This year's arts and crafts festival took place Sunday, August 4th 2013 and was a great success! Beautiful weather, live music all day, fabulous vendors and food, photo booth, childrens reading circle, flash mob, and much much more! Thank you to all who volunteed or sponsored to make this year a success, we couldn't have done it without you!
The 14th Annual Walnut Beach Arts Festival
Sunday, August 5, 2012 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Walnut Beach, Milford, CT
Who: Walnut Beach Arts/Crafts Festival What: Artists and Crafters Wanted Where: Walnut Beach, East Broadway & Viscount Drive When: Sunday, August 5, 2012
Join us for our 14th Annual Walnut Beach Arts/Crafts Festival, Sunday, August 5, 2012 on the green across from Walnut Beach in Milford. It is anticipated that this will be one of the best years yet. In addition to our local CT artists, there will be artists coming from Rhode Island, New York, MA and further. We're seeking all types of art including but not limited to: painting, woodworking, metalwork, pottery, ceramics, clothing, jewelry, quilting, music, food products, etc. Since this is a juried festival, all arts and crafts must be original. We're pleased to offer free parking, free coffee and doughnuts for vendors, bathroom breaks throughout the day and 'fast lanes' for vendors at the food stations. To be sure we draw the crowds, the Event is being promoted in: Connecticut Magazine, Yankee Magazine, Milford Magazine, Milford Chamber of Commerce, TV channels 12 & 8, Radio Broadcasting, Local Billboard Advertising, CT Culture & Special Events Guide, and more.
To reserve your space, complete the Exhibitor Application under the 2012 Arts Festival Link at the top of this page and return it with your check amount according to the date it is received, to the address below the application. Spaces will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. For Vendor and general festival questions, please call: Tyyné Catapano 203-882-9453 VOLUNTEERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!!!!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
7:00 AM: Registration opens for the Walnut Beach 5K Race. Join us at the WB Pavilion to register for the 5th annual Walnut Beach 5K Race. Free Ice Cream will be given to every runner/walker. There’s a free kid’s run at 8:00 AM. Where: Under the Walnut Beach Pavilion. 8:00 AM: Kids Race begins. 8:30 AM: Walnut Beach 5K Race begins. 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM: Opening Ceremony. Winner of Wall of Art contest is unveiled. The National Anthem will be sung by Wendy Terenzio and after that a message from the dignitaries and the winner of the Wall of Art contest will be announced. The student art contest, now in its 14th year invites the winner of best in show to paint a mural to be added to our wall of art. Come see this year’s winner as well as murals from past festivals.
Where: The Walnut Beach Green at Viscount Drive & East Broadway.
10:15 AM to 11:30 AM: TBD 10:30 AM: Antique Car Parade down Viscount Drive.