Arts & Crafts Festival
Fairhope, Alabama, USA
Spring time is probably the most favorite season of the year and it couldn’t be nicer than in Fairhope, Alabama, where thousands of beautiful azaleas are in full bloom. Come to Fairhope and celebrate the beginning of Spring!
Over 200 exhibitors from throughout the nation will bring their best works to show and sell at this prestigious juried show. Live entertainment will be going on throughout the three-day event and unique cuisine will be served up in the food court. It all takes place on the streets of beautiful downtown Fairhope, Alabama. Last year the event attracted more than 200,000 visitors to the area. The festival chosen as one of the top 20 events in the southeast for March by the Alabama Bureau of Tourism and it is voted as #14 out of 100 Best Predominantly Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2008.
BRATS (Baldwin County Area Transportation System) will offer a shuttle service from the Plantation Pointe Shopping Center, Eastern Shore Village Shopping Center and Ecor Rouge Place. All of the parking is free and the locations are less than a five-minute ride away.
There will be so much to see and do on the Eastern Shore that folks will want to stay over. There are lots of the finest quality hotels, motels and bed & breakfast Inns located throughout the entire Eastern Shore area. For complete information on great places to stay in and around the Eastern Shore call the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce at (251) 621-8222, 928-6387 or visit the Web site at www.eschamber.com.
Downtown Fairhope, ALDirections
If you are traveling on 1-10 from the West (Louisiana, Mississippi) you will take Exit 35 A & turn right onto Highway 98 East (or South). Follow Highway 98 past the Welcome To Fairhope sign (about 9 miles from 1-10). Stay on Highway 98 (also called Greeno Road) & follow 98 until you see Fairhope Avenue (Highway 48). Turn right onto Fairhope Avenue & follow Fairhope Avenue until you see Faulkner College on your left. The Chamber office is located 1 1/2 blocks East of Faulkner at 327 Fairhope Avenue on the right, where the artists registration will be held.
If you are traveling on 1-10 from the East (Florida), you will take Exit 35 A & turn left on Highway 98 East (or South). Follow Highway 98 past the Welcome To Fairhope sign (about 9 miles from 1-10). Stay on Highway 98 (also called Greeno Road) & follow 98 until you see Fairhope Avenue (Highway 48). Turn right onto Fairhope Avenue & follow Fairhope Avenue until you see Faulkner College on your left. The Chamber 0ffice is located 1Websitehttp://www.eschamber.comInfophone