The Bel Air Festival for the Arts

About the Show
2017 marks the 52nd annual Bel Air Festival for the Arts, sponsored by the Bel Air Recreation Committee. With 350 artisans and craftspeople, the show represents one of the largest one-day events in Harford County, Maryland.

When is the Show
The Bel Air Festival for the Arts is always held on the third Sunday in September. The 2017 Festival for the Arts will be held on 17 September 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Where is the Show
The Bel Air Festival for the Arts will be held in Shamrock Park on Hickory Avenue in Bel Air, Maryland. The park is located behind the Bel Air Public Library and the Bel Air Police Headquarters building. For maps and directions to the Festival, click here.

More Information
The show includes some of the finest and most unique fine art, photography, and hand-made crafts on the east coast. The Festival features continuous live entertainment on the band shell stage plus performers roving through the crowds. A wide variety of wonderful foods are available. Profits from food concession sales go directly to benefit Bel Air Parks and Recreation programs.

Offering a great opportunity for early holiday shopping, as well as food, entertainment, and activities for the children, the Bel Air Festival for the Arts is an event the entire family will enjoy. Free shuttle bus service provides transportation from the MVA parking lot on Route 24 to the Festival site [click here for directions and maps]. All day parking is available at the Bel Air parking garage across the street from the Festival on Hickory Avenue for a $2.00 donation to the Bel Air Auxiliary Police. Admission to the Bel Air Festival for the Arts is free.

Smoking is prohibited in or around exhibitor booths.

Remember, the Bel Air Festival for the Arts is ALWAYS a "rain or shine" event.

© Bel Air Festival for the Arts, 2000-2017