The 2023 Festival dates are March 17, 18 and 19

Festival hours are Friday-Sunday 10am to 5pm.

2023 Sponsorship Options
Utopia at the Bay COLLAGE

Fairhope, Utopia on the Bay

When people talk of Fairhope, they describe it using words such as charming, quaint, tranquil, and so on. Invariably, the direction of the conversation will shift westward to all of the beauty and bounty of the bay.

Even before Fairhope was founded in 1894 people were drawn to the beaches and bluffs of Mobile Bay. Whether it’s an artist seeking inspiration, a couple catching the perfect sunset or a family building sandcastles and memories – we’re all drawn to its waters for our own special reasons.

It’s a constant throughout time. This is where we come together as a community – a gathering place where we can all find our little slice of heaven, our Utopia on the Bay.

Artist silhoutte COLLAGE

Artist Reveal

Come meet our 2023 Featured Artist
at the Copper Column
(311 De la Mare Ave)

during the First Friday Art Walk in February at 6pm.

Would you like to be a volunteer?

Do you love arts and crafts, love people, love helping out and want to be part of the biggest event of the year?

Learn more
Scholarships 2022 COLLAGE

2022 Grants and Scholarships

Part of the mission of the Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival Foundation is to endeavor to enhance the local Arts through charitable and educational donations that assist art-based activities and organizations which serve the youth and residents of Fairhope. The selection of organizations by the Foundation is based on a list of favorites provided by the 2022 volunteers.

Winners of the scholarships are selected based on the participant's essay response, scholastic record, resume, recommendation letter and the number of hours the individual volunteered with the festival that year.

We are proud that in 2022 we have been able to give $60,000 to the community. Check out the pictures of some the recipients of the 2022 Annual Grants and Scholarships.

2023 Scholarship Packet

We are proud to offer four (4) one-year, non-renewal awards of $1500.00.

Click here for details
2023 Gold and silver sponsor logos

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors!

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