Kentuck Festival of the Arts

Kentuck Festival of the Arts

Kentuck has a rich 50-year history as a nationally known crossroads of creativity and community. The two-day festival has its roots in folk art and features 260+ artists, live music, spoken word, activities for children, folk and contemporary craft demonstrations, food trucks, and local craft brews.

Featured in numerous publications, Kentuck Festival of the Arts was most recently recognized by the Alabama Department of Tourism as one of the top-ten events to attend in Alabama in 2018 and by Alabama Magazine as one of the “Best of Bama 2018.” Kentuck has also been featured in Smithsonian Magazine, Southern Living, American Style Magazine, and National Geographic Traveler. In 2018, the Festival was named 5th in the nation (based on artists’ self-reported sales) in the category of Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows by Sunshine Artists Magazine.

WHAT: the 50th Kentuck Festival of the Arts

WHEN: October 16 & 17, 2021; Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-4pm

*Benefactor-level VIPs get early shopping at 8 am Saturday.

WHERE:

Kentuck Park

3401 5th Street

Northport, Alabama 35476

TICKETS: $10 single-day pass, $15 weekend pass, kids 12 & under get in free.

COVID-19 precautions:

Kentuck Art Center is working closely with government and health officials and will comply with any and all federal, state, and local business COVID-19 safety requirements. We will continue to monitor the impact of COVID-19 in our community and adjust as needed to keep our artists, volunteers, and patrons safe while enjoying our 50th-anniversary festival. Our complete list of COVID-19 protocols will be announced on October 1, 2021.

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Chris Carr was born in North Carolina, but has lived in Orlando, FL for more than 20 years. He’s always felt a drive to create, and has done so via many outlets and mediums, but it was photography that captured and held his attention.

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