Excitement is brewing as the James Memorial Art Center gears up for its annual Art Fest, now set to dazzle attendees on Saturday, June 22nd, from 10 AM to 4 PM at Recreation Park. This vibrant celebration of the arts in Williston is poised to be bigger and better than ever before, featuring an array of activities, performances, and opportunities for local artists and businesses.

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In a groundbreaking move, Art Fest will be joining forces with the Williston Downtowners Association’s Art & Wine Walk, scheduled for Thursday, June 20th. This collaboration promises a dynamic fusion of artistic expression, community engagement, and lively festivities spanning multiple days.

The organizers are actively seeking participation from various quarters:

  • Artists, Crafters, and Food Vendors: Secure your spot to showcase your creations and culinary delights amidst a bustling atmosphere of creativity.
  • Donated Artwork: Contribute to the live art auction by offering your original pieces, thus supporting the cause of art preservation and operation.
  • Sponsors: Align your brand with the values of community enrichment and cultural promotion by becoming a sponsor of this landmark event.

Art Fest offers something for everyone, with live music, youth activities, artisanal vendors, delectable food offerings, and the highlight—a live art auction featuring donated works of art. Moreover, it's not just an event; it's a testament to the enduring spirit of the Williston community and its commitment to fostering artistic excellence.

While Art Fest serves as a pivotal fundraiser for the James Memorial Art Center, its significance transcends monetary goals. It serves as a beacon for promoting the arts in Northwestern North Dakota, fostering community engagement, and providing a platform for local talents to shine.

Whether you're an artist looking to showcase your craft, a business seeking to bolster its community presence, or an individual eager to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Williston's cultural scene, Art Fest 2024 beckons you to join in the festivities. Mark your calendars, spread the word, and let's make this year's Art Fest an unforgettable celebration of creativity and camaraderie.

For more information on how to participate as a vendor, artist, or sponsor, visit www.thejamesmemorial.org or contact the office at (701) 774-3601. Let's make Art Fest 2024 a resounding success together!

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