WESTPORT FINE ARTS FESTIVAL
July 15 - 16, 2017
The Westport Fine Arts Festival features a premier roster of national and international fine artists across 12 categories and includes over 140 juried artists. With a much anticipated return to its historic home on Main Street in picturesque downtown Westport, the festival is sure to be a mid-summer highlight on the calendars of collectors and residents from New England and beyond.
In addition to visual arts, the festival will feature artist demonstrations, and an interactive Create area for all-age art activities. Patrons will also find inviting respite areas located throughout the Main Street walk and the brand new Bedford Square courtyard where they can relax and enjoy delicious edibles by local downtown restaurants Le Penguin and Amis Trattoria, refreshing cocktails featuring Monkey 47 Gin, Absolute Elyx Vodka, Perrier Jouet champagne and Beer by Brooklyn Brewery. There will also be Iive entertainment in various locations throughout the day. Our Main Street location will also have direct adjacency to the Westport Library's Annual Book Sale, rounding out a family friendly, cultural experience.
After enjoying these activities, and Westport’s vibrant downtown shopping district that includes over 120 national and independent merchants, plan on enjoying the evening at one of the over 15 renowned local restaurants and bars located in our downtown area.
The 44th Westport Fine Arts Festival is presented and produced by The Westport Downtown Merchants Association, under the direction of Sue Brown Gordon of Gordon Fine Arts.
The festival takes place rain or shine, from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
The admission is free, and free parking is available nearby .
Artists Award Reception: Saturday, July 15 6pm-8pm
Reception takes place at the Design Within Reach studio located at 154 Post Road. Patrons are invited to purchase tickets and meet with the artists while enjoying some light reception hospitality. Ticket prices are $15.