Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM
The Huntley Artfest is a celebration of Fine Arts in the Village of Huntley, Illinois. Artists from across the country participate in this late summer event that attracts art admirers and patrons from Huntley, Del Webb Sun City and area communities. The festival is held in the shadow of the historic First Congregational United Church of Christ built in 1852. The charming and historic Village offers the perfect park like setting on the grass and tree filled “Field of Dreams.” Patrons will find ample FREE Parking on the Festival grounds and in nearby Business and Public Lots.
Other Activities in the 2012 Huntley Artfest include:
* Free Live How-To Art Demonstrations.
* A Large Stage Area featuring live performances of Musical Groups, Dance Troupes and Singers throughout the day.
* Free Helium Balloons to all children add to the festive nature.
* Food Concessions featuring Grilled Bratwurst, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Pork Sandwiches, Corn Dogs, Nachos, French Fries, Funnel Cakes, Cotton Candy, assorted snacks, Fresh Squeezed Lemon Shake-Ups, Beverages & Ice Cream Treats.
Truly Something for Everyone !
FREE Admission and Parking
Art to include - Ceramics, drawing, fiber non-functional, fiber wearable, paper non-functional, glass, jewelry, acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, sculpture, wood sculpture, mixed media, photography, printmaking, creative writing, furniture (designed and crafted by artist). REPRODUCTIONS ARE NOT ALLOWED unless they are a series of an artist's original art work.
Rain or Shine Event - Fees cover both days
$150 - 10 x 10
$245 - 10 x 20
$25 Extra for Corner Booth
$25 Extra for Electric (no generators allowed)
The Huntley Artfest features a grass lot, where exhibitors are able to unload their vehicle directly in front of their booth . We are offering FREE off-street parking (including RV's) to all exhibitors on a lot adjacent to the Artfest grounds.
Artfest will provide Friday & Saturday overnight security to watch the grounds. Booth Sitting is provided when the Exhibitor may have to leave his/her exhibit for a short period of time. Artist are responsible for their own setup equipment; power generators are not allowed (due to noise issues experienced in the past), however an electrical hookup can be provided for a small fee.
Advertising to Patrons of the Arts
The Huntley Artfest has an extensive advertising program reaching well over 150,000 area residents.
Radio - FM 103.9,
Newspaper - Daily Herald, Patch.com Blog,
Feature Articles - Huntley.Patch.com, Daily Herald, free Sun Day newspaper delivered to all Del Webb Sun City Huntley residents, posters and banners