about - Village Art Club of Bella Vista, Bentonville, AR
For this world-reknown arts and crafts weekend in October, Northwest Arkansas is awash with some 200,000 visitors from across the country. Bella Vista Arts & Crafts Festival, in our 46th year, has become known as the premier festival in the NW Arkansas area. Visitors can count on the highest quality art and craft work - always hand-made - never buy-sell! Since 1969 the Bella Vista Arts and Crafts festival has been steadily growing in size and reputation! Thanks to the dedication of hundreds of volunteers through the years, the reputation of our festival has also grown. Continued comments come from exhibitors, "This is the friendliest arts & crafts event I attend!" And sales are excellent as visitors come expecting to buy high quality and unique work - and they come back year after year! The Festival is sponsored by the Village Art Club - a NON-PROFIT organization that uses the profits from this endeavor to sponsor arts scholarships and the local arts club. The festival includes:* 300 juried exhibitor booths featuring hand made original arts and crafts; *Five circus-size tents plus hundreds of individual tents on our beautiful, spacious grounds; *Free parking & free admission with Trams to take visitors to/from parking area; *Each tent & area has ambassadors assigned to help artisans; *A wide variety of great foods to eat at the festival, or take home; *"See & Sample" tent for tasting before buying; *The perfect place to find the perfect gift for someone special...or for you!
COME AND VISIT AND ENJOY!