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.
LIVE ART DEMOS
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.
Details coming soon!
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.
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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.