroft. Once those parking spaces are filled, we recommend you park and ride the shuttle services.
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.