Arts and Crafts Festival
September 4-9:00 am - 5:00 pm$2.00 – $5.00
The Grand Rivers Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival is the largest and longest running Arts & Crafts Festival in the lakes region. Over 120 Art & Craft vendors from all over the United States display and sell a variety of crafts items. Speciality food vendors and live-entertainment all three-days of the event.
Show Dates & Times
Saturday, September 4 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 5 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, September 6 – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
One-Day Pass (Adult) – $2.00
Three-Day Pass Armband (Adult) – $5.00
One-Day Parking (per car) – $5.00
Kids 10 & under free. Parking pass includes one-day parking & admission for all passengers.
Applications for new and returning vendors will be available April 7, 2021, for the 2021 Grand Rivers Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival. Vendors can apply online at this page once registeration opens. Vendors approved for the 2020 show that transfered vendors fees to the 2021 do not need to complete the application process.
New Vendors: The Grand Rivers Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show is a juried show that requires vendors to be approved before attending. Items sold must be at least 75% hand-crafted, can not be massed produced items, and must be orginal works. New Vendors must submit registeration form along with 3 – 5 photos of items being sold. Vendors that are not approved for the show will recieve a refund of vendor fee only, any fees charged by the registeration processing company will not be refunded.
Returning Vendors: Items sold must be at least 75% hand-crafted, can not be massed produced items, and must be orginal works. Returning vendors that were approved for the 2019 or 2020 Arts & Crafts festival OR has attending the show for 5 consecutive years and there are no changes to the craft items sold DO NOT need to submit photos.
ALL Vendors: Two three-day pass armbands will be issued for each space reserved. If additional armbands are needed they can be purchased at the gate for the gate rate of $5. Premium trailer parking passes are available for those wanting to park trailers close to the show area for an additional fee. No trailers will be allowed in the booth space area without prior approval, trailers approved to be in the show area will be charged the premium trailer parking fee. Parking lot area will be reserved for attendees/shoppers only. Vendors must park outside of the show area. Shuttle service for vendors will be available 1 hour prior to the show and 1 hour after the show. Designated parking areas will be for vendors off-site. Vendors must attend all three-days of the festival. Early breakdown or absent vendors will not be consider for future shows for the following year.