The 62nd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival in Fairhope is March 14, 15 and 16. You’ll have the chance to see and buy artwork from more than 230 artists from around the country all in downtown Fairhope! There will also be live entertainment and good southern food throughout the three-day event.
BRATS will offer a shuttle service from the Plantation Pointe Shopping Center, Ecor Rouge Place Center and Eastern Shore Village Center. All of the parking is free and shuttle rides cost $2 each way. Free valet parking for bicycles will be provided behind the Fairhope Museum of History. Handicapped parking will be located in the Municipal Parking Lot on Bancroft.
Festival hours are 10 am – 5 pm daily and admission is free. If you would like to know about great places to stay in and around Fairhope you can call the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce at (251) 621-8222, 928-6387 or visit www.eschamber.com.
This year’s theme is “Southern Hospitality” and Fairhope artist Ron Thomson was chosen to paint this year’s Arts and Crafts Festival poster. Cherish Lombard caught up with him at the Fairhope Artist Gallery. In this video you can watch Ron turn a canvas into a masterpiece!