The Westport Fine Arts Festival will take place from Saturday, July 14 at 10am to Sunday, July 15 at 5pm. The two day event will draw more than 2,500 guests from Westport, the surrounding Fairfield county area, New York metro, and beyond.
A nationally recognized festival, collectors will visit the artistic community to celebrate the festivals 45th anniversary. According to the Downtown Merchants Association, original, juried works in Painting, Watercolor, Photography/Digital Art, Sculpture, Drawing (Pastel, Pencil, Ink), Printmaking, Mixed Media, Glass/Ceramics, Jewelry, and Wood will be displayed. The roster will include 170 national and international fine artists exhibiting in every category.
There will be something for everyone at the festival with special performances, live music, craft beer, cocktails, and food stations operated by local restaurants and cafes. The family friendly activities include creative arts and crafts stations by Westport Arts Center, a face painting station, artistic and musical performances, and kid friendly food vendors.
The event is organized by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association whose mission is to enhance the downtown experience for shoppers, diners and visitors, with the goal of building business for their primary constituency, our downtown merchants.
Leifer Properties, with the town’s premier commercial office space to rent in Westport, will join a roster of key sponsors to support downtown. This will ensure the event is exciting and extremely successful. Visitors may even be inspired to check out properties to lease in Westport while they are here.
So swing by the festival’s historic location on Main Street and its expanded area for 2018 with exhibits on Church Lane and Elm Street. And, while in town, be sure to explore the Westport Historical Society westporthistory.org or even take in a performance at the Levitt Pavillion levittpavilion.com. With art, culture, and entertainment loving patrons in Westport, it’s sure to be a beautiful weekend.