On Sunday October 7, 2018 enjoy the start of the fall season at the First Sunday Arts Festival in Downtown Annapolis as we pack West Street and the Annapolis Arts District with a full day of fun, art and entertainment.
Enjoy free admission while shopping 150 artisans along West Street and Calvert Streets in the Annapolis Arts District. Get ready to do some shopping from great local and regional artists and crafters.
In between shopping, enjoy café dining, food trucks and great live music performances outdoors next to Stan and Joe's Saloon, Visit Annapolis Visitors Center, City Gate and Whitmore Parks. There is even face painting for the kids at Whitmore Park.
Performers throughout the festival will be showcasing live music at four free performance stages including, Weisman Park near the Visit Annapolis Visitors Center which is a good spot to relax in the shade, the main stage next to Stan and Joe's Saloon, City Gate Park on the second block of West Street, and on Calvert Street in Whitmore Park hosted by Priddy Music Academy.
Entertainment Schedule for October 7th:
Weisman Park next to Visit Annapolis
11am-1pm Black Rhino
2pm-4pm Fred Hughes
Stan and Joe's Saloon Parking Lot
12pm - 2pm Garret Park School of Music Rock Ensemble
3pm-5pm Caleb Stine
City Gate Park
1pm-3pm Kristi Allen
Noon-5pm Priddy Music Academy
After parties will continue after the festival with music at Rams Head Tavern Annapolis, art reception at 49 West Coffeehouse, Winebar & Gallery, Happy Hour and love music at Tsunami and an outdoor movie on the back patio of Reynolds Tavern in Annapolis.
Free all day parking is located about 2 blocks from the festival at the State Garage (19 St. Johns Street) and free parking until 4pm is located right next to the festival at Whitmore Garage (25 Clay Street).
First Sunday Arts Festival events continue November 4th when we host our Holiday Market edition of the festival and on December 2nd is the popular Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival.
Make sure to Visit Annapolis and see all the fun, history and art that downtown Annapolis has to offer.
For vendor inquires or more info on the First Sunday Arts Festivals visit www.firstsundayarts.com
First Sunday Arts Festivals and the Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival are hosted by Inner West Street Association and managed by Evans Management LLC.