68th Annual Fairhope Arts & Crafts Update

68th Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival OFFICIAL UPDATE

FAIRHOPE, Ala. – The Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival Foundation and Committee along with the City of Fairhope, Downtown Merchants Association and the Eastern Shore Art Center feel that due to current information regarding the potential spreading of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and circumstances beyond our control, the 68th Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival and the 48th Eastern Shore Art Center Show scheduled to be held Friday March 20, Saturday March 21, and Sunday March 22, 2020, will be cancelled. The Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival Foundation and Committee, along with the City of Fairhope, and the Eastern Shore Art Center, decided together that the health and safety of the community, guests, event patrons, artists volunteers and staff are the very top priority. Thank you for understanding our concerns.

For the most up to date and accurate information regarding COVID-19, please visit the Center for Disease Control at cdc.gov/COVID19. For information related to Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival, visit http://www.fairhopeartsandcraftsfestival.com. For information related to The Eastern Shore Art Center, visit http://www.esartcenter.org.

The Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival committee is comprised of 100% volunteers that have executed the Festival for numerous years. In 2016 this volunteer group formed the Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival Foundation that is a recognized 501c3 organization. The Festival proceeds are used to award scholarships and donations to various groups in the Fairhope community. The Eastern Shore Art Center is a 501c3 organization. The Annual Outdoor Art Show proceeds support the ESAC mission and operating costs.

For additional information go to www.fairhopeartsandcraftsfestival.com. Or www.esartcenter.org.