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​Fallasburg Arts Festival

Presented by LowellArts

September 19 & 20

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Fallasburg Arts Festival

Dates & Times:

September 19 & 20, 2020

Sat and Sun, 10am-5pm

 

Location:
Fallasburg Park, 1124 Fallasburg Rd, Lowell, MI 49331

LowellArts invites you to the 52nd annual, 2-day festival held in picturesque Fallasburg Park, located approximately 20 miles east of Grand Rapids in Lowell, MI.  The event features over 100 unique fine art and fine craft booths, food booths, children's craft area, craft demonstrations, and music performed on an outdoor stage. Annual attendance estimates are 25,000. This is a free event.

Lead Sponsors

100+ Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Booths

Talented artists from around the state and the country apply every year to be part of this well-respected event. Artist booths are juried and a broad range of different mediums are represented including jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, glass, fiber, mixed media, wood, painting, drawing, photography, floral, basketry, print-making, and more.

Directions and Location

Fallasburg Park is located off Lincoln Lake Road north of downtown Lowell at 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI 49331. Lowell is located 14 miles east of Grand Rapids and 1-hour from Lake Michigan and Lansing.

Fallasburg Park is one of Kent County's most beautiful public parks. The 76-acre park is located on the Flat River in Vergennes Township. Two spring-fed streams run through the lower portion of the site, which is scattered with walking trails, picnic tables, children's play areas and spots perfect for relaxing.

Musical Entertainment


On a central, outdoor stage a variety of musical entertainment is showcased both days of the event.

Musical Entertainment Sponsor:
Fifth Third Bank

 

 

Timeless Craft Demonstrations

Calligraphy, Fly Tying, Gourd Art, Mosaic, Origami, Quilting, Jewelry Making, Wood Carving, Weaving, Spinning, and other Fiber Arts demonstrations at the pavilion throughout the festival.
 

Demonstration Pavilion Sponsor:
All Weather Seal

 

​Children's Activities

 

Children can decorate and take home their own pumpkin and do other fun crafts at the enclosed Children’s Area located next to the park’s playground equipment.

Children's Area Activity Sponsor:
Meijer

 

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Food Vendors

Support local community organizations by visiting these food booths: Lowell Women’s Club, Lowell First United Methodist Church, First Congregational Church of Lowell, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Lowell Historical Museum, Fallasburg Historical Society, Lowell Rotary Club, Alto Lions Club, Lowell Area Fire Department, and Lowell Music Boosters.

Food Booth Sponsor:

Litehouse Foods

 

Volunteer Opportunities


The festival draws approximately 25,000 people over 2-days. Many volunteers are needed to put on a safe and successful event. If you are interested in volunteering, please call the LowellArts office.

Golf Cart Shuttle Sponsor:
Arrowhead Golf Course

 

​Annual Raffle

 

Enter to win a beautiful quilt or one of over 90 artist-made items donated by this year’s festival artists.

Items will be on display at the Information Booth, where you can also purchase raffle tickets on both Saturday and Sunday. Winners are announced at the end of the festival. You do not have to be present to win. The proceeds of the raffle go to support the programs and events of LowellArts.

RAFFLE TICKETS
$2 each, 4 for $5, 10 for $10

 

Interested Artists, Food Vendors, and Musicians

ARTISTS
Talented artists from around the state and the country apply every year to be part of this well-respected event. Artisans are chosen by a jury. On-line applications are accepted January 31 through April 1 each year. A waitlist of artists is also juried in to the festival from this pool. If you would like to added to the email list to receive notifications about upcoming festival deadlines, please sign-up through the link below.

FOOD VENDORS
We currently are not accepting new food vendors for the festival. The festival supports local community organizations who sell food at the festival to raise money for their organization. Participants include: Lowell Women’s Club, Lowell First United Methodist Church, First Congregational Church of Lowell, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Lowell Historical Museum, Fallasburg Historical Society, Lowell Rotary Club, Alto Lions Club, Lowell Area Fire Department, and Lowell Music Boosters.

MUSICIANS
The Fallasburg Festival Music Committee selects music groups that feature groups that exclusively has ties to Lowell – either with members who are from or currently live in Lowell. If you are interested in being considered as one of the music groups at an upcoming festival, please email a link of your music to info@lowellartsmi.org.

 

LowellArts
223 W Main Street

Lowell, MI 49331

616-897-8545

info@lowellartsmi.org

Gallery Hours:

TUES thru FRI  10am-6pm

SAT 12pm-5pm

Hours resume on June 16

Accessibility

LowellArts is accessible to all visitors – whatever their ability. Ramped entrance directly accessible from the handicapped parking area. Automatic door accessibility. Wheelchair accessible restrooms and pathways. Certified Service Animals welcome. Feel free to call in advance of your visit so we can accommodate any special needs.

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LowellArts is supported in part by:

LowellArts is supported by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.