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Enjoy ArtsFest on City Island

Find fun for families and kids on City Island, May 29-31

May 14, 2021

Join the City of Harrisburg for the 53rd annual Artsfest! 

The 3-day Memorial Day weekend event will feature 100+ in-person juried artisans and craftsmen selling handcrafted works in sixteen different categories, including ceramics, digital, drawing, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, other, painting, photography, printmaking, and wood. The festival will also feature nearly 30 food trucks and specialty food vendors offering a wide variety of menu items and festival favorites. The HBG Flea, featuring local artists, will also return. Shop the incredible artists and artisans living right here in Central PA. A take-home kids art activity kit will be available for families to pick up at Artsfest and enjoy at home. Kits will include a blank canvas, acrylic paint, paintbrush, a custom Artsfest coloring page and crayons, scratch art bookmarks and more.   

If you are unable to attend the in-person event, virtual offerings will include an online artisan marketplace, demonstrational videos and a live stream of short films, courtesy of Filmfest.

Due to COVID-19, the festival has been moved to City Island to allow more room for social distancing, designated entry/exit points and one-direction pedestrian traffic flow. Additional health and safety modifications will be in place including handwashing stations, slightly reduced number of vendors which will be spaced 10 feet apart, capacity monitoring and social distancing markers. Masks will be required.

Visit the Facebook event or website for additional details.