Arts Fest Beverly
Saturday, June 17th, 2017
10am-4pm on Cabot Street
Cabot St will be closed from Judson to Bow St
Rain or Shine
Join us at Arts Fest on Saturday, June 17th from 10am-4pm. Artist tents will be set up all the way from Judson Street to Bow Street. For 15 years, Arts Fest has brought fine artisans and crafters downtown for a free festival that attracts thousands of shoppers and visitors. 150+ artist tents will be set up with jewelry, clothing, furniture, paintings, photographs, pottery, vintage items and more for sale. Enjoy food trucks, music, dance, magic, face painting and more. This event is free and open to the public. There is plenty of fun for the whole family!
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We are no longer accepting artist applications for Arts Fest 2017. If you would like to request information for 2018, please complete the online form. If you have any other questions about Arts Fest 2017, please email Heather.
Information about the Arts Fest Beverly Community Art Exhibition at Endicott College is here.
If you are interested in volunteering or sponsoring, please email Heather.
Need a map and schedule while you are at Arts Fest?
Stop by the Beverly Main Streets tent at the Pond St intersection by Archer Insurance. Our volunteers are happy to answer your questions!
Map with downtown parking lots is here. On June 17 for Arts Fest, the parking will be free of charge in the municipal lots located in downtown Beverly, thanks to the City of Beverly. There is NO free parking in the MBTA garage. On-street metered parking or any other type of parking is NOT free and will remain governed by typical rules. Tow zone, handicap spaces, etc. will be enforced in all locations.
Entertainment on Cabot Street
10:00am - 4:00pm "Local Celebrity Playlist" Music at the Beverly Main Streets info tent (Pond St intersection)
10:00am - 4:00pm Endicott College School of Visual and Performing Arts tent with music and giveaways
1:00pm - 1:30pm North Atlantic Dance Theatre ballet performance
3:00pm - 3:30pm Salsa Dancing with Greg Coles and Picante Soul, a Band for Dancers
Entertainment at Ellis Square
10:30am - 1:00pm Color in Sound and the All You Got Tour showcasing Northeast Youth Music & Arts Festival and All You Got Tour artists including: Abby Rain Heiser, Cassidy McGrath, Chris Rueteger, Julia Dasey, Kasie Grennon, Kendall Klipper, Oakland and more!
11:00am - 1:00pm Free Caricatures by expert caricaturist John Doherty
1:00pm - 3:00pm Free Face Painting
Free Kids' Activities
Located on Pond St and in the outdoor food court area Cabot St and Pond St intersection:
10:00am - 4:00pm TD Bank tent - games and giveaways
10:00am - 4:00pm AFC Urgent Care Beverly tent - giveaways and more
10:00am - 4:00pm Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage tent - coloring contest, raffles, balloons and more
10:00am - 4:00pm Beverly Rotary Club tent - Free T-shirt coloring activity
In the food court area - parking lot behind Brown's Bikes on Pond St:
10:00am - 4:00pm DIY Sidewalk Chalk
10:00am - 4:00pm Free arts & crafts and games provided by the Artful Life Counseling Center and Studio, Greater Beverly YMCA, St. Mary of the Annunciation School - Danvers, Waldorf School, Waring School and the Zen Center
1:00pm - 1:30pm Magic Show by Stephanie Beach
2:00pm - 2:30pm Magic Show by Stephanie Beach
Where to eat
Food trucks will be set up in the outdoor food court in the parking lot behind Brown's Bikes on Pond Street and food vendors will also be set up outside on Cabot Street:
- Anmol Indian Restaurant
- Fancy's Snoballs food truck
- Flourish Bake Shoppe
- Joe's on a Roll food truck
- Taco Cartel
- Atomic Café
- Gusto Café
- Winfrey's Fudge