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The 46th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival in downtown Bethany Beach will be held on September 7, 2024 from 10 am – 5 pm. The popular one-day show features jewelry, glass, pottery, watercolor and oil paintings, photography, woodworking, and much more! 

In the event that inclement weather is forecasted that poses a threat to public safety, the festival has a rain date scheduled on Sunday, September 8, 2024. All announcements regarding the show date will be made on this website.

Event Parking:

Click here to learn more about public parking in Bethany Beach. 

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Wine Tasting 

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Meet the Artists At Gallery One Reception 

Will Take Place on Friday, September 6th. More info coming soon.


Silent Auction

The annual event serves as a fundraiser for the arts programs at five local schools. The silent auction is comprised of pieces donated by participating artists, and is hosted on the Bethany Beach Bandstand from 10 am – 2 pm. The schools which benefit from the silent auction are Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Southern Delaware School of the Arts, John M. Clayton Elementary School, Phillip C. Showell Elementary School and Selbyville Middle School.


Accommodations:

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Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer for the 46th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival, email events@thequietresorts.com. Thanks to Heather’s Home Works, our Artist and Volunteer Sponsor!


Rain Date and Weather

The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce will notify all artists no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6. Artists will be notified via email. The Chamber will post all announcements regarding the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival homepage and on social media. Artists who cannot attend the rain date will not be issued refunds. If the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival is postponed to the rain date of Sunday, September 8th:

  • The show hours will remain the same, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Set up and check in will still follow the Saturday schedule (schedule noted on previous page)
  • Artists must be present at the show. No stand-ins or artist’s representatives are permitted.

If the event is cancelled completely by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce for any reason all participating artists will be issued a 100% refund of their booth fee or the option to defer their booth payment to the 2025 show. Artists will not be reimbursed for any other incurred expenses (e.g. accommodations, travel expenses, tent rentals, advertising, etc.

Artist Information:


Accepted Artists, purchase your advertisement in the Arts Festival Program. Complete this form and submit to Matt, communications@thequietresorts.com by Friday, July 14.


Sponsorship Opportunities:

If you would like to volunteer for the 46th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival, email events@thequietresorts.com. Thanks to Heather’s Home Works, our Artist and Volunteer Sponsor!

 

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