LowellArts Presents Fallasburg Arts Festival 2023

We received the following press release from LowellArts.

The 55th Annual Fallasburg Arts Festival is presented by LowellArts and will be held on September 16 and 17. The 2-day, outdoor festival includes 100 fine art and fine crafts booths, live music on a central stage, food booths, a children’s craft area, craft demonstrations, and annual raffle. Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per car. Location: Fallasburg Park, 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI, 49331. For more information, visit lowellartsmi.org/fallasburg-arts-festival.

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, and more. Annual attendance estimates are 25,000. Event sponsors include: Fifth Third Bank, Meijer, Herbrucks Poultry Ranch, and Litehouse Inc.

Musical entertainment is held on an outdoor stage both days of the event, featuring a variety of music styles. Musical acts include:

  • Fusion Rock Orchestra
  • Hawks & Owls
  • Josh Rose
  • Austin Benzing Blue Grass Band
  • The Wild Honey Collective
  • Luke Lenhart Trio
  • Blue Water Ramblers
  • Bruce Matthews
  • B-side Growlers

A Children’s Area provides children the opportunity to decorate and take home a pumpkin. On Saturday in the Children’s Area, guests of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in Drums for All with Josh Dunigan. Josh will share his love for world music and percussion through an interactive drumming and rhythm experience.

Demonstrators of traditional crafts are located in the pavilion. Visitors of all ages are invited to watch the artisans at work. Demonstrations include: gourd art, mosaic, fly tying, quilting, weaving, needle felting, wood turning, wood carving, and more. A variety Food Booths are available, offering an array of fall-inspired and festival foods.

Event guests are invited to purchase tickets for the annual raffle supporting LowellArts. Participants in the raffle will be entered to win the beautiful queen-size quilt created by Mary Tobin, or one of over 75 other artist-made items donated by festival artists. Items will be on display at the event, and winners are drawn at the festival. You do not have to be present to win. Raffle tickets are $2 each, 4 for $5, 10 for $10.

Fallasburg Park is located off Lincoln Lake Road north of downtown Lowell at 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI. Lowell is located 14 miles east of Grand Rapids and 1-hour from Lake Michigan and Lansing. For more information, contact LowellArts at (616) 897-8545, e-mail [email protected], or visit the website lowellartsmi.org/fallasburg-arts-festival.

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