43rd Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival - Juried Arts Services Application

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Name: 43rd Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival - Juried Arts Services Application
Date: September 11, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, on-line registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
The 43rd Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival in downtown Bethany Beach will be held  on September 11, 2021 from 10 am - 5 pm. The popular one-day show features jewelry, glass, pottery, watercolor and oil painting, photography, basketry, woodworking, and much more! More than 100 juried artists, both local and from around the country, will display their work along the bandstand, boardwalk, and streets of downtown Bethany Beach. For 43 years, festival-goers have savored the end of summer at the annual event, proving there is not a more beautiful backdrop for unique works of art. For more information and 2021 artist information as it is available, visit www.BethanyBeachArtsFestival.com.

Applications for the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival are submitted through Juried Arts Services. To apply for the show, please click here. If you have a specific booth request, please write in the booth location exactly as it appears on the event prospectus to be considered. Please be aware that due to the event postponement in 2020, there are only 22 booths available. If you were accepted into the show in 2020 and deferred your payment to 2021, please do not apply
No refunds will be provided for cancelled registrations.

COVID-19 Requirements
The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce will follow all COVID-19 protocols set forth by the State of Delaware and the Centers for Disease Control to provide a safe event for all patrons, artists, sponsors, volunteers, and staff. Current mandates, restrictions, and guidelines (if necessary) will be communicated prior to the event.


Silent Auction
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.

Sponsorship Opportunities:
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival, please see all available opportunities here.

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 12, 2021. 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 11, 2021
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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