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Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show

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Friday, September 30
12 noon - 7 pm

Saturday, October 1
10 am - 7 pm

Sunday, October 2
10 am - 6 pm

20th - 31st Street
Virginia Beach Boardwalk



ARTIST INFORMATION:

CLICK HERE for the 2022 Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show application.

Complete details for the show are available on the application. The application requires a non-refundable $40 fee, and if accepted, each space is $425.

The deadline for submitting an application is JUNE 15, 2022. Cash awards totaling $2,600 will be made based on standards of quality, professionalism, and originality.

Applications for the 2022 Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show are available online only. No printed/mailed applications will be accepted.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact Sharon Tanner at artshow@neptunefestival.com or call the Neptune Festival office at (757) 498-0215 for more information.

The Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show has been recognized by Sunshine Artist Magazine in the Top 5 of 200 Fine Art & Design Shows in the country for 3 years, and in the Top 200 Fine Art & Design Shows for 8 years! The show features over 250 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glass-work. Mosey your way through the tents and displays and find a piece of the show to bring home with you!



Click Photo Below to View the Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show Gallery

ARTWORK ELIGIBILITY:

This juried art show requires pre-registration to participate, but viewing is free and open to the public.

Artists and craftsmen of original work in all media are eligible for the show, with acceptance based on a jury process. This show does not include a section for commercial or imported products. In all cases, the spirit of our guidelines intends that the work depend heavily on the "handmade" aspect of art and craft. We do not allow buy/sell and we reserve the right to remove work from the show that violates our policies and guidelines.

We will devote an area of the boardwalk to selected exhibitors who display work with the highest degree of originality, handcrafting and excellence. It will be only these exhibitors who are eligible for the cash awards. The decision of the show committee is final.

The Festival includes a commercial section that is not part of this Art and Craft Show. If you wish to apply for a space in it, please click here


COVID WARNING:
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our volunteers, performers, and employees. You must follow all posted instructions while attending all Neptune Festival events.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By attending a Neptune Festival event, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.