44th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival

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Name: 44th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival
Date: September 10, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, on-line registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
The 44th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival in downtown Bethany Beach will be held on September 10, 2022 from 10 am - 5 pm. The popular one-day show features jewelry, glass, pottery, watercolor and oil paintings, photography, woodworking, and much more! Over 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 44 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, visit www.BethanyBeachArtsFestival.com.

Applications are now closed. 


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

Volunteer opportunities here

Inclement Weather

In the event that inclement weather is forecasted that poses a threat to public safety, the festival has a rain date scheduled for Sunday, September 11, 2022. All announcements regarding the show date will be made on this website.


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Rate code: ART           Discount: 15%

Booking Dates: 7.21-9.08         Stay Dates: 9.08-9.12

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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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Event Sponsors:

Parkwood Festival Sponsor

Silent Auction Sponsor

Downtown Bethany Beach
Date/Time Information:

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Artists Exhibit
Bandstand, Boardwalk, Garfield, & Parkwood Ave.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Silent Auction
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Silent auction items can be picked up starting at 3:00 pm

Contact Information:
Festival is free to the public
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