After cancelling the event earlier this year due to COVID-19, organizers are now planning a viritual event. Bands, solo artists and performance groups have until the end of the day May 15 to submit videos that are under three minutes long to be considered for inclusion in the festival. The videos will live-stream on partner WOODTV.com from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, June 5. An “encore” performance is planned for June 6.
Festival of the Arts celebrates 51 years in 2020! Held annually on the first weekend in June, we host a free, three-day community event that celebrates every discipline of the arts; dance, music, literature & media, visual arts, and design. Being a regional arts event, Festival of the Arts, represents eight counties including Kent, Ottawa, Ionia, Allegan, Muskegon, Mountcalm, Barry, and Newago.