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First Sunday Arts Festival expands June 6th 2021

With COVID numbers improving the First Sunday Arts Festival is expanding on Sunday, June 6th from 50 to 70 vendors. The artisans will be on both the first and second blocks of West Street. You will find painters, photography, pottery, glass, candles, home décor, jewelry, textiles, and more. It is the perfect place to shop outdoors directly from the artisans. This event kicks off Annapolis Arts Week so plan to enjoy a week of fun in Annapolis Maryland.

Restaurants will have outdoor cafes as well as inside dining for when you are ready to take a break from shopping all the artists. It is also the kick-off of Paint Annapolis so don't be surprised to find dozens of Plein Air artists painting throughout the downtown area.

Checkout all the artists attending the event on the blog at

Starting July 4th the First Sunday Arts Festival will return to its full size with put o 130 artists plus live music will be returning the festival. This has created additional space for artists to apply to be in the festivals. Applications are on the website.

COVID safety protocols recommend wearing a mask if you are not vaccinated. The Visitors Center located at the festival will also be hosting free walk-up Pfizer vaccinations on June 6th at the First Sunday Arts event, between 11 am and 3 pm.

Free parking next to the Festival is at Whitmore Parking Garage (25 Clay St) until 4 pm and the Calvert Street Parking Garage (19 St Johns St) is free all day.

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