Presented By: Hershey Derry Township Historical Society
Deadline: April 1
Notification Date: April 15
Application Fee: 0 Booth Fee: $ 85
Held on Mother's Day Saturday, the Hershey Artfest hosts over 150 juried artists next to the Hershey Entertainment owned, Cocoa Beanery and across the street from the Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center.
The Hershey Artfest is Hershey's largest and longest running arts festival. Hosted on the Saturday of Mother's Day Weekend, it has become the location for Central PA to gather. Located in Hershey, PA, next to the Penn State Hershey Medical Center, the Artfest boasts a growing number of juried artists and wonderful food, and children's activities.
Formerly Art on Chocolate in downtown Hershey, Hershey Artfest out grew downtown and is now on a more spacious location due for major redevelopment in the future. Co-hosted with UPMC Pinnacle,(University of Pittsburgh Medical Center), Hershey Entertainment, & the Penn State Medical Center, we expect over 15,000 guests on this holiday Saturday.
Operated by the Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, the Mission is dedicated to preserve, promote, and interpret the history of Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
New this year are additional demonstrators, and a beer and wine garden.
We promote the event with over $20,000 paid and trade advertising including billboards, newsprint, magazines, and radio.
Rolling jury process. Jury exemptions allowed for admittance into other juried shows on a case by case basis.