The 46th Annual Blueberry Arts Festival Updates!!!
The 46th Annual Blueberry Arts Festival will happen this year!!!!! YAY!!! Save the dates on your calendar! August 6-8th, 2021!!! We will use this page to share up-to-the-minute updates! Please stay tuned!!!
Now - July 19th - Start making art for the 46th Annual Blueberry Arts Festival Open Call Art Exhibit at the Main Street Gallery! Prizes will be awarded for First, Second, & Third Place Adult, First Place Youth, Honorable Mention, and Peoples Choice. The deadline to submit your original artwork is July 19th, 2021 at 5:00 pm.
Now - August 6th - Practice, practice, practice your Best Blueberry Dish!
Now - August 7th - Grow that facial hair!!!
Now - August 8th - Build that Handmade Human Powered Boat!!!
AUGUST 6th at 2:00 pm - The Blueberry Arts Festival weekend starts with the Cutest parade in town! The Pet, Doll, and MASK Parade!
This year we are asking that parade participants include a MASK in their decorations to help protect our youngest, unvaccinated, community members!
AUGUST 6th at 3:00 pm - Deadline for the Blueberry Dish Contest! Get those recipes perfected and turned in by 3:00 pm Friday, August 6th! First, second, and third place will be awarded to the Best Blueberry Dish! Dishes can be savory or sweet, but must be your original recipe and contain BLUEBERRIES!!!!!
AUGUST 6th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm - 46th Annual Blueberry Arts Festival Art Exhibit opening reception at the Main Street Gallery! A judged, open call exhibit displaying an eclectic mix of artwork submitted by our community!
AUGUST 7th, 8:00 am - Main Street, Dock Street, and Mission Street Close to all vehicle traffic! See Map
AUGUST 7th, 9:00 am - Blueberry Fun Run Starts
AUGUST 7th, 10:00 - 5:00 pm - 46th Annual Blueberry Arts Festival Booths are open for Business!!! Art, Food, Community Organizations, and Political Booths will fill Main Street, Mission Street, and Dock Street! Please see the Map.
AUGUST 8th, 1:30 - 2:30 pm - Handmade Human Powered Blueberry Boat Race Thomas Basin. The race starts at 2:00 pm. Spectators can watch from the Pink Federal Building parking lot boardwalk or the Red Bridge sidewalk!
AUGUST 8th - 3:30 - 5:00 pm - Annual Richard Brautigan, Dick Whittiker, and Lillian Ference memorial Trout Fishing in America Poetry Slam Somewhere in, outside, or around the NewYork Cafe!