54th Annual Art in the Park
October 1st & 2nd, 2016
ABOUT ART IN THE PARK : Art in the Park is one of the largest outdoor juried art festivals in the Southwest and is the largest fundraiser for the Boulder City Hospital Foundation. The event is held over two days in beautiful Boulder City, Nevada, not far from Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and the bright lights of Las Vegas. The event is free to the public, and although Boulder City’s population is just over 15,500, the event draws over 100,000 visitors. 1st through 3rd place ribbons are awarded in Fine Art, Fine Craft and Traditional Craft categories, as well as an overall “Best in Show” winner.
PARTICIPATION: 2016 original artist application deadline is May 30, 2016. Booth fees are listed on the artist application’. Application/jury fees vary depending on the date of your application. The application is available for download above. No commercial buy/sell artwork is allowed. We do not offer booth spaces to retailers or political candidates, etc.; however, such spaces may be available for paid sponsors. All rates are non-negotiable. Discounts and fee waivers are not available.
Directions to Art in the Park: Art in the Park takes place the first weekend of October, annually in Beautiful Boulder City, Nevada just a quick 20 minutes outside of Las Vegas. Take US 93 South towards Phoenix/Needles for about 25 miles, stay straight into Downtown Historic District of Boulder City following the signs to the event. Turn Right onto Arizona Street and drive 1.5 miles towards City Hall – we recommend you find parking around City Hall or the surrounding residential streets to take advantage of the free parking, however Paid parking is available with a free shuttle bus available to take you directly to Art in the Park.
PAID parking lot directions: Take US 93 South for about 25 miles, as you enter Boulder City you will turn right onto Veterans Memorial Drive (following the illuminated event parking signs), continue on Veterans Memorial Drive to Adams Blvd and turn left onto Adams Blvd – get into your left hand lane an turn left onto Aspen Dr (approx. 1 mile) – paid parking lot will be on the right hand side.
TIMES: 9am to 5pm (Saturday) and 9am to 5pm (Sunday) LOCATION: Boulder City, Nevada Wilbur, Bicentennial and Escalante Parks (also includes Colorado St & Arizona St) 401 California Ave. – Boulder City, NV 89005 ARTISTS: 300+ juried Fine Art, Fine Craft &Traditional Craft artists selling original artwork FOOD: 20+ unique food, beverage and “adult” beverage offerings – beer, wine, mimosas, bloody marys, margaritas & more ACTIVITIES: Live demonstrations, live music, and raffle giveaways
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SPONSORS: The deadline to advertise is August 15, 2016. To advertise with us, please call 702.293.0214.
A Special Thank you to Winchell’s Donuts for their generous donation to our event!
Thank you to our event sponsors!
OFFICIAL PROGRAM We provide a full-color 8.5 x 11 program to all attendees. Rates start at only $250. The deadline to advertise is August 15, 2016. To advertise with us, call 702.293.0214 for more information. Click HERE to view the 2015 Art In The Park Program
RAFFLE Each of the 325+ artists participating in the event will graciously donate a minimum of one (1) piece of artwork to the fundraising raffle. Local Boulder City Chamber of Commerce members also donate amazing prizes. Over $25,000 in prizes will be raffled! Purchase your tickets at the Hospital Gift Shop, Foundation Office or local businesses prior to the event. Drawings are held all day October 3 and 4, 2015. Need not be present to win. Winners have 10 days to pick-up prizes. To donate to the 2015 fundraising raffle, please call 702.293.0214.
VOLUNTEERING It takes hundreds of volunteers and civic organizations to make Art in the Park a success each year. To volunteer for Art in the Park or Boulder City Hospital, please call 702.293.0214.
MERCHANDISE To purchase t-shirts, tote bags, coffee mugs, visors or baseball hats, please call 702-293.0214
PARKING/SHUTTLES Limited free parking is available throughout Boulder City. Limited free handicapped parking is available on the side of City Hall and on the side of the Parks and Recreation Department (401 California Ave.). $10 paid parking is also available through the Foundation in the special off-site parking lot. To park in the paid parking lot, please continue on Nevada Highway into Boulder City and follow the signs. Free shuttle transportation service is available from the paid off-site parking lot. Cash only please.
ANIMALS / PETS Animals/pets are prohibited from the parks during this event, unless they are certified service pets. For the safety of everyone, PLEASE do not bring dogs to the event.
BIKES / SKATEBOARDS For the safety of everyone attending, bikes, skateboards and other such items are prohibited from the parks during the event.
Direct: (702) 293-0214
Hospital: (702) 293-4111
Fax: (702) 293-0587