Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an admission fee?

The Festival is free for the public.

What are the hours of the festival?

Festival hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5p.m.

Where do I park? Or are there shuttles?

Yes, and please visit our Directions and Parking Page for information on parking, directions and shuttle service information.

How large is the Festival?

Our Festival is comprised of approximately 200 booths covering the 4 main streets of downtown Fairhope.

How can I find a specific artist?

Artists are listed online (Participating Artists), in the Festival magazine or you can visit our Information Booth for the answers to any and all questions about our artists.

Are there public bathrooms at the Festival?

Yes. You can find bathrooms in several locations at the festival including handicapped bathrooms. Check our online map (Festival Map), visit our Information Booth for maps that show locations of public bathrooms or use the map in the Festival magazine.

Are dogs allowed?

Service animals are allowed in the festival, but pets are discouraged because of the large crowds. This is for the safety of the pets and the festival goers. Thank you for understanding.

Are there ATMs at the Festival?

Yes, there are ATMs located at several banks around Downtown Fairhope. The locations are shown on the Festival map.

Is there food at the Festival?

Yes, found within our food court is a variety of festival fare, ranging from homemade ice cream to BBQ and funnel cakes. See the Food Vendors page for a list of vendors. In addition, our own local restaurants offer eclectic cuisine with a special Fairhope flair.

How can I be a Food Vendor at the Festival?

For the 2024 Festival all spots have been filled. A new Food Vendor application for the 2025 Festival will be available on the website in September/October. Applications typically have to be submitted before mid-January.

How do I become a sponsor?

For Sponsorship information, please visit our Sponsors page.

What are the 2025 Festival dates

The 2025 Festival dates are Friday through Sunday, March 14, 15 and 16.