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2009 Grand Cities Art Fest

04.20.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

There will be a 2009 Grand Cities Art Fest on June 13 and June 14, 2009 at the banks of the Red River. This is an annual festival that draws about 35,000 visitors to the downtowns of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. It is considered as one of the biggest festival in the region.nnThere will be about 150 high end artists that will join this festival. Not just local artists but artists that come from all over the country. These artists will feature arts make by spinning, weaving, carving, throw pottery, making quilts and blowing glass.nnAntique car shows will also be one of the activities in the festival. There will be some different cuisines coming from different cultures that will satisfy your palette. There will also be local and nation band that will entertain you at the festival. nnEver since 2001there has been a Grand City Art Fest over the years the festival has grown bigger and better. The sponsors of the Grand Cities Art Festival are the Downtown Leadership Group. It is a private and non profit organization that has the objective to attract people and new businesses to the downtown area.nnThe Green way the location of the street festival, this is at the banks of the Red Rive Lakes. 1997 the city experienced its worst natural disaster, flood, at this location. After experiencing this, the community decided to rebuild and reshape their future at this location. Now this place is not only where the Grand Cities Art Fest is held by it is a venue where activities are held all year round in a urban setting. nnThe location is where it is common to find parents and grandparents play with their kids and grandchildren. Visitors can see that this is where a family can spend time to spend some quality family time. Even couple holding hands are a common sight to be seen.

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