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Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival in Grand Rivers

August 19, 2019 | Staff Report

The Annual Grand Rivers Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts sponsored by the Grand Rivers Chamber of Commerce will be held Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2, 2019.

The show features handcrafted items and original pieces for sale by artisans and crafters. Booth space sold out in record time for the 2019 show, and more than 110 booths and artisans from ten states will be a part of the event.

Examples of items for sale include metal work, paintings, woodwork, chainsaw carvings, baskets, clothing, dolls, quilts, pottery, jewelry, lawn furniture, honey, soaps, holiday decor, candles, glasswork, items for pets, and much more.

Visitors can also enjoy a wide variety of delicious carnival food and regional specialties while at the festival.

Show dates and times are:
Saturday, August 31, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 1, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, September 2, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

The cost is $2 per individual at the walk-in gate or $5 per vehicle parking inside the park. Children under 12 years old are free.

The 2019 musical lineup features various music styles on the main stage and performers include The Eddy Grove Trio, Jack Martin and Good Company, and The Elliot Howard Band.
The show also features a demonstration area and chainsaw carver.

This three-day festival takes place in Little Lake Park in Grand Rivers. Grand Rivers is accessible from Exit 31 off Interstate I-24. Follow the signs south on KY 453 for three miles and turn left at Commerce Street (Arts & Crafts Billboard). Follow the festival signs into the park.

Or take US 62/641 to Lake City and turn south on KY 453 and follow for two miles. Or go north on the Trace to Grand Rivers.

Find more information on the Festival website at

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