42nd Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival - POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 2021

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Name: 42nd Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival - POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 2021
Date: September 12, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, on-line registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce has been unable to receive the final permission necessary to move forward with this event. The Arts Festival will be postponed until Saturday, September 11, 2021. We look forward to seeing you next year.

The 42nd Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival in downtown Bethany Beach will be held  on September 12, 2020 from 10 am - 5 pm. This year's event includes fine artists featuring paintings, wood work, metal, clay, baskets, jewelry, porcelain, and more!

COVID-19 Requirements
The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce will be following all State & Federal COVID-19 requirements. Updates will be made as necessary.


Silent Auction Sponsored by Jayne's Reliable
The annual event serves as a fundraiser for the arts programs at five local schools. The silent auction is comprised of pieces donated by participating artists, and is hosted on the Bethany Beach Bandstand from 10 am - 2 pm. The schools which benefit from the silent auction are Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Southern Delaware School of the Arts, John M. Clayton Elementary School, Phillip C. Showell Elementary School and Selbyville Middle School.

Parking is available in downtown Bethany Beach. Additional parking will be available at St. Ann's Church in Bethany Beach. For a map to St. Ann's Church, please click here. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, The Town of Bethany Beach trolley will be monitored. Updates will be made as we get closer to the event.

Volunteer Opportunities
If you are interested in volunteering please click here to sign up online. If you would like to fill out a paper volunteer form, please click here.

Sponsorship Opportunities:
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the arts festival, please see all available opportunities here.

Accommodations Discount

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Special rate of $399 per night

Book your group rate for Bethany Beach Arts Festival

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Special Rate of $209 Per night
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In the event that inclement weather is forecasted that poses a threat to public safety, the festival has a rain date scheduled of Sunday, September 13, 2020. All announcements regarding show date will be made on this web site.


The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing business throughout our area and promoting The Quiet Resorts as a year-round tourism destination. 
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Downtown Bethany Beach
Date/Time Information:

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Artist Exhibit: 10 am - 5 pm
Silent Auction: 10 am - 2 pm


Contact Information:
Connor Lineberry 302-539-2100
Festival is free to the public
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