Event Information

The 41st Annual Art’s Festival in downtown Bethany Beach will be held September 7, 2019 from 10am – 5pm. This nationally ranked event includes over 100 juried artists featuring paintings, wood work, metal, clay, baskets, jewelry, porcelain, and more.

In the event that inclement weather is forecasted that poses a threat to public safety, the festival has a rain date scheduled of Sunday, September 8, 2019. All announcements regarding show date will be made on this web site.

Silent Auction

Each year, the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival includes a silent auction, which serves as a fundraiser for the arts programs in the area’s four local elementary schools. The silent auction is comprised of pieces donated by participating artists, as well as items donated by local businesses. The silent auction will take place on the Bethany Beach Bandstand from 10am – 2pm. 


Parking is available throughout downtown Bethany Beach. The town’s regular parking rates and restrictions will apply. There is no designated parking in town for the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival.

The Town of Bethany Beach will run the normal trolley schedule.

Meet the Artist Happy Hour

38622 Muddy Neck Rd

Saturday, September 7th | 4pm – 7pm

38622 Muddy Neck Rd, Ocean View, De 19945

After shopping all the works of art on the Bethany boardwalk head 1 mile west to the Tidal Walk Model home in Ocean View to mingle with a local talented artists, Ellen Rice and Cheryl Wisbrock. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres in Evergreen’s stunning Sandpiper Model.

Beebe Healthcare is excited to announce Ellen Rice and Cheryl Wisbrock are the artists chosen to produce signature pieces for Beebe’s new South Coastal Cancer Center, opening next Summer in Millville.


Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, Residence Inn by Marriott
Guests can enjoy a discounted rate by booking online through the link or contacting the hotel at 302-539-3200. Please use the code BAF to receive the discount. All reservations must be made by August 7.


This event would not be possible with out the help of our many wonderful volunteers each year! Volunteer positions are available throughout the day to assist with parking, artists check-in, information booths, silent auction, and clean up. See all volunteer opportunities here


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