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Call for Artists: Shelby Township 37th Annual Art Fair

August 8 & 9
Shelby Township, Michigan
Presented By: Shelby Township Art Fair Committee
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
100+ Artists
Deadline: April 1
Application Fee: $20     Booth Fee: $80-$320
Held outdoors at beautiful River Bends Park in Shelby Township where exhibitors will find sprawling grounds with mature trees and roomy booth spaces on grass. Shelby Township is a friendly, upscale suburb located about 20 miles north of Detroit, and is easily accessible with M53 and M59 nearby and I75 just a few more miles away.
The Shelby Township Art Fair Committee presents this annual event to provide arts and cultural opportunities for visitors and for local, regional and national artists and fine crafters to showcase their talents and market their work at a variety of price points.

This is a family-friendly juried show with strolling entertainment, free crafts and activities for kids, a Michigan Made Market, great food choices, and more. 

Exhibitor Amenities:
  • All booths measure approximately 15' x 15' (all on grass) with some double booths available
  • Many booths in quads so many corner booths will be available
  • Reasonable jury and booth fees
  • Parking near (not at) booth area
  • Expect friendly, helpful, organized staff
  • Easy load-in & load-out, with Friday night set-up available
  • Plenty of free daytime and overnight parking close to exhibit areas
  • Overnight grounds security
  • Complimentary coffee and donuts each morning help to create a fun, friendly atmosphere
Features for visitors include family-friendly music and other entertainment, kid's craft and activity area, great tasting food, a sponsor tote bag giveaway, free entry, free parking and free shuttle bus.
Marketing Plan:
The Shelby Township Art Fair is advertised on several websites, social media channels, feature stories in local and area newspapers, radio ads, on flyers, signs, highway billboards, banners, in businesses, and by our generous event sponsors. Photos of artist work will appear on event website and listing of exhibitors in fair guide.

Testimonials from 2019:
"Quality exhibitors; something for everyone"
"Fun, friendly atmosphere"
"My favorite show to do; always organized and well run"
"Enjoyed the strolling entertainers"
"Love the large booth spaces!"
This is a family-friendly juried show with strolling entertainment, free crafts and activities for kids, a Michigan Made Market, great food choices, and more. 
The fair is open to those who create their own original work. No resale items are permitted.
Contact: Pam Marshall,, (586) 731-0300
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